The former U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti, Daniel Foote, told House lawmakers that deportation of Haitian migrants will not "make Haiti more stable. In fact, it's going to make it worse.” (Oct. 7)
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WCCO talks with a Minnesotan from Port-au-Prince about her birth country’s struggles, and hopes for its future.
Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state, was receiving treatment at Walter Reed National Medical Center, his family said. He was 84.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“Nearly 70,000 Texans have tragically died from COVID,” the Australian official said. “There have been zero deaths in the Territory.”
The pandemic has changed attitudes and priorities around work, and there are signs that many have moved on to an alternate economy.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
After Gov. Gavin Newsom imposed the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccination mandate for schoolchildren, parents unhappy with the move converged at the Capitol on Monday to protest. California parents against the mandate were also expected to keep their kids home from school as part of the protest. KCRA 3's Brian Hickey reports.
- Business Insider
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Steven Bannon debate 'national divorce' between Democrat and Republican states
Steve Bannon told Marjorie Taylor Greene he "vehemently" opposed the idea of a "national divorce," after the congresswoman posted a Twitter poll.
The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Monday that Thursday's Beirut violence was a dangerous and important event and marked a new phase in dealing with internal politics. In his first remarks since the bloodshed that marked the worst street violence in over a decade, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah lashed out at the Christian Lebanese Forces party and its head Samir Geagea, repeating accusations that they were responsible for the killing of the seven Shi'ites who died that day. The Lebanese Forces party, which has close ties to Saudi Arabia, has denied the accusation.
- Business Insider
Christopher Steele said the infamous Trump pee tape 'probably exists' but Russia hasn't needed to release it yet
Christopher Steele, who wrote a heavily disputed dossier on Donald Trump, says one of the document's most controversial allegations is probably true.
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), a physician, told me during an "Axios on HBO" interview that he favors cognition tests for aging leaders of all three branches of government. Why it matters: Wisdom comes with age. But science also shows that we lose something. And much of the world is now run by old people — including President Biden, 78 ... Speaker Pelosi, 81 ... Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, 70 ... and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, 79.Stay on top of the latest market trends and eco
Here are the key changes to Social Security taxes and benefits that are set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2022.
- The Guardian
Republican Adam Kinzinger says pursuit of a criminal contempt referral was ‘the first shot over the bow’ for Trump allies Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist, has declined to appear before the committee, or respond to the subpoena demanding documents and testimony, claiming executive privilege. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters Adam Kinzinger, one of two Republicans on the special committee investigating the deadly 6 January US Capitol attack, said on Sunday the pursuit of a criminal co
- Washington Examiner
The White House is contending opposition to its tax enforcement proposals, targeting amounts as small as $600, is based on banks being too lazy to deal with the extra paperwork.
Various veteran lawmakers deciding to call it quits may not bode well for Democrats as they seek to retain control of the House in 2022.
- Rolling Stone
The event started and ended as a joke. In between, things got real — and dangerous
New research shows governors in states without vaccine mandates — or where they’ve outright prohibited such a requirement — have “significantly lower” approval ratings for their handling of the coronavirus.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyThe mainstream media’s credibility took another big hit this week. Katie Couric, the former co-host of NBC’s Today show, revealed in a new memoir that she chose not to air some controversial comments made to her five years ago by the sainted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, involving RBG’s criticism of NFL players like Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem.Couric says she was “conflicted” because she was a “big RBG fan,
- Associated Press
Former President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection to the congressional committee investigating the attack, challenging the decision of President Joe Biden. In a federal lawsuit, Trump said the committee request was “almost limitless in scope,” and sought records with no reasonable connection to that day.
- The Week
When it comes to persuading Joe Manchin's constituents on climate policy, the right messenger is key
- Rolling Stone
"Elections are about winning," Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy told Mike Allen of Axios
- Business Insider
Publix grocery store heiress donated $150,000 to GOP attorneys general group to promote the January 6 protest
Julie Jenkins Fancelli is the daughter of the founder of the Publix grocery store chain and the top funder of the January 6 pro-Trump rally.