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Scoop: Dominican Republic snags first MLB players union office outside U.S.

The Dominican Republic will host the first international office for the Major League Baseball Players Association, Axios has learned. The big picture: The new office,…

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From Tesla to Twitter, 2022 was a year of losing for Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s year-end balance sheet for 2022 is full of red ink. Why it matters: The world’s richest man has been an icon of technological…

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“Saboteurs”: House Republicans opposing McCarthy face severe conservative blowback

Key hard-right influencers are backing Kevin McCarthy for House speaker, despite a rebellion by some right-wing members. Why it matters: In a leadership fight, it’s…

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Congress considering repeal of military’s coronavirus vaccine mandate

Congress may consider legislation later this week that would scrap the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for military service members, Politico reports. Why it matters: A…

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The Georgia Senate runoff is Raphael Warnock’s to lose

Polls and conversations with top strategists in both parties suggest Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoff will be close — but that Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) holds…

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Trump is losing altitude after GOP’s midterm disappointment

Former Trump’s unfavorable rating has surged to 67% among registered voters, with one-third of Republicans and GOP-leaning voters now viewing him negatively, according to a…

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The top presidential surrogate in the Georgia runoff

Look who hasn’t campaigned in Georgia ahead of Tuesday’s runoff for Senate: President Biden and former President Trump. Driving the news: Sen. Raphael Warnock is…

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Potential criminal act causes over 40K to lose power in North Carolina

An alleged attack on multiple electrical substations left over 60 percent of North Carolina’s Moore County without power Saturday night in what local authorities are…

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Elon Musk explains why Ye was suspended from Twitter

Elon Musk said during a Twitter Spaces Saturday that it was his decision to suspend Ye from Twitter after the rapper posted an image of…

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Benjamin Netanyahu hopes Trump will condemn antisemitism

Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu told NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that he hopes former President Trump condemns antisemitism after having dinner with white nationalist…

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Demand for remote jobs outpaces supply

Data: LinkedIn; Chart: Axios Visuals Applicants want remote jobs, but the number of postings that allow people to work from home is dwindling as companies…

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Democrats react to Trump’s call to suspend Constitution

Democratic lawmakers sharply rebuked former President Donald Trump over the weekend, after Trump called for the suspension of the Constitution in order to overturn the…

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Trump: Constitution should be terminated due to “massive” election fraud

Former President Trump on Saturday falsely cited election fraud as a reason to terminate the Constitution, after Elon Musk released information about Twitter’s role in…

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The surprise winner in new Democratic primary calendar

If Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) wins his runoff Tuesday, expect rising buzz he could be a promising Democratic presidential candidate in 2024, if President Biden…

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Bad blood: Taylor Swift fans sue Ticketmaster

Taylor Swift fans are suing Ticketmaster after being stumped by glitches, high fees and cancellations during ticket sales for her upcoming Eras Tour, Deadline reports….

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Scoop: Senate plots pro-pot move for lame-duck Congress

A bipartisan group of senators plans to attach significant marijuana legislation to “must-pass” year-end bills, Axios has learned. The big picture: The group, led by…

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DOJ: Jan. 6 rioter tried to sell video from Capitol siege

A Capitol rioter who filmed himself assaulting a police officer did interviews from jail with documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, the daughter of House Speaker Nancy…

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U.S. eliminated from World Cup

The United States men’s soccer team is heading home from Qatar after losing to the Netherlands in the 2022 World Cup‘s Round of 16. Why…

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China begins loosening COVID restrictions after massive protests

China has begun lifting some of its COVID-19 restrictions even as the country’s “zero COVID” policy remains. Why it matters: The loosening restrictions come shortly…

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Crypto’s Enron-sized scandal threatens to undermine its core reason to exist

Crypto has an Enron-sized scandal that threatens to completely undermine the trust proposition for its existence, regardless of Sam Bankman Fried’s mea culpa tour. Why…

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Rep. James Comer wants Twitter employees to talk to Congress about Hunter Biden laptop story

Rep. James Comer (R-KY) said on Fox News Friday night that he wants “every person at Twitter” to speak before Congress about the social media…

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Yes, the flu season is getting worse

The United States is still suffering from a hard spell of the flu so far this year, new data from the Centers for Disease Control…

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