Washington politics

Bipartisan bill would honor officer who fended off rioters during Capitol siege

2 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The bipartisan bill introduced would honor U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who served with the XVII Airborne Corps, with the Congressional Gold Medal.
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Poll: Majority of Americans blame Trump for US Capitol attack, want him barred from office

10 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll found that nine in 10 Americans oppose the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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On this day in history: Ann Richards sworn in as Texas governor in 1991

26 minutes ago   |   ABC

She was the second woman to hold Texas' highest office. Here's a look back at 30 years ago.
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54% of people believe Trump should be CRIMINALLY charged with inciting a riot following storming of Capitol - poll

54% of people believe Trump should be CRIMINALLY charged with inciting a riot following storming of Capitol - poll

34 minutes ago   |   RT

More than half of participants in a recent poll think President Donald Trump should be charged with inciting a riot after a group of his supporters stormed the US Capitol last...
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Biden taps former FDA chief Kessler to lead vaccine science

40 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has picked a former Food and Drug commissioner to lead vaccine science in his drive to put 100 million shots into the arms of Americans...
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First lady takes to social media to stand by Gov. Beshear's leadership, denounce divisiveness in KY

First lady takes to social media to stand by Gov. Beshear's leadership, denounce divisiveness in KY

44 minutes ago   |   WLWT

For Kentuckians, it's seldom first lady Britainy Beshear steps into the political atmosphere, instead focusing on her causes and making appearances with her husband.
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Who is John Sullivan? Left-wing Activist Charged in Capitol Riot

46 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Utah man who claimed he was in Washington as a journalist was filmed yelling "let's burn this s**t down" to crowd at Capitol.
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PPL, Crayola owner join corporate titans in pulling campaign donations after Capitol insurrection

46 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

As of Thursday, more than 70 of America's most powerful and influential companies have pledged to change or evaluate campaign contributions made by their political action...
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‘Alarmingly Similar.' What the Chaos Around Lincoln's First Inauguration Can Tell Us About Today, According to Historians

48 minutes ago   |   Time

If the tense beginning of 2021 has you worried history is repeating itself, you're not alone. Experts on political history say an apt parallel to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the...
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PepsiCo Suspends Political Donations, Citing Capital Rampage: Live Updates

58 minutes ago   |   NY Times


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Tandem bus veers off New York road, leaving half DANGLING from overpass

Tandem bus veers off New York road, leaving half DANGLING from overpass

A tandem bus in New York was left hanging from the edge of an overpass in the Bronx. Images from the scene show the articulated vehicle split along the joint and balancing on... Read more ...

'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

“Saved by the Bell” actor Dustin Diamond has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer after a weekend spent in the hospital, his manager said Thursday. Read more ...

Jets past and present are ecstatic about Robert Saleh: ‘On the right path'

Jets past and present are ecstatic about Robert Saleh: ‘On the right path'

Two of the Jets' biggest and youngest stars are ecstatic about the team's new head coach. Shortly after it was announced that 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh had been... Read more ...

Biden unveiling $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

Biden unveiling $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

President-elect Joe Biden's recovery plan calls for $1,400 checks to individuals, among numerous measures. Read more ...

Remembering Joanne Rogers: David Newell “Mr. McFeeley” talks about her legacy

Remembering Joanne Rogers: David Newell “Mr. McFeeley” talks about her legacy

Joanne Rogers, the widow of Fred Rogers, died at the age of 92. Read more ...

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure

Russia withdraws from Open Skies Treaty after U.S. departure

MOSCOW - Russia said Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the U.S. exit from the pact. Russia's... Read more ...

Man carrying Confederate flag inside US Capitol during riot arrested

Man carrying Confederate flag inside US Capitol during riot arrested

The complaint identifies Kevin Seefried as the man seen in the photos, widely circulated online, carrying a large Confederate flag inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 siege. Read more ...

North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missiles

North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missiles

North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile described by state media as the “world's most powerful weapon” during a parade aimed at displaying force days... Read more ...

Fake US leg band earns pigeon a reprieve from Australian death sentence

Fake US leg band earns pigeon a reprieve from Australian death sentence

CANBERRA, Australia - A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake. The... Read more ...

Why the Jaguars hired Urban Meyer: Florida ties, top pick helped lure...

Why the Jaguars hired Urban Meyer: Florida ties, top pick helped lure ex-Ohio State coach to Jacksonville

The Jaguars have hired Urban Meyer as their head coach. A breakdown of why they're going with the three-time national champion. Read more ...