Jill Biden: Northwestern distances itself from former lecturer after controversial op-ed urging incoming first lady to drop ‘Dr.’ title

The school said in a statement on Saturday that it disagrees with the “misogynistic views” of Joseph Epstein, an author and former professor at the Illinois school who wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Friday that Biden should drop the “Dr.” because it “sounds and feels fraudulent, not […]

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump admin to sell oil leases at Arctic wildlife refuge before Biden takes office |Trump administration approves controversial oil testing method in Gulf of Mexico | Rep. Scott wins House Agriculture Committee gavel

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France debates controversial clampdown on filming police in move critics brand ‘gag law’

Demonstration outside French parliament against law restricting the release of footage of police in action – STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP French MPs on Tuesday debated controversial legislation that would severely restrict publishing footage of police in action –  a move that critics warn will muzzle press freedoms and complaints of police brutality. […]