"Internet is the electricity of the 21st century. We just have to have it,” said Montana USDA Rural Development Director Kathleen Williams.
- Hattiesburg American
Daughters of the Confederacy withdraw restraining order request over Hattiesburg's Cameron Field. What's next?
Cameron Field, a longtime venue for youth baseball in Hattiesburg, is at the center of a battle between the city and the Daughters of the Confederacy.
Rep. Adam Schiff said the seizure of Rep. Scott Perry's phone suggests the Justice Department thinks the Trump team's alternate-electors plot was a crime
Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is a key figure in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyIn a recent interview with Russian state media outlet TASS, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s North American Department, Aleksandr Darichev, said that in the event the U.S. designates Russia a state sponsor of terrorism, it would represent “a point of no return” in relations between the two countries. Speaking on behalf of the country that ruthlessly invaded its smaller neighbor and is continually being accused of human right
- Hilton Head Island Packet
In 2020, Price became the department’s fourth chief in three years.
- Idaho Statesman
Multiple repairs are needed on the over 100-year-old structure, but funding for the project has been hard to come by
- Associated Press
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice scoffed Monday at a suggestion by Democratic lawmakers to let voters decide whether abortion should continue to be allowed in the state. The Republican governor said the state's abortion law falls under the scrutiny of the Legislature and the attorney general. During a legislative special session initiated by Justice last month, majority Republicans failed to pass legislation criminalizing abortion.
While her salary is $223,500 annually, most of her wealth stems from her husband's business and their investments. Read more about Nancy Pelosi's net worth.
- Associated Press
Oregon's chief justice fired all the members of the Public Defense Services Commission on Monday, frustrated that hundreds of defendants charged with crimes and who cannot afford an attorney have been unable to obtain public defenders to represent them. The unprecedented action comes as Oregon's unique public defender system has come under such strain that it is at the breaking point. Criminal defendants in Oregon who have gone without legal representation due to a shortage of public defenders filed a lawsuit in May that alleges the state is violating their constitutional right to legal counsel and a speedy trial.
- Idaho Statesman
Letters to the editor on Idaho’s Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, risk of death from abortion ban and whether the Sawtooths should be a national park.
Lindsey Graham vows to appeal federal judge's ruling compelling him to testify before Georgia grand jury about 2020 election results
Graham's taking his subpoena-blocking fight to the 11th Circuit after a federal judge said he should testify in Atlanta about 2020 election calls.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee has been trying since 2019 to demolish the former Northridge Mall. There's a possible end game with a new court ruling.
A 2019 condemnation order, which in March was overturned on appeal, has been scheduled for an Oct. 3 hearing. Northridge has seen four recent fires.
Should Social Security be eliminated as a federal entitlement program? Or would that ‘end the program as you know it’?
Under the current structure, Social Security and Medicare budgets are automatically approved and paid out, but under Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson’s plan, Congress would have the chance to review and edit these programs’ budgets every year. “If you qualify for the entitlement, you just get it no matter what the cost,” Johnson said during an interview on “The Regular Joe Show.” “What we ought to be doing is we ought to turn everything into discretionary spending so it’s all evaluated so that we can fix problems or fix programs that are broken, that are going to be going bankrupt.”
- CBS News
They've written to the attorney general, FBI director, White House chief of staff and others.
U.S. President Joe Biden will sign legislation on Tuesday that will eliminate electric vehicle tax credits for most models currently getting up to $7,500 effective. The White House said Biden will sign legislation to approve the $430 billion climate, health and tax bill on Tuesday. The bill restructures the existing $7,5000 new EV tax credit and creates a new $4,000 rebate for used EVs.
- Knox News | The Knoxville News-Sentinel
“Officer Pickens’ alleged actions are concerning and completely unacceptable, and we take those allegations seriously," Police Chief Paul Noel said.
- The Hill
Former Nixon counsel says Trump’s media supporters will have ‘egg all over their face’ when probe ends
John Dean, former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, predicted on Sunday that media supporters of former President Trump will have a “egg all over their face” when the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) investigation into matters involving classified documents comes to an eventual end. During an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter asked Dean…
- The Courier & Press
The cause of the house explosion on Weinbach Avenue in Evansville was still unknown Friday as victims
- Miami Herald
In one, 24-hour period she called more than 500 times, court records show
- Associated Press
The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general has refused congressional requests for documents and staff testimony about the erasure of Secret Service communication related to the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, angering top Democrats who accuse him of unlawfully obstructing their investigation. In an Aug. 8 letter disclosed Tuesday, Inspector General Joseph Cuffari told the leaders of the House Oversight and Homeland Security committees that his office will not comply with their requests for internal documents and sit-down interviews due to the ongoing criminal investigation into deleted Secret Service text messages.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has responded on his official website to a petition calling for men aged 18-60 without combat experience to be allowed leave Ukraine.