Undisclosed recordings, dozens of interviews and unreported text messages suggest that Venezuela’s Socialist party used bribes and threats to dismantle the opposition.

CARACAS – In January, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed a major victory: congress lawmakers elected his favored candidate as National Assembly leader, putting the increasingly authoritarian nation’s last independent institution within his grasp. Opponents cried foul, accusing the Venezuelan leader of intimidating and attempting to bribe lawmakers to oust Maduro’s […]

For time crunched EV drivers, fast-charging points are a boon to minimizing enforced stoppages. But scientists have found that continually using high-powered, fast-charging points can …

For time-crunched EV drivers, fast-charging points are a boon to minimizing enforced stoppages. But scientists have found that continually using high-powered, fast-charging points can decrease the life of EV car batteries. Engineers from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) say that commercial fast-charging stations subject EV car batteries to high […]

Rep. Jackie Speier of California on Friday became the latest Democrat on Capitol Hill to formally back former Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s bid for the White House.

Rep. Jackie Speier of California on Friday became the latest Democrat on Capitol Hill to formally back former Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s bid for the White House. “I’m proud to endorse Joe Biden,” Ms. Speier said in a statement issued by the Democratic front-runner’s 2020 presidential campaign. “His integrity, […]

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the US government over its failure to reveal details about the use of facial recognition at airports. On Thursday, the ACLU and the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to order a ra…

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the US government over its failure to reveal details about the use of facial recognition at airports. On Thursday, the ACLU and the New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to order a range of federal agencies to […]