Another Unlikely Pandemic Shortage: Boba Tea

The popular drink’s main ingredient, tapioca pearls, could soon be in short supply because of delays in unloading cargo ships from Asia. One boba distributor said supplies weren’t expected to return to normal until summer.Credit…Kelsey McClellan for The New York

Opinion | Speak Softly, and Carry a Big Agenda

If you dial down the conflict, you can dial up the policy. By Ezra Klein Opinion Columnist American politics feels quieter with Joe Biden in the White House. The president’s Twitter feed hasn’t gone dark, but it’s gone dull. Biden

COVID-19: Israel urges world to follow its rapid vaccine rollout, but Palestinians are left waiting

Israel’s health minister has urged countries simply to “get out there” if they want to replicate his country’s vaccination success. Speaking to Sky News, Yuli Edelstein said that expert logistics, early procurement, close co-operation with the manufacturer and Israeli innovation

Colorado urges Supreme Court to uphold presidential election

The state of Colorado urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reject a longshot lawsuit, supported by President Donald Trump and two Colorado congressmen, that would overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. A brief filed by Colorado

Colorado Amendment B: Repeal the Gallagher Amendment

Amendment B would repeal the Gallagher Amendment, which was passed by Colorado voters in 1982 and ties residential property tax rates to commercial property tax rates. The existing amendment categorizes all properties as either residential or commercial and mandates that