Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:02:05 EDT

Biden Nominates Cindy McCain to UN Post

President Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated Cindy McCain, widow of the late Republican Senator John McCain, to be U.S. representative to the United Nations agencies for food and agriculture, the White House said. Biden also nominated Jack Markell, the former Democratic...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:13:24 EDT

CNBC Anchor Decries Billionaires as 'Tone Deaf'

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Wednesday called on members of the billionaire class in the United States to be more vocal in their support of reforms ...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:47:50 EDT

Can Write-In Campaign Stop Socialist From Becoming Mayor of Buffalo, NY?

Heads were being scratched and eyes were rolling throughout Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday, following reports that Democrats in the Empire State's second largest city had nominated a socialist for mayor.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:24:22 EDT

Virginia School Board Meeting Devolves Into Arrests of Gender Policy Protesters

Two people protesting critical race theory policies were taken out of a Loudoun County, Virginia, school board meeting in handcuffs Tuesday ...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 17:06:41 EDT

Border Patrol Chief, Who Supported Wall, Is Leaving Job

The chief of the Border Patrol said Wednesday he was leaving his job after less than two years in a position that lies in the crosshairs of polarizing political debate.Rodney Scott wrote to agents that he will be reassigned."I will continue working hard to support you over...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:32:43 EDT

Intel Community Says Afghan Government Could Collapse Months After US Withdrawal

The U.S. intelligence community reportedly concluded last week that Afghanistan's government could collapse in just six months once the United States completely withdraws its military from the country, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:22:29 EDT

GOP Senators Doubt Biden's Interest in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Attempts to reach a bipartisan deal on infrastructure appeared to have hit a roadblock again as Senate Republicans are questioning President Joe Biden's willingness to reach an agreement. ..

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:11:04 EDT

FBI Director Wray Urges Companies Stop Paying Ransoms to Hackers

FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday pleaded with public companies and other hacking victims to avoid paying ransom, saying he fears it will only embolden cyber criminals to ramp up future attacks. "In general, we would discourage paying the ransom because it encourages...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:00:23 EDT

Pentagon Leaders Reject Accusations That Military Is 'Woke'

The top uniformed officer hit back at allegations that the U.S. military is being indoctrinated with so-called critical race theory and seminars about White anger after two Florida Republicans argued that anti-extremism and anti-racist teachings could be detrimental to the...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:48:14 EDT

Yellen Says Without Debt Limit Hike, US Could Face August Default Risk

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Wednesday urged Congress to raise or suspend the federal debt limit as soon as possible, warning that if lawmakers fail to act, the United States could face a serious risk of default as soon as August."I think defaulting on the national...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:25:30 EDT

Software Founder John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison Cell

Antivirus creator John McAfee, 75, was found dead in his prison cell in Barcelona after the Spanish high court had authorized his extradition to the U.S., the Catalan justice department said, confirming an earlier report from El Mundo newspaper. Everything points it could...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:18:24 EDT

In Effort to Reform, Ohio Starts Police Recruitment Program

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine made good on his promise Wednesday to professionalize policing in the state by introducing a college-to-law enforcement pathway program.The pilot program under the new state Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment is an effort by the Republican governor...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:06:33 EDT

Sen. Hawley Proposes Hiring 100,000 New Police Officers to Combat Crime Wave

Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation to combat rising crime nationwide by hiring 100,000 new police officers.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:01:25 EDT

Can ET See Us? Study Finds Many Stars With Prime Earth View

Feeling like you are being watched? It could be from a lot farther away than you think.Astronomers took a technique used to look for life on other planets and flipped it around - so instead of looking to see what's out there, they tried to see what places could see...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:57:06 EDT

Wall Street Sees Friend in Adams as NYC Mayoral Race Narrows

When Tom Glocer went to bed on Tuesday night in the Hamptons, Morgan Stanley's lead independent director felt a mix of disappointment and contentment.He was glum that his fellow Wall Street veteran Ray McGuire "did not pull a miracle royal straight flush," despite the...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:53:28 EDT

Rasmussen: 41% of Voters Don't Think Biden Won Election Fairly

A new nationwide poll from Rasmussen Reports shows that 41% of voters still refuse to believe that President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election fairly. Rasmussen also found that more than half of likely voters...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:14:05 EDT

CDC: Heart Issues After COVID-19 Shots Surpass 1,200 Cases

More than 1,200 cases of heart inflammation have been reported in people who received messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccines, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The numbers were reported at a Wednesday meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:58:37 EDT

Trump Takes Credit for Harris' Visit to Border: 'Would Have Never Gone'

Vice President Kamala Harris would "have never gone" to the U.S.-Mexico border if former President Donald Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott had not scheduled a visit there, No. 45 said Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:54:13 EDT

YouGov Poll: US Trust in News Lowest in World at 29 Percent

Americans expressed the least amount of trust in news media of all the markets surveyed in the recent Digital News Report 2021 from Oxford University's Reuters Institute research center released Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:28:27 EDT

Tucson Helicopter Crew Chased Mysterious Drone 'Not Like Any Other'

More details have been revealed about the mysterious drone in February that Tucson Police Department (TPD) officials described as "highly modified" after it buzzed, then led a border patrol helicopter on a high-speed chase...