FEDERAL GRAND JURY HEARING EVIDENCE IN DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

WASHINGTON - Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis...

BIDEN AIMS TO DISTRIBUTE MASKS TO MILLIONS IN 'EQUITY' PUSH

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus,...

 
 
 

TANDEN FACING NEW HURDLES AFTER SENATE PANELS DELAY MEETINGS

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two...

EXXONMOBIL SELLING SOME ASSETS FOR MORE THAN $1B

ExxonMobil is selling most of its upstream assets in the United Kingdom central and northern North Sea to HitecVision for more than...

 
 
 

THAI COURT OUSTS 3 CABINET MEMBERS FOUND GUILTY OF SEDITION

BANGKOK - Three Cabinet ministers in Thailand were forced to leave their posts Wednesday after a court found them guilty of sedition...

JAPANESE OFFICIALS PUNISHED IN SCANDAL LINKED TO PM'S SON

TOKYO - Japan's communications ministry punished 11 senior officials on Wednesday for accepting lavish dinners paid for by Prime Minister...

 
 
 

BIDEN TO ORDER A REVIEW OF US SUPPLY CHAINS FOR VITAL GOODS

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries,...

JUDGE BANS ENFORCEMENT OF BIDEN'S 100-DAY DEPORTATION PAUSE

HOUSTON - A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium...

 
 
 

KENTUCKY PANEL SAYS GOVERNOR, AG SHOULD NOT BE IMPEACHED

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A legislative panel wrapped up its review of a flurry of impeachment efforts targeting the top levels of Kentucky...

TECH FIRMS SAY THERE'S LITTLE DOUBT RUSSIA BEHIND MAJOR HACK

WASHINGTON - Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a monthslong breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated,...

 
 
 

CAPITOL DEFENDERS CITE MISSED INTELLIGENCE FOR DEADLY BREACH

WASHINGTON - Missed intelligence was to blame for the outmanned Capitol defenders' failure to anticipate the violent mob that invaded...

PROSECUTORS TARGET MEXICAN BORDER STATE GOVERNOR

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office on Tuesday asked Congress to remove legal immunity from the governor of the...

 
 
 

IN ISRAEL, MAYO PROVIDES MIRACLE FOR ENDANGERED TURTLES

MICHMORET, Israel - When it comes to saving sea turtles, Israeli rescuers have discovered that mayonnaise is a miracle. Employees at...

BIDEN MOVES TO REENGAGE WITH PALESTINIANS AFTER ISRAEL FOCUS

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is moving slowly but surely toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence...

 
 
 

TEXAS MOM SEEKS FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS AFTER DEATH OF 3 KIDS

HOUSTON - A Houston-area woman whose mother and three children were killed last week during the state's widespread power outages says...

N CAROLINA ELECTIONS HEAD: DELAY '21 CITY RACES, '22 PRIMARY

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's top elections administrator on Tuesday urged state lawmakers to move all of this year's municipal...

 
 
 

TECH FIRMS SAY THERE'S LITTLE DOUBT RUSSIA BEHIND MAJOR HACK

WASHINGTON - Leading technology companies said Tuesday that a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated,...

FOR SENATE RULES ARBITER, MINIMUM WAGE IS LATEST MINEFIELD

WASHINGTON - She's guided the Senate through two impeachment trials, vexed Democrats and Republicans alike with parliamentary opinions...

 
 
 

TAKEAWAYS FROM CONGRESS' FIRST HEARING ON CAPITOL RIOT

WASHINGTON - Security officials testifying at Congress' first hearing on the deadly siege of the Capitol cast blame and pointed fingers...

SENATE APPROVES VILSACK FOR AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT AGAIN

Washington - The Senate voted 92-7 Tuesday to confirm Tom Vilsack as Agriculture secretary, his second run at the Cabinet post. The...

 
 
 



Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school... Read more ...

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

MONTREAL - The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Read more ...

Madigan replacement Guerra Kodatt steps down 3 days after appointment

Madigan replacement Guerra Kodatt steps down 3 days after appointment

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The man hand-picked by former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has stepped down just three days after his appointment. Edward Guerra Kodatt stepped... Read more ...

'Never expected this to happen': Teen's school project goes viral

'Never expected this to happen': Teen's school project goes viral

It's not just any bluegrass video. The beautifully edited music video features five instruments - all of which are played by the 15-year-old. Read more ...

House to vote on $1.9 trillion COVID plan Friday - with or without GOP backing

House to vote on $1.9 trillion COVID plan Friday - with or without GOP backing

House Democrats will move forward with a vote Friday on President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, regardless of if they are able to sway any Republicans between... Read more ...

Beach volleyball stars' bikini boycott forces embarrassing change

Beach volleyball stars' bikini boycott forces embarrassing change

Bikinis have won the day after officials were forced into an embarrassing retreat over plans to introduce sand trousers for the controversial Katara Beach Volleyball Cup event... Read more ...

Column: Tiger Woods survives but his career might not

Column: Tiger Woods survives but his career might not

The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to... Read more ...

Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

A technical rescue is underway after two people were struck Wednesday by a truck at a construction site in Boston's Financial District. Read more ...

8-year-old starts business to raise money for homeless children

8-year-old starts business to raise money for homeless children

The girl donated a $500 check to a women's shelter and enough toys to go to each child who lives there. Read more ...

Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return...

Steelers president Art Rooney II commits to having Ben Roethlisberger return for 2021 season

“I told Ben we would like to have him back to help us win a championship.”  Read more ...