Tag: State

WATCH ‘Give ‘Em Hell’ protesters smash windows & set fires across Denver, try to breach Colorado State Capitol fence

Dozens of anti-police protesters have been swarming around downtown Denver, Colorado, setting fires and smashing windows, with authorities seemingly struggling to contain the hit-and-run violence. Police officers in riot gear were seen guarding the Denver Police Department on Saturday night, but elsewhere across downtown local reporters described “ugly scenes” of arsons and vandalism.  Police conducted…

B.C. expands its state of emergency giving it more power to deal with COVID-19

VICTORIA—The British Columbia government has extended its provincial state of emergency that gives it extraordinary powers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first state of emergency was declared on March 18, the day after provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry declared a public health emergency. This latest extension will end on Sept. 1 and allows the…

How Long Does It Take to Afford a Down Payment in Each State?

The traditional American dream typically begins with great jobs, two kids, and a family home to grow in. If you’ve been dreaming of buying a house, then you’ve likely considered the financial factors, including saving and budgeting for the home. Just as America is huge and diverse, so is its housing market.  The average home…

Chinese state media editor-in-chief asks if US is 'mentally retarded'

The editor-in-chief for The Global Times, a state-funded newspaper in China, asked Monday if the United States is “mentally retarded” for rejecting Beijing’s broad territorial claims in the South China Sea, a region with long-standing disputes between China and other Southeast Asian countries. In a retweet of an article about Washington’s statement, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu…