Congress

Top Homeland Security Officials Are Serving Illegally, G.A.O. Says

16 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

The acting secretary of homeland security, Chad F. Wolf, and his deputy, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, were appointed to their posts in violation of federal law, Congress's watchdog...
Read more ...

Biden Rebukes Trump for Threatening to Cut Social Security Funding

17 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Democrat Joe Biden rebuked President Donald Trump's stance on Social Security funding just days after an ad in Florida accused Trump of misusing Social Security funds to...
Read more ...

Government watchdog says Trump's acting Homeland Security chief is not legally eligible to serve in the role

Government watchdog says Trump's acting Homeland Security chief is not legally eligible to serve in the role

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf and acting deputy secretary Ken Cuccinelli are legally ineligible to serve in their current roles, a government watchdog has...
Read more ...

5 ways Congress can support startups to power the U.S. economy's revival

20 hours ago   |   Fortune

From America's big cities like Las Vegas to its small towns like Sumter, S.C., startups power new jobs. Other businesses tend to hire consistently from year to year, but...
Read more ...

Xi Makes a Political Gamble by Telling Chinese to Clean Their Plates

21 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Xi Jinping wants 1.4 billion diners to clean their plates. But the Chinese president's campaign against food waste risks touching a third rail in a country where meals are a...
Read more ...

The Real Pandemic Gap Is Between the Comfortable and the Afflicted

22 hours ago   |   The New Republic

The stories from the front lines of this country's abandonment of the poor in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic are not in short supply. The Washington Post reports on the...
Read more ...

Small businesses wait for help as Congress stalls on loan program

Small businesses wait for help as Congress stalls on loan program

22 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


Read more ...

New York has a plan to fix its broken public housing - it just needs to convince Congress

New York has a plan to fix its broken public housing - it just needs to convince Congress

22 hours ago   |   Politico

NEW YORK - The New York City Housing Authority has been derided by residents as one of the worse slumlords in the country - a reputation earned by years of dilapidation and...
Read more ...

U.S. Faces Bumpy Antitrust Road Despite Big Tech's Emails, Memos

22 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Monopoly cases won't be a slam dunk, even with sloppy emails.
Read more ...

A “HUGE” Win For The President, A Step Toward Peace In The Middle East

23 hours ago   |   FOX News

President Trump has announced what he calls a "huge" and "historic peace agreement" between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Besides a normalization of relations, the two...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California's power operator was directed to turn off electricity to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages. Read more ...

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

Cat in active labor found abandoned with newborn kittens in box in New England

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box, according to a humane society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Case Linked To Alleged Abuse Of Surveillance...

Ex-FBI Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Case Linked To Alleged Abuse Of Surveillance Power

A former bureau attorney is alleged to have doctored evidence to enable the surveillance of an ex-junior foreign policy aide to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

'She was crying': Teen still missing as man taken into custody in Florida

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 16-year-old girl out of Orange County, Florida. Read more ...

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz's crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous... Read more ...

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven brilliant innings, Cody Bellinger hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Freeway... Read more ...

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

The Pirates' game Saturday in Cincinnati is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...