A town in Mexico survives entirely on money sent back by U.S. migrants
The Associated Press | January 26, 2022
Jose Gonzalez and his wife Maria, wait for customers in their corner shop that he remodeled, stocked and extended with money he earned over a decade working in the United States, in the Purepecha Indigenous community of Comachuen, Michoacan state, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)Fernando Llano | ...
Russia has officially named jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny a terrorist
The Associated Press | January 26, 2022
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures as he stands in a cage in the Babuskinsky District Court in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.Alexander Zemlianichenko | AP MOSCOW — Russian authorities have added imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny and some of his top allies to the country's registry of terrorists ...
Elton John postpones Texas concerts after testing positive for COVID-19
Jonathan Franklin | January 25, 2022
Elton John performs during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Jan. 19 in New Orleans. Despite being vaccinated and boosted, John has contracted COVID-19 and postponed two farewell concert dates in Dallas. John "is experiencing only mild symptoms," according to a statement.Derick Hingle | AP British singer and pianist ...
New York’s mask mandate temporarily restored by appeals judge
The Associated Press | January 25, 2022
An appeals judge temporarily restored New York's mask mandate Tuesday, a day after a judge in a lower court ruled that Gov. Kathy Hochul's administration lacked the constitutional authority to order people to wear face coverings.Judge Robert Miller in New York City granted the state's request for a stay of ...
Pelosi is running for reelection but is silent on a bid to retain her leadership post
Deirdre Walsh | January 25, 2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has launched her campaign for reelection to her San Francisco-based congressional seat. She has not signaled plans yet about whether she will seek another term as the House Democratic leader.Eric Lee | Pool/Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., confirmed in a video posted Tuesday ...
MetroFocus: January 25, 2022
MetroFocus | January 25, 2022
Tonight, Brad Lander joins us for the first time in his new job as New York City Comptroller, to tell us about his priorities for the city and what he expects from the new mayor.
Apple’s Tim Cook wins restraining order against woman, citing trespassing and threats
Bobby Allyn | January 25, 2022
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during the 2018 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center.Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A California judge has granted a restraining order against a Virginia woman accused of stalking Apple CEO Tim Cook, threatening to burn down his Palo Alto home ...
Federal court says Alabama’s congressional map disadvantages Black voters
Cody Short | January 25, 2022
Rep. Terri Sewell, a Democrat from Alabama, represents the state's only Black-majority district in Congress. She's pictured here alongside Rep. Joyce Beatty, a Democrat from Ohio, and Martin Luther King III, in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 17, 2022.Jose Luis Magana | AP A panel of federal court judges has blocked ...