House Financial Services to hold hearing on trading platforms after Robinhood blocks stock purchases

House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters said Thursday her committee would dig into the conduct…

Jim Jordan won’t run for Rob Portman Senate seat

CINCINNATI — Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a fiery Donald Trump supporter, won’t run to succeed…

Parson backs tax breaks for Missouri stores ordered closed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday said businesses forced to temporarily…

Rules clarified for psychiatric patients in emergency rooms

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Psychiatric patients may not be held for extended periods in emergency rooms…

Iraq claims it killed ISIS deputy commander a week after dozens killed in Baghdad suicide attack

Iraqi security forces killed a top Islamic State commander in the country days after suicide bombings…

Biden to issue long-promised immigration orders next week

The White House signaled that President Biden will issue a slate of immigration-focused executive orders next…

Biden Pentagon says Trump right-sized Afghanistan force, but officials won’t commit to full withdrawal

The Trump administration-set level of 2,500 American troops in Afghanistan is enough to achieve the decades-old…

NY Times Top Coronavirus Reporter Was Investigated for Racist Slurs on Student Trip

Donald McNeil Jr., the New York Times reporter renowned for his coverage of the coronavirus pandemic,…

Florida official: Biden administration ‘inherited a mess’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida’s program to vaccinate residents and staff members at long-term care facilities…

Tennessee sees ‘modest’ boost in COVID-19 vaccine allocation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee health officials say they are receiving a modest increase in their…

Senate committee approves open carry ban at Capitol, rallies

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A Senate committee on Thursday approved a measure that would ban the…

Trump meets with Kevin McCarthy and commits to 2022 fight for GOP House majority

Former President Donald Trump struck a deal with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to help Republicans…

Biden signs more executive orders despite claims he once said they were for dictators

When President Biden was campaigning, he was clear that there were limits to the use of…

Pence spotted in Virgin Islands: Report

Former Vice President Mike Pence was spotted Wednesday in the territory of St. Croix, one of…

New Hampshire summer camps seek updated virus guidance

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – New Hampshire’s summer camp operators are seeking updated guidance by March 1…

An experimental COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax appears to offer strong protection in late-stage UK, S

WASHINGTON (AP) – An experimental COVID-19 vaccine from Novavax appears to offer strong protection in late-stage…

Matt Gaetz rips Rep. Liz Cheney as ‘disloyal’ to Trump, GOP

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming faced calls at home for her ouster Thursday over her…

Donald Trump pledges to help Kevin McCarthy, Republicans win back House majority in 2022

Former President Donald Trump pledged on Thursday to help House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and the…

Ex-Boy Scout chaplain gets long sentence on abuse charges

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) – A 76-year-old former volunteer Boy Scout chaplain was sentenced Thursday to…

LA’s Garcetti gets vaccine though he’s not in priority group

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made clear in December that he would…