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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — World leaders turned up the heat and resorted to end-of-the-world rhetoric Monday in an attempt to bring new urgency to sputtering international climate negotiations. The metaphors were dramatic and mixed at the start of the talks, known as COP26. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described global warming as “a doomsday device” strapped to humanity.
Biden cites 'overwhelming obligations' of US on climate
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In a markedly more humble tone for a U.S. leader, President Joe Biden acknowledged at a U.N. summit Monday that the United States and other energy-gulping developed nations bear much of the responsibility for climate change , and said actions taken this decade to contain...
Manchin wavers on Biden's plan, Democrats vow to push ahead
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Sen. Joe Manchin wavered Monday on his support for President Joe Biden's sweeping $1.75 trillion domestic policy proposal, but Democratic leaders vowed to push ahead, with initial voting possible on the bill and a related $1 trillion infrastructure package in the House...
Manchin deals heavy new blow to Biden's hopes for social spending, climate policy bill
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Monday dealt a heavy new blow to President Joe Biden's hopes for sweeping social spending and climate policy bill.
Manchin calls Biden's $1.75 trillion spending proposal a "shell game"
The senator says he wants more "clarity" on the framework's economic impact. But the House speaker says she still hopes to vote on the social spending bill this week.
Lindsey Graham told police to 'use' their guns against Jan. 6 rioters: 'Take back the Senate!'
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham urged Capitol police to shoot rioters on Jan. 6, a new report details.
Supreme Court questions controversial Texas abortion law
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of the Supreme Court signaled Monday they would allow abortion providers to pursue a court challenge to the controversial Texas law that has virtually ended abortion in the nation’s second-largest state after six weeks of pregnancy.
On election eve, Trump touts ties with Youngkin
National Democrats have sought to link the Republican candidate to the former president.
Trump escalates his January 6 cover-up as political comeback steps up a gear | CNN Politics
Donald Trump is acting like an ex-President with a constitutional crime to hide as the cover-up of his assault on democracy gathers pace alongside his political comeback.
WaPost won’t publish full Trump response due to ‘unrelated, inflammatory claims’
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Some Supreme Court justices skeptical of Texas abortion law, impact on other rights
Texas' ban on abortion after six weeks is the most restrictive law of its kind. It has divided lower courts and raised unique legal questions.
Schumer to tee up John Lewis voting rights bill for Wednesday
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Supreme Court appears skeptical of Texas abortion law
Even conservative justices expressed concern over the unusual structure of the law, which was designed to fend off challenges to its constitutionality.
Trump, abortion and critical race theory: New Jersey governor's race goes national
New Jersey’s state-level elections have become increasingly nationalized as politicians in Washington look to the state as a bellwether for the upcoming midterms.
EXPLAINER: Why voting is a top issue in Tuesday's elections
After a year of falsehoods surrounding the 2020 presidential election, Republican-led ballot reviews and new voting rules passed by GOP lawmakers, election officials are hoping a smooth election on Tuesday will demonstrate that the system works.
Manchin demands infrastructure vote; holds off support on spending bill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Monday demanded that the House immediately take up the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill while making it clear he’s not yet ready to support a se…
Frustrated Democratic donors threaten to hold back midterm donations over infighting in Congress, tight Virginia race
Several Democratic donors have warned leaders that they may hold back on donations for next year's midterm elections unless the party can get some big wins.
Two conservative Supreme Court justices appear open to abortion providers being able to challenge Texas law | CNN Politics
Two key conservative justices seemed open to arguments from abortion providers that they should be able to challenge a Texas abortion six-week ban in federal court as the Supreme Court grappled with the issue for nearly three hours on Monday.
Tight Virginia race becomes referendum on Biden presidency
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A closely contested race for governor in Virginia entered its final hours Monday with Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin both hoping for last-minute momentum amid a contest that's emerging as a referendum on Joe Biden's presidency.
Supreme Court rejects religious groups' challenge of New York abortion rule
Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch said they would have granted review of the case.
In Texas Abortion Law Case, a Spotlight on Brett Kavanaugh
WASHINGTON — Exactly two months after the Supreme Court let Texas effectively outlaw most abortions in the state, it will hear a pair of arguments Monday that could allow it to reverse course. Much of the attention will be on Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The court’s call for what amounts to a...
