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After members of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6, 2021, their leader called someone on the phone with an urgent message for then-President Donald Trump, another extremist told investigators.
Steve Bannon's 'eleventh-hour' reversal on Jan. 6 testimony is a stunt, DOJ says
The Justice Department says a Trump lawyer told the FBI that the former president never actually invoked executive privilege.
Judge won't delay trial for Trump ex-adviser Steve Bannon
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday declined to delay the upcoming trial of Steve Bannon, a one-time adviser to former President Donald Trump who faces contempt of Congress charges after refusing for months to cooperate with the House committee investigating the Jan.
Here are the major revelations from the Jan. 6 committee hearings so far
The committee has already presented major bombshells, including that former President Donald Trump wanted to go to the Capitol on Jan. 6 and was told supporters were armed.
Trump never invoked executive privilege over Bannon's Jan. 6 testimony, his attorney tells investigators
Investigators interviewed former President Trump's lawyer two weeks ago in connection with Steve Bannon's criminal contempt case, the DOJ has revealed in a court filing.
Famed Ukrainian medic describes 'hell' of Russian captivity
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The captive Ukrainian medic’s eyeglasses had long since been taken away, and the face of the Russian man walking past her was a blur. Yuliia Paievska knew only that her life was being traded for his, and that she was leaving behind 21 women in a tiny three- by six-meter...
Former Attorney General Bill Barr subpoenaed in Dominion 2020 election lawsuit
Former Attorney General Bill Barr has been subpoenaed as part of an ongoing 2020 election defamation lawsuit against Fox News brought by Dominion Voting Systems.
Comeback kid: Trump wins with whites, Hispanics, says Dick Morris
Political consultant and pollster Dick Morris, who played a key role in former President Bill Clinton’s 1996 comeback reelection effort, is spilling the beans on his long-time friend former President Donald Trump in a new book out tomorrow, The Return.
Virginia shows signs of shift back toward GOP
Recent Republican gains in Virginia are fueling excitement among the GOP and concern among some Democrats that the commonwealth could be shifting rightward. Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) surprised many D…
Gas pipeline shutdown starts amid German suspicion of Russia
BERLIN (AP) — A major natural gas pipeline from Russia to western Europe shut down Monday for annual maintenance as Germany prepared to give the green light for 10 coal-fired power plants to restart because of concerns that Russia may not resume the flow of gas as scheduled.
Biden pushes to ban assault weapons, gets heckled at gun violence event
A man whose son was killed in the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, interrupted President Joe Biden's remarks at the White House on Monday during an event to herald the passage of the first major federal gun safety law in three decades.
Biden celebration of new gun law clouded by latest shooting
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed a crowd to the White House lawn Monday to showcase a new law meant to reduce gun violence, celebrating “real progress” after years of inaction. But he also lamented the country remains “awash in weapons of war” — with the 16-day-old law already...
Schumer preps final shot at passing reconciliation bill as summer session kicks off
Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Chuck Schumer, face a tight deadline to pass their party-line reconciliation bill, with the August recess and campaign season coming soon.
1 dead, 5 injured in gunfight outside Kansas City bar involving off-duty cops working security
One person was killed and five others were injured during a gunfight outside a Kansas City, Missouri, bar, involving three off-duty police officers working security.
Ukraine claims "precise hit" on Russian military unit in occupied Kherson
Ukraine has launched a counteroffensive against Russian troops in the southern regions of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia. Follow here for live updates
Putin expands fast-track Russian citizenship to all Ukraine
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Russian missiles struck a key Ukrainian city, Russian President Vladimir Putin expanded a fast-track procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians on Monday, another effort to strengthen Moscow's influence over war-torn Ukraine.
Finnish ambassador: Russia can keep fighting for a ‘very long time’
Mikko Hautala discusses Finland joining NATO, the recent mega-purchase of 64 F-35 fighter jets and the state of the war in Ukraine.
Ukraine investigates, attacks those who collaborate with Russia
Nearly 500 people are being investigated for collaboration, as some are killed in targeted attacks.
