skepticism

Polls

Dems, GOP have distinct priorities for 2023: AP-NORC poll – Associated Press

Photo: A Utah Food Bank volunteer carries groceries for the needy at a mobile food pantry distribution site Dec. 21, 2022 Eva Guzman’s expenses have swelled, but she feels comfortable financially thanks to the savings she and her late husband stockpiled for a rainy day. Nevertheless, the 80-year-old retired library clerk in San Antonio limits

Gun Violence

Gunfire, shootings and panic mar American weekend – Associated Press

A man firing a rifle killed shoppers at an Indiana mall’s food court. A gunfight at a Houston home killed four people. A stand-up act by the comedian Craig Robinson in North Carolina didn’t even begin before club-goers fled from a man with a gun. In Las Vegas, the specter of gunfire at the MGM

International

2 Haitian Americans detained in slaying of Haiti president

Two men believed to be Haitian Americans — one of them purportedly a former bodyguard at the Canadian Embassy in Port au Prince — have been arrested in connection with the assassination of Haiti’s president, Haitian officials said Thursday. James Solages and Joseph Vincent were among 17 suspects detained in the brazen killing of President

Infrastructure

Biden extols bipartisan infrastructure deal as a good start

Photo: From left are, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Biden, Sen, Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., rear, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va President Joe Biden announced on Thursday a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on his top legislative

Opinion

Opinion: Survey Reveals Troubling Opinions About American Justice System

The past year has upended life in America and around the world. Due to the pandemic, we have been asked to rethink how we do things and adapt to new rules and technologies. At the same time, we have been forced to confront deep issues of inequality in our justice system fueled by the deaths

COVID-19

AP-NORC poll: A third of US adults skeptical of COVID shots

About 1 in 3 Americans say they definitely or probably won’t get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a new poll that some experts say is discouraging news if the U.S. hopes to achieve herd immunity and vanquish the outbreak. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that while 67% of