McAuliffe, Youngkin statistically tied ahead of Virginia governor election: poll
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin are statistically tied in a new poll released this weekend as Virginians prepare to head to the ballot box on Tuesday …
Manchin vs. paid leave
Democrats are closing in on a deal to lower prescription drug prices that the party could potentially shoehorn into their reconciliation package.
Manchin blows up Biden's Build Back Better
Even in Glasgow, Scotland, Joe Biden cannot escape his woes. Joe Manchin, the linchpin of the 50-50 deadlocked Senate, blew up the president's plans to pass both the "hard" infrastructure bill awaiting a House vote and the newly introduced reconciliation bill. While Biden struggles to stay awake at…
What does ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ mean? Everything you need to know about the Joe Biden insult
"Let's go, Brandon" is becoming a rallying cry and is all the rage for the Republican base, filling as a stand-in for insulting President Joe Biden.
Biden says Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate pact put us "behind the eight ball"
Biden apologized because Trump "pulled out of the Paris Accord and put us sort of behind the eight ball," he said during a climate summit in Glasgow.
States rethink 'prison gerrymandering' in 2020 redistricting process
More than a dozen states are changing how they handle incarcerated Americans in redistricting maps, unwinding a practice critics call “prison gerrymandering.”
Kavanaugh, Barrett air skepticism of Texas abortion law
Two of three Trump-appointed justices grilled the state on the implications of its ban.
Musk offers $6B if UN shows how it will solve world hunger
Elon Musk says he will sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock and donate it to the United Nations’ food agency if it could show how the money would solve world hunger
Ghislaine Maxwell loses key rulings ahead of trial for Jeffrey Epstein sex crime case
Convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of ex-Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, at one time dated Ghislaine Maxwell.
Early voting hits record high in Virginia ahead of dead-heat governor’s race
Early voting hit a record high in Virginia's dead heat governor's race between former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin.
Republican contender in Virginia avoids Trump’s campaign event
Glenn Youngkin to give Trump’s ‘tele rally’ a wide berthOpinion: Republican racial culture war reaches new heights Glenn Youngkin in northern Virginia at the weekend. Photograph: Brian Cahn/ZUMA Press Wire/REX/Shutterstock Donald Trump was to host a Virginia campaign event on Monday for Glenn...
Sabato's Crystal Ball puts Virginia governor's race into 'lean Republican' category at last moment
Yet another bad omen for Terry McAuliffe popped up in the eleventh hour ahead of the election on Tuesday in which Virginians will select the state's next governor.
With prayers and signs, abortion demonstrators converge on U.S. Supreme Court
Shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court began heard arguments in a major abortion dispute out of Texas, a group of demonstrators who oppose abortion joined together outside the stately white marble neoclassical building to pray for the nine justices, listing each one by name.
Stunning survey gives grim view of flourishing anti-democratic opinions
Those who buy into former President Trump’s lies over the 2020 election and those who watch the far-right channels that amplify his rhetoric are increasingly embracing anti-democratic opinions and …
Manchin warns he may vote against Biden social safety net plan as he criticizes key aspects
Sen. Joe Manchin said he won't support the $1.75 trillion social safety net expansion bill Democrats are negotiating until there is "greater clarity" about the impact it will have on the country's national debt and the economy, casting major doubt about whether President Joe Biden can get his...
66 former Democrat and Republican lawmakers oppose Donald Trump's attempt to block Jan. 6 records
As former President Donald Trump tries to block the Jan. 6 House committee from access to his records, 66 former lawmakers opposed him to court.
McAuliffe, Democrats, trying to ignite Black turnout in deadlocked Virginia governor's race
With major concerns about a lackluster Black voter turnout, McAuliffe brings in high profile surrogates onto the Virginia gubernatorial campaign trail
'Alarming finding': 30 percent of Republicans say violence may be needed to save U.S., poll shows
Almost one-third of Republicans say they think violence may be necessary to solve the problems facing the United States, according to a new national survey by the non-profit Public Religion Research Institute.
Alfa Bank claims revived to push back on Durham indictment
The “technology executive” in special counsel John Durham’s false statement charge against Democratic lawyer Michael Sussmann is mounting a defense of the widely refuted claims he made in 2016 that there was a secret backchannel between Russia’s Alfa Bank and the Trump Organization.