Fed's Bullard: Solid US economy can handle rising rates
St. Louis Federal Reserve president James Bullard says last week’s jobs report points to a solid U.S. economy with little sign of a recession on the horizon and one that can withstand higher interest rates
Pompeo: Biden calling Saudi Arabia a ‘pariah’ state is an ‘enormous mistake’
Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News that President Joe Biden has made an “enormous mistake” calling Saudi Arabia a “pariah” state.
Parkland father heckles Biden during White House gun violence event
A gun control advocate interrupted President Joe Biden's Monday remarks commemorating the passage of the bipartisan Safer Communites Act.
Iran aiding Russian war effort, White House says; at least 6 killed as Russia strikes civilians in Kharkiv: July 11 recap
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Iran next week, the Kremlim announced Tuesday. July 11 recap
Senate hits the gas on Biden agenda bill as House Democrats plan abortion votes
It's shaping up to be a packed July on Capitol Hill, with more Jan. 6 hearings this week as lawmakers return from a two-week recess.
New faces begin to surface as possible Trump 2024 key players
Key players in former President Trump’s last campaign have quietly distanced themselves from the president, raising real questions about who would staff his campaign as he edges closer to a bid for…
Over-the-counter birth control? Drugmaker seeks FDA approval
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, a pharmaceutical company has asked for permission to sell a birth control pill over the counter in the U.S. HRA Pharma’s application on Monday sets up a high-stakes decision for health regulators amid legal and political battles over women’s reproductive health.
Biden interrupted by parent of mass shooting victim while marking gun law passage
President Joe Biden hosted an event on the White House South Lawn Monday to tout the first major bipartisan gun legislation to pass through Congress in nearly 30 years.
Pressure grows on DOJ to stop Supreme Court justice 'bounties' and harassment
A group offering bounty payments for sightings of conservative Supreme Court justices is the latest harassment campaign prompting Republican lawmakers to call for immediate action by the Justice Department.
Unification Church distances itself from Abe's assassination
TOKYO (AP) — The Unification Church confirmed the mother of the man accused of assassinating former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is a member and said it was cooperating with the police investigation into possible motives.
Uber Files: Greyballing, kill switches, lobbying - Uber's dark tricks revealed - BBC News
Uber whistleblower reveals how tech firm cosied up to world leaders and deceived investigators
Paul Ryan was 'sobbing' while watching Jan. 6 attack on Capitol, upcoming book says
Paul Ryan said that on the day of the Jan. 6 attack 'something snapped in him,' journalist Mark Leibovich writes in a book out Tuesday.
Ukraine latest updates: Kyiv slams Russian citizenship decree
Ukraine news from July 11: Ukrainian foreign ministry says Moscow’s move is ‘encroachment’ on Kyiv’s sovereignty.
Zelenskyy says Europe should prepare for Russia to cut off gas supply; UN to investigate child casualties in Ukraine
Search and rescue operations continue in Chasiv Yar in Donetsk following a catastrophic Russian missile strike on a residential building in the city.
Zelensky vows ‘punishment’ for Russian commanders, forces after missile strike at apartment building
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is pledging that “punishment is inevitable” for the Russians responsible for a strike on a residential building that killed at least 30, saying those involved…
Texas showdown: Beto O’Rourke to hold 70 campaign events in 49 days as he challenges GOP Gov. Greg Abbott
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O’Rourke next week will launch an ambitious 49-day campaign swing across Texas, as he challenges two-term Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Progressive group to press Biden not to run in 2024
RootsAction.org plans campaign against the president’s renomination for a second term, calling him “neither bold nor inspiring.”
West Virginia man charged with felony in US Capitol riot
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested on charges that he participated in violence during the breach of the U.S. Capitol in January 2021. John Thomas Gordon, 47, of Bayard, is accused of repeatedly throwing a hard object at a Capitol door as police officers tried to...
Oath Keepers tried to get Trump contacts before Jan. 6: Report
Members of the Oath Keepers group attempted to get in contact with then-President Donald Trump's team preceding the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021, according to a report.
Bannon now says he will testify for Jan. 6 committee after Trump's OK -- with contempt trial looming
Steve Bannon, who had been charged with contempt of Congress after spurning a subpoena, said he would testify in a live, public hearing about Jan. 6
Sri Lanka: First fuel in days trickles through to residents
Residents weary of crisis queue for fuel after huge crowds of protesters force the president to flee.
