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CIA Director Bill Burns becomes newest member of president's Cabinet

Sat, 07/22/2023 - 00:20
In a largely symbolic move, U.S. President Joe Biden made CIA Director Bill Burns a Cabinet member on Friday.

In Florida, Kamala Harris blasts state's controversial Black history standards

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 23:51
Vice President Kamala Harris will "deliver remarks on the fight to protect fundamental freedoms, specifically, the freedom to learn and tech America's full and true history," according to the White House.

DOJ warns Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over anti-migrant buoys in Rio Grande

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 22:13
The Department of Justice has advised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that the use of migrant-deterring buoys in the Rio Grande is in violation of federal law.

Joe Biden military nominee would be first woman to serve in Joint Chiefs of Staff

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 21:16
U.S. President Joe Biden announced nominees for four key military positions, the White House said Friday. If confirmed, one nominee will become the first woman to serve with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Joe Biden says tech giants' AI pact promotes 'safety, security, and trust'

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 20:45
The White House has secured commitments from the leaders of seven major U.S. tech companies who vowed to take a responsible approach to develop artificial intelligence for ethical purposes.

In wake of Bud Light trans uproar, Florida Gov. DeSantis orders state pension review

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 20:38
Florida Gov. and GOP presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis on Friday ordered a government review of how Bud Light's promotional partnership with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney may have affected state pension investments.

Texas A&M president resigns after conservative pushback on plans to hire Black editor

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 19:17
Texas A&M university president M. Katherine Banks resigned late Thursday evening following accusations that the hiring of a Black editor for its journalism department was mishandled.

Michael Cohen settles suit with Trump Organization over unpaid legal fees

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 18:06
The one-time so-called "fixer" for Donald Trump before he became president, Michael Cohen, has settled with the Trump Organization for an undisclosed amount, it was disclosed on Friday.

Biden administration creates new preparedness office for future pandemics

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 17:51
The Biden administration announced Friday that to make sure the country is more prepared for the next pandemic, it is setting up an Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy within the White House.

Alabama executes first inmate in months following botched attempts

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 15:17
The state of Alabama executed death row inmate James Barber early Friday after the Supreme Court denied his last minute request for a stay on the grounds that the state had botched its last two previous attempts.

Microsoft hack widens after emails of U.S. ambassador to China breached

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 15:11
Hackers breached the email account of the U.S. Ambassador to China during the same cyberattack that targeted Microsoft accounts at government agencies in Europe and the United States for a month before being detected.

Judge sets start of Trump classified documents trial for May 2024

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 15:03
A federal judge on Friday ordered former President Donald Trump's classified documents trial to begin on May 20, 2024.

FTX lawyers sue to reclaim millions from Sam Bankman-Fried, other execs

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 11:35
FTX lawyers filed a lawsuit against the failed cryptocurrency exchange's former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried over alleged stolen funds.

Partial human remains found in suitcase dumped on Texas ranch

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 07:24
Partial human remains have been found stuffed in a suitcase that had been dumped on a south Texas ranch, authorities said.

U.S. unleashes Russia-related sanctions, blacklisting 120 people and firms

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 04:53
The Biden administration unleashed a swath punitive measures targeting Russia's war-making abilities Thursday, blacklisting some 120 people and entities.

Workers at LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr seek to unionize to ensure company remains ‘thriving’

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 03:06
A supermajority of the roughly 100 eligible employees of the LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr have signed union representation cards seeking to unionize to ensure the company remains "thriving."

With Donald Trump Jr., chants of 'USA,' 'patriotic' marketplace joins NYSE

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 01:19
The company behind the so-called "patriotic" marketplace PublicSq made its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Donald Trump Jr., son of the ex-president and an investor, helped mark event.

White House says it has reached out to North Korea in effort to bring home U.S. soldier

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 23:20
The White House has reached out to North Korea to bring home the U.S. soldier who was seen bolting across the military demarcation line and into the country Tuesday, as details began to emerge about him.

House 'weaponization' hearing: Bickering, barbs and RFK Jr.

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 22:11
Democrats and Republicans did not hold back from talking over each other and trading jabs during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the weaponization of the federal government on Thursday.

Biden visits Philly Shipyard, announces 'American' construction projects

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 21:19
President Joe Biden will visit a Philadelphia shipyard Thursday to announce construction of a new offshore wind vessel as part of the administration's continued push on manufacturing and clean energy.