Senior leaders at the Secret Service reportedly confiscated the cell phones of 24 agents who were involved with the Jan. 6, 2021, response and delivered the phones to the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general. NBC News reported the phones were handed to Inspector
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Meta said on Tuesday that it had disrupted a network of fake accounts from China that were targeting U.S. domestic audiences ahead of the midterm elections. The Chinese network was the first that Meta has identified focusing on U.S. domestic politics leading up to November’s
(NewsNation) — Kyrie Irving says he gave up a $100 million deal to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19. Speaking during the Brooklyn Nets media day Monday, the star guard said he turned down a four-year extension prior to the 2021-2022 season, ESPN reported. “I gave up four
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday said he hadn’t yet decided whether or not he will make another bid for the White House. “That’s a big – you know, I haven’t made that decision,” Sanders said on “CBS Mornings.” The Independent mounted his first presidential campaign as a
Fall is in the air at the White House, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is opening its gates to the public for its annual autumn garden tours. The gardens and South Grounds will be open to visitors on Oct. 8 and 9, the White House announced Tuesday. The free tours are open to the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers have unveiled a stopgap spending measure to finance the federal government through Dec. 16., provide additional support to Ukraine and help communities respond to recent natural disasters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention, potential car buyers: New electric vehicle charging stations are on their way to highway locations near you.
Accurate weather information that can mean the difference between success or failure and even life or death.
The West Virginian's permitting bill is attached to a government funding patch released minutes before midnight on Monday — but maybe not for long.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is leading his Democratic opponent, Beto O’Rourke, by 7 points in the state’s gubernatorial race with only six weeks left before Election Day, according to a new poll. The Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation poll released on Saturday found that 51
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who fled the U.S. in 2013 after leaking classified information about U.S. government surveillance programs, responded on Monday to his newly granted Russian citizenship, which he received as the result of a decree from
Americans’ satisfaction with the state of the country continued to tick upward in September, according to a new Gallup poll released on Tuesday. Twenty-one percent of Americans in the poll said they are satisfied with “the way things are going” in the U.S., up from 17 percent
A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine, Meta revealed Tuesday.
You had read and heard so much about it, you knew it would be a powerful experience. But, still, nothing prepares you for the flood of emotions that overcomes you the first time you actually set foot on the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy. First, the
Given their history, one might have expected India and China to be two of the most vocal critics of Russia’s invasion and effort to in essence colonize Ukraine.
Hurricane Ian continued to strengthen early Tuesday as it approached Florida, with forecasters now predicting that it will become a Category 4 storm. Ian is expected to make landfall in western Cuba for a few hours on Tuesday morning, before emerging over the Gulf of Mexico,
The signs are there for everyone to see: The Russian state is no longer failing; it has failed. The first step in Russia’s disintegration was Vladimir Putin’s painstaking construction of a fascist political system centered on him and his personality cult as an infallible,
Commitment, of course, is a two-way street. For Republicans to fulfill their new Commitment to America, the American people have to commit to giving them control of the House of Representatives. My sense is that voters were going to do that, no matter what the House
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing for legislation that would limit U.S. law enforcement agencies’ ability to buy cellphone tracking tools to follow people’s whereabouts, including back years in time, and sometimes without a search warrant.
Choosing a new school has never been easy, but parents and children now have to do it in an unprecedented environment.
