Jen Psaki on Jussie Smollett verdict: Lying about hate crime is ‘shameful’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday said lying about a hate crime is “shameful”…

Pentagon weighs COVID-19 booster mandate for troops

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday that there are “active discussions” within the department about making…

Most cases of omicron variant in the U.S. mild so far, CDC report finds

Most people diagnosed with the omicron variant of COVID-19 that U.S. health officials followed up with…

Gun-toting House staffer slips through Capitol X-ray check, raises questions about security measures

A House aide’s ability to bring a gun into the Capitol complex is raising questions on…

Biden to award Medal of Honor to first Black veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan

President Biden will award three Medals of Honor for combat heroism in Iraq and Afghanistan, including…

Biden calls for passage of federal voting rights legislation during Summit for Democracy

President Biden on Friday closed out his virtual Summit for Democracy by urging Congress to pass…

Jan. 6 committee targets six rally organizers, casts wide net with new batch of subpoenas

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is demanding documents and…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court tosses school mask mandate

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania schoolchildren may soon be attending classes unmasked under a state Supreme Court…

Fourth accuser tells court Ghislaine Maxwell told her to undress and massaged her breasts when she was 16

Ghislaine Maxwell’s fourth accuser has recalled the moment she was left “frozen” after the British socialite…

Democrats offer plan to free more prisoners by overhauling presidential clemency process

Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed changes to presidential clemencies that would help release more people from…

David Perdue sues over 2020 election, alleges fraud in Fulton County

ATLANTA — Days after announcing his candidacy for governor, Republican David Perdue furthered embraced debunked claims…

Signing off after 28 years, NBC’s Brian Williams offers political warning of spreading ‘darkness’

Brian Williams signed off from “The 11th Hour” late Thursday night after 28 years with NBC,…

Exclusive: Republicans say WHO pandered to China by skipping ‘xi’ in COVID-19 names

Four Senate Republicans challenged Friday the World Health Organization‘s decision to name the latest novel coronavirus…

The Monkees singer and guitarist Michael Nesmith dies aged 78

Michael Nesmith, who was a singer and guitarist in 1960s pop group The Monkees, has died…

Bob Dole remembered as ‘giant of our time and of all time’

Bob Dole was honored Friday at Washington National Cathedral as top leaders from both parties gathered…

Thousands in Oregon face eviction as lawmakers scramble

PORTLAND, Ore.— Inside Musonda Mwango’s Portland apartment are details of his life that have transformed the…

CBO warns Biden’s social welfare bill threatens to add $3 trillion to the deficit

The Congressional Budget Office warned on Friday that President Biden’s mammoth social welfare and climate change…

There sure was a lot of horror at The Game Awards this year

The Game Awards is meant to be a celebration of past work in gaming — as…

Alec Baldwin makes first public appearance since fatal film set shooting

Alec Baldwin has been pictured hosting an event in the US which is reported to be…

Inflation reaches 6.8%, highest in 40 years, government reports

Prices climbed 6.8% in November compared to last year, a 40-year high, putting the squeeze on…