The Treasury Department announced Thursday the U.S. has hit its debt ceiling. It means the country has reached its borrowing limit and is in danger of possibly defaulting as soon as June. Cristian deRitis, deputy chief economist at Moody's Analytics, joined CBS News to discuss.
- Business Insider
ABC anchor calls out Sen. Marco Rubio during tense exchange over Chinese spy balloon: 'This happened 3 times under the previous president'
Rubio wondered aloud why Biden "waited so long" to tell people about the Chinese spy balloon, but was called out by ABC's Jonathan Karl.
- The Hill
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Monday called for a probe into why former President Trump was apparently not informed of previous Chinese surveillance balloons that Biden officials are saying crossed over the U.S. at least three times during the previous administration. “If it’s true the Pentagon purposely did NOT tell President Trump of Chinese…
The former president's son retweeted a not-so-kind caricature of Donald Trump.
Melania Trump's 'Unexpected' Presence in the Situation Room During a Major Military Operation Raised a Few Eyebrows
The Donald Trump administration has provided lots of headlines and plenty of surprises since he exited the White House in 2021, but the latest Melania Trump headline is definitely raising eyebrows. A new memoir from former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, Soldier Secretary: Warnings from the Battlefield & the Pentagon about America’s Most Dangerous Enemies, […]
- The Daily Beast
Gaelen Morse/ReutersDonald Trump tried to deny reports on Sunday that China launched spy balloons over the U.S. during his presidency, saying the claims were an attempt to deflect embarrassment over the half-week debacle.Three other spy balloons have traveled over the continental U.S. in the past, officials told the Associated Press, including twice during the Trump administration. That has not stopped Trump and his acolytes, such as Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and former Secretary of State Mike Pomp
- LA Times
George W. Bush's Social Security privatization plan crashed and burned in 2005. Mike Pence wants to revive it, and you'll pay dearly.
Investors dumped more Adani stock on Monday as India's opposition staged protests calling for a full inquiry into allegations of major accounting fraud at the country's biggest conglomerate.The main opposition Congress party, which has called for a "serious investigation" into Adani's companies by the central bank and regulator, on Monday staged protests, including in New Delhi and Mumbai.
The Arkansas governor, who's admitted under oath to lying to the press, will deliver the GOP's response to Biden's State of the Union address this week.
- The Telegraph
Fed up with the traffic, afraid of street crime and hooked on Twitter, Taliban fighters who left their villages and rode into Kabul after decades of war are struggling with the daily grind of city life.
- The Telegraph
The Chinese spy balloon may have been carrying explosives in a huge payload “the size of a jetliner”, a top Pentagon official revealed on Monday.
- Detroit Free Press
The Michigan congressman is divorcing her husband after 12 years of marriage.
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
Latest on Lac du Flambeau land dispute and road closures: State lawmakers call on Gov. Evers to step in as some non-Native landowners organize
Two state lawmakers are calling on the governor to intervene in a land dispute on the Lac du Flambeau reservation that has resulted in blocked roads.
- Associated Press
A special plane transporting the body of Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Karachi on Monday amid tight security, immigration officials said. Musharraf, who died at age 79, seized power in a bloodless coup in 1999 by ousting the elected government of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Musharraf died in Dubai on Sunday after a prolonged illness.
- USA TODAY
How is social security taxed in 2023? Here are the rules used to calculate how much you might owe on your benefits.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
The Military Counter-intelligence of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has exposed a Russian collaborator who was providing Russia with intelligence about the plans of the combat operations of Ukraine's defence forces in a strategically important area of the frontline.
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Omar is the first Somali-American member of Congress and the first woman of color to represent Minnesota. Learn about her finances and political life.
Saudi Arabia says they're now 'open' to the idea of trading in currencies besides the US dollar — does this spell doom for the greenback? 3 reasons not to worry
Can't get rid of U.S. that easily.
- The Wrap
Marco Rubio learns Chinese spy balloon over US three times during Trump administration
Social Security recipients will be getting much bigger payments in 2023 thanks to an 8.7% cost-of-living adjustment that will boost the average check by more than $140 a month. But if you heard that...