Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:34:55 EDT

Palm Beach County Refuses to Lower Flags for Rush Limbaugh

Palm Beach County defied Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, refusing to lower its courthouse flags to half-staff in honor of the late conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh.The county's courthouse flags remained at full staff, ignoring Gov. Ron DeSantis' Tuesday afternoon...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:20:58 EDT

Report: Trump to Chastise Biden, Tease '24 Run at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump reportedly will condemn his successor's policies, and refrain from officially announcing intentions to run again in 2024 when addressing the Conservative Political Action Committee...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:35:32 EDT

US Report on Khashoggi Death Expected to Single Out Saudi Crown Prince

The Biden administration is expected to release a declassified U.S. intelligence report on Thursday finding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four officials familiar with the matter said. The release would...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:15:31 EDT

Sen. Moore Capito: COVID Relief Bill Definite 'No' Because of Measly Vaccine Funding

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., says President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill is a definite "no" for her considering the measly amount set aside for vaccine distribution....

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:08:11 EDT

Andy Biggs to Newsmax TV: Pressure on Cable Companies 'a Huge, Huge Problem'

Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., told Newsmax TV on Wednesday that the pressure Democrat members of Congress are placing on cable companies about channels they distribute is "a huge, huge problem."...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:04:27 EDT

Obama: 'White Resistance and Resentment' Prevented Reparations Push

Former President Barack Obama says that "the politics of White resistance and resentment" kept him from pushing for financial reparations for Black Americans while he was in office. In...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:54:51 EDT

YouGov Poll: Republicans Feel More 'Threatened' Than Dems

In the post-President Donald Trump America, Republicans - and his voters in particular - are expressing more dystopian views of our society, according to The Economist/YouGov poll. Two-thirds of Trump voters and a majority of Republicans polled more closely related to a...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:53:23 EDT

McCarthy: Trump Will Be Asset in Winning House in 2022

Former President Donald Trump will be an asset for the Republican Party in winning back the House in 2022, even after the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:14:49 EDT

14 House Republicans Want Briefing From FBI on Swalwell Ties to Alleged Chinese Spy

A group of House Republicans are calling on FBI Director Christopher Wray to provide a briefing on any past ties that Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., had with an alleged Chinese spy, Fox News reports. Axios reported last December...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:45:07 EDT

Bradley Smith: Targeting Conservative Media a 'Rank Abuse of Power'

House Democrats seeking to pressure platforms to stifle conservative media are engaging in a "rank abuse of power," Institute for Free Speech founder Bradley Smith said Wednesday.

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:31:01 EDT

Turley: New 'Red Scare' Shutting Down Conservative Voices in Media

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley said the left's appetite for censoring conservative voices and curtailing their reach is growing in his testimony Wednesday at a House subcommittee hearing...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:01:29 EDT

Bruce Springsteen's Drunken Driving Charge Dropped

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges.Springsteen pleaded guilty to a...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:30:49 EDT

USPS Selects Oshkosh Defense to Build Greener Mail Truck

The United States Post Office has chosen Oshkosh Defense to build its next-generation mail-delivery vehicle, part of an effort to make the USPS more environmentally friendly by switching a portion of its huge fleet to electric vehicles.

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:04:49 EDT

13 House Republicans Urge FCC Chair to Back Free Speech Against Censorship

A group of Republican members of Congress are calling on Federal Communication Commission Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel to "denounce any attempts by government officials to use their power to threaten a free press...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:20:24 EDT

FDA: Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Effective, Safe

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff said in documents published on Wednesday, paving the way for its approval for emergency use...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:22:06 EDT

Supreme Court Set to Review Republican-Backed Voting Curbs

After an election that former President Donald Trump still claims was rife with fraud, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to ponder the legality of a restriction on early voting in Arizona that his fellow Republicans argued was needed to combat that fraud.The...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:05:06 EDT

Source: IOC Ready to Announce Preferred Bidder for 2032 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will on Wednesday announce its choice of a non-binding preferred bidder for the 2032 Summer Olympics in what is the first in a series of steps towards deciding a host city, a source told Reuters...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:54:46 EDT

No Charges Against Officers Involved in Daniel Prude's Death

Police officers who put a hood over the head of a mentally distraught Black man, then pressed his body against the pavement until he stopped breathing will not face criminal charges after a grand jury declined to indict them...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:46:38 EDT

Study: Dogs Came to N. America With Earliest Humans

Scientists said Wednesday they had discovered the oldest remains of a domestic dog in the Americas dating back more than 10,000 years, suggesting the animals accompanied the first waves of human settlers. Humans are thought...

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:40:25 EDT

Bruce Springsteen Set for Court Date on Drunk Driving Charge

Bruce Springsteen is set to have his day in court on Wednesday to answer alcohol and driving-related charges three months after an officer said he spotted the rock star doing a shot of tequila and mounting his motorcycle...