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Barr: Federal Prisons Mustn't Become 'Petri Dishes' For Coronavirus

13 days ago   |   By NPR

The attorney general said the Bureau of Prisons has locked down some prisons and could send some at-risk inmates home as it copes with the pandemic.
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U.S. attorney general seeks to expand home confinement as coronavirus spreads in prisons

U.S. attorney general seeks to expand home confinement as coronavirus spreads in prisons

13 days ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Thursday he has directed the federal Bureau of Prisons to expand its use of home confinement for inmates in appropriate cases, as the coronavirus has continued to spread in the federal prison system.
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Key Player in Clinton Scandal Is Dead at 70

Key Player in Clinton Scandal Is Dead at 70

Linda Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday at age 70. Her... Read more ...

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Gideon McKean was found less than a week after the 8-year-old and his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, went missing while out on a canoe. Read more ...

GOP Senator To Sell Off All Individual Stocks After Coronavirus Trade Backlash

GOP Senator To Sell Off All Individual Stocks After Coronavirus Trade Backlash

Sen. Kelly Loeffler faced severe scrutiny after reports revealed that she sold up to $3.1 million in stock as the coronavirus pandemic intensified. Read more ...

Fed eases Wells Fargo growth cap to boost emergency loans

Fed eases Wells Fargo growth cap to boost emergency loans

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday eased the punitive growth restrictions it placed on Wells Fargo after a raft of consumer abuse scandals, allowing the giant bank to offer... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders is suspending his 2020 presidential campaign, ceding the Democratic nomination to Joe Biden after a string of losses last month crippled his campaign. He... Read more ...

Trump: GOP should fight mail-in voting because it 'doesn't work out well for...

Trump: GOP should fight mail-in voting because it 'doesn't work out well for Republicans'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed Republicans to "fight very hard" against efforts to expand mail-in voting amid the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting that such a... Read more ...

2020 Presidential Candidates: Which Democrats Are Running

2020 Presidential Candidates: Which Democrats Are Running

The Democratic presidential field started out as the most diverse ever, and the largest in at least 40 years. It's since winnowed down. (Image credit: Photo Illustration: Getty... Read more ...

Poll: Majority of Americans now disapprove of federal coronavirus efforts...

Poll: Majority of Americans now disapprove of federal coronavirus efforts, Trump's handling of crisis

More than half of Americans now say the federal government has poorly managed the coronavirus' spread within the United States, according to a new survey, and a majority also... Read more ...

Poll: Obama would be better amid coronavirus, but Trump bests Biden

Poll: Obama would be better amid coronavirus, but Trump bests Biden

Voters believe former President Barack Obama would be a better leader than President Donald Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders Weighs The Toughest Decision Of His Campaign

Bernie Sanders Weighs The Toughest Decision Of His Campaign

One of the hardest decisions for any candidate to make is whether to drop out of a race. It's even harder for the Vermont senator, who, at 78, likely wouldn't run for president... Read more ...