Charles Booker appointed to Gov. Beshear's administration
- Sacramento Bee
His parachute only partly opened, sending him into an uncontrolled fall.
- The Daily Beast
Consolidated News PicturesAttorney General Merrick Garland should fire special counsel John Durham. Durham, a previously well-respected United States Attorney for Connecticut, was assigned in 2019 by Trump’s Attorney General William Barr to review the origins of the so-called Russia probe—Crossfire Hurricane—that became the Mueller special counsel investigation.As reported by The New York Times, Barr had been “egged on” by the former president to support Trumpworld’s efforts to discredit the Mue
"The Daily Show" mocked the Texan's partisan takes on classified material improperly stored by Donald Trump, Joe Biden and Mike Pence.
- Associated Press
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt told reporters Friday that he is baffled over how $12.7 million of his money has gone missing from a local private investment firm that authorities are investigating as part of a massive fraud that began more than a decade ago. When asked if he was “broke,” the retired star athlete laughed. Bolt’s attorneys have said the athlete’s account with Kingston-based Stocks and Securities Limited dwindled from nearly $12.8 million to some $12,000.
- Argus Leader
The Senate named the committee members who will investigate her actions, starting next week.
Government Shutdown 2023: Will Your Social Security Payments Stop Now That the Debt Ceiling Has Been Reached?
The U.S. reached its debt ceiling on Jan. 19 the Treasury Department announced on Thursday, Jan. 19. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says extraordinary measures have begun to mitigate financial...
Here are the top 19 countries that the US State Department says aren't safe for American citizens to travel to
Countries deemed too dangerous for travel by the State Department are known for civil unrest, terrorist activity, and kidnappings.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
“In our recent audit of state agencies,” Shad White says, “my office questioned the use of public money to purchase drone equipment manufactured by a company ... the United States Department of Defense considers a threat to national security.”
Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Ruben Gallego, who's trying to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, says 'nobody' in the state 'has really spoken to' her she joined the upper chamber
"Nobody in Arizona has really spoken to her in the last four years. This is why she is where she is," Rep. Gallego said of Sen. Sinema on Thursday.
- Fox News
Fact-checkers are sounding the alarm following President Biden's recent speech in Virginia regarding the economic progress his administration has made.
- Fox News
Florida police chief issues warning to criminals after homeowner shoots burglars: 'Most people are armed'
A Florida police chief warned criminals who are thinking about robbing homes of residents that many people in Florida are armed and there might be "repercussions."
- Argus Leader
In her home state Capitol, the potential 2024 White House contender has not personally taken questions from reporters.
- Associated Press
The National Prayer Breakfast, one of the most visible and long-standing events that brings religion and politics together in Washington, is splitting from the private religious group that had overseen it for decades, due to concerns the gathering had become too divisive. The organizer and host for this year's breakfast, scheduled for Thursday, will be the National Prayer Breakfast Foundation, headed by former Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark. Sen. Chris Coons, a regular participant and chairman of the Senate ethics committee, said the move was prompted in part by concerns in recent years that members of Congress did not know important details about the larger multiday gathering.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian tank crews have arrived in the United Kingdom to start training on Challenger 2 tanks, the UK Ministry of Defense reported on Twitter on Jan. 29.
- Detroit Free Press
Three Michiganders provide their input on some of the governor's proposals outlined in her State of the State address.
The request indicates an "active criminal investigation" by the Justice Department, a campaign finance lawyer told The Washington Post.
- Business Insider
A video of Tyre Nichols being killed by police is due to be released Friday. Even the police chief says what it shows is 'heinous' and 'inhumane.'
Tyre Nichols died after he was beaten by police at a traffic stop. Chief Cerelyn Davis said the footage shows a "disregard of basic human rights."
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
When Doug Ducey transported migrants from Tucson, it was considered cruel. Apparently not when Gov. Katie Hobbs does the same.
- National Review
Representative Ken Buck (R., Colo.) said Friday he is opposed to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's plan to remove Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
- Fox Business
A Tesla Model S became engulfed in flames after the vehicle's battery compartment "spontaneously" combusted while driving on a freeway near Sacramento, California, on Saturday.