Biden admin stresses urgency of closing deal on infrastructure, as progressives signal no rush
The Biden administration is stressing the urgency of garnering Congressional support to pass its infrastructure and spending agenda, but even as some House Democrats are willing to schedule votes this week, progressives appear to be in no rush.
Democrats face monster December collision
Democrats are setting up a massive December cliff as they punt several key deadlines to the end of the year.The party needs to fund the government to prevent a shutdown by Dec. 3, and it also faces…
Stablecoins are a compelling payment option, but they need to be regulated, Biden administration report says
In a long-awaited report, the President's Working Group on Financial Markets found, when regulated, stablecoins could transform payments.
Maxwell accusers can be called 'victims' at sex crimes trial, judge rules
Prosecutors can refer to individuals accusing Ghislaine Maxwell of sex crimes as "victims" in the upcoming trial of Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate, a judge ruled on Monday.
Supreme Court orders New York judges to reconsider ruling requiring Catholic diocese to cover abortions
The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up a case over whether religious charities must provide insurance coverage for abortions, telling a New York court that had ruled against the charities to reconsider its decision.
Supreme Court won't hear case involving transgender rights
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is declining to wade into a case involving transgender rights and leaving in place a lower court decision against a Catholic hospital that wouldn't allow a transgender man to have a hysterectomy there.
House looks to pass spending and infrastructure bills on Tuesday
House Democrats are aiming to vote on both the infrastructure and social spending bill Tuesday after a week of heated negotiations between warring factions of the party
TikTok owner now discouraging overtime among Chinese workforce
ByteDance, the owner of popular social media app Tik Tok, is discouraging its Chinese employees from taking overtime, The Washington Post reported. Tik Tok employees have been told to not work…
GOP looks for upset in New Jersey governor's race as Democrats hope to buck history
The Garden State has been reliably blue in presidential and U.S. Senate elections, but an incumbent Democrat hasn't been reelected since 1977.
Dozens of nations seek urgent UN rights council meeting on Sudan
Countries demand UN rights council hold a special session after deadly crackdown on anti-coup protests.
Facebook bets big on the Metaverse. What is it?
Mark Zuckerberg announced earlier Thursday that Facebook's corporate name will be changing to Meta.
Just-named Florida ‘teacher of the year’ charged with abusing student
A Florida English teacher who was recently named a “teacher of the year” has been arrested and charged with child abuse against a student. Caroline Melanie Lee, 60, an instruc…
Infrastructure 'teed up for major action’
The House will try again this week to pass an infrastructure bill, having failed in late September and again last week to get progressives’ buy-in.
Supreme Court won't take up Catholic hospital appeal over surgery for transgender man
A transgender man who had scheduled a hysterectomy said the hospital canceled his appointment after learning he was transgender.
McAuliffe promises minority educators free tuition, wants lower percentage of white teachers
Ahead of Tuesday's election, Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe has promised to increase the amount of nonwhite teachers in the state in order to "diversify" its educational system.
Biden apologizes to world leaders for Trump's exit from Paris accords | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden apologized to other world leaders on Monday for the Trump administration's decision to exit the Paris climate agreement, saying during the United Nations' climate summit that the US' exit put the country behind in its climate goals.
Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Campaign Gets The State She Represents Wrong
Boebert's Federal Election Commission filing lists the Colorado lawmaker as a candidate for Congress in Utah.
Supreme Court hears arguments in fast-tracked Texas abortion law cases
Arguments in the cases involving the Texas law took place one month before the Supreme Court hears a dispute over Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban.
'Warlike footing' needed to fight climate crisis, Prince Charles warns
President Joe Biden joined the British royals and other world leaders at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland.
In blow to Biden, Joe Manchin will not commit to backing $1.75 trillion spending bill
President Joe Biden's domestic agenda suffered a major setback on Monday when Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he would not commit to supporting a $1.75 trillion framework on social spending and climate change unveiled last week.
Biden BLM director grilled on unanswered questions about ecoterrorist links
On Thursday, Barrasso probed BLM Director Tracy Stone-Manning over revelations during her contentious Senate confirmation that she had been involved in a 1989 tree-spiking plot in an Idaho forest.
Pa. Latino groups scramble to correct wrong election info county sent in Spanish
Texting, calling and knocking on doors in Berks County, after instructions in Spanish set the deadline for returning ballots 16 days after the election.
