(NEW YORK) -- As the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations went underway in New York City beginning Sept. 14, authorities arrested Enrique Figueroa on Sunday for allegedly posting threats on social media against Luis Abinader, the president of the Dominican Republic, according... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal advisers on Friday voted 18-0 in favor of recommending Pfizer booster shots for anyone over 65 or anyone who is at high risk of severe disease from COVID-19. However, the panel declined to recommend boosters for all Americans as young as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Central Command Gen. Frank McKenzie admitted at a briefing Friday that the Aug. 29 drone strike near Kabul airport was "a mistake." Ten people were killed in the strike, which the U.S. believed was targeting a terrorist, but instead killed an aid... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy defended the Biden administration's plans to begin rolling out booster shots for many Americans the week of Sept. 20, despite criticism from the World Health Organization and others that the U.S. should not offer booster shots... Read More.
(ST. LOUIS) -- St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong told reporters on a conference call that forward Vladimir Tarasenko could still be on the team next season. After the regular ended, Tarasenko's agent Paul Theofanous called Armstrong and said his client wanted a trade.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- America's top general on Wednesday spoke publicly for the first time about whether he feared then-President Donald Trump would try to involve the military in the aftermath of the 2020 election, as reported in a newly-released book. While Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The surgeon general is warning Americans about the "urgent threat of health misinformation" amid the government's current push to boost stalling vaccination rates. Dr. Vivek Murthy's advisory -- the first under the Biden administration -- addresses an epidemic of misinformation and disinformation, and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The top U.S. military general leading the withdrawal in Afghanistan stepped down during a ceremony in Kabul Monday, a sign that America's longest war is nearing its end. Gen. Austin Scott Miller has commanded U.S. Forces−Afghanistan and the NATO-led Resolute Support mission since... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Sunday said the sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years "reflects the seriousness" of the crime. "Given the particular cruelty, the abuse of trust, committing this crime in a group, in front... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, defended the right of West Point students to discuss race after some Republican congressmen complained that one class at the academy was recognizing critical race theory. During a congressional budget hearing before... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Marshals Service, one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agencies, lacks the resources needed to ensure the safety and security of federal judges and other people it's meant to protect, the Department of Justice's Office of Inspector General found. “The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The number of domestic terrorism investigations has "increased significantly" over the past year, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Tuesday, unveiling the Biden administration's new strategy to counter domestic terrorism. "Over generations to come, the national strategy recognizes that we cannot prevent every attack,... Read More.