Court upholds California governor’s use of emergency powers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s use of emergency powers to make far-reaching policies…

House Republicans bring resolution condemning Texas Dems for ignoring ‘oreo’ slur against Tim Scott

Democrats quick to accuse others of racism have been slow to decry the racial slur leveled…

Biden administration backs IP waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden administration on Wednesday threw its support behind waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines.…

Earmarks: Vulnerable House Dems seek millions of dollars in pet projects ahead of 2022 midterm

House Democrats are taking full advantage of the revived earmark process to spend millions of dollars…

Biden: Republicans are in the midst of a ‘mini-revolution’

President Biden said Wednesday that Republicans are in the midst of a “mini-revolution” as party leaders…

States push back against use of facial recognition by police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. have used facial recognition technology to…

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says U.S. needs to address ‘cumulative’ bias against Black farmers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday the administration will press ahead with plans to aid Black…

Authorities: Man who piloted boat that crashed hit US agent

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A man accused of piloting a boat overloaded with migrants that crashed…

Biden says he doesn’t ‘understand’ GOP move to oust Liz Cheney

President Biden said Wednesday he doesn’t understand Republicans’ effort to oust anti-Trump Rep. Liz Cheney from…

Shooting highlights lack of body cams among Portland police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Two police officers raised their weapons while sheltering behind a tree in…

States sue Biden administration for American Rescue Plan’s tax-cut prohibition

Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana have sued the Biden administration over a mandate in the American Rescue…

Donald Trump endorses Elise Stefanik’s bid to oust Liz Cheney from GOP leadership

Former President Donald Trump is backing Rep. Elise Stefanik in her bid to replace Rep. Liz…

Biden’s ‘families’ plan costs $700B more than WH estimate: Model

President Biden‘s $1.8 trillion “families” plan actually costs $2.5 trillion and would shrink the economy in…

Lamar County Democrats refuse to accept resignation of official who called Tim Scott ‘oreo’

The Lamar County Democratic Party has refused to accept the resignation of party Chair Gary O’Connor…

Trump puts blame for ‘socialist nightmare’ on Cheney, Pence, McConnell

Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Rep. Liz Cheney is on the verge of losing…

US awards huge shelter contracts amid child migrant increase

Confronted with a stream of unaccompanied children crossing the border from Mexico, the U.S. government has…

Steve Scalise backs Liz Cheney ouster, endorses Elise Stefanik

Rep. Liz Cheney’s future in the House GOP leadership looks to be on the rocks after…

Steny Hoyer: Democrats ‘open’ to splitting up infrastructure package

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednesday said Democrats are open to splitting President Biden’s big-spending…

Facebook’s Oversight Board upholds Trump suspension, says penalty inappropriate

Facebook’s Oversight Board on Wednesday upheld the company’s suspension against former President Donald Trump and decided…

Felon sentenced for possessing dozens of firearms, meth

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – A Washington man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to almost five…