Still We Rise tracks the names and stories behind the 50-year-old Aboriginal tent embassy protest in Canberra

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and images of people who have died. Billy Craigie, Bert Williams, Tony Coorey, Michael Anderson, Bobbi Sykes, Paul Coe. These names, and so many others, should be as familiar to every Australian as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are the world … Read more

Watchdog finds prison failures before Whitey Bulger killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The beating death of notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger at the hands of fellow inmates was the result of multiple layers of management failures, widespread incompetence and flawed policies at the Bureau of Prisons, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Wednesday. At least six bureau workers should be disciplined, … Read more

Increased demand for ADHD medication is straining the US health-care system

Stories about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have been having a resurgence in the social media zeitgeist the past several years, and it may be leading more people to seek out a diagnosis for the condition. “A lot of my patients would hold up their phone to the camera and be like, ‘Here’s this … Read more

Matt Hancock to stand down as MP

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has said he will not stand for the Conservatives in the next general election. On Saturday, Mr Hancock’s spokesman told The Telegraph: “He has no intention of standing down or stepping away from politics.” But on Wednesday, he said: “For my part, I want to do things differently. I have … Read more

5 things to know for Dec. 7: Senate, Trump Organization, Gas prices, Apple, China

CNN — When astronauts snapped an image of Earth 50 years ago, no one knew it would become one of the world’s most widely reproduced photographs. The striking portrait of our planet, known as the “Blue Marble,” was taken on this day in 1972 – and still fills us with awe decades later. Here’s what … Read more

Raphael Warnock will win the Georgia Senate runoff, CNN projects, in the final midterm rebuke of Trump’s influence

CNN — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock will win Georgia’s Senate runoffCNN projects, giving Democrats greater leverage in the Senate next year and delivering a critical blow to former President Donald Trump after a defeat of yet another one of his hand-picked candidates. With Warnock’s defeat of Republican challenger Herschel Walker, Democrats will control 51 seats … Read more

Congress set to rescind the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — The COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the US military would be rescinded under the annual defense bill heading for a vote this week in Congress, ending a directive that helped ensure the vast majority of troops were vaccinated but also raised concerns that it harmed recruitment and retention. Republicans, emboldened by … Read more

House Republicans seek testimony from Twitter employees

CNN — House Republicans say they will seek congressional testimony from top Twitter employees who oversaw the company’s handling of a New York Post report on Hunter Biden’s laptop in public hearings when Republicans officially reclaim control of the House in the next Congress, indicating that probes into digital content moderation will figure prominently. On … Read more

Stephen Flynn becomes the new SNP Westminster leader in a blow to Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon’s authority in the SNP has suffered a huge blow after an MP who has promised to stand up to her more was chosen by his colleagues as the party’s new Westminster leader. The party’s 44 MPs voted at their annual general meeting for Stephen Flynn to take up the key role after he … Read more

Officers who defended the Capitol from Trump supporters honored

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement officers who defended the US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 were honored Tuesday with Congressional Gold Medals nearly two years after they fought supporters of then-President Donald Trump in a brutal and bloody attack. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the “heroes” as she opened the ceremony in the stately Capitol … Read more