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Exclusive: half of Americans support Trump bypassing Congress for COVID relief

More than half of registered voters support President Trump using executive action to bypass Congress and extend coronavirus relief measures,…

Kamala chameleon

Kamala Harris, the new Democratic vice-presidential nominee, certainly looks the part. Barack Obama once called her ‘the best-looking attorney general…

Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

In a rare win for the police, Joe Biden has selected California senator Kamala Harris to join him on the…

The mood in Lebanon is for revolution

When 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate left in Beirut’s port exploded last week, a three-year-old girl named Alexandra Najjar…

Will it be Biden-Harris or Harris-Biden?

News of Kamala Harris’s selection as Joe Biden’s running mate was greeted by everything but the popping of champagne corks…

The UAE-Israel deal is a triumph of Trump’s personal diplomacy

The American-brokered opening of full relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is a rare outbreak of peace and…

Kamala Harris ticks all Biden’s boxes

With his selection of Kamala Harris, Joe Biden bowed to the inevitable. Harris ticks all the boxes — Bay Area…

Never has a virus been so oversold

There’s nothing unprecedented about COVID-19 itself. The equally novel, equally infectious Asian flu of 1957 had commensurate fatalities in Britain:…

President Kamala, mistress of puppets?

So, will it be President Kamala Harris after all? You might think so. After all, whoever Joe Biden’s ventriloquist is…

I’ve started a dating site for lockdown skeptics

I started a dating site last Sunday. Not words I ever thought I’d write, but I’ve become a kind of…

Twitter has stolen my life

Recently I had one of those dreams. I woke up wanting to forget it immediately, like most dreams. But it…

Taxi cabs are New York’s right-wing safe spaces on wheels

Conservatives in a place like New York — squirming daily beneath the iron heel of a newly hawkish progressive minority…

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