Biden hosts survivors of mass shootings at event celebrating new gun law
The law offers grants to states for “red flag” laws, enhances background checks by including juvenile records and closes what's known as the “boyfriend loophole.”
Taking selfies, Sri Lankans converge on presidential palace
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of Sri Lankans jostled Monday to use the vast array of exercise machines in the private gym of the presidential palace, lifting weights and running on treadmills inside a facility that was, until now, the exclusive domain of the country's beleaguered president.
O’Rourke hits Abbott over request for Texans to cut energy use amid heat wave
Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke knocked Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Sunday night after the state’s grid operator appealed to Texans to “voluntarily conserve electricity” during a statewide …
UN to probe killing of children in Ukraine, Ethiopia, Mozambique
Israel left off UN ‘blacklist’ intended to shame countries into implementing measures to protect children in conflict.
Medical board threatens to revoke certification of OBGYNs over abortion 'misinformation’
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) said it will review reports of "dissemination of misinformation and disinformation" about abortion and COVID-19.
Biden extends protections for Venezuelans in U.S., rejects calls to go further
The White House continued Temporary Protected Status for those already eligible. But advocates and some lawmakers wanted to expand the program.
Steve Bannon willing to testify to Jan. 6 committee after Trump waives executive privilege
Bannon, who's been charged with contempt of Congress, could be deposed by the committee, members said Sunday.
Herschel Walker expands his Georgia Senate campaign team as controversies mount
The Republican's advisers described the timing as coincidental, but the announcement follows a series of potentially damaging stories about Walker's Senate campaign.
Mexico, US presidents to meet amid newly tense relationship
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S.-Mexico relationship — a straightforward tradeoff during the Trump administration, with Mexico tamping down on migration and the U.S. not pressing on other issues — has become a wide range of disagreements over trade, foreign policy, energy and climate change.
Massachusetts Supreme Court rejects GOP bid to restrict no-excuse mail-in voting
The Massachusetts Supreme Court shot down a challenge from state Republicans seeking to restrict absentee voting, allowing every voter to submit mail-in ballots in the September primary without needing an excuse.
Ten of the biggest things we’ve learned from the Jan. 6 hearings
The Jan. 6 committee has broadcast more than a dozen hours of hearings in its effort to show that former President Trump played a central role in the effort to keep him in power. In kicking o…
Dangerous heat hits US with temperatures forecast to reach 115 degrees
Dangerous heat is enveloping a large swath of the U.S., with temperatures forecast to climb above 100 degrees Monday from California to Arizona to Texas to Missouri.
Far out: NASA space telescope's 1st cosmic view goes deep
Our view of the universe just expanded: The first image from NASA’s new space telescope unveiled Monday is brimming with galaxies and offers the deepest look of the cosmos ever captured. The first image from the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope is the farthest humanity has ever seen in...
July 11, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news
Ukraine has launched a counteroffensive against Russian troops in the southern regions of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia. Follow here for live updates
Biden’s abortion response curbed by fears of another Supreme Court showdown
The potential impact of the high court has left the White House feeling restricted by what post-Roe actions it can take.
Leader of Russian-occupied Ukrainian town killed by car bomb
Pro-Moscow military-civilian administration says Yevgeny Yunakov has been killed by a Ukrainian sabotage group.
Elon Musk scoffs at Twitter’s court threats: ‘Now they have to disclose bot info’
Elon Musk is mocking Twitter’s intention to file a lawsuit against him after he gave notice that he would seek to terminate his acquisition of the social media platform.
Democrats in tight Senate races critical of Biden admin's handling of inflation, gas prices
Speaking exclusively with Fox News Digital, Democrats Mark Kelly and John Fetterman criticized the Biden administration's handling of the inflation crisis and record high gas prices.
World Population Day: India will overtake China in 2023, says the UN
New data also suggest the planet will be home to 8 billion people by this November.
Massachusetts high court rejects GOP effort to block voting rights reforms
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that voters will be allowed to use the state’s expanded early and mail-in voting rules in the September primary.
Sri Lanka's political chaos persists as crisis talks go on
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A weekend of political chaos in Sri Lanka stretched into Monday, with opposition leaders yet to agree on replacements for embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his prime minister, whose residences remain occupied by protesters angered by the country’s economic...
