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Politics 2021-05-24T14:17:58Z
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Liz Cheney refuses to link Trump's election lies to new GOP-led voting restrictions: 'You've got to look at each individual state law'

"If you look at the Georgia laws, for example, there's been a lot that's been said nationally ... that turns out not to be true," Cheney told Axios.
Politics 2021-05-24T14:05:55Z
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Biden ditched Obama's apples and Trump's Diet Coke button for salt water taffy from Delaware: 'He has the tastes of a 5-year-old'

Biden reportedly packs a lunch fit for summer camp, relying on "a protein bar, a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich and a travel-size orange Gatorade."
Politics 2021-05-24T14:04:51Z
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Supreme Court sends 3 climate change cases against oil and gas companies back to lower courts

The Supreme Court asked lower courts to reconsider the cases in the wake of its decision on BP PLC v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore.
Politics 2021-05-24T13:39:29Z

Military scientists are planning experiments on primates involving pulsed microwaves to look for links to Havana Syndrome, report says

Military scientists plan to expose primates to pulsed microwave radiation to study any possible links to Havana Syndrome, The New Yorker reports.
Politics 2021-05-24T13:07:51Z

14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey

Mayors, governors, and members of Congress alike have come under scrutiny for traveling, attending packed indoor gatherings, and not wearing masks.
Politics 2021-05-24T12:50:33Z

Michigan Gov. Whitmer apologized after a photo revealed she had violated her own social distancing order at a bar

Gov. Whitmer was in violation of Michigan's current COVID-19 order that says groups no larger than six people can be seated together at restaurants.
News 2021-05-24T12:37:43Z

Biden could make flexible or remote working the norm for more federal employees post-pandemic, according to a report

The Biden administration will offer more federal employees a hybrid working model mixing time in the office with working from 合约数字币和虚拟币home, The Post reported.
Politics 2021-05-24T12:23:09Z

Mayor Bill de Blasio says all NYC public schools will fully reopen in September, with no remote option

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City made the announcement on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Monday morning.
Science 2021-05-24T12:14:00Z

Taiwan is struggling with an unprecedented COVID-19 surge — and has only vaccinated 1% of its population — but it's still refusing to order Chinese vaccines

Taiwan has a longstanding policy of not importing Chinese-made vaccines. China has called it a politically motivated decision.
Politics 2021-05-24T11:12:30Z

Trump 'absolutely' bears responsibility for Capitol riot, his former official says

Scott Brown, who was the ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, said Trump's achievements were "by the wayside now" because of the Capitol riot.
Politics 2021-05-24T11:10:44Z

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said none of the 8 presidents he served would recognize the GOP today, saying its values are 'hard to find these days'

Robert Gates told CBS he agreed that Trump's baseless election claims provided the US's enemies an opportunity to say it's "a declining power."
Politics 2021-05-24T10:23:03Z

Belarus had KGB agents on the passenger plane that was diverted to arrest a dissident journalist, Ryanair CEO says

Roman Protasevich, 26, was arrested after his Ryanair flight was forced to land in Belarus, where he was arrested and accused of terrorism.
Politics 2021-05-24T09:39:09Z

10 Things in Politics: 2 wild weeks in MTG's district

And the international community condemns Belarus after its daring move to jail an opposition journalist.
Politics 2021-05-24T08:08:34Z

Boris Johnson's former Communications Director skipped scrutiny from regulator before taking job with The Sun

James Slack, former Communications Director to Boris Johnson, will avoid scrutiny by regulators of his post-government jobs, Insider can reveal.
Premium Politics 2021-05-24T08:00:00Z

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to bar members of Congress from ever trading individual stocks again

Members of Congress love buying and selling stocks. Insider's weekly congressional financial report details how lawmakers invest and make money.
Politics 2021-05-24T03:01:56Z

As threats rise, Democratic lawmakers are concerned for their safety when they head to their 合约数字币和虚拟币home districts

The Capitol Police also reported that threats against lawmakers increased by 107% in the first five months of 2021 compared to 2020.
Politics 2021-05-24T01:27:41Z

Kamala Harris tells 2021 graduating class 'you give me such inspiration'

"I couldn't be more proud of you guys," she told the seniors. "The things that you all have accomplished, you give me such inspiration."
Premium Politics 2021-05-23T23:17:28Z

A multitude of Trump-era mysteries are poised to come roaring back into the headlines. Everyone involved is bracing for what happens after that.

