Sat, 28 May 2022 18:32:54 EDT

NY Republican Rep. Chris Jacobs: 'I Would Vote for' AR-15 Gun Ban

Rep. Chris Jacobs (R-N.Y.) said Friday that he would vote to ban AR-15 assault rifles if a bill came to the floor of the House.

Sat, 28 May 2022 17:48:38 EDT

Trump Blasts 'Biden's Breathtaking Failure,' Salutes 'Ultra MAGA Country'

Americans voting in these midterms just need to assess where they were a few years ago, former President Donald Trump told his Save America rally at the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper, Wyoming, on Saturday night.

Sat, 28 May 2022 17:34:11 EDT

Early Heat Wave Kills 3 Women, Stuns Chicago

Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city looking for answers.

Sat, 28 May 2022 15:48:09 EDT

NC Man Pleads Guilty to Storming Capitol to Disrupt Congress

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol last year to disrupt Congress from certifying the Electoral College vote, court filings show.

Sat, 28 May 2022 15:27:02 EDT

Air Travelers Face Cancellations Over Memorial Day Weekend

Not only are airline travelers facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season, but they're also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations.

Sat, 28 May 2022 14:24:57 EDT

Report: Daily Beast Apologizes for Calling Hunter Biden Laptop 'Stolen'

The Daily Beast apologized this week to the Delaware computer repairman who came into possession of Hunter Biden's laptop for calling the device "stolen" in a December 2020 story.

Sat, 28 May 2022 13:48:45 EDT

Jon Voight: 'Proper Testing' Needed for Gun Ownership

Renowned actor and conservative Jon Voight is calling for stricter measures on firearm purchases and ownership nearly a week after the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting where a gunman shot and killed 19 children and two adults.

Sat, 28 May 2022 12:50:13 EDT

Trump Likely to Stay Out of Alabama Senate Runoff

Sources close to Donald Trump say they expect the former president not to choose in the contest between former Alabama Business Council head Katie Britt and Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala.

Sat, 28 May 2022 12:38:24 EDT

CDC Issues Travel Alert Level 2 Amid Monkeypox Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a travel advisory on the scale of "alert level 2" for travelers to "practice enhanced precautions."

Sat, 28 May 2022 12:32:34 EDT

GoFundMe Campaign Raises $2.4M for Uvalde Teacher's Orphaned 4 Children

The four orphaned children of slain Uvalde, Texas, teacher Irma Garcia and her late husband Joe, who died of a heart attack following his wife's killing at Robb Elementary School last week will be getting more than $2.4 million raised through a GoFundMe campaign started by...

Sat, 28 May 2022 11:57:31 EDT

Uvalde Gunman Threatened Girls, Mentioned School Shooting Months Before Massacre

The Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooter sent threatening text messages and pictures of guns to social media app users he met online months before the massacre.

Sat, 28 May 2022 11:00:02 EDT

Judge: Proud Boys Leader Tarrio to Remain Jailed Ahead of Trial

United States District Court Judge Timothy Kelly late Friday denied a bid from Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio to be set free pending his trial for conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Sat, 28 May 2022 10:43:55 EDT

UN Human Rights Chief Asks China to Rethink Uyghur Policies

The U.N. top human rights official said Saturday that she raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of the broad application of counterterrorism and deradicalization measures on the rights of predominantly Muslim groups.

Sat, 28 May 2022 09:51:50 EDT

VP Harris Tells Buffalo Mourners: 'We Will Come Together'

Mourners laid to rest the last of 10 Black people killed in a racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket with a service on Saturday that became a call to action and an emotional plea to end the hate and violence that has wracked the nation.

Sat, 28 May 2022 09:41:44 EDT

Massive New Mexico Fire Traced to Planned Burns

Two fires that merged to create the largest wildfire in New Mexico history have both been traced to planned burns set by U.S. forest managers as preventative measures, federal investigators announced Friday.

Sat, 28 May 2022 09:34:06 EDT

Shanghai Edges Toward Reopening as Beijing Plans to Ease COVID Curbs

The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further toward a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while officials in Beijing prepared to ease curbs in parts of the capital, saying Saturday the outbreak was under control.

Sat, 28 May 2022 09:14:53 EDT

Doctors Backing Off Pfizer's Paxlovid for Lower-Risk COVID Patients

Use of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 antiviral Paxlovid spiked this week, but some doctors are reconsidering the pills for lower-risk patients after a U.S. public health agency warned  symptoms can recur after people complete a course of the drug.

Fri, 27 May 2022 22:18:02 EDT

New York AG James Cracking Down on Retailers' Baby Formula 'Price Gouging'

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday that the state is cracking down on reports of retailers' ''price gouging'' of consumers amid a baby formula shortage.

Fri, 27 May 2022 22:10:09 EDT

Poll: Liz Cheney Losing to Trump-Backed Hageman

A poll shows former President Donald Trump-endorsed Harriet Hageman leading incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney by 30 points in Wyoming's Republican primary for its at-large House district.

Fri, 27 May 2022 22:01:44 EDT

Hogan Vetoes 18 Bills, Including Ballot Signature Measure

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced vetoes of 18 bills Friday, including a measure that would have allowed voters who forget to sign their mail-in ballot envelope to do so after mailing it to get it counted.The Republican governor also vetoed a bill that would have allowed...