The U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security are warning asylum seekers in Cuba and Haiti against traveling to the U.S. by sea. In this fiscal year alone, the Coast Guard says it has intercepted more than 550 Cubans attempting to enter U.S. waters. CBS News embedded with the Coast Guard's Key West sector to discuss his team's operations. CBS News' homeland security and justice reporter Nicole Sganga joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss this.
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- Washington Post
Since Donald Trump won the 2016 election, his namesake company has appeared to be running in place. The Trump Organization hasn't opened a new property since its (now shuttered) Vancouver hotel in February 2017. Its biggest plans for expansion - two new lower-cost hotel chains aimed at Trump-friendly states - were canceled in 2019. Trump had left his adult sons Eric and Donald Jr. in charge, along with now-indicted executive Allen Weisselberg. They appeared to be simply trying to hold Trump's od
He kissed up to Trump only for the former president to endorse his rival.
State Rep. Jake Ellzey will head to Congress after defeating Trump-endorsed Susan Wright in a runoff featuring two GOP candidates.
- Business Insider
GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik lies and says 'Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility' for the pro-Trump January 6 insurrection
Stefanik was echoing a talking point that has become central to the GOP's effort to whitewash the deadly insurrection and rewrite history.
The woman — identified as 52-year-old Tammi Jeka — reportedly exclaimed, "I am a white woman. There is only one race," during the occurrence
- Miami Herald
As thousands of Cuban Americans marched in Washington Monday to call for the U.S. to put more pressure on Cuba’s government, former President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Rudy Giuliani came to Miami to denounce Cuba’s communist regime. He spoke to a small group of people outside of Versailles Restaurant in Little Havana.
- Yahoo News
These 6 red and blue states tell you everything you need to know about where Delta is hitting hardest — and why
An average of nearly twice as many people per capita are now hospitalized for COVID-19 in states that voted for Donald Trump in 2020 as in states that voted for Joe Biden, according to a Yahoo News analysis.
- The Daily Beast
Chip Somodevilla/GettyOn July 22, Chairman Bennie Thompson announced the senior staff for the fledgling 1/6 committee. On paper, the choices were beyond reproach. Until you saw who was named staff director, and just how sketchy his professional past is.Thompson’s announcement described David Buckley in glowing terms. He was staff director of a congressional intelligence committee, showing that he was not afraid to go up against the most recalcitrant of executive branch agencies. That kind of exp
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
An endorsement from former president Donald Trump was not enough to lift Susan Wright to victory.
Gavin Newsom And Marjorie Taylor Greene Trade Barbs On Twitter Over Vaccines: “Disgraceful…Murderous” – Updated
UPDATED, with Greene comment and Newsom response: California Governor Gavin Newsom called out Tucker Carlson and other figures on the right specifically for spreading vaccine misinformation and urged others to do so. In an appearance on MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin Reports, Newsom said that the 25% of California residents who remain unvaccinated was due to an […]
Thousands of mostly maskless attendees attended the Phoenix rally featuring the former president.
Witnesses described the melee that resulted as pro-Trump insurrectionists attempted to take over the US Capitol building during the certification of the 2020 presidential election while beating, stabbing, and choking police officers. “President Trump invited us here,” one officer said the rioters told him. The former president, Donald Trump, and key leaders in his party told them it was.
- Washington Examiner
A Michigan lawmaker reported spending hundreds of dollars at a strip club using campaign funds designated for a "constituent meeting."
The State Department No. 2’s visit to China is met with bellicose exchanges.
Josh Hawley’s legislation isn’t even about patriotism. It’s about pandering and whitewashing American history.
- The Wrap
A news conference run by Republican U.S. representatives Matt Gaetz (Florida) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (Georgia) was interrupted by protesters and eventually cancelled entirely Tuesday. The news conference was held outside the Justice Department in Washington as an attempt to defend the individuals - or "political prisoners," as the politicians referred to them in the presser - involved in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The representatives were joined by Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) a
- Washington Examiner
John Lund was in the midst of a busy day running his business providing custom auto-tuning and revisions to cars when armed agents from the Environmental Protection Agency arrived.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department in a court filing on Tuesday declined to defend Republican congressman Mo Brooks in a lawsuit that alleges he conspired to instigate the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Brooks had asked the Justice Department consider him covered by the Westfall Act, which protects federal employees from being sued for actions taken as part of their jobs, concerning the lawsuit brought by Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell. The Justice Department's filing could indicate it may not defend former President Donald Trump, who has also been sued by Swalwell for allegedly conspiring to incite the attack.
- Miami Herald
On Saturday, Scott Feltman, captain of Hound Dawg Charters in Islamorada, was fishing with clients about 21 miles offshore when they encountered a small boat with five men on board.
- USA TODAY
President Joe Biden has not been arrested – he's made public appearances since the Facebook video was published. The video's claim is false.