(WASHINGTON) -- The House Ethics Committee has issued a subpoena for the testimony of a former girlfriend of Rep. Matt Gaetz as part of the panel's ongoing investigation into the Florida Republican.The committee is demanding Gaetz's ex-girlfriend appear before the committee over a Zoom... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge decided on Dec. 31 that Mississippi can move forward in creating a state-run court system of unelected judges and prosecutors to preside over part of the majority-Black city of Jackson. However, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Palestinian teenage brothers Nasrallah, 17, and Qassam Al-Awar, 18, still can't believe they're home after being imprisoned by the Israeli government for 17 months."I didn't know my name was on the list until 30 minutes before I was released," Qassam Al-Awar... Read More.
Jelly Roll is fully embracing the charity spirit this holiday season. The "Need a Favor" hitmaker recently launched his Nashville holiday toy drive. The drive is happening through December 15 and collects and gives donated toys to underprivileged families. "Oh man, the toy drive is incredible here in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of people have died and thousands more have been injured since the militant group Hamas launched an unprecedented surprise attack on Israel on Oct. 7 and Israel retaliated with a bombing campaign and total siege of the neighboring Gaza Strip,... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- A massive fire at a chemical plant near Houston Wednesday prompted a school evacuation and a warning for residents to shelter in place, according to authorities.There was an explosion at the plant in the town of Shepherd just after 8 a.m. local time... Read More.
The representatives for SAG-AFTRA and Hollywood's top producers will reportedly return to the bargaining table Tuesday, following Monday's session that extended into the night.The performers' union told its members it had been considering what it called the producers' "last, best & final" offer.According to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials have repeatedly sounded the alarm on the rise of antisemitism in recent years, and the ongoing war in the Middle East between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas appears to have incited a new wave of threats against Jewish communities... Read More.
(HAGERSTOWN, Md.) -- Maryland authorities said they're searching for a man who allegedly targeted and gunned down the judge who oversaw his divorce proceedings.Pedro Argote, 49, allegedly shot Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson, 52, in the judge's driveway in Hagerstown, Maryland, Thursday night while the... Read More.
(PERSHING COUNTY, Nev.) -- A death was confirmed at the Burning Man festival over the weekend after thousands of attendees were left mired in mud from torrential rains and were advised to conserve food and water, as all roads in and out of the... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- A shooting occurred at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond on Tuesday, the school said.There is no ongoing threat following a "shooting incident" at the university's Monroe Park campus, VCU said in an alert.Multiple police agencies responded to the scene near the Altria... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Surgeon General released an advisory on Tuesday calling attention to the public health crisis of loneliness, isolation and lack of connection in the United States.“Lacking connection increases the risk for premature death to more than 60%. Put simply, this... Read More.