House Republicans voted to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role over her opposition to former President Trump.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 10:36 am
The Israeli military directed heavy artillery fire and dozens of airstrikes into Gaza overnight into Friday, as fears grew that a ground invasion of the territory could be launched to quell rocket fire from Palestinian militants.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 9:50 am
Over the past few months, public and private innovation in America has coalesced around one goal: bribe people in order to get them vaccinated against Covid-19. Getting people vaccinated is lofty and noble, necessary for public health, necessary to defend those who can't be vaccinated, and if bribery gets us there, I'm all for it.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 9:14 am
A Chicago cat used up at least one of its nine lives on Thursday when it leaped from the fifth story of a burning building, bounced off the ground and casually walked away.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 8:57 am
This needs to be said right up front about the pending Justice Department investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz: there's still a lot that we don't know. He has steadfastly, even furiously, denied any wrongdoing. But the facts that have emerged -- including new CNN reporting that federal prosecutors are attempting to obtain cooperation from Gaetz's ex-girlfriend -- seem likely to paint a bleak picture for Gaetz moving forward.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 8:43 am
Companies are gearing up for an era in which Covid-19 isn't the primary driver of how people spend their money.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 7:51 am
Seven members of the New York Yankees' coaching and support staff have tested positive for Covid-19 despite being inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the baseball team's manager said.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 7:27 am
A century ago, my Black brothers and sisters were decimated by one of the worst occurrences of racial violence in our nation's history. On May 31 and June 1, 1921, White gangs flooded into the thriving Greenwood neighborhood and murdered up to 300 Black men, women and children. According to the Tulsa Historical Society, 1,500 Black homes were burned, along with over 600 businesses, and places of worship, healing, learning and gathering.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 6:10 am
Prince Harry has spoken about the extent to which he and Meghan tried to keep their burgeoning relationship under wraps, how it felt to grow up in the media spotlight and his new life in the US.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 5:29 am
An all-glass elevator will soon take offer people views of New York from 1,210 feet above the city. The observation deck at One Vanderbilt is set to open in October 2021.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 5:19 am
A series of love letters, handwritten by President John F. Kennedy to his Swedish mistress, sold at a Boston auction house Wednesday, fetching over $88,000.
Posted on: 14 May 2021 | 2:25 am
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" joked about Republicans who sound very different five months after the Capitol insurrection.
Posted on: 13 May 2021 | 5:01 pm
Tesla's Chinese sales last month were much weaker than they originally appeared.
Posted on: 13 May 2021 | 4:29 pm
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the CDC's announcement that fully vaccinated people go can without masks indoors and outdoors.
Posted on: 13 May 2021 | 3:04 pm