St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office gives update
- Sacramento Bee
His parachute only partly opened, sending him into an uncontrolled fall.
- The Commercial Appeal
The two emergency medical technicians and driver were initially called to provide medical aid for Nichols being pepper sprayed.
- The Des Moines Register
Iowa's popular blackout license plates were called "the one thing Iowa got right" by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz — who wants to copy them.
CBS News pressed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about Rep. George Santos' credibility, but he clashed with the reporter and sidestepped the question by talking about how 'Congress is broken'
"So you're just not going to answer the question I asked?" Margaret Brennan said as Kevin McCarthy detailed how the US representative democracy works.
- CBS News
Rep. Jim Jordan sent a letter earlier this month to Attorney General Merrick Garland asking for documents and underlying evidence in the appointment of the special counsel.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Poland would be able to transfer its F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine only in coordination with NATO, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told journalists on Jan. 30.
- Fox News
A top non-partisan political handicapper predicts Democrats face a serious challenge holding on to four crucial Senate seats as they attempt to protect their razor-thin majority in 2024
- Kansas City Star
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sued the office in 2019, alleging that it purposely concealed emails with Hawley’s political consultants while he was running for the U.S. Senate.
- USA TODAY
A crowd did not begin chanting profanities at the president during a speech on gun violence. The video was edited to add the outburst.
- The Conversation
Sheriffs who see themselves as ultimate defenders of the Constitution are especially worried about gun rights
Scott Jenkins, sheriff of Culpeper County, Va., is one of a large number of so-called 'constitutional sheriffs' in the U.S. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty ImagesA gun control law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois in January 2023 immediately faced opposition from a group key to the law’s enforcement: sheriffs. They are county-level, locally elected public officials who run jails, provide courthouse security, and, in many counties, are the primary providers of law enforcement services. In Illino
- The Hill
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is floating a possible compromise on what was one of the key holdups in the negotiations surrounding policing reform legislation after the death of George Floyd in 2020. The death of Tyre Nichols, 29, at the hands of police in Memphis earlier this month has sparked a renewed push for policing…
- 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.
- The Herald-Mail
Using Chief Justice Roger B. Taney and President James Buchanan, columnist Tim Roland notes leaked Supreme Court decisions can backfire.
- Springfield News-Leader
Bipartisan bills spurred by a flood of citizen complaints would order state agencies to remove and bury large dead animals on roads and highways.
- National Review
Today, the White House issued a proposal that would overturn a Trump-administration rollback of an aspect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The rollback had allowed employers with a "religious or moral objection" to opt out of the ACA's mandate to cover contraception in their insurance plans.
- Fox News
President Biden was mocked on social media on Sunday after he tweeted that he gave his "word as a Biden" that he was optimistic about the future of the United States.
- The Hill
The addition of Republican Reps. Chip Roy (Texas), Ralph Norman (S.C.), and Thomas Massie (Ky.) to the House Rules Committee — one of the concessions from Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that helped him secure the gavel — means that the frequent antagonists of leadership have the opportunity to create significant barriers to getting legislation to…
- The Hill
Nearly half of the Senate Republican Conference has signed on to a letter to President Biden warning they will not vote for any bill to raise the nation’s debt limit unless it’s connected to spending cuts to address the nation’s $31 trillion debt. The letter, led by conservative Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted…
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.