The Chagos Islands may be little more than specks in the middle of the Indian Ocean, but they are at the center of a looming diplomatic row over a key American military base and the rise of Chinese power.
During the Tribal Nations Summit, Joe Biden tells a “story” of his wife, Jill, staying with the various Native American Tribes. Trying to get some chuckles, Biden says sometimes he “doesn’t know” if she will come back from those tribal visits.
That’s the recent daily count in Chicago in October as motor vehicle thefts spiked dramatically in the last three months. Compare that to the first half of the year when Chicago was averaging “just” 35 thefts a day.
Seattle’s City Council approved their 2023-2024 budget Tuesday permanently removing 80 unfilled Seattle Police Department positions, according to The Seattle Times, despite crime continuing to ravage the city.