"If we don't enforce this, it is the end of our country as we know it," said Trump adviser Stephen Miller, say officials present at a White House meeting.
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒‘Miller saw separation of families not as an unfortunate byproduct but as a tool to deter more immigration. He devised plans that would have separated even more children. Miller advocated for separating all immigrant families.’
Mr. Bannon and three others are accused in a scheme to use funds raised for construction to pay for personal expenses.
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒‘Despite the populist aura he tries to project, Mr. Bannon was arrested at 7:15 a.m. on a $35 million, 150-foot yacht belonging to one of his business associates, the fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui’
The well-armed, well-organised state within a state that Hezbollah has built over the last four decades is the one entity that faces an existential threat from a transparent and well-run Lebanon, writes Borzou Daragahi
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒Hezbollah didn’t invent Lebanon’s corruption, but it’s now the biggest obstacle to reform. My piece
Arkansas Republican state Sen. Jason Rapert, who earlier this year proposed defunding PBS in response to gay actor Billy Porter’s appearance on Sesame Street, has been hospitalized with COVID-19. Rapert, a Christian Nationalist who introduced a bill...
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒Bible-thumping anti-gay Arkansas @gop lawmaker who railed against masks and called coronavirus a “hoax” comes hospitalized with Covid-19
A restaurant with Black employees is prioritizing its workers’ mental health as they navigate the coronavirus and the protests against racial injustice.
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒New York police are so brutal and racist that employers of Black workers are providing employees with therapy to mitigate emotional damage and safety lessons to help them navigate streets without getting beaten or shot by cops
The world’s premier health agency pushed a flawed coronavirus containment strategy — until it disappeared from public view one day before the outbreak was declared a pandemic.
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒‘Could the US have stopped the outbreak completely, like Taiwan and New Zealand have done “Probably not,” said Frieden. “Could we be Germany, with way, way fewer cases and deaths and less economic dislocation? Absolutely.”’
After analyzing satellite imagery, researchers say surge in cars at hospitals in Wuhan, China may indicate outbreak in the fall.
Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒Satellite imagery suggests spike in Wuhan hospital visits coupled with rise in Chinese-language Google searches describing Covid-19 symptoms — in October 2019, according to Harvard study