Monday, October 3, 2022
Conservative Lawyers Ask a Judge to Block Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness. Here’s What to Know

Conservative Lawyers Ask a Judge to Block Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness. Here’s What to...

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A conservative law organization has launched the first legal challenge to President Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan, calling the policy “flagrantly illegal” because it wasn’t authorized by Congress. Biden’s plan would wipe out the student loan debt of 20 million borrowers, and reduce the debt of 23 million more, but the lawsuit claims that
What Reading 220 History Textbooks Taught One Scholar About Racism in America

What Reading 220 History Textbooks Taught One Scholar About Racism in America

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At a time when there’s a national debate over critical race theory and how much of America’s worst moments should be taught in American schools, a new book seeks to provide some context for how history textbooks traditionally came to focus on the experiences of white Americans and downplay the experiences of Black Americans. In
Why Marilyn Monroe’s Legacy in Fashion Is Still So Influential

Why Marilyn Monroe’s Legacy in Fashion Is Still So Influential

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From her platinum hair to her iconic pleated white halter dress, there may be no other figure in pop culture history whose sense of style is so synonymous with her person as Marilyn Monroe. The blonde bombshell was known for her sultry but soft signature style, which toed the line between sex symbol and demure
Bolsonaro Brings Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ Tactics to the Brazilian Election

Bolsonaro Brings Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ Tactics to the Brazilian Election

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has spent much of the past four years imitating one man: Donald Trump. Bolsonaro did so during his 2018 presidential campaign, when his iconoclastic political style and crude statements about women, Indigenous groups, and the media earned him the moniker “Trump of the Tropics.” He did so again during the COVID-19
TIME100 Impact Award Recipients Announced Ahead of TIME’s Latest Global Events Expansion that Brings the Iconic TIME100 Franchise to Singapore for the First Time

TIME100 Impact Award Recipients Announced Ahead of TIME’s Latest Global Events Expansion that Brings...

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In Partnership with Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB), TIME will Host Award Honorees at an Evening Celebration at the National Gallery Singapore Following the Inaugural TIME100 Leadership Forum on October 2 Today, TIME reveals the recipients of the TIME100 Impact Awards in Singapore, recognizing visionaries who have gone above and
Gas Companies Are Promoting Hydrogen to Heat Homes. But the Science Isn’t on Their Side

Gas Companies Are Promoting Hydrogen to Heat Homes. But the Science Isn’t on Their...

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National Grid’s green energy plans look like a carbon-free utopia. In an animation presented as part of the Climate Week NYC last week, the utility—which serves New York and Massachusetts—showed how wind farms off the shore of Long Island would be able to power facilities to produce hydrogen, which could then provide energy for ships
The Unique Dangers of a Pandemic-Era Hurricane

The Unique Dangers of a Pandemic-Era Hurricane

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In August 2021, as the Delta variant surged and the threat of hurricanes loomed, President Biden urged people to get their COVID-19 vaccines in case they had to evacuate to a crowded shelter or stay with others indoors. This week, as Hurricane Ian barreled towards Florida as a Category 4 storm, Biden’s remarks resurfaced, mischaracterized
Super Typhoon Noru Slams Into the Philippines, Leaving 5 Rescuers Dead

Super Typhoon Noru Slams Into the Philippines, Leaving 5 Rescuers Dead

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MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving five rescuers dead, causing floods and power outages and forcing officials to suspend classes and government work in the capital and outlying provinces. The most powerful typhoon to hit the country this year slammed into the coast in Burdeos town in
Enough. Those of Us Caught in the Middle of U.S.-China Tensions Must Speak Up Now

Enough. Those of Us Caught in the Middle of U.S.-China Tensions Must Speak Up...

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It’s all very well for the governments of U.S. and China to demonize each other, but what about the people caught in the middle? I’m talking about Chinese people who have built their lives in America and Americans who have made theirs in China. Or Chinese and Americans who are married to each other and
Facebook Owner Meta Announces Hiring Freeze, Warns Employees of Restructuring

Facebook Owner Meta Announces Hiring Freeze, Warns Employees of Restructuring

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Meta Platforms Inc., the owner of Facebook and Instagram, said it will freeze hiring and restructure some teams in an effort to cut costs and shift priorities, putting an end to the social media giant’s years of rapid growth and expansion. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announced the company’s freeze on Thursday during a weekly