In the months that followed his poisoning, Alexei Navalny withdrew to a remote corner of the Black Forest. He used the time to drive himself back to physical fitness and take his war with President Vladimir Putin to a new level: targeting him directly.
Business & Financial News, U.S & International Breaking News
Majority of Americans support $15 minimum wage, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows
A majority of Americans support the idea of more than doubling the minimum wage to $15 per hour, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Thursday as Senate Democrats await a ruling on whether they can tuck that measure into a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
Wall Street slides on tech selloff as bond yields rise
Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday, with the Nasdaq slipping about 2.5%, as technology-related stocks remained under pressure following a rise in U.S. bond yields.
Forced labor 'crudest example' of problems in global trade: USTR nominee Tai
Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden's nominee as the next U.S. Trade Representative, on Thursday called for a strategic rethink of global trade policies that had failed to parlay increased trade activity into advances for workers and the environment.
Senate approves Biden's pick Granholm to head Energy Department
The U.S. Senate approved President Joe Biden's nominee, former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, on Thursday to serve as secretary of the Department of Energy.
First asylum-seekers from Mexico's Matamoros border camp enter U.S.
U.S. officials on Thursday brought a first group of people from the Matamoros migrant camp at Mexico's border with Texas into the United States, where they will be allowed to carry out their asylum applications, migrant rights organizations said.
Texas lawmakers look to lay blame for deadly power blackout
Texas state lawmakers on Thursday started digging into the causes of deadly power blackouts that left millions shivering in the dark as frigid temperatures caught its grid operator and utilities ill-prepared for skyrocketing power demand.
Have a news tip?
Reuters provides several ways to securely and confidentially share information and materials with our journalists.LEARN MORE ››