Weed-killing chemical found in majority of U.S. urine samples
CDC study finds traces of glyphosate in more than 80% of samples, with one-third of them in kids.
Why judges might balk at forcing Musk to buy Twitter
The Tesla CEO could be required to buy Twitter. What would that mean for the platform’s future?
Herschel Walker's head-scratching answer on Green New Deal, China's 'bad air' draws criticism
GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker was roasted on Twitter Monday for his explanation of why the Green New Deal was beneficial for global polluters like China and India.
The solar system could collapse if star gets too close to Neptune: Researchers
Tiny changes in a single star's path could destabilize the solar system, causing the system to collapse.
FDA receives application for first over-the-counter birth control pill
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday received an application for the first over-the counter birth control pill. The move came as the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning of Roe v. …
Boris Johnson is going, and strategists are betting on big changes to the UK economy
Invesco said the political uncertainty means the U.K. economy will continue to "wither" in the interim.
US rejects 'Serbian world' advocated by Serbian minister
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A senior Serbian minister on Monday advocated the creation of a “Serbian world” that would unite all Serbs in the Balkans into a single state, rejecting a U.S. warning that such calls could fuel tensions in the still-volatile region rocked by bloody wars in the 1990s.
Justice Department casts doubt on Bannon's willingness to testify before Jan. 6 committee
Prosecutors said the circumstances surrounding Bannon's "eleventh hour" reversal suggest his "sudden wish to testify is not a genuine effort to meet his obligations."
Cuba slams US ‘involvement’ on anniversary of anti-gov’t protests
Havana accuses Washington of helping to ‘subvert law and order’ after Blinken hails determination of Cuban protesters.
Biden points to importance of Saudi 'energy resources' despite saying he wouldn't ask for more oil
President Joe Biden defended his upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia, highlighting the country's "vital" energy resources despite recently promising not to ask the nation for more oil.
Texas grid urges electricity conservation amid record-breaking heat
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued a conservation appeal across the state on Monday amid record-breaking heat.
In Mideast trip, Biden to face calls for tougher action against Iran
The visit comes amid a violent shadow war between Iran and Israel, with brazen assassinations, missile strikes and attacks on cargo ships.
Texans told to turn down AC and limit appliance use to avoid blackouts
Texas's grid operator asked residents to conserve their power use to avoid straining the state's electric grid, as the heat index soared above 100 degrees Fahrenheit in many parts of the state.
Republican, Democratic strategists weigh in on what Biden needs to change to stop GOP in November
Democrats and Republicans tell Fox News Digital what Biden needs to do if he wants to stop GOP from winning control of Congress in the November midterm elections.
Trump lawyer interviewed with FBI about Bannon contempt case
DOJ prosecutors revealed the June 29 FBI interview in a court filing connected to the criminal contempt case of Steve Bannon, who is set to go on trial July 18 for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 select committee.
Poland marks WWII-era massacre by Ukrainian nationalists
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s leaders marked the anniversary of the World War II-era Ukrainian massacre of Poles Monday by stressing that only the full truth about the neighborly violence that Poland describes as genocide can strengthen and serve bilateral ties in the future.
Trump says ‘life begins at 80’ amid questions about Biden’s age
Former President Trump on Monday dismissed questions over his and President Biden’s age as it relates to the 2024 presidential election after a poll found many voters believe Biden is too old…
Italy’s watchdog warns TikTok about alleged breach of E.U. privacy rules
The Italian authorities said they were also concerned that inappropriate advertising could be directed at minors.
House January 6 committee will not hold hearing on Thursday | CNN Politics
The House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, Capitol Hill insurrection will not hold a hearing this Thursday, as had previously been under consideration, a source familiar with the committee's plans told CNN.
15-year-old charged with murder in fatal New York subway platform stabbing of teen
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder stemming from the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy on a New York City subway platform, authorities said.
Biden hails passage of new bipartisan gun law: "We've finally moved that mountain"
"We can make meaningful progress in dealing with gun violence," Mr. Biden said during an event at the White House.
Jan. 6 committee reschedules Thursday's expected hearing: Report
A meeting by the Jan. 6 committee has been delayed due to new information that it received, according to multiple outlets.
