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Cuomo brushes off criticism over nursing home deaths as ‘shiny object’

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday again defended his administration’s now-scrapped nursing home policy that critics say contributed to thousands of coronavirus deaths, slamming the controversy as “a shiny object” and […]

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American Airlines passenger kicked off flight for refusing to wear face mask

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After becoming the first known case of someone kicked off a flight due to refusal to wear a mask Wednesday, an American Airlines passenger has now become the first to be temporarily […]

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H-1B visa applicants may be affected as Trump planning to expand restrictions

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US President Donald Trump administration is considering a significant expansion of current visa restrictions for foreign workers, the Financial Times newspaper reported on Thursday. Many of Trump administration’s top advisers and cabinet […]

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Four reasons why this was a bad week for Trump

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While the mass demonstrations and violent clashes of the past month appear to be in the rear-view mirror, new headaches are emerging while old ones come back with a vengeance. Even in […]

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Quebec’s COVID-19 triage protocol is discriminatory, disability advocates say

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No one likes to think about the worst-case scenario. Prof. Marie-Eve Bouthillier was asked to do just that: come up with a triage protocol to help doctors prioritize which patients would get […]

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