Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Rep. Ilhan Omar was terrorist in anti-Muslim remarks at event
Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado apologized to "anyone in the Muslim community I offended" on Twitter Friday after video surfaced of her making anti-Muslim comments last weekend about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
Liberals introduce bill to provide sick pay, ban intimidation of patients and health care workers
News/Politics: The Liberal government has introduced legislation to provide workers in federally regulated sectors with 10 days of sick pay — while also making it an offence to intimidate or prevent patients from seeking care, or to interfere with health professionals trying to deliver it.
Interior Department releases long-awaited review of federal oil and gas leasing program
The Department of Interior on Friday released a long-awaited report on oil and gas drilling on federal land that recommends an increase in leasing fees and consideration of climate change in leasing decisions. But the report largely sidesteps climate concerns, and does not recommend a halt to new oil and gas leasing -- a promise President Joe Biden campaigned on.
Texas bishop on Catholic HHS Sec. Becerra's religious liberty changes: 'Maybe we should send him a catechism'
Bishop Joseph Strickland is suggesting HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra should review his faith's teachings after the Biden administration revoked waivers for faith-based organizations.
Conservatives call for travel ban on southern Africa as alarming new COVID-19 variant emerges
News/Politics: Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is urging the federal government to ban all non-essential travel to and from southern Africa to stop a new — and possibly more infectious — COVID-19 variant from taking hold in Canada.
'Quite disruptive': Months-long processing delays leave people out of work amid nationwide labor shortage
Dayana Vera de Aponte had locked in her holiday plans after nearly two years of uncertainty fueled by the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happen: she lost her job because of an unprecedented US government backlog.
Ukraine's Zelenskyy alleges coup will be attempted against him next week; Russia denies involvement
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Friday that an attempted coup d'etat is being planned in his country to take place next week, and that Ukrainians and Russians are involved, but Russia has denied any involvement.
Trump pulls strings behind the scenes to help loyal 2022 candidates
Former President Donald Trump has taken his involvement in 2022 Republican primaries to a new level as he works to permanently mold the GOP in his image. Beyond Trump's public efforts to oust Republican incumbents he considers disloyal, he has quietly tried to clear potential GOP threats to his endorsed candidates and encouraged others to run against his enemies.
Democrat infighting over spending bill contributed to decision to retire, Texas Dem says
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, the 85-year-old Texas Democrat, who recently announced that she will not seek reelection, said in an interview that party infighting over President Biden’s social spending bill contributed to her decision.