Oath Keepers lawyer says Stewart Rhodes wanted her Trump contacts before Jan. 6 Capitol attack
The Jan. 6 committee will explore links between the Trump White House and right-wing militia groups Tuesday. It has spoken to Kellye SoRelle, who might be a key.
Floating abortion clinic proposed in Gulf to bypass bans
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A California doctor is proposing a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico as a way to maintain access for people in southern states where abortion bans have been enacted.
64 percent of Democrats want someone other than Biden to be 2024 nominee: poll
Most Democrats surveyed in a poll released early Monday said they would prefer a candidate other than President Biden as the party’s nominee in 2024. The New York Times-Siena College poll fou…
Shinzo Abe killing: Hideo Kojima threatens to sue over false posts
Pictures falsely linking the Metal Gear creator to the killing in Japan were spread online.
Abortion rights poised to go before Michigan voters this fall as hundreds of thousands sign petition
An amendment to the state constitution protecting abortion rights could be on the ballot in Michigan this November.
CatholicVote launches $3 million midterm ad campaign aimed at kicking Catholic Democrats out of office
A conservative Catholic political group will spend millions targeting Catholic Democrats for departing from church teaching and not standing up to "radical liberals" attacking churches.
Ukraine's harvest becomes the new battlefield, as fires blacken its arable heartlands | CNN
Across Ukraine, in the shimmering heat, one sight is becoming familiar this summer: Combine harvesters sweeping across fields of grain in a race against fast-spreading fires.
Abortion rights poised to go before Michigan voters in fall
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Abortion rights are poised to come before Michigan voters in November after an abortion rights campaign turned in a record-breaking number of signatures Monday for a ballot initiative to the secretary of state’s office.
$15M in American Rescue Plan funds went to ‘anti-racism,’ ‘social activism’ programs for kids
The Institute of Museum and Library Services awarded over $15 million in American Rescue Plan funds to programs pushing "anti-racism education" and "social activism."
Harris and Mexican president to talk migration agenda before White House meeting
Vice President Kamala Harris will discuss migration issues with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador before he meets with President Joe Biden, according to a White House official.
As more groups adopt gender-inclusive language, some claim the word 'woman' is being erased
Major organizations and some politicians leading the abortions rights movement have shifted their messaging to be more inclusive of LGBTQ people.
Abbott, other Texas leaders call for release of Uvalde video, capping day of confusion for families
A chorus of Texas leaders on Monday called on law enforcement officials to release surveillance video from inside Robb Elementary School during the May 24 shooting.
Leader of Russian-occupied Ukrainian town killed by car bomb -TASS
The Russian-appointed administrator of a small town in the Russian-occupied east of Ukraine's Kharkiv region has been killed by a car bomb presumed to be the work of Ukrainian saboteurs, the regional occupation authorities said, according to Russia's TASS news agency.
Biden botches Parkland shooting date during gun control speech
President Biden incorrectly stated during a speech Monday that the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, happened more than a century ago in 1918.
Ukraine aims to amass 'million-strong army' to fight Russia, says defence minister
The defence minister's remarks are a rallying cry - rather than a concrete plan - as Russia pounds cities.
Biden says gun violence has turned America's communities into 'killing fields' | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden on Monday said gun violence has turned everyday places in America into "killing fields" as he marked the passage of the first significant federal gun safety legislation in 30 years.
With Biden, Palestinians seeking freedom get permits instead
For more than two years, the Biden administration has said that Palestinians are entitled to the same measure of “freedom, security and prosperity” enjoyed by Israelis. Instead, they've gotten U.S. aid and permits to work inside Israel and its Jewish settlements.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune removes and apologizes for op-ed defending Proud Boys
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune removed and apologized for publishing an op-ed defending the far-right Proud Boys the day before the group will reportedly be central in a Jan. 6 committee hearing.
Firefighters use sprinkler system to protect some of California's oldest sequoia trees from raging wildfire at Yosemite National Park
Blistering temperatures, low humidity, and heavy terrain have made it difficult for firefighters to gain control of the Washburn Fire.
Upstate New York news anchor who blamed erratic broadcast on exhaustion won't return to show, station says
Heather Kovar appeared disheveled and had difficulty reading her script during the WRGB newscast in Albany, at one point misidentifying the meteorologist.