Trump left a lot of secrets behind when he exited the White House. Now comes the opportunity to spill some beans during the Biden era.
News 2021-05-23T20:27:37Z

Sen. Bernie Sanders: USA should lead the world in bringing about peace, 'not simply supplying weapons to kill children in Gaza'

"We have to be pro-Israel, but we have to be pro-Palestinian," Sen. Sanders said on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday.
Politics 2021-05-23T20:04:37Z

Rep. Adam Kinzinger: GOP must 'take ownership for what happened' on Jan. 6 or it will impact 2022 midterm elections

"If every other day there's a new conspiracy theory about what happened at the Capitol ... then I think it'll go into 2022," Kinzinger said.
Politics 2021-05-23T19:17:48Z

'Beyond reprehensible': GOP Rep. Peter Meijer slams Marjorie Taylor Greene's comparison of mask mandates to the Holocaust

In February, Congresswoman Greene lost her House committee assignments after endorsing violence against her political opponents on social media.
Politics 2021-05-23T17:47:47Z

Biden administration extends deportation relief for Haitian immigrants

合约数字币和虚拟币homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas cited security concerns, social unrest, crippling poverty and other problems in Haiti for the decision.
Politics 2021-05-23T17:03:53Z

Rep. Eric Swalwell says GOP opponents of the Jan. 6 commission aren't 'standing up for the cops that protected them'

"If this is any preview of how they [Republicans] would govern, I think it's good reason not to let them anywhere close to a majority," Swalwell said.
Politics 2021-05-23T15:42:24Z

Republican lawmaker who refused to wear mask is stripped of voting and speaking privileges until she apologizes

GOP legislator Annie Black from Nevada tore off her face covering in an anti-mask stunt. Only fully vaccinated lawmakers don't have to wear masks.
Politics 2021-05-23T15:34:35Z

Lauren Boebert stated there hadn't been a single COVID-19 death in Texas since mask restrictions ended in March. Data shows thousands had, in fact, died.

3,600 Texans have died from COVID-19 since March 2, which was the day restrictions were lifted, said the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Politics 2021-05-23T15:10:54Z

Former Rep. Justin Amash says Liz Cheney could have spoken out against Trump sooner, rejects her being 'some sort of hero'

"For a long time, I was warning that the president's approach could lead to things like violence ... to a lot of animosity and contempt," Amash said.
Politics 2021-05-23T14:41:24Z

GOP Sen. Rand Paul says he refuses to take the COVID-19 vaccine, claims he already has 'natural immunity'

Sen. Paul, a trained physician, has repeatedly clashed with Dr. Anthony Fauci, who's said data shows vaccines increase any natural protection against new COVID-19 variants.
Politics 2021-05-23T14:19:01Z

Former Trump advisor Michael Flynn says the COVID-19 pandemic was fabricated to distract from the 2020 election

The former Trump advisor said on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic was invented before November 3 "to gain control" of society.
Politics 2021-05-23T14:14:00Z

A court ruled that a Trump spokesperson must pay $42,000 to Gizmodo Media Group for wrongfully claiming the outlet defamed him

Now-defunct news outlet Splinter, owned by G/O Media, reported in 2018 that Jason Miller had given a dancer abortion drugs after getting her pregnant.
Premium Opinion 2021-05-23T13:32:00Z

America's housing crisis is the result of classist credit guidelines

The way we score credit and underwrite borrowers is putting low-income Americans at a disadvantage when they try and buy property.
Economy 2021-05-23T13:10:00Z

Meet 2 Americans who are suddenly facing an unemployment cliff after Republican governors in their states ended federal benefits

"I'd rather have a job because I feel better when I'm working myself and bringing in income. I'd much rather be working."
Economy 2021-05-23T12:55:00Z

Joe Biden wants to tax the wealthy without creating a wealth tax, even though it's overwhelmingly popular

You may have heard Joe Biden wants to tax the wealthy. He does, but he wouldn't do it with an outright wealth tax. Here's the difference — and why.
Premium Opinion 2021-05-23T12:04:00Z

'Netanyahu owes his career to Hamas' — 'The Human Factor' director Dror Moreh talks about the rise and fall of the Israel and Palestine peace process

Dror Moreh speaks with Insider about his new documentary, "The Human Factor," a look into the Mideast peace process through the eyes of US negotiators.
Media 2021-05-23T11:40:38Z

Conservative media outlets feud as OAN accuses pro-Trump Newsmax of being a 'left-leaning' network

