AOC apologizes for 'present' vote on Israel's Iron Dome, explains her tears
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Friday apologized to her constituents for her “present” vote on funding Israel’s Iron Dome defense system a day earlier and explained why she cried on the House floor.
Beto O'Rourke rips Biden response to Haitian migrant crisis in scathing op-ed
Democratic former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke ripped the Biden administration’s decision to expel thousands of Haitian refugees in a scathing op-ed on Friday, accusing the president and his advisors of failing to anticipate a crisis that was “years in the making."
Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, detained in China almost 3 years, now on plane home
News/Politics: Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are returning to Canada nearly three years after they were arrested in China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday evening.
County officials in Texas say they are in the dark following 'audit' announcement
A day after a press release obliquely announced that a "full forensic audit" was already underway in a handful of Texas counties, officials in many of those counties told CNN they're still in the dark about the audit plans.
GOP senators demand ex-Border Patrol chief Rodney Scott testify before Congress
Five Republican senators demanded Friday that former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott be allowed to testify before Congress regarding a letter he wrote blistering the Biden administration for the border crisis.
The week in 14 headlines
This week, President Joe Biden's agenda hangs in the balance. Amid a worsening migrant crisis at the southern US border and a jumbled booster shot rollout, Biden is urgently trying to mend fractures between moderate and progressive Democrats that threaten to topple his $3.5 trillion spending bill and $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Mayorkas says Haitian migrants under Del Rio bridge were not tested for COVID-19
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Friday told reporters that the nearly 15,000 migrants who were camped out under the Del Rio bridge in squalid conditions last week were not tested for COVID-19, and he does not know if anyone got sick with the contagious virus while there.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explains why voting 'present' on bill to fund Israel's Iron Dome moved her to tears
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez penned a letter to her constituents Friday explaining her emotional reaction to voting "present" on a bill funding Israel's Iron Dome Aerial Defense System this week.
CDC's COVID booster shot reversal: Is the Biden administration following the science?
CDC director Rochelle Walensky broke with her vaccine advisory panel late Thursday to endorse younger at-risk people returning to work to get the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot — a rare move that goes against the panel’s recommendation.
The Meng Wanzhou Huawei saga: A timeline
News: More than two years ago, Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou, an executive for Chinese tech giant Huawei, at the Vancouver International Airport. Since then, the case has resulted in heightened tensions between the two countries and strained diplomatic relations.
NY's Letitia James joins group of 17 AGs in letter to Biden decrying lack of 'humanity' toward Haitians
New York Attorney General Letitia James joined 17 other attorneys general across the country in writing a letter to President Joe Biden expressing concern over the treatment of Haitian nationals attempting to illegally cross the southern border.
Judge to US Capitol rioter: 'You've disgraced this country in the eyes of the world'
A federal judge erupted at a Capitol riot defendant as he pleaded guilty on Friday, chastising him for participating in an "attack on our government" and warning him to stay on the "straight and narrow," in the latest strong reaction from the judiciary to the insurrection.