U.S.

December, 2021

  • 3 December

    Omicron: Why the WHO Designated it a Variant of concern

    Not much data, but lessons have been learned from the slow response to the Delta.

November, 2021

  • 26 November

    Doing Holiday Shopping Online? Here are 10 Tips for Avoiding Scams

    When people buy scam products, what arrives is typically of low quality. That’s if anything ever arrives. Often the company just shutters and renames itself without sending anything. In worst-case scenarios, they also steal customers’ credit card information.

  • 20 November

    Rittenhouse Verdict Flies in the Face of Legal Standards for Self-defense

    The Wisconsin jury decision may portend a similar outcome in another high-profile case in Georgia, where three white men are on trial for the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery after they claimed the Black man was a suspect in a rash of robberies. Like Rittenhouse, the three men claimed they were acting in self-defense.

October, 2021

  • 24 October

    Hollywood’s Love of Guns Increases the Risk of Shootings

    In featuring guns so heavily, there is a danger that Hollywood is not merely reflecting society – it is encouraging firearm sales.

August, 2021

  • 5 August

    Mars InSight: Mission Unveils Surprising Secrets of Red Planet’s Interior

    Mars’ core is larger and less dense than we thought.

July, 2021

  • 16 July

    ‘Megadrought’ Along Border Strains US-Mexico Water Relations

    Record heat and low rainfall are drying up water sources shared by the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

April, 2021

  • 20 April

    Why This Trial Was Different: Experts React to Guilty Verdict for Derek Chauvin

    The guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary, if unsurprising, because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians, particularly Black civilians, have generally not resulted in criminal convictions.

  • 12 April

    Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan Starts in North America

    Muslim Americans continue to be targeted by bullying, bigotry, and hate crimes. This prejudice and these attacks are wrong. They are unacceptable. And they must stop, President Biden says in his Ramadan message.

  • 6 April

    Meet the Pakistani-American Candidates for the New Jersey State Assembly

    Sadaf Jaffer (L) is running from NJ assembly District 16 while Shama Haider (R) is a candidate from NJ Assembly District 37.

March, 2021

  • 30 March

    Biden Nominates Pakistani-American to Become America’s First Muslim Federal Judge

    Born in New York City and raised in New Jersey, Quraishi was also the first Muslim to serve as US Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey in 2019.