Fighter jet intercepts small aircraft that violated Presidential Airspace over Delaware
A North American Aerospace Defense Command fighter jet intercepted a small aircraft that had violated Presidential airspace over Wilmington, Delaware, on Sunday, according to a statement from NORAD, which is responsible for protecting the skies over the US and Canada.
Rift grows within Democratic Party over Israeli-Palestinian conflict as violence intensifies
A number of congressional Democrats are ramping up pressure on the Biden administration to more forcefully engage on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as violence in the region intensifies, revealing a delicate shift in the way Democrats have talked about Israel for decades and a small crack in the party on foreign policy.
US military intercepted small aircraft in restricted airspace as Biden visited Delaware home
The U.S. military intercepted a small aircraft that flew into restricted airspace over the weekend, grounding the pilot at a nearby airport in Pennsylvania as President Biden visited his home in Delaware.
Arizona GOP election official defends office against Trump voting conspiracy theory: 'We are humans, it has to stop.'
The Republican official who heads Maricopa County, Arizona's election department offered a forceful defense of his office on Monday after former President Donald Trump falsely claimed that the county's "entire Database" had been deleted.
Texas and Indiana to drop $300 weekly federal boost to unemployment benefits during pandemic
Texas and Indiana will end early the $300 weekly federal boost to state unemployment payments, as well as two other pandemic jobless benefits programs, according to both states' Republican governors -- joining 17 other GOP-led states in dropping the federal expanded benefits over the past two weeks.
South Carolina governor signs bill adding firing squad as an option for executions
Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Friday signed into law a bill allowing death row inmates to elect execution by electric chair or firing squad if lethal injection drugs are not available, according to the state legislature's website.
Biden developing pardon process with focus on racial justice, expected to issue acts of clemency before middle of term
The White House is currently in the process of reviewing clemency applications and has signaled that President Joe Biden, who views the pardon power as a key tool for advancing equity, will issue acts of clemency before the middle of his presidential term, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.
New York Gov. Cuomo to receive over $5 million from book deal
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will receive more than $5 million from his book about leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic, tax records released on Monday show, a considerable sum for a project under scrutiny by the state attorney general's office.
Justice Department sought to unmask Devin Nunes parody Twitter account this year, court records show
The Justice Department was investigating threatening messages related to a parody Twitter account -- @NunesAlt -- that criticized Rep. Devin Nunes, in a previously unknown criminal investigation, according to federal court records made public on Monday.
Pennsylvania state troopers union demands Gov. Tom Wolf apologize for remarks
The head of the Pennsylvania State Trooper Association called Monday for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to issue an apology for remarks he made on police in a recent letter to state employees regarding the Juneteenth holiday.
AOC, dozens of House Dems cite 'racial reckoning' to oppose targeting gang members for deportation
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., led a group of her House Democratic colleagues in a letter to federal immigration officials demanding an overhaul of immigration policies and objecting to gang members in the country illegally being targeted for deportation.
GOP leaders split on the January 6 probe but No. 2 Republican predicts Senate will pass bill 'in some form'
Senate Minority Whip John Thune predicted Monday that his chamber would pass a bill to establish a bipartisan commission probing the January 6 attack "in some form" and seemed content on focusing mainly on the events that transpired at the Capitol, splitting with other GOP leaders who want the investigation to dig into left-wing extremism as well.