COP26: Developing nations urge rich ones to fund climate goals
From Honduras to India, developing nations urged developed ones to live up to their financial commitments.
Tim Scott says "of course" he'd support a Trump 2024 run
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) told an audience at a South Carolina Republican conference that he'd "of course" support former President Trump if he ran again in 2024, the Post and Courier reports.Why it matters: Scott is the only Black Republican in the Senate, and is viewed as a rising star in the...
Biden Jerusalem Consulate effort draws scorn of House Republicans
The vast majority of the House Republican conference sent a letter on Monday to President Joe Biden objecting to his administration’s plan to reopen a U.S diplomatic mission for Palestinians in Jerusalem following Israeli opposition to the move.
Joyful reunions as Australia's border opens
International travellers hug loved ones at Sydney Airport for the first time in 20 months.
More Democrats in new poll want someone other than Biden as party’s presidential nominee
A plurality of Democrats say their party will have a better chance of keeping the White House in 2024 if they nominate someone other than President Biden, according to a new poll out Monday.Th…
Virginia GOP sees Youngkin as chance to reverse party course
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As he explains it, part of why Glenn Youngkin decided to run for Virginia governor was a feeling that the state's beaten and battered Republican Party “could do so much better.”
The Dan Bongino Show to remain absent from radio this week
Popular conservative radio host Dan Bongino will be absent from the airwaves this week as he continues his “ugly” fight with distributor Cumulus Media over the company’s vaccine mandate.
Virginia governor's race: Bettors sour on McAuliffe as Youngkin surges
The line for Virginia's gubernatorial race on online betting service PredictIt flipped in favor of Youngkin on Friday in the race considered to be the 2022 congressional election cycle bellwether.
Pentagon rattled by Chinese military push on multiple fronts
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's growing military muscle and its drive to end American predominance in the Asia-Pacific is rattling the U.S. defense establishment. American officials see trouble quickly accumulating on multiple fronts — Beijing's expanding nuclear arsenal , its advances in space, cyber...
Manchin blasts House Democrats, potentially pressing pause on Biden agenda
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., says he cannot yet support the Build Back Better budget deal containing much of President Biden’s domestic agenda and told House progressives to stop holding up a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
U.S. Supreme Court leans toward allowing challenge to Texas abortion law
Two months after letting a near-total ban on abortion in Texas take effect, conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday signaled they are reconsidering their positions and could let abortion providers pursue a bid to invalidate the law.
Biden team slams China for climate failures after Kerry cautions against public pressure
Chinese officials can’t blame the United States for their failures to prosecute an aggressive policy to reduce emissions, according to one of President Joe Biden’s top aides.
Barclays boss Jes Staley in shock exit angry at Epstein probe
Jes Staley is leaving the bank following an investigation into his links to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Why does Bulgaria have the EU’s lowest vaccination rates?
Widespread vaccine hesitancy fuelled by misinformation and a lacklustre awareness campaign comes amid political turmoil.
Biden calls climate crisis 'an existential threat', apologizes for Trump pulling out of Paris accord
President Biden on Monday warned that climate is "an existential threat to human existence as we know it," at the United Nations' COP26 conference, then apologized for former President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.
High court won't take case involving Hunter Biden ex-partner
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from a former business partner of presidential son Hunter Biden who was seeking to overturn his criminal conviction for securities fraud.
COP26: This is what individuals can do to slow down climate change, according to experts
Individual actions can also help to move the needle on mitigating further warming, according to the experts.
Trump attends Halloween costume party at Mar-a-Lago, hangs with Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson
Former President Donald Trump spent Halloween at a celebrity-filled party in Mar-a-Lago.
The tax grind continues
Besides prescription drugs, Democrats are also still working to find some sort of relief to the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions that Republicans placed in their 2017 tax law.
Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.
President Joe Biden's ambitions to lead the world in slowing the planet's warming will be tested on two continents this week as he travels to Scotland for the most important climate talks in years, while back home lawmakers come closer to making his visions a reality.
Biden sells hope, despite snub from China, at COP26 climate summit
President Biden's delivery at the COP26 climate summit today wasn't especially lively, but his words were heavy on hope.What they're saying: "The American people, four or five years ago, weren't at all sure about climate change," Biden said. "Well they have, as they say in southern parts of my...
Jeffrey Epstein ties cost Barclays CEO his job
Jes Staley had a 15-year professional relationship with deceased convicted sex offender Epstein.
