• Times Square aspires to reclaim its sheen as tourism improves

    Times Square, often known as the “Crossroads of the World,” is one of New York City’s most iconic sights and unquestionably one of the city’s busiest places, with an average of 360,000 people passing through daily. But today’s Times Square is a far cry from what it was at...
  • COP26: The United States and China make a mutual commitment to increase climate cooperation

    COP26 appeared more unlikely to fulfill its main goal: persuading the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters to agree to reduce their emissions sufficiently to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, as laid out in the Paris Agreement in 2015. Chairman Alok Sharma’s Thoughts Alok Sharma of the United...
  • Rise in the number of startups in the U.S. amid Covid-19 pandemic

    Even with all of the pandemic situations and one of the significant economic downturns in world history, the number of small businesses in the U.S. skyrocketed last year, and this trend is growing in the year 2021. There is a more than 20% surge in the number of startups compared with the pre-pandemic...
  • The U.S. could hit the debt ceiling by Mid-October, says Treasury

    If nothing is done, the Treasury is on the verge of default on the debt, most probably between October 15 to November 4. Department of the Treasury’s take: The department undertook extraordinary measures to temporarily stabilize the finances of the U.S. government when the debt limit was reinstated on...
  • Actress, Uma Thurman finally shares about her teenage pregnancy

    Uma Thurman, an actor, writer, producer, and model, recently opened up on abortion that she had had as a teenager to which she referred to as the “darkest secret until now.”  She’s also raged against the “despair” of Texas’s controversial abortion legislation and demanded that it be revoked. Thurman recalls her...
  • Terrorism After 9/11

    Americans across the country watched in horror as the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, left nearly 3,000 people dead. The government scrambled to deal with the aftermath. Security was of paramount importance. The government rushed to build a massive infrastructure to protect against terrorist attacks. The Department of...
  • UN warns of threat to Human Rights due to Climate Change

    Environmental threats fuel tensions in societies, exacerbate inequalities, and have other dire consequences, especially for developing countries. This was stated by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Environment & Quality of Human Life The UN representative believes that the “triple planetary crisis” – the loss of...
  • Response to President’s Vaccine Mandate

    After resisting comprehensive vaccine mandates for months, President Biden announced the new vaccine mandate on Thursday that affects about 100 million Americans, nearly two-thirds of the American workforce. The new rules come as the Delta variant plays havoc across the country, and a rise in hospitalizations and deaths are...
  • US President’s Ambitious Plan to curb COVID-19

    Recently, US President Joe Biden outlined a bold and remarkable six-pronged plan to aggressively combat the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a summary of his announcement. I. Increasing Vaccinated Population Mr. Biden, in an unprecedented show of presidential power, made it mandatory for all federal employees and federal contractors to...