Texas woman argues unborn baby counts as passenger after fine
A woman fined for driving in a high-occupancy lane makes the argument following the reversal of Roe v Wade.
New UK prime minister to be announced on Sept. 5 as tax dominates contest
The first votes to begin eliminating candidates in a crowded contest to replace Boris Johnson will come this week.
Parents of slain Israeli-American girl seek Biden meeting
JERUSALEM (AP) — The family of an Israel-American girl killed in a 2001 Palestinian suicide bombing in Jerusalem is seeking a meeting with President Joe Biden in hopes of forcing Jordan to extradite a woman convicted in the deadly attack.
Biden, Schumer and Durbin sprint to fill judicial vacancies before possible GOP Senate takeover
With Republicans aiming to take back the Senate in the November midterms, Democrats face a six-month dash to confirm as many federal judges as possible.
Monty Norman, composer of the James Bond theme, dies at 94
LONDON (AP) — Monty Norman, a British composer who wrote the theme tune for the James Bond films, has died. He was 94. A statement posted Monday on Norman’s official website said: “It is with sadness we share the news that Monty Norman died on 11th July 2022 after a short illness.”
Reporter’s Notebook: Japan’s Shinzo Abe and the value of international friendship
Late Japanese leader Shinzo Abe highlighted the importance of strong foreign relations between Japan and the U.S. during his time in politics, amid turmoil.
Subway can be sued over its tuna, U.S. judge rules
A federal judge said Subway can be sued for allegedly deceiving customers about its tuna products, including a claim it uses other fish species, chicken, pork and cattle instead of the advertised "100% tuna."
A 5-year-old California girl was abducted while walking to school in 1982. A man in Nevada has just been charged with her murder.
Pham disappeared while walking to her kindergarten class in Seaside on Jan. 21, 1982. Her body was found two days later.
Long Island school district found to have higher rates of cancer cases: Study
A new report from the New York State Department of Health found a Long Island School district has "statistically significant" cancer levels.
Americans support abortion bans prohibited by Roe v. Wade but claim to support Roe - is media bias why?
Polls show that a majority of Americans both support upholding Roe v. Wade and pre-viability restrictions on abortion that Roe v. Wade wouldn't allow.
Here's what the January 6 committee has revealed through its 6 hearings
In its six hearings so far, the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, has focused squarely on former President Donald Trump, connecting his role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election to the violent attack at the US Capitol.
Condoleezza Rice added to new Broncos ownership group
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been added to the new Broncos ownership group
Biden to meet Mexican president as surge of illegal drugs and immigrants continue to cross border
Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is set to meet with President Joe Biden at the White House, Tuesday. Experts say that Biden needs to push AMLO on illegal immigration and the massive increase in illegal drugs crossing the border.
Almost 79% of 2022 travelers experienced problems during a trip, survey finds
The findings come as Americans continue to struggle with higher inflation.
No bond for 2 charged in connection with alleged July 4 plot
Two men charged in connection with what police have said was a thwarted Fourth of July mass shooting in Richmond, Virginia, have been ordered held without bond
DOJ probes PGA Tour over possible anticompetitive behavior
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an investigation into the PGA Tour over allegations of anticompetitive behavior. A source told The Wall Street Journal on Monday that players̵…
As worries about Biden in 2024 grow, other Democrats aren't stepping forward
A challenge requires a challenger -- and all the Democrats being discussed as potential primary opponents to President Joe Biden tell CNN they're ruling out runs and warning others to follow suit.
Rescuers pull survivors from ruined Ukrainian apartment building
Rescuers pulled survivors on Monday from an apartment block destroyed by a Russian missile strike that killed 31 people in eastern Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said while lamenting Moscow's firepower advantage despite billions in Western aid.
Biden's dilemma: What about a photo with Saudi Crown Prince MbS?
Joe Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia this week is a diplomatic challenge that comes with a thorny logistics question: Should the U.S. president be photographed meeting, or even shaking hands with, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman?
Jill Biden slammed by Hispanic conservatives for speaking at 'Latinx IncluXion' event
First lady Jill Biden faced ridicule from Hispanic Republicans on Monday after news broke she would be headlining a "Latinx IncluXion Luncheon" in Texas.
