Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued four states that Joe Biden won, claiming their changes to election procedures during the pandemic violated federal law. Continue Reading Supreme Court Again Rejects Presidential Election Challenge, This Time From Texas Attorney General
In a move that infuriated supporters of museums to be dedicated to Latinos and women on the National Mall, the Republican senator blocked legislation Thursday that would lead to the creation of both. Continue Reading Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee Blocks Legislation For National Latino, Women’s Museums
Nine stickers with swastikas were placed on the memorial in downtown Boise sometime between Monday evening and Tuesday morning. One of the stickers read, “We are everywhere.” Continue Reading Idaho Anne Frank Memorial Defaced With Nazi Propaganda
In a 17-4 vote, an expert committee concluded that the scientific evidence supports the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for emergency use during the pandemic. Continue Reading FDA Panel Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use
New Hampshire Republicans elected Rep. Dick Hinch as speaker of the House after the GOP took control of the chamber in November. Hinch’s death, now known to be of COVID-19, was announced Wednesday. Continue Reading Newly Sworn-In GOP N.H. House Speaker Dies Of COVID-19, Autopsy Shows
In the U.S., front-line health care workers are likely first in line to get immunized with a COVID-19 vaccine, once the FDA says yes. But what about the rest of us? Here’s what we know so far. Continue Reading When Might You Expect Your 1st COVID-19 Shot?
Two-thirds of Americans say the federal government has not done enough to ease the economic hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll. Continue Reading Americans Want More COVID Economic Relief. Most Think Congress Should Compromise
Joe Biden’s son Hunter said he learned that “the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware advised my legal counsel … that they are investigating my tax affairs.” Continue Reading Hunter Biden Says He Is Under Federal Investigation For Tax Matter
The state and federal officials say Facebook’s acquisitions of WhatsApp and Instagram violated competition laws and served to stifle rivals by giving the social network an unfair advantage. Continue Reading 48 AGs, FTC Sue Facebook, Alleging Illegal Power Grabs To ‘Neutralize’ Rivals
Idaho public health officials abruptly ended a meeting Tuesday after the Boise mayor and chief of police said intense protests outside the health department building — as well as outside some health officials’ homes — were threatening public safety. Continue Reading Idaho Health Board Meeting Stopped After ‘Intense Protest’ From Anti-Mask Crowd
A federal judge said “the court cannot ignore the clear violations” of an injunction limiting the police department’s use of the weapons, but added some instances were in compliance. Continue Reading Seattle Police Ruled In Contempt For Firing Less Lethal Weapons At BLM Protesters
A new government report on high speed rail in the Pacific Northwest recommends that Oregon, Washington and British Columbia formalize their interest in a Cascadia bullet train by creating an independent body to plan and eventually build it. But a critic associated with a conservative think tank responded that the region should take heed of California’s high speed rail woes and put a spike in the Cascadia bullet train ambitions. Continue Reading Cascadia High-Speed Rail: Will It Finally Happen Or Is It ‘Time To Kill This Thing’?