First lady accepts challenge of ‘healing’ the nation

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:38

Jill Biden reflected on her first year in the White House as a time of healing. The first lady claimed she did not expect to be so preoccupied with the worldwide pandemic, natural disasters, and political unrest during her first 12 months. "I did not kind of expect, which was like a ...

Mitch McConnell has GOP’s ‘full support’ to lead Senate says Sen. Romney

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:30

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has the Republican Party's complete endorsement. Mitt Romney believes McConnell will receive full GOP support as Senate minority leader. "I think there is full support for Mitch McConnell, there is no question about that," he said in a video shared on YouTube. "I have not heard anything other ...

‘American hero’ Tuskeegee airman passes away at 102

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:10

A veteran military hero who fought in multiple wars died on Jan. 16. Tuskegee Airmen member Charles McGee flew 409 fighter combat missions in three wars before passing away at the age of 102. The Associated Press revealed McGee was one of 900 men trained in Alabama between 1940 and 1946. He ...

Hospitals stop prioritizing COVID-19 treatment based on race

News 01/18/22, 02:44

A Missouri religious not-for-profit healthcare network will cease treating coronavirus (COVID-19) patients from a different race preferentially. St Louis-headquartered SSM Health will stop prioritizing non-white COVID-19 individuals who present at any of its 23 locations across the Midwest region. "Early versions of risk calculators across the nation appropriately included race and gender ...

Poll: GOP gains biggest party preference lead since 1995

2022 Campaign 01/18/22, 02:31

A study found more voters prefer the Republican Party than at any point in the past quarter of a century. The GOP recently secured a 14-point swing during 2021, giving it the largest lead against the Democratic Party since 1995. "The GOP has held as much as a five-point advantage in a ...

Virginia’s new governor bans Critical Race Theory on first day

U.S. 01/17/22, 19:43

Virginia's newly sworn-in Republican governor, Glenn Youngkin, signed 11 executive actions on his first day in office, including banning the teaching of Critical Race Theory and the mandatory wearing of masks in schools. Youngkin set out to quickly deliver on some of his campaign promises and did so by addressing some ...

Chicago inspector general slams Democratic Mayor Lightfoot’s botched raid

U.S. 01/17/22, 05:39

An independent regulatory watchdog criticized a Democrat from Chicago for misinformation and wasting taxpayer money. Chicago's Office of the Inspector General has released a scathing report on Mayor Lori Lightfoot's handling of a wrongful police raid. Inspector General David Hoffman slammed the mayor and head of the police accountability office for making ...

Celebrities condemn ‘corrupt’ FBI for ignoring Jewish link to synagogue siege

Texas 01/17/22, 04:48

A growing chorus of media personalities has supported public scrutiny of a federal law enforcement agency. America First host Sebastian Gorka, Federalist co-founder Sean Davis, "I'm Right" host Jesse Kelly, and American Greatness senior writer Julie Kelly have condemned the latest FBI statement on a suspected Texas synagogue hostage-taker. The mass communicators ...

Joe Biden’s approval rating drops to record-low 33%

U.S. 01/17/22, 03:46

Voters are increasingly disenchanted with Joe Biden's performance in the Oval Office, a new poll found. The Democratic president's popularity continues to dwindle to unprecedented levels. The latest Quinnipiac University poll revealed his approval rating fell from 36% in November 2021 to just 33% in January 2022, hitting a new record ...

50% of voters are ‘frustrated’ with Biden says poll

U.S. 01/17/22, 03:39

Half of Americans feel angry and annoyed about the Biden administration, a new survey found. The latest CBS News poll revealed 50% of voters felt "frustrated" with Joe Biden's presidency. The sample study of 2,094 respondents found 49% were "disappointed" and 40% were "nervous." Only 25% were calm and satisfied, while 22% ...

New GOP Virginia attorney general launches probe into parole board, public schools

U.S. 01/17/22, 03:31

A recently elected Republican will immediately investigate Virginia authorities. Jason Miyares has already launched inquiries into the Virginia Parole Board and Loudoun County Public Schools. The incoming attorney general wants to "quickly move" to protect freedoms across the Old Dominion state. "One of the reasons Virginians get so fed up with government is ...

US lawmakers propose bill to end reliance on China for rare-earth minerals

China 01/16/22, 22:36

Bipartisan senators on Jan. 14 introduced a bill aiming to force defense contractors to end the use of rare earth minerals sourced from China by 2026. According to Reuters, the bill was co-sponsored by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona.  If passed, the legislation would ...