Caitlin Yilek, Washington Examiner

Caitlin Yilek

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Past articles by Caitlin:

Trump says he's 'looking at' banning TikTok

President Trump said his administration is weighing whether to ban Chinese social media apps, such as TikTok. → Read More

Trump loses Kanye West support: ‘I am taking the red hat off’

Rapper and sneaker mogul Kanye West said he no longer supports President Trump as he plots his own bid for the White House. → Read More

Soldiers given bayonets for DC protests

Service members deployed to Washington in response to protests over the killing of George Floyd were given bayonets, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. → Read More

Fire at Iranian nuclear site believed to have hit centrifuge facility

A fire and explosion at a nuclear site in Iran is believed to have taken place at a new centrifuge production plant. → Read More

Ex-FDA chief: 500,000 people in US may be contracting coronavirus a day

A former head of the Food and Drug Administration said it’s possible at least a half-million people in the United States are becoming infected with the coronavirus per day. → Read More

Facial recognition software leads to first known wrongful arrest in US, activists allege

A black man was wrongfully arrested after facial recognition software incorrectly matched his driver’s license photo to surveillance footage of someone shoplifting, civil liberties activists alleged in a complaint to Detroit police. → Read More

CIA releases its first-ever streaming recruitment video

The CIA will begin airing recruiting advertisements on video streaming services for the first time ever, the spy agency announced Monday. → Read More

Trump to renew effort to end legal protections for 'Dreamers'

President Trump said he would again try to end protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients after the Supreme Court blocked him from ending the program. → Read More

Early data show no surge in coronavirus cases from protests

Preliminary coronavirus testing data showed recent protests against racial injustice in several cities and states haven’t caused a surge in new cases. → Read More

GOP senator pushes to make Juneteenth a federal holiday

Republican Sen. John Cornyn wants to make Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery, a federal holiday. → Read More

Matt Gaetz reveals he has secret Cuban son

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz revealed he has a 19-year-old son. → Read More

Chris Christie not ruling out another run for president in 2024

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is weighing another run for the White House. → Read More

Melania’s sister quietly became legal permanent resident as Trump railed against chain migration, book says

Melania Trump’s older sister quietly became a legal permanent resident after President Trump entered the White House, according to a new book on the first lady. → Read More

Melania Trump launches youth art project on women’s right to vote

First lady Melania Trump is using art to teach children about the women’s right to vote. → Read More

Tulsa heath director wants Trump to postpone rally amid 'significant increase' in coronavirus case trends

A top health official in Oklahoma wants President Trump to push back his rally indefinitely over concerns that it could increase the number of coronavirus cases. → Read More

South Korea holds emergency meeting after Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens military action

South Korea’s top security officials held an emergency meeting after the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action. → Read More

Deployment of National Guard to DC during protests cost taxpayers $21M

The deployment of the National Guard in response to the protests in Washington, D.C., has cost taxpayers about $21 million so far. → Read More

Coronavirus outbreaks confirmed at five West Virginia churches

Five churches in West Virginia have experienced coronavirus outbreaks, including 17 cases that have been identified at a single church in Greenbrier County. → Read More

Chinese military officer arrested after trying to leave US

A Chinese military officer is accused of trying to leave the United States with a cache of scientific research conducted at a California university. → Read More

'Fiction genre': East Wing slams Melania Trump book

The East Wing came out swinging against a book claiming that first lady Melania Trump renegotiated her prenuptial agreement with the president before moving to the White House. → Read More