House Jan. 6 Committee pledges more hearings, report, on Capitol riot

A special House committee examining former President Donald Trump’s culpability in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot…

McCarthy, House GOP call for protections of women’s sports on Title IX 50th anniversary

House Republicans on Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX by calling for expanded protections…

Christian massacres in Nigeria a top topic at global religious freedom summit

Protecting religious liberty around the world has become more challenging in the last year, advocates said…

Could DeSantis and Trump run together in 2024?

NEWS AND OPINION: There has been a veritable deluge of media coverage implying that Florida Gov.…

Senate Democrats block vote on Tuberville bill to ban males from women’s sports

Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a bill to protect single-sex sports from transgender athletes, rejecting warnings…

Austria drops COVID-19 vaccine mandate, says it divided society

BERLIN — Austria’s health minister announced Thursday that the country is scrapping a dormant coronavirus vaccine…

Gun bill drives another wedge between NRSC Chair Rick Scott and GOP leader Mitch McConnell

Sen. Rick Scott, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, on Thursday came out strongly against…

Ukraine holds first trial of Russian soldier charged with rape

On Thursday, Ukraine held a preliminary hearing in the first trial to charge a Russian soldier…

Ex-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen details Trump ballot-counting pressure

Former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen detailed Thursday during testimony before the House select committee investigating…

Actor and activist Sean Penn attends House Jan. 6 committee hearing

Actor Sean Penn was in attendance Thursday at a hearing before the House select committee investigating…

Public confidence in Supreme Court reaches historic low ahead of abortion ruling

Public confidence in the Supreme Court reached a historic low this week, according to a Gallup…

Anthony Fauci says he’s an ‘example’ for COVID-19 vaccinations

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, says his COVID-19 recovery is…

No deal from White House meeting with Big Oil, execs hope talks still send ‘positive signal’

A meeting between Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and oil industry executives on Thursday did not produce…

Biden praises Senate for cloture vote on guns, chides Congress for taking decade to pass bill

President Biden praised the Senate on Thursday for clearing the filibuster hurdle on the first major…

Pro-life group launches ad campaign ahead of Supreme Court’s abortion ruling

A pro-life group is spending $2 million on an ad buy ahead of the Supreme Court’s…

Feds search home of Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

Federal authorities searched the home of Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official alleged to have…

EXCLUSIVE: Rubio moves to block Biden from expanding abortion with emergency orders

Sen. Marco Rubio plans to introduce a bill on Thursday that would prevent the White House…

Biden administration Title IX overhaul seeks to extend protections to transgender students

The Biden administration proposed Thursday sweeping changes to Title IX on the anti-discrimination law’s 50th anniversary,…

JUUL to appeal FDA decision that orders its vapes off shelves

Vaping company JUUL said Thursday it plans to appeal the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to…

NRSC Chair Rick Scott declares ‘I will vote no’ on bipartisan gun bill

Sen. Rick Scott, head of the Senate GOP’s campaign arm, said Thursday he will vote against…