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Scoop: Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel escorted out of RNC retreat

During this weekend’s highly anticipated donor retreat hosted by the Republican National Committee in Palm Beach, Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel was escorted off the…

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Report: John Kerry plans to visit China ahead of Biden’s climate summit

John Kerry, President Biden’s special climate envoy, is expected to travel to China next week for meetings with officials aimed at boosting collaboration, the Washington…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Coronavirus cases hold steady at 65,000 per day — CDC declares racism “a serious public health threat” — WHO official: Brazil is dealing with “raging…

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“Well…bye”: Second senior Matt Gaetz aide resigns amid investigation

Devin Murphy, Rep. Matt Gaetz’s legislative director, has stepped down amid a federal investigation into sex trafficking allegations against the Florida Republican congressman, the New…

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw says he’ll be blind for a month after eye surgery

Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) said in a statement Saturday he will be blind for roughly a month after getting surgery to reattach the retina in…

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NASA’s Mars helicopter to launch a new chapter of space exploration

NASA is set to fly the first test flight of its tiny Ingenuity helicopter on Mars Sunday, marking the advent of drones for space exploration….

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The long-range forecast for the future of the world is looking dark and stormy

A new 20-year-forecast for the world: increasingly fragmented and turbulent. The big picture: A major report put out this week by the National Intelligence Council…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz declares he’s “not going anywhere” amid sex trafficking probe

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) doubled down Friday night, saying he’s not “going anywhere,” and vowing, “I have not yet begun to fight,” amid a federal…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Coronavirus cases hold steady at 65,000 per day — CDC declares racism “a serious public health threat.” Vaccines: America may be close to hitting…

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U.S. unsure of Iran’s “seriousness of purpose” after Vienna nuclear talks

This week’s nuclear talks in Vienna “met expectations” but did not assuage U.S. doubts about Iran’s willingness to negotiate in good faith over the 2015…

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House Ethics panel opens probe of Matt Gaetz amid federal sex trafficking investigation

The House Ethics Committee announced Friday it has launched an investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), who is facing a federal probe into sex trafficking…

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Biden’s southern border czar Roberta Jacobson to step down at the end of April

Southern border coordinator Roberta Jacobson’s last day in the Biden White House will be at the end of April before she retires, she said Friday….

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Why legal cannabis in New York could be a bigger deal than California

Despite being half the size of the legal cannabis market in California, New York is poised to impact the larger industry and culture beyond its…

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What Amazon’s union win means for tech

Amazon’s success at stopping a union organizing drive at a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., shows just how far the labor movement’s effort to take on…

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Coronavirus dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Coronavirus cases hold steady at 65,000 per day — CDC declares racism “a serious public health threat.” Vaccines: America may be close to hitting…

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Pfizer asks FDA to expand COVID vaccine authorization to adolescents

Pfizer and BioNTech asked the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) Friday to expand its COVID vaccine’s emergency use authorization to cover adolescents ages 12 to…

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The one place where almost everyone is vaccinated

A tiny British territory on the southern tip of Spain may now be the most protected place on Earth, with all but a sliver of…

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Pro-Trump scam PAC operator hit with wire fraud charge

A man behind a pro-Trump scam PAC has been hit with federal wire fraud charges alleging he bilked hundreds of thousands of dollars from donors…

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Biden announces commission to study expanding the Supreme Court

President Biden will sign an executive order Friday that creates a bipartisan commission to study expanding the Supreme Court, as he promised throughout the 2020…

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Majority of Amazon workers in Alabama plant vote against unionizing

In a major win for Amazon, a majority of workers involved in an organizing effort at its distribution center in Bessemer, Ala., have voted not…

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Biden’s first budget asks for $715 billion for Pentagon, naming China as top challenge

The Biden administration unveiled its first budget proposal to Congress on Friday, offering a glimpse into President Biden’s policy agenda for the 2022 fiscal year….

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