Analysis: The big win the January 6 committee has already scored
Whether or not Donald Trump ends up facing criminal charges, the House committee probing the US Capitol insurrection has scored a critical win over the ex-President by thwarting his effort to cover up the true horror of that day of infamy.
Monsoon rains kill 150 in less than a month in Pakistan
Pakistani officials say at least 150 people, mostly women and children, have died in rain-related incidents in less than a month as monsoons lash the country and trigger flash floods in some areas
1 year later, Biden administration braces for spotlight on chaotic Afghanistan exit
White House aides hope to mitigate further political damage from a moment that will remind Americans of an effort many of them consider one of Biden’s biggest failures.
WNBA players honor Brittney Griner at All-Star game
Griner has been detained in Russia since February after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage.
Missouri Senate race: Trump rules out Vicky Hartzler endorsement, tells voters to 'forget' about her
President Donald Trump did not endorse a candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri but said voters could "forget" about Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler.
Rage Against the Machine called to 'abort the Supreme Court' at their first concert in 11 years | CNN
In their first show in over a decade, rock-rap renegades Rage Against the Machine decried the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and end the federal constitutional right to an abortion.
Iowa beach closes after visitor infected with life-threatening, brain-eating amoeba
A Missouri resident is in the intensive care unit with primary amebic meningoencephalitis, or PAM, after swimming in Lake of Three Fires in Taylor County, Iowa.
Florence Pugh slams 'vulgar' men who attacked her for wearing revealing dress
Florence Pugh spoke out about the "aggressive" and "vulgar" criticism she received after sharing a picture on social media of the sheer gown she wore to the Valentino haute couture show in Rome.
Homebuyers are canceling deals at the highest rate since the start of the pandemic
The share of sale agreements on existing homes canceled in June was just under 15% of all homes that went under contract, according to a new report from Redfin.
Scientists find rare tree thought to be extinct in Texas
Though in poor condition, botanical researchers were thrilled to find the lone oak tree after the specimen was believed to have perished in 2011.
Russian strike on residential building kills 29 in eastern Ukraine, officials say | CNN
At least 29 people have been confirmed dead after a Russian strike hit an apartment block in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Monday.
Most US cities underprepared for rising heat, study finds
Story at a glance This summer, most of the U.S. will experience above average temperatures. A new study found that despite that fact, most cities aren’t prepared to handle excessive heat. Ext…
U.S. to renew but not expand humanitarian protection for Venezuelans in the country
The United States will renew but not expand Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans in the country, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said on Monday, a move that leaves tens of thousands of recently arrived Venezuelans without access to the humanitarian program.
Foster youth in Michigan who worked toward diplomas learned a discouraging truth: They had no credits
Foster youth in Michigan say the classes they took in state-funded facilities didn’t count toward graduation. Some dropped out. “I felt destroyed,” one said, “like everything I did was for nothing.”
Hispanic Caucus endorses Michelle Vallejo in Texas toss-up
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus campaign arm on Monday announced its endorsement of Democrat Michelle Vallejo in an open South Texas House race that’s being aggressively targeted by the GOP…
Florida man tried to elude deputies on riding lawn mower
Dusty Mobley, 40, of Holt, Florida, had avoided an arrest on suspicion of stealing a boat in January by diving into a swamp, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.
US leads in number of trees gained — and lost
Story at a glance From 2000 to 2020, 36 countries gained more trees than they lost. Europe experienced the highest net gain over 20 years at 6 million hectares. The U.S., Russia and Canada&nb…
Russia's Navalny launches international anti-corruption fund
Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday launched an international anti-corruption organisation, a year after his Russian Anti-Corruption Foundation (ACF) was outlawed as extremist.
Big Olaf Creamery recalls ice cream products after multistate listeria outbreak
One death and one fetal loss have been linked to the outbreak from the products, which are manufactured in Florida.
Canada to return repaired Nord Stream 1 turbine, expand sanctions on Russia
Canada will return a repaired turbine to Germany that is needed for the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, Canada's minister of natural resources said.
4-year-old girl and man fatally shot in Ohio city still reeling from police shooting of Jayland Walker
No arrests have been made in the shooting Friday night in Akron.