Juan Williams says 'parents' rights' is ‘code’ for racism and defends NSBA domestic terrorists letter
Fox News political commentator Juan Williams sparked a social media firestorm on Monday by publishing a column arguing that the phrase “parents' rights” is “code for white race politics.”
U.S. judge dismisses most money laundering charges against Maduro ally Saab
A U.S. judge in Florida on Monday dismissed money laundering counts against Alex Saab, an ally of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, but he remains accused of one count of conspiracy to launder money, a court filing showed.
Handball federation changes uniform rules after bikini row
A campaign had pushed for an overhaul after Norway's team were fined for wearing shorts in July.
Greene accrues at least $48K in fines for ignoring House mask mandate
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has been reprimanded by the House sergeant-at-arms at least 20 times this year for refusing to wear a mask in the chamber, which has added up to $48,00…
Ballot question asks Minneapolis voters to consider replacing police department
Following the death of George Floyd, Minneapolis voters will consider a ballot proposal on replacing the police department with a department of public safety.
Why some of Latin America's leftist leaders are against abortion and gay rights
Leftist leaders have scrapped progressive values and embraced traditional "family values" as they forge populist coalitions in what a human rights activist called an "alarming trend."
Republicans sound alarm about sweeping immigration measures in Dem spending bill as House vote nears
As a House vote on the massive Democratic spending bill nears, Republicans are sounding the alarm about sweeping immigration measures that have frequently been overlooked.
Dems see progress in adding drug cost curbs to budget bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have made significant progress toward adding compromise provisions curbing prescription drug prices to their massive social and environment package, two congressional aides said Sunday.
COP26 report card: How the world's largest emitters are faring on climate goals
As countries continue make and increase climate pledges are actions being taken to actually meet those goals?
Kyle Rittenhouse trial, Ahmaud Arbery case both expected to hinge on video
The murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is set to occur at the same time as the trial of three white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.
COP26: India PM Narendra Modi pledges net zero by 2070
The pledge misses a key goal of the COP26 summit for all nations to commit to net zero by 2050.
Sabato’s Crystal Ball shifts Virginia governor race to ‘lean Republican’
Election handicapper Sabato’s Crystal Ball is shifting its outlook for the closely watched Virginia governor’s race on the eve of the election, moving it from the “Leans Democratic” column to “Lean…
Tussling Dems tumble toward deal on Biden's economic plans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fractious congressional Democrats coalesced significantly around President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar domestic ambitions last week.
Amazon plans to launch first internet satellites in late 2022
Project Kuiper is Amazon’s plan to build a network of 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit to provide high-speed internet to anywhere in the world.
Biden has been sitting on a student-debt memo for over 6 months that could wipe out billions - but he won't reveal what it says
The Debt Collective obtained redacted documents and internal Education Department emails on Biden's authority to broadly cancel student debt.
Biden losing support from Democrats as just 36% say he's their best shot at winning in 2024
A plurality of Democrats think someone other than President Biden would give their party the best chance at winning the 2024 election, according to a new poll.
Biden says U.S. is 'back at the table' to lead on climate change
While speaking at the United Nations climate summit COP26 in Glasgow, President Joe Biden said that the United States would meet a zero-emissions goal no later than 2050 and promised to help developing nations to take action against climate change.
Supreme Court rejects appeal over secretive court's work
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal over whether the public should have access to opinions of the secretive court that reviews bulk email collection, warrantless internet searches and other government surveillance programs.
Brazil's Bolsonaro cheered, jeered in Italian town for honor
ANGUILLARA VENETA, Italy (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was both cheered and jeered as he arrived Monday in a small northern Italian town to receive an honorary citizenship and to visit the hometown of one of his ancestors.
John Kerry and his team downplay expectations for UN climate conference with Congress mulling Biden's agenda | CNN Politics
US Climate Envoy John Kerry and his team were hoping things would look very different heading into the world's premier climate summit this week, but officials have begun downplaying expectations as clouds gather over the upcoming talks.
American cancels more than 2,000 flights since Friday amid staffing issues, bad weather
American has canceled more than 2,000 flights since Friday
Military officers condemn CIA torture as a stain on America
Military jury asks for clemency in case of Majid Khan and rebukes his alleged treatment by the CIA.
