Some Provisions in Biden's Social Spending Bill To Be Overhauled in the House of Senate
On Friday morning, House Democrats backed a $2 trillion social spending proposal, advancing a crucial portion of President Joe Biden's program, but it might face changes in the Senate.
US Allies Express Concern Over the Delay of Passing Annual Defense Policy Bill Amid Tensions Between China, Taiwan
Allies of the United States voiced alarm to senators this weekend that Congress may shatter a 60-year run by failing to enact an annual military policy bill before the year's conclusion.
Top Space Force Official Admits US is Left Behind To Match Russia, China's Hypersonic Missile
The Army is not expected to release its first hypersonic missile until 2024, despite the Pentagon's demand for additional hypersonic weapons.
New Mandate Bans Unvaccinated Staff From Receiving Bonuses, Promotion; May Lead to Discontinuation of Service
Soldiers who refuse to receive the COVID-19 vaccination and have not sought an exemption would be unable to re-enlist or be promoted, thus terminating their careers in the military.
Democrats Set to Vote for Biden's Expansive Social Spending Bill Following Release of Cost Analysis Report
Democrats pushed hard to get the Social Spending Bill passed, which would expand social services and contribute billions to combat climate change.
Biden's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Large Private Businesses Suspended Until Further Court Order
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has suspended implementation of the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccination requirement on big private enterprises, in accordance with a court decision.
Joe Biden, Xi Jinping Plan Virtual Meeting To Boost Cooperation, Slow Down the Tension
In a phone call with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced worry about China's persistent pressure on Taiwan, as the two nations prepare for a highly anticipated virtual meeting between their leaders.
Ukraine Complains After Russia Deploys Nearly 100,000 Troops in Its Shared Border
Ukraine's president has claimed that 100,000 Russian soldiers are stationed near his country's border despite the Kremlin's denials that the increase is indicative of Moscow's aggressive intentions.
Taliban Forces Parade throughout Kabul Using Captured American Armored Vehicles, Russian Helicopter
Hundreds of M117 armored security vehicles from the United States drove slowly up and down the main Kabul route, with MI-17 helicopters flying above. Many troops were armed with M4 assault rifles from the United States.
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu To Head the Implementation of Biden's $1.2 Infrastructure Bill, White House Announces
The White House announced on Sunday that President Joe Biden has appointed former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to oversee the $1 trillion infrastructure initiative.
White House Starts To Admit Inflation, Economic Crisis Under Biden Administration
The White House is attempting to overhaul its message on inflation and other economic challenges that have dogged Biden's administration.
Hacker Uses FBI Email, Sends Spam Messages to Over 100,000 People
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed on Saturday that one of its email systems had been hacked, resulting in spam emails purporting to be from the agency and the Department of Homeland Security being distributed to the general public.
Democratic Lawmakers Push Biden To Require Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID-19 Test Results for Domestic Flights
Three dozen legislators are urging the federal government to demand confirmation of complete immunization or a negative coronavirus test to board domestic flights as the Christmas travel season approaches.
US, Russia, China, and Pakistan Meet With Senior Taliban Representatives To Discuss Severe Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan
According to a Pakistani official, the 'troika plus' conference aims to prevent a humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan.
US FDA Recalls 2.2 Million At-Home COVID-19 Tests From Ellume Digital Diagnostics
Ellume, the first business to get FDA certification for over-the-counter COVID testing, has recalled 2.2 million home COVID-19 test kits, according to the US Food and Drug Administration.