It was a heated hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday as the Homeland Security Secretary and the FBI Director took the hot seat detailing for lawmakers what they see as the top threats to the United States.
Michael Steele warned about what could come next from the far-right Georgia Republican.
Elon Musk reminded his followers on Friday that owning Twitter now means he controls every aspect of the company — including what its employees said behind closed doors before he took over. Earlier this week, Musk teased the release of what he called "The Twitter Files," declaring that the public "deserves to know what really happened" behind the scenes during Twitter's decision to stifle a story about Hunter Biden back in 2020. On Friday evening, Musk delivered, sort of.
A fire and explosion Friday morning at the former Star of the West mill complex forced evacuation of businesses, stressed city's water supply
'Y'all put me in this cage?': 82-year-old Alabama grandmother said she was told by police officers 'not to cry' after they arrested her for not paying her trash bill
"I was upset because I didn't know why they would come and arrest me," Martha Menefield said. "I'm just happy my grandkids weren't here to see that."
Former President Barack Obama campaigned in Georgia with Sen. Raphael Warnock (D) on Thursday to remind people of several things: that Warnock helped Democrats pass impactful legislation, that winning a 51st Senate seat matters, and, most importantly, that Republican nominee Herschel Walker is a clown.
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The police chief of Tampa, Florida, was placed on administrative leave after she flashed her badge to get out of a stop for traveling in a golf cart without a
- Associated Press
The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency. The court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a case from North Carolina, where Republican efforts to draw congressional districts heavily in their favor were blocked by a Democratic majority on the state Supreme Court because the GOP map violated the state constitution. A court-drawn map produced seven seats for each party in last month's midterm elections in highly competitive North Carolina.
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Americans looking to travel by air domestically or enter federal government facilities without showing a U.S. passport will need to obtain a REAL ID, an updated driver’s license that complies with new federal standards, by May 3, 2023.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin said the child’s body has been found and the suspect has been arrested.
- Sacramento Bee
A new report looks at what officers on patrol are doing and arrives at a troubling answer. | Commentary
- NY Daily News
Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell reshuffled the NYPD’s higher ranks Friday as she filled vacancies left behind by the departure of Chief of Department Kenneth Corey and the heads of three other key bureaus. The moves included promoting Chief Jeffrey Maddrey to the NYPD’s Chief of Department, making the 31-year NYPD veteran and one-time chief of patrol and Patrol Borough Brooklyn North ...
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A California man is accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail toward a police officer. The man had an arrest warrant for committing a similar crime in July.
Former RNC chair Michael Steele says MTG 'will be the most powerful speaker of the House' if McCarthy wins the speakership, arguing she'll be able to 'control what comes out of Kevin's mouth'
Steele on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" said that figures like Greene have "political, financial, and other sway" over Republican leaders in the House.
- The Bergen Record
Melissa Rubenstein, the township's first Democrat committeewoman and second woman mayor, resigned effective immediately Friday.
- Business Insider
Russia says the West must recognize its control over land its forces are losing before any Ukraine peace talks
"President Putin has been, is and remains open for contacts, for negotiations," a Kremlin spokesperson said.
The Kremlin says the West's refusal to recognise its seizure of Ukrainian land makes talks harder.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyWhen it comes to ethics, the court that has the last word on just about everything lets the justices decide for themselves if they’ve got a conflict. It’s an honor system that not all abide by.The newest justice, Ketanji Brown Jackson, is doing the right thing in sitting out an important affirmative action case involving Harvard, her alma mater, where she sat on the Board of Overseers until last spring. However, the most senior justice, Cl
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Grassroots secession efforts have gained traction amid deepening cultural rifts in the country, some calling for leaving the union outright, others looking to form brand new states.
Edward Snowden, the United States’ most notorious surveillance whistleblower, now holds a Russian passport. In exchange for the document, Snowden, considered both a patriot and a traitor in the U.S. depending on who you ask, has reportedly sworn an oath of allegiance to the Russian state.
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he targets his first big push after winning reelection — paying for tens of billions of dollars in roadway projects. The Republican is adamant about what he won't do: Raise the gas tax; add fully tolled roads; or issue debt in lieu of the state's pay-as-you-go road funding method. Lee says the timing is crucial to pivot quickly to roads.