Police groups back requiring college classes for recruits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California organizations encompassing both police chiefs and rank-and-file officers proposed legislation Thursday…

D.C. government sued by pro-life chalk artists

Students who staged a “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter” rally in August have sued the District of…

Retailers curb indoor sales as virus surges in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – With the coronavirus surging in New Mexico, more retail stores are…

Audit: California agency exposed 38M Social Security numbers

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s unemployment benefits agency has sent out at least 38 million pieces…

Biden declares there will be ‘no national shutdown’

President-elect Joe Biden seemed to grow irritated with reporters for pressing him on his position regarding…

‘Processing anomalies’ in census data strains December deadline

The Census Bureau said it found “certain processing anomalies” during its analysis of data collected from…

Florida’s Patrick Air Force base makes cut for Space Command headquarters

TAMPA, Florida — The Space Coast of Florida is one of six locations selected as the…

Fauci Returns to White House Briefing Room to Urge Public to ‘Double Down’ on Mask Wearing, Social Distancing with Vaccines on Horizon

Dr. Anthony Fauci, returning to the White House briefing podium for the first time in months,…

Deborah Birx: Americans needs to ‘increase their vigilance’ against coronavirus

The White House coronavirus task force told Americans to “increase their vigilance” against the coronavirus as…

Gretchen Whitmer articles of impeachment filed by Michigan Republicans

Three Republican lawmakers in Michigan filed articles of impeachment Thursday against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, accusing her…

Smithsonian closing museums and zoo again amid virus spike

WASHINGTON (AP) – In response to rising COVID-19 infection numbers, the Smithsonian Institution is indefinitely shutting…

Ohio gov: GOP bill to limit health orders can’t become law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican Gov. Mike DeWine tried to convince lawmakers Thursday not to pass…

Biden has picked a Treasury secretary and promises acceptance across Democratic factions

President-elect Joe Biden said he has settled on a choice for Treasury secretary and suggested that…

‘They scared the s— out of me’: Dave Chappelle opens up about COVID-19 with Joe Rogan

In a surprise appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast in Austin, Texas, comedian Dave Chappelle spoke candidly…

US border chief: Illegal immigrants putting agents at risk of death from COVID-19

The top U.S. border official criticized the nearly 70,000 migrants encountered at the southern border in…

GOP Sen. Ernst Slams Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell’s Claim that Candidates Paid to ‘Rig’ Election: ‘Offensive’ and ‘Outrageous’

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) said Thursday that claims any elected officials had paid to “rig” the…

Official: Italy to start COVID vaccinations in January

MILAN (AP) – A significant number of Italians who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should…

Kansas aims to boost virus testing, but strategy unfinished

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Nearly two months after Gov. Laura Kelly announced that Kansas would develop…

Karl Rove: Giuliani, Powell, must prove ‘serious’ and ‘strange’ allegations

Bush administration official Karl Rove said the allegations that Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell…

Mike Shirkey and Lee Chatfield, Michigan GOP leaders, summoned by Trump for White House meeting

DETROIT — President Donald Trump summoned Michigan’s Republican legislative leaders to the White House for an…