Marine researcher: COVID-19 virus made in Chinese lab as bat vaccine

NEWS AND ANALYSIS: A Marine Corps officer working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency disclosed…

Wedding photographer to appeal N.Y. decision compelling gay-wedding photoshoots

Wedding photographer Emilee Carpenter is appealing a New York federal judge’s ruling that her attorneys say…

Senate Dems offer sanctions-lite on Russian pipeline as an alternative to tougher GOP bill

Sen. Ted Cruz‘s bill to reimpose sanctions on Russia‘s Nord Stream 2 pipeline got some competition…

Soaring COVID-19 cases renew US debate over mask mandates

Officials across the U.S. are again weighing how and whether to impose mask mandates as COVID-19…

How to counter Iran’s growing ties to China

OPINION: Iran’s theocratic dictatorship, locked into a confrontation with the United States, is drifting into China’s…

Jan. 6 committee requests Kevin McCarthy interview, records

WASHINGTON — The House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection requested an interview and records from…

Trump slams politicians who won’t say they got booster shots

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is slamming politicians who refuse to say whether…

Squid Game is disrupting Hollywood’s safe awards season

The Screen Actor’s Guild Awards are not the most illustrious of Hollywood’s many awards —that would…

Pandemic-era virtual learning threatens K-12 standardized testing

An unlikely mix of conservatives, liberals, homeschoolers and teachers unions are citing pandemic-era virtual education as…

Soaring tax revenue helping constrain federal deficit

The first three months of fiscal 2022 are in the books, and the numbers show the…

Partisan divide on COVID policy widens in state legislatures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Democratic-led Washington state, just four lawmakers were present in the…

Senate Republicans raised $105 million in 2021

The campaign arm of Senate Republicans announced Wednesday it raised more than $28 million in the…

Biden to lobby Senate Dems in person on gutting filibuster for partisan rewrite of U.S. voting laws

President Biden will journey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to implore Senate Democrats to blow up…

Swiss cut self-isolation, quarantine times as omicron rises

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s government is halving the self-isolation times required of people who test positive…

Duke of York sex assault allegations – What’s next and what are his options?

Sky News looks at Prince Andrew’s options after his legal team failed to persuade a US…

Why judge rejected Prince Andrew’s bid to have lawsuit thrown out

A US judge has set out his reasons for rejecting Prince Andrew’s bid to have the…

White House, Democrats stumped as parents brace for the end of monthly government checks

Parents in more than 30 million households across America are about to be disappointed when the…

WH COVID-19 team appoints testing czar, explores mask upgrades as it defends virus response

The Biden administration said Wednesday it has appointed a new COVID-19 testing coordinator and is considering…

In conservative Orange County, a Republican DA faces a left-wing challenge

Another left-wing prosecutor is running for office, but this time it’s in traditionally conservative Orange County,…

How new Robin Hood CEO Buery plans to fight NYC poverty

Richard R. Buery Jr., is starting his first full year as CEO of Robin Hood. But…