House passes police reform act named for George Floyd

The House on Wednesday passed a police reform bill that would ban chokeholds and overhaul qualified immunity protections for officers. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, H.R. 1280, passed 220-212 — although a Republican representative said he’d voted yes by mistake and changed the official record to reflect his opposition. Rep. Lance More...

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By admin On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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Watchdog faulted Elaine Chao for misuse of office as transportation secretary

The Transportation Department’s watchdog asked the Justice Department to criminally investigate Elaine Chao late last year over concerns that she misused her office when she was transportation secretary under More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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What Hollywood’s treatment of ‘Minari’ says about the Asian American Dream

“I prayed, I prayed, I prayed!” squealed the young daughter of “Minari” director Lee Isaac Chung as he accepted the Golden Globe award Sunday night for best foreign language film. I too have prayed for More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Extremists discussed plans to ‘remove Democratic lawmakers’: FBI-Homeland Security bulletin

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI sent a joint intelligence bulletin to state and local law enforcement agencies late Tuesday warning that some domestic groups have “discussed plans to take More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Fly you to the Moon? Japanese billionaire seeks 8 people for space voyage

Frank Sinatra sang about flying to the Moon, but a Japanese billionaire is offering a lunar trip to eight would-be astronauts in real life. Eccentric fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa is looking for applicants from More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Dr. Oz springs into physician mode to help save man who collapsed at airport

Dr. Oz demonstrated he’s not just a TV doctor when he rushed to help save a man who had collapsed at a New York City-area airport Monday night. Dr. Mehmet Oz and police performed CPR on a 60-year-old man More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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White House pulls nomination of embattled budget chief pick Neera Tanden

WASHINGTON — The White House is withdrawing Neera Tanden’s nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget, marking the first major personnel defeat for President Joe Biden. Tanden ran into trouble More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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At least 13 killed in crash with semitruck in Southern California

At least 13 people were killed and about a dozen others were taken to hospitals after a gravel truck slammed into an overloaded SUV just north of the U.S.-Mexico border,authorities said. The crash occurred at More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany will officially join Fox News, the network announced Tuesday. The news, which was announced by Fox News host Harris Faulkner, comes after weeks during which More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Sharks that glow in the dark? Scientists discover luminous deep-sea predators off New Zealand

If any further proof was needed of the vast unexplored wonders of the deep sea, this would fit the bill: researchers in New Zealand have discovered three new shark species that glow in the dark. The study, published More...