Biden’s student loan forgiveness program faces a new threat from Senate Republicans- QHN

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program faces a new threat from Senate Republicans even before the US Supreme Court rules on whether it can be implemented. … Read More

Chemical spill in Delaware River prompts Philadelphia officials to urge against drinking tap water- QHN

CNN  —  The City of Philadelphia says it is now confident tap water from the Baxter Drinking Water Treatment Plant will remain safe to drink until at least 11:59 p.m. … Read More

After TikTok chief’s grilling in Washington, Apple’s Tim Cook is all smiles in Beijing- QHN

Hong Kong CNN  —  Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook gave a show of support for China as a market and manufacturing base during a visit to Beijing Saturday, even as … Read More

Where TikTok users may go if the app gets banned- QHN

CNN  —  On the eve of a high-profile TikTok hearing this week, the company shared that it now has more than 150 million US monthly active users. But after the … Read More

Shift in San Francisco politics serves as warning from Asian American voters to Democrats in 2024- QHN

CNN  —  Allene Jue used to vote in a simple, rapid manner – scan the names on the ballot and pick the Asian sounding names. That was before 2020. “Something … Read More

China may prefer TikTok to be banned than fall into US hands- QHN

Hong Kong CNN  —  Nearly three years after the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok if its Chinese owner didn’t sell the company to American investors, the video app is … Read More

Ramen noodles and drained savings: FEC weighs allowing candidates to use political cash to pay themselves bigger salarie Federal Election Commission weighs raising salaries for federal candidates- QHN

CNN  —  When Nabilah Islam began running for Congress in the 2020 cycle, she said she quickly discovered the high price of her decision. “It was impossible for me to … Read More

A Texas university president canceled a student drag show, calling it ‘divisive’ and misogynistic. First Amendment advocates disagree- QHN

CNN  —  A student drag show aimed at raising money for the LGBTQ community was canceled Monday by West Texas A&M University’s president, who called such shows “derisive, divisive and … Read More

LAUSD strike: School workers in the nation’s second-largest district go on strike, shutting down schools. Here’s what they want- QHN

CNN  —  A union representing 30,000 Los Angeles school custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other support staff has started a three-day strike with support from the district’s teachers, effectively … Read More

Crews in California brace for more flooding as another atmospheric river approaches, bringing heavy rain and fierce winds- QHN

CNN  —  California state emergency officials are positioning crews across several counties to brace for more damaging floods as another atmospheric river is set to slam storm-fatigued California Tuesday, threatening … Read More