Proposed by Senator Aisha Wahab, the bill, which would outlaw caste discrimination against Dalits in the US state, is approved by state's Senate Judiciary Committee by 8-0 votes.
The 81-year-old Vermont state senator says he will not run for president and discourages any other high-profile progressive candidates from doing so either.
The barrier-breaking artist-activist died of congestive heart failure at his New York home.
The incumbent President's advanced age makes his re-election bid a historic and risky gamble for the Democratic Party, which faces a tough election map to hold the Senate in 2024.
Nearly 75 percent of young Americans think homelessness can happen to anyone; 40 percent worried about falling victim to gun violence.
Russia insists on just a 60-day extension of Türkiye-brokered grain deal over objections to obstacles to its own exports.
Fox offered no explanation for the stunning move, saying that the last broadcast of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” aired last Friday.
Sotheby's to auction world's largest ruby, the 55.22-carat Estrela de Fura in New York, estimated to achieve more than $30 million.
Alessandra Korap, an indigenous woman from the Brazilian Amazon, has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her work fighting against illegal mining and large-scale projects aimed at facilitating soybean exports in the Tapajos River Basin.
Representatives of the Unitary Platform coalition welcomed the proposal of Colombian President Gustavo Petro, who is acting as a mediator between Venuzuela's government and the opposition.
Brazil's president has resisted taking sides over the conflict in Ukraine and has said the United States and the European Union "need to start talking about peace".
Mass killings are happening with staggering frequency this year: an average of once every 6.53 days.
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