The Trump administration began scaling back the census count. A judge stopped it — for now.

The Trump administration began scaling back the census count. A judge stopped it — for now.

A federal judge ruled Saturday that the Trump administration must stop plans to halt in-person census counting early — at least temporarily. The long-term fight over the administration’s efforts to shorten the census data collection period will continue under the decision, which resulted in a…

The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo

The real-life origin story behind The Count of Monte Cristo

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the work of Alexandre Dumas, the French writer who penned swashbuckling adventure novels like The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. It’s The Count of Monte Cristo that has an anniversary today — its serial publication first began on…

We find out if a face shield or visor count as a face covering

We find out if a face shield or visor count as a face covering

Face coverings are now compulsory in many public places in the UK with the majority of people complying with the guidelines. Many people prefer a cloth covering or a disposable mask to help prevent the spread of coronavirus – but others choose a face shield…

‘NO WAY WE CAN REBUILD’: With death toll now at 154, Lebanese count huge losses after Beirut blast

‘NO WAY WE CAN REBUILD’: With death toll now at 154, Lebanese count huge losses after Beirut blast

BEIRUT — Beirut residents began trying to rebuild their shattered lives on Friday after the biggest blast in the Lebanese capital’s history tore into the city, killing at least 154 and leaving the heavily indebted nation with another huge reconstruction bill. The search for those…