Judging from news reports on the conservative election victory in Italy, one might come away thinking that the country is returning to its fascist history. In fact, the new governing coalition under Giorgia Meloni’s Fratelli d’Italia party marks a turn away from populist
The Senate’s task of keeping the government funded beginning with a test vote tonight has transformed a centrist’s policy battle into a nail-biting skirmish involving — what else? — partisan one upmanship. Senators on both sides of the aisle expect the government to keep the
TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides said his main mission in the region is to “keep the waters calm.” Another view is that Nides is tasked with preventing any major waves for President Biden’s relationship with Israel, following the Trump administration’s ripping up
Speaking earlier this month in Philadelphia in front of Independence Hall—bathed, cinematically, in blood red light, so that he could really get the metaphor across—President Joe Biden laid out what he and Democrats hope will be the most important theme of the 2022 midterm
Former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.), who previously worked as an adviser to the Jan. 6 select committee, is at the center of a new controversy engulfing the panel after he dropped a bombshell revelation while promoting his forthcoming book. In an interview with CBS’s “60
Queen Elizabeth had hardly been pronounced dead before the anxiety started to circulate. Not merely about the “end of an era” and the ascension of the largely unpopular Charles III, but specifically that the appointed heir may prove too politically inclined. In an obituary
Spring of 2020 was not a good time for most people in New York City: The streets were deserted, sirens dominated the soundscape, and refrigerated trailer trucks could be seen parked outside of hospitals to store the casualties of the coronavirus. In some ways, Manhattan
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D) faces a make-or-break moment for his top policy priority when the Senate holds a key procedural vote Tuesday on his permitting reform bill, which Republican leaders are working hard to defeat. The Senate will vote at 5:30 p.m. on a motion
In the last legs of their sprawling probe, investigators on the Jan. 6 committee are facing an enormous challenge: How to crunch a massive amount of evidence surrounding last year’s Capitol attack into a narrative that resonates with large segments of the voting public. The
As the Supreme Court prepares to kick off its next, sure-to-be-eventful term, the high court faces ballooning public skepticism about its evident appetite to “take” what President Ronald Reagan’s solicitor general, Charles Fried, labeled , “a constitutional wrecking ball to
Congress is gearing up for a long week ahead as lawmakers work to finalize a deal on funding federal agencies in time to avert a government shutdown. Lawmakers have until just before midnight on Friday to pass a short-term funding bill, often referred to as a continuing
Top Republicans on House panels, confident about the GOP’s chances of taking control of the chamber next year, have for months been planning what they’ll do with committee gavels. Committee chairs influence hearing focus, investigations and subpoenas, in addition to legislative
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) holds an eight-point lead over his Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke less than 50 days out from Election Day, according to a new Emerson College Polling/The Hill survey released on Tuesday. Fifty percent of Texas voters said they supported Abbott,
At the center of the ongoing debate over permitting reform—now encapsulated in Senator Joe Manchin’s Energy Independence and Security Act —lies a single unfinished piece of energy infrastructure: the Mountain Valley Pipeline . Stretching from northern West Virginia through to
The Senate Appropriations Committee late Monday night released the text of a 237-page bill to fund the government until mid-December that includes Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) controversial permitting reform bill, making good on a deal Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is laying out its plan to meet an ambitious goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by 2030, including expanding monthly benefits that help low-income Americans buy food.
The White House on Tuesday released its national strategy for ending hunger in the United States by 2030 ahead of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health. Under the strategy, the administration will work with Congress to expand access to healthy and free
The pro-Trump group that derailed his speakership bid in 2015 has demands -- but isn't embracing any single challenger to next year's frontrunner for speaker.
Jury selection is expected to get underway Tuesday in the trial of the founder of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates charged with seditious conspiracy, one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When Cara Mund was competing to become Miss North Dakota, a key part of her platform was increasing the number of women elected to political office. Later, after she became the state's first Miss America winner, she traveled the country to encourage women to use their voice to make an impact.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Far from shying from his contrarian reputation, Wisconsin Republican Sen.
TOKYO (AP) — In meeting after meeting with Asian leaders Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized the U.S. commitment to regional security and the White House disclosed that she would visit the Demilitarized Zone dividing the rival Koreas.
University of Idaho warns staff not to offer reproductive health services following state's near-total abortion ban
The University of Idaho sent a memo to staff last week warning employees not to provide birth control pills or reproductive health services after the state's near-total abortion ban took effect last month. The memo shared by the Idaho Press says that under Idaho's new law,
Vice President Harris will visit the Demilitarized Zone on Thursday as part of her trip to South Korea, the White House confirmed Monday. Harris will travel to the heavily guarded area dividing the Korean Peninsula to meet with service members and receive a briefing from U.S.
A gas leak from Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline drained into the Baltic Sea, Danish authorities said Monday, adding that a drop in pressure was detected and advising that ships should not come within 5 nautical miles of the island of Bornholm. Outside that zone, the Danish
The final scheduled hearing from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol will feature documentary clips of former Trump adviser Roger Stone predicting political violence after the 2020 election. The Washington Post reported on Monday
U.S. officials are walking a careful line in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s latest suggestion that he may be willing to resort to nuclear weapons. We’ll detail the latest comments on this from both U.S. and Russian officials, plus the latest on Ukraine’s
An attorney for the far-right Oath Keepers militia charged for her role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol texted former Trump aide Andrew Giuliani in November 2020 about the presidential election, according to former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.). Kellye SoRelle,
The Satanic Temple is challenging Indiana's near-total abortion ban with a lawsuit that claims the ban infringes on their followers' religious rights and violates the U.S. Constitution.