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Trudeau says Canada needs to ‘buckle down’ as cases surge, vaccines delayed

Canada got a one-two punch Friday as public health officials said vaccine deliveries would be delayed and its Covid-19 measures still aren’t working to control a resurging virus. “We have to buckle down, this is our best way through in the coming weeks of winter,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a news conference Friday…MORE

Oil giant splits from powerful lobbying group over climate change

Oil giant splits from powerful lobbying group over climate change

The American Petroleum Institute, the nation’s largest and most powerful oil lobby, is losing one of its biggest members over a disagreement about addressing the climate crisis. France’s Total announced Friday it is quitting the API because of the lobby’s stances on regulation and carbon pricing as well as its support for politicians who oppose…MORE

Sea shanties are your soundtrack of 2021. Seriously

It’s folly to examine why some things go viral on the internet, and by doing so one risks discounting the beauty of the simplest answer: They just do. Nothing makes sense. Roll with it. Or at least, that’s the easiest thing to tell yourself when “The Wellerman,” a 19th Century whaling song, has been knocking…MORE

Pence calls Harris while Trump continues to stew in denial

Pence calls Harris while Trump continues to stew in denial

One is dropping in on the White House phone operators, addressing troops at bases across the country, paying a visit to national guardsmen in place for the inauguration and speaking by phone with his successor. The other is holed up inside, silenced on social media, resisting entreaties to deliver a farewell address and refusing to…MORE

Pelosi expected to send article of impeachment to Senate next week

Pelosi expected to send article of impeachment to Senate next week

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to send the House’s impeachment article to the Senate next week, according to a source familiar with her thinking, which will kickstart the beginning of the trial, though Pelosi would not say publicly Friday when she will do so. Pelosi’s decision on when to formally transmit the impeachment resolution…MORE

Vaccination megasites pop up in empty malls

Vaccination megasites pop up in empty malls

Now that Covid-19 vaccination efforts are ramping up, local health officials are on the hunt for locations that can quickly be converted into vaccination clinics, and malls across the country, battered by declines in in-person shopping, are starting to play a role. Mall operators are sitting on plenty of abandoned retail space that might be…MORE

Taxidermy and a Lincoln bust among departing White House effects

Taxidermy and a Lincoln bust among departing White House effects

A pheasant took flight from the White House Thursday afternoon. Toted by Debbie Meadows, wife of White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, the taxidermy bird was moved out of Meadows’ West Wing office, among other boxes and souvenirs from his time in the administration, and placed into the trunk of a waiting SUV. With…MORE

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