Feed Posts

Kinzinger says ‘a lot’ of Republicans have privately conveyed support for his January 6 stance
Kevin Dietsch/POOL/AFP/Getty Images/FILE

Kinzinger says ‘a lot’ of Republicans have privately conveyed support for his January 6 stance

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of just two Republicans on the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, said Wednesday that “a lot” of GOP lawmakers have privately conveyed support to him, as he stressed that “nobody actually believes” the election was stolen from former President Donald Trump. “There’s a lot of people, you know.…MORE

Here are the 17 Republican senators who voted to advance the $1 trillion infrastructure bill
Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images

Here are the 17 Republican senators who voted to advance the $1 trillion infrastructure bill

When the Senate voted Wednesday to open debate on a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package, more than a dozen Republicans sided with Democrats to advance the legislation. The proposal, which came after weeks of negotiations between a bipartisan group of lawmakers and the White House, includes $73 billion to rebuild the electric grid, $66 billion…MORE

Robinhood raises less than it had hoped in IPO
Kimberly White/Getty Images for Robinhood

Robinhood raises less than it had hoped in IPO

Robinhood’s highly-anticipated debut on Wall Street is getting off to a rough start. The fast-growing trading company failed to raise as much money as it had hoped. Robinhood’s initial public offering priced at $38 a share, the low end of the expected range. That suggests demand for the controversial company may have been softer than…MORE

Subpoena fight looms over Trump as House committee plots extensive January 6 probe
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/AFP via Getty Images

Subpoena fight looms over Trump as House committee plots extensive January 6 probe

Investigators on the House’s January 6 select committee, vowing a deep dive into the attack on the US Capitol, may soon be confronted with a grim reality: A battle over subpoena requests and the prospect they could end up in protracted legal fights. Both Democrats and Republicans on the select committee say they want to…MORE

Blinken meets with WHO director to reaffirm US support for second probe into Covid outbreak
ALEX BRANDON/AFP/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Blinken meets with WHO director to reaffirm US support for second probe into Covid outbreak

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the director-general of the World Health Organization Wednesday and underscored US support for further WHO studies into the origins of Covid-19, including research in China, the State Department said. Blinken and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met in Kuwait almost a week after China announced that it would not…MORE

These companies are requiring Covid-19 vaccines for their employees
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

These companies are requiring Covid-19 vaccines for their employees

After months of encouraging employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, companies are beginning to take a harder line and roll out mandates — a dramatic escalation of Corporate America’s approach to halting the spread of the virus. Momentum for vaccine mandates has been building, and President Joe Biden was expected on Thursday to announce a…MORE

Eating foods high in flavonoids could slow down cognitive decline, a study says
Shutterstock

Eating foods high in flavonoids could slow down cognitive decline, a study says

Eating a plate full of colorful foods like strawberries and peppers, which include flavonoids, could slow your cognitive decline, a new study found. People who ate about 600 milligrams (0.02 ounces) of flavonoids per day had a 20% lower risk of cognitive decline than those who ate only 150 milligrams (0.005 ounces) per day, according…MORE

White House works behind the scenes to prepare labor leaders for federal employee vaccine requirement
SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

White House works behind the scenes to prepare labor leaders for federal employee vaccine requirement

White House officials have reached out to key union representatives over the last two days to lay the groundwork for President Joe Biden’s decision to require federal employees to get vaccinated, according to two people familiar with the discussions. It’s a move that represents both the speed with which the White House is moving on…MORE

Maine church asks Supreme Court to block state from enforcing Covid restrictions due to Delta
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Maine church asks Supreme Court to block state from enforcing Covid restrictions due to Delta

A church in Maine is asking the Supreme Court to block the state from enforcing or reinstating any Covid-related restrictions that the house of worship says would violate its religious liberty rights under the Constitution. The petition highlights the emerging Delta variant, and the church’s fear that it will trigger new statewide restrictions. It is…MORE

MLB game postponed due to 12 positive coronavirus tests within Washington Nationals team
Rich Schultz/Getty Images North America/Getty Images

MLB game postponed due to 12 positive coronavirus tests within Washington Nationals team

The Washington Nationals game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday has been postponed due to a dozen Covid-19 cases within the Nationals organization. Nationals manager Dave Martinez said on a video news conference that four players and eight staff members had positive tests results for the coronavirus. The manager said some people had symptoms and…MORE

Playlist

Headlines