France's Prime Minister survives no-confidence vote in parliament
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne on Monday comfortably survived a motion of no-confidence brought against her by a broad alliance of left-wing opponents.
3 shot during pool party attended by hundreds at luxury hotel on Long Island
Gunfire erupted about 5 p.m. Sunday during a private event at The Mansion at Glen Cove, police said. The hotel has been a location for a number of Hollywood productions.
Mourners throng Abe's wake as his party secures sombre Japan election win
Mourners streamed into a temple in Tokyo to pay their respects to Japan's slain former premier Shinzo Abe on Monday, as his assassination overshadowed an election win for the ruling party he had dominated.
Pregnant Texas woman says unborn baby should count as car passenger after receiving HOV ticket
Brandy Bottone cited Texas' penal code, which recognizes an unborn baby as a person.
‘Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ star Jen Shah pleads guilty in wire fraud case
Jen Shah, 48, previously pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a nationwide telemarketing scheme.
UN forecasts world population to pass 8 billion this year
Story at a glance A new report from the United Nations states the global population will reach 8 billion by November. The world’s population is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 b…
FMIA Guest: 30 Ideas On Improving NFL, From New Rules To Relegation - Peter King, NBC Sports
Peter King's Football Morning In America column is written by fans this week, as they present 30 ideas on improving NFL.
American prisoner in Venezuela calls on Biden to push for release
A U.S. citizen who has been detained in Venezuela for several years is calling on President Biden to negotiate his release from a Venezuelan prison. Jorge Toledo, who was sentenced to prison along …
New UK prime minister to be announced on Sept. 5 as tax dominates contest
The first votes to begin eliminating candidates in a crowded contest to replace Boris Johnson will come this week.
New coronavirus mutant raises concerns in India and beyond
The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries, including the United States.
Senate Majority Leader Schumer tests positive for COVID-19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has tested positive for COVID-19 and reports experiencing very mild symptoms, his spokesman said Sunday night. Schumer, 71, is fully vaccinated and has received two booster shots, spokesman Justin Goodman said in a statement.
EU urges second COVID-19 boosters for people ages 60 to 79
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union said Monday it's “critical” that authorities in the 27-nation bloc consider giving second coronavirus booster shots to people between the ages of 60 and 79 years and other vulnerable people, as a new wave of the pandemic sweeps over the continent.
Measuring COVID's effect on a generation of young Californians • Sacramento News & Review
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Hong Kong mulls movement restrictions as COVID cases rise
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities are considering implementing a health code system in the city that would restrict the movements of those infected with the coronavirus and overseas arrivals, as infections rise again.
Non-white ICU patients get less oxygen treatment than needed -study
A flaw in a widely used medical device that measures oxygen levels causes critically ill Asians, Blacks and Hispanics to receive less supplemental oxygen to help them breathe than white patients, according to data from a large study published on Monday.
Are states ordering enough COVID vaccine doses for children under 5?
States have ordered at least 3 million COVID-19 vaccines doses for children under age 5 directly from the federal government, ABC News data shows.
NYC COVID infection and hospitalization rates increase as questions swirl over Mayor Adams’ plan
While the weeklong test positivity average is at 15.4% citywide, there are pockets in every borough where the rate tops an alarming 20%, the data shows, and it also comes as COVID-19 hospitalizations are ticking up.
Highly contagious COVID variant puts Santa Clara County on alert
COVID-19 infections are on the rise in Santa Clara County again, and officials are urging residents to masks up -- even in some outdoor settings.
As BA.4 and BA.5 take hold, experts say a summer wave of COVID-19 is underway
As summer festivals get underway across Canada, so too has another wave of COVID-19, experts warn. The more infectious BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants are expected to make up a larger share of all COVID-19 cases in Canada.
Undercounted Covid-19 cases leave US with a blind spot as BA.5 variant becomes dominant | CNN
Official Covid-19 case metrics severely undercount the true number of infections, leaving the United States with a critical blind spot as the most transmissible coronavirus variant yet takes hold.
Hit by COVID-19, EU population shrinks for second year running
The European Union's population shrank for a second year running last year, according to Eurostat. The region has suffered from over two million deaths from the coronavirus.