Nancy Pelosi Sparks Backlash for Saying Border on a 'Good Path' Under Biden
The House Speaker's comments came after the U.S. recorded almost 19,000 unaccompanied migrant children traveling across the southern border in March.
Spain Halts Painting Auction After Evidence It Could Be a Rare Caravaggio
Spain's Ministry of Culture deemed the artwork unfit to export this week, given its potential value if linked to the commemorated Italian painter.
Biden Executive Orders to Mandate Background Checks for 'Ghost Guns'
The president is expected to announce a series of directives related to gun control later this week, as the U.S. confronts an increasing incidence of gun violence nationwide.
Ted Cruz to Challenge Biden's Plans to Send Aid to Palestinian Refugees
The State Department said it will resume a federal aid program supporting economic development and humanitarian assistance in Palestine.
Donald Trump's China Tariffs Saved US Jobs, Says Biden's Commerce Secretary
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo previously described Trump-era taxes on Chinese exports as "effective" and noted that tariffs on steel and aluminum boosted domestic employment in those industries on Wednesday.
United Airlines Sparks Debate With Pledge to Diversify Pilot Staff
The company announced on Tuesday that it aims to develop a pilot training program in which at least half of all trainees are women and people of color.
Prosecutor Decides Fatal Shooting of Hakim Littleton Done in Self-Defense
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office will not charge any of the three Detroit police officers involved in the shooting.
Ex-Northeastern Coach Charged With Duping Students Into Sending Nude Photos
The 28-year-old Illinois resident was arrested Wednesday on charges of cyberstalking and wire fraud.
Chinese Official Condemns U.S. Systemic Racism, Hate Crimes Against Asians
A spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs described U.S. racism as "a systemic and persistent existence."
Hunter Biden's Memoir in Amazon's Top 15 Best-Sellers Upon Release
"Beautiful Things," a memoir written by President Joe Biden's second son, was released on Tuesday.
Seattle-Area Airport Warns Travel Volume Increasing to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport reported a surge of travelers during Easter weekend, as it continues to see passengers arrive in increasing numbers.
Visiting Inmates Is 'Tourism' for Rural Areas: Prison Closure Opponents
Local officials in rural Florida oppose the state Senate's plan to consolidate and close certain prison buildings over the course of the upcoming year.
Arkansas Governor Defies Party Line, Vetoes Transgender Youth Treatment Ban
Arkansas state legislators can override the governor's veto through a simple majority vote. Hutchinson said he expects them to do so after announcing his decision to reject the bill on Monday.
Local Journalists Say They Warned About Piney Point Danger for Years
Reporters, environmental advocates and lawmakers have long tried to call attention to structural deficiencies at the reservoir, which currently threatens to empty millions of gallons of contaminated wastewater into Florida's Manatee County.
Instagram Pulls Louis Farrakhan Promoting Account, Twitter Keeps Silent
Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, was originally barred from using both Facebook and Instagram in May of 2019. His Twitter account remains active.
Buttigieg Responds to AOC Calling $2.2T Biden Plan 'Not Nearly Enough'
The transportation secretary defended the proposal, describing it as the "biggest investment in American job creation" introduced since World War II, during an appearance on ABC News' 'This Week.'
Piney Point Emergency Prompts Florida Jail to Move Inmates to Higher Floor
Protesters demonstrated on Sunday morning to have the Florida prison evacuated as toxic water threatens to flood the area.
Hunter Biden Says He Didn't Think Serving on Burisma Board Was a Mistake
President Joe Biden's son discussed the controversy surrounding his involvement in Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings during a recent CBS News interview that aired on Sunday.
Trump Blasted by Former Staffer for Deceptive Fundraising Payment Scheme
"This man is a grifter, he's a con artist and he's cruel," said Taylor of the former president, responding to news of the Trump campaign's recurring payment setup that collected thousands from some donors last year.
Georgia County Says MLB All-Star Game Would've Generated $100M
Major League Baseball announced its decision to relocate this summer's All-Star Game from its scheduled location in Atlanta on Friday, in a gesture of opposition against Georgia's new voting laws.
Kristi Noem Upset Biden's Infrastructure Plan Won't Expand Rail Lines to SD
The president's $2 trillion infrastructure bill proposes $80 billion in funding to improve national railroad services. An Amtrak spokesperson told Newsweek that the company would be willing to expand rail lines into South Dakota if the state expressed interest.
Video Shows Deer Crashing Through School Bus Window, Landing on Student
Neither students nor the deer were injured as a result of the crash, which took place early Thursday morning in central Virginia.
Loophole Gives Charlottesville, Va., Right to Remove Confederate Statues
A Thursday court decision will allow the city to remove two monuments depicting Confederate military generals, including the statue of Robert E. Lee that was at the center of a deadly rally in 2017.
Firefighter Brings Home 15,000 Bees From New Mexico Supermarket
Jesse Johnson, a Las Cruces firefighter and beekeeper, successfully removed thousands of bees from inside a local resident's car before moving them to his own property on Sunday.
N.C. Interstate Closed After Truck Carrying Radioactive Uranium Crashes
Authorities reportedly confirmed that none of the cargo material posed health threats after the accident took place on Wednesday.
Wis. Gov. Handed Loss by State Supreme Court Overturning COVID Mask Mandate
In a Wednesday decision, the court ruled that Evers acted outside of his authority when he extended Wisconsin's mask mandate past its original expiration date last year.
QAnon Supporters Say Matt Gaetz Sex Trafficking Accusations Are FBI Setup
Conspiracy theorists defended the Florida congressman after reports surfaced detailing his involvement in a federal sex trafficking investigation on Tuesday.
Federal Government Pausing Over 1M Privately Held Defaulted Student Loans
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Tuesday announced an expansion of the federal effort to provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asian Man Threatened at NYC Home Depot Hours After Asian Woman Beaten
The incident trails a series of similar hateful and violent acts targeting Asian American people across the U.S. recently.
Blinken Restores LGBTQ Protections, Abortion Rights Support
"President Biden is committed to putting human rights back at the center of American foreign policy, and that's a commitment that I, and the entire Department of State, take very seriously," said the secretary of state on Tuesday.