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A decision to lift the J&J suspension could occur by Friday: Fauci

(WASHINGTON) — A decision to lift the suspension of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine might occur by Friday, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "But no indication they will stop using it?" "This Week" Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz asked Fauci. "I really…... Read More

President Biden urges Senate to 'step up and act' on gun reform

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the White House on Friday, making it the first in-person foreign leader to visit during his presidency. "I greatly appreciate the chance to spend time with you in person and to make our exchange of ideas face to…... Read More

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has sued former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone and his wife, Nydia, for $2 million dollars in unpaid taxes. The suit alleges that the Stones owe the money through Drake Ventures, an LLC set up by the Stones. The DOJ says they did not pay…... Read More

Biden backtracks on admitting more refugees, leaving Trump's historically low limit in place

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is backtracking on his proposal earlier this year to drastically increase the number of refugees admitted in the coming months to 62,500, leaving in place a historically low limit set by former President Donald Trump as thousands of refugees wait abroad. Instead, he will keep…... Read More

Pompeos violated federal ethics rules in assigning staff 'personal' errands, watchdog finds

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan violated the federal government's ethics rules by requesting staff carry out personal favors, according to the State Department inspector general's office. The federal watchdog had been undertaking the investigation of the Pompeos for years, leading to fiery criticism…... Read More

White House urges Americans to get vaccinated as B-117 variant surpasses 44% of all cases

(WASHINGTON) -- Just a few days before every adult in the U.S. will become eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine on Monday, the White House stressed how important those shots are to beating back the pandemic -- especially in recent weeks, as the more transmissible B-117 variant has rapidly become…... Read More

'We must act,' Biden says, after yet another mass shooting

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden, faced with yet another mass shooting on his watch, said Friday that the news of at least eight Americans killed in Indianapolis on Thursday night has "become too normal." "Too many Americans are dying every single day from gun violence," Biden said in a written…... Read More

Congress could soon get answers about Jeffrey Epstein's suicide

(WASHINGTON) -- Congress could soon get answers as to how financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in Bureau of Prisons custody in August 2019, according to testimony given by BOP Director Michael Carvajal at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday. Epstein died while being held at the Metropolitan Correctional…... Read More

Former Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp in GOP primary

(ATLANTA) -- A former Democratic state lawmaker who changed his party affiliation after endorsing Donald Trump's reelection announced a bid to challenge Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, one of Trump's top Republican targets in the 2022 election cycle. "The governor's office has failed to fight for you and for me," Jones…... Read More

Biden says he warned Putin he could have gone further on sweeping Russia sanctions

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States on Thursday announced a sweeping series of sanctions against Russia over election interference, cyber hacking and other "harmful foreign activities," it said, including reports of Russia offering "bounties" for Taliban attacks against U.S. troops, and Russia's occupation and alleged human rights abuses in Crimea. "I…... Read More

House committee advances reparations bill: 'We're giving America the opportunity for redemption'

(WASHINGTON) -- A bill that will create a commission to study and make recommendations on how to best provide reparations to the descendants of enslaved people in the U.S. has taken a historic leap forward after being advanced by a House committee. With a vote of 25 to 17, the…... Read More