Hyundai pauses ads on X over antisemitic posts

Automaker Hyundai paused advertisements on the social media platform X after a sponsored post from the company was featured next to antisemitic and pro-Nazi posts, the company confirmed to The Hill. “We have paused our ads on X and are speaking to X directly about brand safety

What's keeping FDA chief up at night?

Click in for more news from The Hill {beacon} Health Care Health Care The Big Story Illicit vapes frustrate FDA head What keeps Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Robert Califf up at night? The agency’s struggle to stop illicit vapes coming into the U.S. from

New rule lets NGOs lease public land for conservation

Presented by AFPM — It will also allow energy companies to offset their environmental impacts by bolstering other lands {beacon} Energy & Environment Energy & Environment The Big Story Biden elevates conservation of public lands For decades, fossil fuel companies have leased

Near miss on DC airport runway spurs FAA investigation

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will investigate a near miss on the runway of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport outside Washington, D.C., Thursday morning, in which one plane nearly crossed into a runway as another plane was taking off. According

Government watchdog critical of federal mpox response

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report that the Department of Health and Human Services's (HHS) response to the 2022 mpox outbreak was uncoordinated and lacked interagency cohesion. For its report, the GAO visited 14 U.S. jurisdictions including Los

RFK Jr. VP pick donates $2M to campaign

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s running mate, Nicole Shanahan, donated $2 million to the campaign one day after being chosen as his vice presidential pick in March. Shanahan was officially announced as Kennedy’s running mate March 26 at an event in

Senators press IRS for error fix

Welcome to The Hill's Business & Economy newsletter {beacon} Business & Economy Business & Economy The Big Story Bipartisan plan could affect how child tax credit is claimed A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pressing for a plan that could affect the way that millions of

U.S., U.K. target Iranian drones in new sanctions

Welcome to The Hill's Defense & NatSec newsletter {beacon} Defense &National Security Defense &National Security The Big Story US, UK target Iranian drones in new sanctions The sanctions come after Iran launched more than 300 missiles and drones toward Israel in a failed

TikTok ban bill wins key Senate supporter

Welcome to The Hill's Technology newsletter {beacon} Technology Technology The Big Story Cantwell backs updated bill that could ban TikTok Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced her support Wednesday for a bipartisan bill that would force

Texas AG Ken Paxton fails to block Houston's basic income plan

Is it a violation of the Texas Constitution for a city to give money to its low-income residents? On Thursday, a Texas state court judge answered with a definitive "no" — the first ruling in what is shaping up to be a long legal fight over that question. “There is sufficient

Trader Joe's recalls organic basil sold in 29 states

Trader Joe’s has recalled some of its organic basil due to a salmonella outbreak, the company announced this week. The grocery chain’s Infinite Herbs brand organic basil was sold in 2.5-ounce clamshell packages between Feb. 1 and April 6 in stores across 29 states and

Speaker Johnson won’t raise bar on motion to vacate rule

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) announced Thursday that he won’t seek to raise the bar for removing a Speaker from power as part of the current debate over Ukraine aid — a prospect that had sparked an outcry from conservatives earlier in the day. Under current House rules, any

Senate duo pushes for warrant requirement in foreign spy bill

A bipartisan Senate duo is pushing to require a warrant before accessing information on Americans obtained by the government through foreign spying activities, reigniting a battle that failed with a tie vote in the House. The amendment from Senate Judiciary Chair Dick Durbin

Pompeo puts support behind Johnson in pushing aid for Ukraine

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has come out in support of House Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-La.) plan to deliver U.S. aid for Ukraine, part of an effort to bolster defenses around the Speaker as he bucks hard-line conservative opponents in his party. In a letter sent to

Few in new poll say Biden law has helped fight climate change

Very few Americans believe the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Biden in 2022, has helped fight climate change, a new survey found. The survey, conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs and Research, found that many respondents

Alabama Mercedes workers to vote on union representation

Thousands of Alabama Mercedes-Benz workers will vote in May to determine if they want United Auto Workers (UAW) union representation. The election is set for May 13-17 and will be held in person in Vance, Ala. The National Labor Relations Board, which will administer the vote,

Eli Lilly's Zepbound in shortage months after approval

The weight loss medication Zepbound has gone into shortage just months after it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with its manufacturer Eli Lilly blaming the situation on high demand. As of this week, most tirzepatide injections (sold commercially as

Dismissed juror says Trump ‘looked less orange’ in person

One of the potential jurors who was dismissed from former President Trump’s hush money trial in New York said he “looked less orange” in person. The woman, who was interviewed by MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian, said she was dismissed on Thursday because she couldn’t be impartial.