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Andrew Yang: US needs a multi-party system

Andrew Yang, a former Democratic presidential candidate who is now the co-chair of the Forward Party, on Thursday said the U.S. needs a multi-party system and touted his own new political party as … → Read More

Liz Wolfe: body cam footage needed for judgement on Sundberg shooting

Liz Wolfe, an associate editor at Reason, discussed the police shooting of Andrew “Tekle” Sundberg on Hill.TV’s “Rising” Monday, saying more evidence is needed before judging whether th… → Read More

72 percent of Americans more likely to vote after recent mass shooting: NPR poll

A large majority of Americans say they are more likely to vote in upcoming elections after multiple recent mass shootings across the U.S., according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. The poll … → Read More

Raffensperger may testify in Jan. 6 public hearings: reports

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) is reportedly in talks to testify in public hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack that are set to begin on Thursday. The news was first repo… → Read More

Here are the states with monkeypox cases

Monkeypox has been found in 12 states and Washington, D.C., just weeks after it was first detected in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency has st… → Read More

Ukraine minister fires back after France’s Macron said not to ‘humiliate’ Russia

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba slammed French President Emmanuel Macron after he urged world powers not to “humiliate Russia.” France has attempted to mediate the conflict between Ukraine… → Read More

CMA prohibits Confederate flag imagery at 2022 Country Music Festival

CMA Fest says no Confederate flag imagery will be allowed at the 2022 Country Music Festival in June. “Confederate flag imagery of any kind” was listed under the festival’s prohibited items a… → Read More

Amazon’s CEO of worldwide consumer business resigns

Amazon’s CEO of worldwide consumer business Dave Clark is resigning from the company after 23 years, Clark announced on Friday. Amazon said in a statement that Clark began at the company in M… → Read More

Former lieutenant colonel: New US aid unhelpful for Ukraine

Retired Lt. Col. Daniel Davis commented on the new $700 million weapons aid package the U.S. is sending to Ukraine, saying it will be unhelpful for the country. In the package are long-range … → Read More

Musk eyes Tesla jobs cuts, cites ‘bad feeling’ over economy

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company needs to slash its workforce by 10 percent due to his uneasiness about the future of the economy in an email to executives sent Thursday that was obtained by Re… → Read More

Bannon allies subpoenaed in New York in border wall case: report

The Manhattan district attorney’s office has subpoenaed allies of Steve Bannon, a former adviser to former President Trump, as it investigates Bannon’s “We Build the Wall” crowd-f… → Read More

Blinken honors Queen Elizabeth II on Platinum Jubilee

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday honored Queen Elizabeth II in a statement, celebrating her 70 years on the British throne. The Platinum Jubilee kicked off on Thursday as the 96-year-o… → Read More

Forest Service finds it was responsible for largest fire in New Mexico history

The Forest Service says it was responsible for both the blazes that merged late last month and created the largest fire in New Mexico history. The agency said Friday that its fire investigators det… → Read More

Harris at Buffalo funeral: ‘We will not be afraid to stand up for what is right’

Vice President Kamala Harris made a surprise address at the funeral for a victim of the Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket shooting on Saturday, saying such violent acts will not stop America from speaking… → Read More

Biden to Delaware graduates: ‘No time to sit on the sidelines’

President Biden urged graduates at the University of Delaware to get involved in public life and be part of the future of the nation during commencement remarks on Saturday. Biden, who graduated fr… → Read More

Kim Kardashian endorses Rick Caruso for LA mayor

Reality television star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian announced Friday she is endorsing Rick Caruso (D) for mayor of Los Angeles. In a video posted by Caruso to Twitter, Kardashian said sh… → Read More

Paul Ryan says lawmakers climb ranks of Congress by ‘being an entertainer’

Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said in an interview Thursday that there is a difference between the way lawmakers climb the ranks in Congress now and 10 years ago, adding that lawm… → Read More

$2.4 million raised for 4 children left parentless following Uvalde shooting

A GoFundMe has raised $2.4 million for four children who were left without parents after the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers. Irma Garcia, who ta… → Read More

US to transfer long-range rocket systems to Ukraine amid Donbas struggle: reports

The U.S. will transfer long-range rocket systems to Ukraine to help aid the country’s fight against Russia in the Donbas region, officials told multiple outlets. Ukrainian officials have been aski… → Read More

Fed unit was asked by police to wait before entering Robb Elementary: report

A Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) unit at the scene of the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting was told not to enter the school and instead wait, according to a report from NBC News. Two fede… → Read More