White House report on climate, migration opens door to refugee status for 'environmental defenders’
A new White House report on the alleged links between climate change and migration opened the door to potentially giving refugee status to those who are classed as "climate activists" or "environmental defenders."
Canadians who had allergic reaction to first vaccine dose can safely get second, advisory committee says
News/Politics: Those who had an allergic reaction to their first shot of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can safely receive future doses of the same product or a different mRNA vaccine, says Canada's vaccine advisory committee.
US counterintelligence officials warn of threats from China, Russia to emerging technology
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center on Friday said it is prioritizing industry outreach efforts in U.S. technology sectors where the stakes are “potentially greatest” for U.S. economic and national security, warning of “nation-state threats” posed by China and Russia.
Health-care worker fired for drinking can't challenge termination using Human Rights Code: Supreme Court
News/Politics: A Manitoba health-care worker who was fired from her job for drinking alcohol cannot challenge her termination under her province’s Human Rights Code, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
House investigators target the money trail behind January 6 rally
The House select committee is setting its sights on the financing behind events and people associated with January 6, CNN has learned, including money that funded pro-Trump "Stop the Steal" rallies that preceded the attack on the Capitol that day, in an effort to determine whether any election law violations or financial crimes took place.
Close to 200 Americans are still seeking to leave Afghanistan, State Department tells congressional staff
The State Department informed congressional staff Thursday that it is in touch with 363 US citizens in Afghanistan, 176 of whom want to leave, two sources familiar with the call told CNN.
Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing hospitalized in Sudbury, Ont., for COVID-19
News/Canada/Sudbury: Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing of Sudbury is in hospital in the northern Ontario city for COVID-19. Her office says Forest-Niesing, a lawyer appointed to the Senate in 2018, is "very grateful for all the encouraging messages and all of the support."
'We're getting all kinds of threats': Judge says defiant US Capitol rioters are fueling threats from Trump supporters
A federal judge said Friday that defiant US Capitol rioters, who are still defending their role in the January 6 insurrection, are fueling threats against judges from people who falsely believe the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
White House officials clarify multiple Biden comments made during live town hall
The White House clarified a number of statements President Biden made during a live town hall Thursday night, walking back his vow to call in the National Guard to aid the congested supply chain and his suggestion that the United States would defend Taiwan from a potential attack from China.
Arizona seeks temporary restraining order to stop Biden vaccine mandate
FIRST ON FOX: Arizona's attorney general on Friday filed a request for a temporary restraining order to stop the Biden administration implementing a controversial vaccine requirement as a lawsuit filed last month moves forward.
Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary
Neera Tanden was named White House staff secretary on a morning staff call on Friday, a person familiar with the matter and a senior White House official said, after her nomination to be President Joe Biden's budget chief was pulled earlier this year when key senators balked at some of her past tweets.
Analysis: If Democrats win in Virginia, they should thank Donald Trump
President Joe Biden is not a popular politician at this point in his presidency. This is even true in Virginia, a state he won by 10 points last year, where his net approval rating (approval - disapproval) is under water.