DOJ Creates New, Dedicated Domestic Terrorism Unit

This post was originally published on this site One year after the Capitol insurrection, the DOJ is building a new unit focused on domestic terrorism.

Biden, Harris voting rights speech

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Powell pledges Fed will prevent inflation from becoming ‘entrenched’

This post was originally published on this siteFed Chair Jerome Powell is vowing to prevent the inflation from becoming “entrenched,” as prices rise in the U.S.Powell will tell senators during his confirmation hearing, which begins at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, that the initial shutdown triggered…

CDC eyes recommending higher quality masks: report

This post was originally published on this siteThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking at recommending that Americans wear higher quality masks amid the omicron surge, a CDC official told The Washington Post.“The agency is currently actively looking to update its…

Navy to comply with emergency order on leaking Pearl Harbor fuel tanks

This post was originally published on this siteThe Navy will comply with an emergency order to empty the tanks at a fuel storage facility following a leak of fuel in November. The Hawaii Department of Health finalized an order last Monday to empty the underground tanks at the Red Hill…

Disturbing details surface of Michigan Republican’s alleged sexual abuse of sister-in-law

This post was originally published on this site The person former House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) is accused of sexually assaulting for more than a decade, beginning when she was a child, is his sister-in-law. The Michigan State Police is investigating the complaint, which was first filed with the Lansing Police Department on Dec. 24, […]

Record 1.35M new COVID-19 cases recorded in US

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. recorded 1.35 million new COVID-19 cases on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, shattering the record for most coronavirus infections reported in one day.Monday’s case count broke the previous record set on Jan. 3 when 1.03 million…

20 million in China now under lockdowns ahead of Olympics

This post was originally published on this siteChina placed a third city on lockdown this week, bringing the number of people in the country confined to their homes to nearly 20 million just weeks before the start of the Olympics, according to The Associated Press.Officials late Monday…

In Atlanta speech, Biden will advocate for protecting voting rights

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden and Vice President Harris head to Atlanta — a city at the epicenter of past and present battles over voting rights — to make the case to advance stalled legislation in Congress.

The Fed chair could face a grilling at his confirmation hearing. Here’s what to watch.

This post was originally published on this siteJerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, will testify before lawmakers as he seeks Senate confirmation to a second term.

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