Biden backs Ohio Rep. Allison Russo in race for US House
President Joe Biden threw his political weight behind two-term Democratic state Rep. Allison Russo on Monday, as she faces a Trump-backed Republican in the race for an open central Ohio congressional seat. The president’s endorsement, first reported by NBC News, came a day ahead of Election Day...
Twitter to boost authoritative climate information during UN conference
Twitter will boost authoritative information about climate change on its platform during the United Nations climate summit, the company said Monday. Twitter is rolling out so-called pre-bunks,…
This is the week that Biden might actually clinch the deal on his legislative agenda. Seriously. | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden's sweeping $3 trillion domestic agenda is finally coming together.
Gun dealers sell weapon parts, ammo using anti-Biden slogan 'Let's go, Brandon'
The phrase “Let’s Go Brandon” has become right-wing code for profanity directed at the president. It arose from a crowd chant at the NASCAR racetrack in Talladega, Ala.
Jill Biden dons apron and gloves, helps students make pasta
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Jill Biden, a descendant of Italians, donned an apron and rubber gloves Monday to help culinary students at a Navy school in Italy make ravioli and noodles, a task she says she mastered with her grandmother.
The high-profile case against Maduro ally Saab in Miami: an explainer
The case has prompted strong condemnation from Maduro and has strained relations between Venezuela and the United States.
Ravens LB Malik Harrison struck by stray bullet in Cleveland
Baltimore Ravens starting linebacker Malik Harrison is recovering after being struck in the leg by a stray bullet while police said he was outside a Cleveland nightclub
US hopes Richardson's Myanmar mission can produce results
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it welcomes a private mission to Myanmar by former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson as a possible way to help speed humanitarian access to the country.
Southwest investigates pilot who used 'Brandon' phrase
WASHINGTON (AP) — Southwest Airlines said it's conducting an internal investigation after one of its pilots used a phrase that's become a stand-in for insulting President Joe Biden during the pilot's greeting to passengers over the plane's public address system.
Real life Succession battle plagues Canada's top wireless firm
A bitter power struggle at Rogers Communications has gone from 'Succession' to 'Game of Thrones'.
Millionaires urge Democrats to include billionaire tax in spending bill
A group of about 250 millionaires on Monday urged top Democrats to include a proposal to tax billionaires’ investment gains annually in their social-spending package, after the proposal was l…
Judge rejects Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed's bid for new trial
Reed's case had been championed by celebrities, politicians and others in the weeks leading up to his planned execution in November 2019.
Kobe Bryant estate reportedly gains $400 million in BodyArmor sale
Coca-Cola bought the remaining stake in sports drink BodyArmor, including the 10% once owned by Kobe Bryant.
Trump parachutes into crucial Virginia governor’s race on election eve
Former President Donald Trump on Monday evening is holding an Election Eve tele rally on behalf of Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin
Luton man left shocked as his house is ‘stolen’
A BBC investigation finds Mike Hall's identity was stolen and used to sell his house.
Ethiopia's secretive armed group
The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga gains special access to Ethiopia's Oromo Liberation Army.
Ugandan kids lose hope in long school closure amid pandemic
BUSIA, Uganda (AP) — Dressed in his school uniform, Mathias Okwako jumped into the mud and started his daily search for gold, a commodity that may be closer to his grasp than another precious asset: an education.
Syphilis is resurging in the U.S., a sign of public health's funding crisis
The country nearly eradicated this treatable sexually transmitted disease twice, only to see it come roaring back. The failure shows the weakness of a cash-strapped public health system.
Tips to save green and switch to more sustainable energy options at home
How to reduce your carbon footprint with these tips and tricks that will save you money in the long run and help the planet.
Elizabeth Holmes is known for her voice. But nonverbal communication could be key at trial.
With just two alternate jurors left, some legal experts expressed doubts that the Elizabeth Holmes trial will end in a verdict.
At least 3 dead after high rise in Nigeria collapses
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A 21-story apartment building under construction collapsed in an upscale area of Nigeria's largest city, killing at least three people and leaving dozens more missing, officials and witnesses said on Monday.
Shanghai Disneyland is shut down, and 30,000 people are tested, after one COVID case
On Sunday, people weren't allowed to leave the park due to contact tracing after a woman tested positive for COVID-19 after her visit. It's the latest in China's strict measures to fight the disease.
