Politics

White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday night as it claimed “potential” evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack....

Senators take the health-care debate to Capitol steps

On Monday night, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) gathered colleagues on the steps outside the Senate, where they talked for hours into a Facebook feed as activists filed in and...

White House says Syria’s Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of ‘heavy’ penalty

The White House issued an ominous warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday night, pledging that his regime would pay a “heavy price” if it carried out another...

Brazil's attorney general formally accuses President Michel Temer of corruption

Brazil’s attorney general has formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Brazil's attorney general formally accuses President Michel Temer of corruption

Kushner adds defense attorney Abbe Lowell to Russia-investigation legal team

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser, has retained storied white-collar defense lawyer Abbe Lowell to advise him in the ongoing Russia investigation, a White House official confirmed. Lowell,...

Twice vandalized, Pride flag will rise again in small Alberta town

Taber hoisted the symbol of LGBT rights for the first time this year and it has not gone well. Six days after it was raised on June 12, vandals...

Nunavut suicide prevention strategy includes Facebook, giving communities more control

The Nunavut government is spending $35 million, and working with Facebook, to make its largest push yet in tackling the suicide crisis. Source: CBC Feeds Link: Nunavut suicide prevention...

Trudeau government promises to defend lumber industry in face of new U.S. duties

The Trudeau government says it will vigorously defend the softwood lumber industry, including through litigation, after the U.S. Department of Commerce slapped it with an additional 6.87 per cent...

Canadian lumber producers face average 27% duties after 2nd wave of U.S. trade action

Canada’s softwood lumber industry was slapped by the U.S. Commerce Department Monday with an additional 6.87 per cent average preliminary anti-dumping duty for six months, the latest move by...

Politics Podcast: The Health Care Episode

  Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | Download | RSS | Embed | New to podcasts? Embed Code Public health reporter Anna Maria Barry-Jester joins the FiveThirtyEight Politics...