A drought emergency has been declared in 41 California counties. Dramatic images show one reservoir outside Los Angeles running dry.
Before he tried to stop Arkansas' anti-trans bill, Governor Asa Hutchinson sat down with the state's only openly trans elected official, she said.
The Biden administration has said that domestic terrorism is a serious concern. But talk of March 4 protests could be overplayed.
The Publix grocery chain heiress was a key funder of the “Save America” rally, The Wall Street Journal reported. At the event, Trump told supporters to “fight like hell.” Some of them stormed the Capitol. Conspiracy theorist and host Alex Jones also contributed money to the rally, The WSJ reported. […]
With the National Mall and streets closed, and National Guard troops everywhere, people improvised ways to mark President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration. Two women found a place to watch the outgoing president fly out of the city, while two others toasted the event with mimosas and […]
After a violent mob stormed the Capitol, harried journalists and TV talking heads resorted to the rhetoric of American exceptionalism and invoked tired tropes of Third World chaos. These comparisons trivialize war, and the experience of millions of people who have lived under American occupation for the past two decades. […]
Greg Kelly has reinvented himself from a lively local morning show host to a firebrand far-right pundit defending Donald Trump’s most fact-challenged theories. Kelly, the son of former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, started his career local news and advanced to the anchor chair at a Fox affiliate […]
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has deactivated his Twitter account following the permanent suspension of President Trump’s account. He’s one of a handful of high-profile Trump supporters who no longer have accounts on the platform following the Capitol Hill insurrection. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Rush Limbaugh has […]
The US Capitol went into lockdown as thousands of rioters stormed past police barricades. The protesters, armed with sticks and metal pipes, fought off tear gas to force their way into the halls of government. The melee sparked outrage and delayed certification of the results of the 2020 general election. […]
Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler was picked to fill an open Senate seat in Georgia because she was considered appealing to moderate suburban women. Then, she started facing challenges from the right – and an angry President Trump. Loeffler and her fellow Republican senator from Georgia, David Perdue, will both face […]
A group of Federal Election Commission employees is demanding that the White House and the Senate appoint people of colour to the agency for the first time, according to a letter seen by Insider. The bipartisan Federal Election Commission has only had white members in its 45-year history. Senate Democrats […]
Utah is giving free face masks to any resident who does not already own a mask. The announcement comes as a precaution as the state prepares to begin reopening businesses. Gov. Gary Herbert said that residents should expect to wear masks in public until a vaccine is produced. Visit Business […]
Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after the former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others found the specific flag offensive because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The company had meant for the Air […]
Attorney Michael Avenatti is accused of embezzling $US1.5 million from Miami Heat player Hassan Whiteside in 2017, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. Whiteside had wired Avenatti $US2.75 million in January 2017 to cover the majority of a $US3 million settlement with his ex-girlfriend, Alexis Gardner, who Avenatti was […]
Fox Nation, Fox News’ new opinion streaming service, will be available Tuesday. The service features Fox News’ most well-known and controversial figures, like Tucker Carlson and Tomi Lahren. Fox News says that early purchases suggest a younger demographic could be served by the platform. Professor Reece Peck says that the […]
The Department of Justice (DOJ) will deploy fewer employees to voting locations this year than in 2016. The DOJ says it traditionally sends fewer watchers out during the midterms. There have already been instances of harassment reported. The day before the midterm elections, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced in […]
Democratic House candidate MJ Hegar says that her opponent’s campaign is engaging in a targeted harassment campaign against her. Hegar says people from the campaign repeatedly attempted to engage with her children on Halloween. Multiple allegations of voter interference and harassment have been made during Texas’ early voting period. Halloween […]