One America News and Newsmax, both right-wing media outlets, have been competing with eachother to win over dissatisfied Fox News viewers.
Politics 2021-05-23T10:00:33Z

Dominic Cummings will say that Boris Johnson skipped first COVID-19 meetings to write a book on Shakespeare to fund his divorce, fear aides

Aides to UK PM Boris Johnson fear that former top advisor Dominic Cummings will use his appearance before MPs to make damaging claims.
Politics 2021-05-23T06:10:28Z

Despite criticism, Marjorie Taylor Greene says she still stands behind her Holocaust statement

"No one should be treated like a second-class citizen for saying 'I don't need to wear a mask,' .... so I stand by all of my statements," Greene said.
Politics 2021-05-23T03:54:18Z

Ted Cruz reacts to 'Kremlin Cruz' nickname given to him by MSNBC anchor Brian Williams after the Texas senator shared Russian army propaganda

Brian Williams named the GOP senator "Kremlin Cruz" after noting that he hated being called "Cancun Cruz" when he fled Texas during a storm.
Politics 2021-05-23T03:00:32Z

Ousted GOP Chairwoman Liz Cheney calls Marjorie Taylor Greene's statement comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust 'evil lunacy'

In an interview on Thursday, Greene also called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi "mentally ill' for enforcing a mask mandate.
Politics 2021-05-22T21:12:37Z

West Virginia had the largest population drop in the US from 2010 to 2020, the census shows

In 2010, the population of the Mountain State stood at 1.85 million, but by 2020, that number had declined to 1.79 million people, per the US Census.
News 2021-05-22T20:08:31Z

Tucker Carlson invited a 'poultry enthusiast' onto Fox News to ridicule CDC guidelines about not kissing chickens amid a salmonella outbreak

Tucker Carlson hosted a Fox News segment ridiculing CDC guidelines after it warned people not to kiss or snuggle poultry during a salmonella outbreak.
Politics 2021-05-22T20:06:49Z

CNN ends contract with Rick Santorum after dismissive comments about Native Americans

Santorum caused anger after dismissing the role of Native Americans in history, saying that there was "nothing" in America before colonizers arrived.
Politics 2021-05-22T18:42:17Z

Democratic senators appear to resist calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire: 'That's up to him'

Democrats face a court with a 6-3 conservative majority, with abortion rights and gun laws on the line in a highly polarized political environment.
Politics 2021-05-22T16:04:09Z

Kamala Harris reportedly 'tracks' reporters who don't 'appreciate her life experience': The Atlantic

The Atlantic reported that requests for the vice president to answer questions after events are often "treated as an act of impish aggression."
News 2021-05-22T15:56:11Z

US seizes $90,000 from insurrectionist who sold footage of Ashli Babbitt's fatal shooting to news outlets

John Earle Sullivan, who claimed to be at the Capitol riot as a "documentarian," sold footage of Ashli Babbitt's fatal shooting to news outlets.
News 2021-05-22T15:31:23Z

A Chinese-American civil rights group is suing Trump for $22.9m for calling COVID-19 the 'China Virus' and 'Kung Flu'. That's $1 for each Asian American and Pacific Islander living in the US.

The Chinese American Civil Rights Coalition is suing Trump for defamation and infliction of emotional distress on Asian Americans.
Politics 2021-05-22T14:18:21Z

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is urging schools to stop teaching critical race theory, calling it a 'dangerous ideology'

"This divisive, anti-American agenda has no place in Georgia classrooms," Kemp said about critical race theory.
Politics 2021-05-22T13:51:02Z

Marco Rubio slams the proposed January 6 commission as 'a partisan joke' that's 'about damaging Republicans'

Legislation for a bipartisan commission to probe the deadly January 6 insurrection, is currently "designed" to hurt Republicans, Rubio said.
Premium Opinion 2021-05-22T13:32:00Z

Expansions of the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit were an important move, but they are only temporary and leave out too many Americans in need

Making the expansions permanent and educating Americans about their benefit are great places to start.
Politics 2021-05-22T13:21:21Z

Biden says it's 'simply wrong' to allow the DOJ to seize phone records and emails from reporters

Biden condemned reports saying the Justice Department covertly obtained email and phone records from Washington Post and CNN journalists.
Economy 2021-05-22T13:04:00Z

Survivors of domestic violence call on the IRS to recognize financial abuse and help them combat it

Domestic violence survivors have endured exacerbated states of financial abuse during the pandemic, with abusers pocketing stimulus checks and potentially child tax credits.
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