Tories reject proposed compromise to allow MPs to see documents on fired scientists
News/Politics: The Conservatives have rejected a proposed compromise to resolve a long-running dispute over the disclosure of secret documents related to the firing of two scientists at Canada's highest-security laboratory.
McConnell-McCarthy divide grows as Trump aims to keep his grip on GOP
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Rep. James Comer were sitting near each other at Cardinal Stadium late last month, watching Kentucky and Louisville's home-state football rivalry turn into a one-sided affair.
New FEMA plan puts climate crisis front and center after Trump administration erased it
President Joe Biden's Federal Emergency Management Agency is putting climate front and center in its new four-year strategic planning document, after the Trump administration erased all mention of climate from its previous plan.
Supreme Court conservatives may have their chance to end affirmative action at universities
The conservative Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John Roberts has long wanted to diminish racial remedies in American life and may now be headed toward a far-reaching decision on university affirmative action.
Senate will take up debt limit fast-track plan Thursday
The Senate will begin considering a bill on Thursday that would create a fast-track process allowing Democrats to raise the federal debt limit without votes from Republicans, a crucial next step as lawmakers race the clock to avert a catastrophic debt default.
Biden set to speak at long-promised virtual 'Summit for Democracy'
President Joe Biden is set to participate a virtual "Summit for Democracy" from the White House beginning on Thursday, where he'll host more than 100 participants representing governments, civil society and private-sector leaders.
Military chaplain retires after report reveals abuse of students at his former school
News/Politics: A high-ranking chaplain is retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces in the wake of a CBC Fifth Estate investigation that revealed decades of abuse at an elite Ontario boarding school where he worked as headmaster before joining the military.
Father of Canadian imprisoned in Syria urges Ottawa to bring him home to face trial
News/Politics: The father of a Canadian man imprisoned in a Syrian detention for more than four years is making a last-ditch push for the federal government to repatriate his son, with the expectation that he will face a criminal trial upon his return.
Loss of secret data puts navy's handling of storage devices under investigation — again
News/Politics: Ten years after a spy scandal rocked the Canadian military, the navy still has trouble keeping track of electronic storage devices with secret and classified data on them. Two Canadian warships were recently the subjects of military police and internal investigations after devices went missing.
Twisted Covid politics scramble Washington's partisan battlefield
The message from Capitol Hill on Wednesday night was clear. Nearly two years after the pandemic began, with a new coronavirus variant sweeping the US, the search for bipartisan political consensus on the way forward continues, with no end in sight.
Co-chair of Texas school board's racial-equity panel quits after confrontation with parents
An officer with a Texas school board's racial-equity panel resigned Wednesday after fessing up to releasing the personal information of parents online and leaving a profanity laced voicemail for one parent, Fox News has learned.
Secularist group targets decades-long tradition of laying wreaths on soldiers' tombs
A secularist religious freedom non-profit organization that strongly urges separation of church and state in America is taking issue with a nearly 30-year tradition of laying wreaths on soldiers' tombs.