Biden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America and urges country to come together
President Joe Biden said Tuesday the country could take a step toward racial justice after a jury found a former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd in a case that was closely watched around the world.
Val Demings rebukes Jim Jordan in fiery exchange over law enforcement: 'Did I strike a nerve?'
Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan had a heated exchange Tuesday during a House Judiciary hearing after Jordan tried to cut Demings short as she spoke about law enforcement.
Pelosi concedes to even partisan split on 1/6 commission in effort to jumpstart talks
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is offering a significant change to her plans for a 9/11-style commission to investigate what led up to the Capitol insurrection on January 6, proposing to create an independent panel with an equal number of Republican and Democratic members, a source familiar with the negotiations told CNN.
Suspected Chinese hackers exploited Pulse Secure VPN to compromise 'dozens' of agencies and companies in US and Europe
For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Harris says verdict in Chauvin trial 'will not heal the pain that existed for generations'
Vice President Kamala Harris said Tuesday the country is hungry for justice following the death of George Floyd, but acknowledged even a verdict finding former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd's murder would not erase generations of trauma caused by systemic racism.
Top military official warns China and Russia are modernizing nuclear weapons faster than US
The top US military official who runs the American nuclear arsenal warned that China and Russia are modernizing their nuclear weapons and capabilities faster than the US, saying during a congressional hearing on Tuesday that if it does not start investing more in nuclear defense and infrastructure, the US will be "at risk of losing credibility in the eyes of our adversaries."
New York and 10 other states are still taxing unemployment benefits. Here's what that means for you
While Americans who were out of work last year will get a federal income tax break on their unemployment benefits, some will still be hit with state taxes on all the compensation they received last year.
Colorado governor signs two gun measures into law nearly a month after Boulder shooting
Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills tightening gun regulations into law on Monday, nearly a month after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, left a police officer and nine others dead.
Biden administration unveils effort to strengthen cybersecurity of power grid
The Biden administration kicked off a 100-day effort on Tuesday to beef up cybersecurity in the nation's power grid, calling for industry leaders to install technologies that could thwart attacks on the electricity supply.
Three Democratic House members joined protesters in Minnesota but used proxy voting instituted during Covid to vote in Washington
Three Democratic House members were in Minnesota Monday participating in protests around the Derek Chauvin murder trial while the House of Representatives was in session back in Washington, DC. All three used a new option to vote by proxy to cast ballots remotely, citing the "ongoing health emergency."
Bush describes GOP as 'isolationist, protectionist and to a certain extent nativist'
Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday described the Republican Party as "isolationist, protectionist and to a certain extent nativist," his strongest and most direct criticism yet against his own party since leaving office in 2009.
Video captures Border Patrol rescue of two migrant children in Rio Grande
Two Honduran children found clinging to an island surrounded by a powerful current in the Rio Grande were rescued by Border Patrol agents last week and taken into custody, the region's top border official said, the latest example of the dangers migrants face as a growing number desperately attempt to reach the US.
McCarthy pushes for censure vote as Waters digs in over her remarks
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will likely try to force a House vote Wednesday to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters following her remarks over the weekend calling for protesters to "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing of George Floyd, House aides familiar with the matter tell CNN.