COP26: Act now for our children, Queen urges climate summit
It is the "time for action", the monarch says in a video address at the COP26 climate summit.
Train crash in England described as 'major incident'
Two trains were involved in a crash Sunday afternoon in Salisbury, England, officials said.
SpaceX prepares to send another NASA crew to International Space Station
The mission marks the fourth time SpaceX has sent astronauts to the ISS.
Canadian snowbirds head south as US land borders reopen
PHOENIX (AP) — Canadians Ian and Heather Stewart are savoring the idea of leaving behind this winter's subzero temperatures when the U.S. reopens its borders to nonessential land travel next week and they launch a long-delayed drive to their seasonal home in Fort Myers, Florida.
COVID-19's global death toll tops 5 million in under 2 years
The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 5 million on Monday, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate health care systems.
COVID vaccine for younger kids already being packed, shipped
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anticipating a green light from vaccine advisers, the Biden administration is assembling and shipping millions of COVID-19 shots for children ages 5-11, the White House said Monday.
COP26 updates: Countries officially adopt Glasgow Climate Pact
Leaders from nearly every country in the world have converged upon Glasgow, Scotland, for COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference.
18 fire companies out of service following NYC vaccinate mandate
As New York City's vaccine mandate for municipal workers goes into effect, FDNY union officials are expecting dozens of fire companies to be closed.
Marjorie Taylor Greene hit with four more fines for refusing to wear a mask
The new fines put the Georgia lawmaker on the hook for over $15,000 in penalties.
U.S. administers about 423 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC
The United States has administered 423,005,384 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Monday morning and distributed 518,561,375 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
White House: children’s vaccine program will be fully operational Nov. 8
The Biden administration’s vaccination program for children ages 5 to 11 will be fully operational starting the week of Nov. 8, White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients said o…
How one Republican-led state hopes to make masks unnecessary
The next campaign in the country’s Covid-19 fight will likely begin in earnest this week.
Military weighs penalties for those who refuse COVID vaccine
WASHINGTON (AP) — As deadlines loom for military and defense civilians to get mandated COVID-19 vaccines, senior leaders must now wrestle with the fate of those who flatly refuse the shots or are seeking exemptions, and how to make sure they are treated fairly and equally.
What we know so far about the new Delta subvariant AY.4.2
Experts are tracking a new mutation of the Delta variant of the coronavirus reported in dozens of countries.
Republicans demand Biden halt vaccine mandates for Border Patrol amid migrant crisis
FIRST ON FOX: A group of 62 House Republicans, led by Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY and Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, are warning President Biden that federal vaccine mandates could lead to the loss of thousands of Border Patrol agents – which would exacerbate the ongoing crisis at the southern border.
Federal contractors get broad flexibility to enforce Covid vaccine rules
Federal contractors will have broad leeway to enforce President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate, according to new guidance the White House released on Mond
Video of nurse escorted out of hospital after refusing COVID-19 vaccine goes viral
A nurse was escorted out of a California hospital over what she called her "sincerely held religious beliefs" not to get the coronavirus vaccine.
U.S. to publish rules on private-sector COVID-19 vaccinations, testing in days
The Biden administration said on Monday that a planned rule requiring private-sector employers with 100 or more employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or regular testing will be published in the coming days.
In New York City, 2,000 firefighters take medical leave as vaccine sanctions loom
The department denies that some firehouses have shut down because of the staffing shortage.
Biden tested negative for Covid-19 on Sunday | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden tested negative for Covid-19 on Sunday, White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday morning.
US will make large firms give paid time off for vaccinations
Companies with at least 100 workers will be required to give employees paid time off to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and paid sick leave if they have side effects from the shots
US prisons face staff shortages as officers quit amid COVID
At a Georgia state House of Representatives hearing on prison conditions in September, a corrections officer called in to testify, interrupting his shift to tell lawmakers how dire conditions had become.
Jon Bon Jovi tests positive for COVID-19, cancels concert
Jon Bon Jovi tested positive for COVID-19 just before he was set to perform a concert in Miami Beach
Emergency vaccine rule for large employers will be issued 'in the coming days' | CNN Politics
The Federal Register will publish within days the Labor Department's rule requiring private businesses with 100 or more employees to vaccinate them or test them weekly, fulfilling an announcement President Joe Biden made in September.