Boris Johnson Faces Fury Over Postponed Meeting to Fix Social Care System
Boris Johnson is under pressure to reform the social care system after it was revealed that care home fees had increased by nearly a third since the Tories took office.
Chinese Spymaster's Rumored Defection Fueled by Government's Secrecy
Dong Jingwei, one of China's top spymasters, was rumored to have defected to the United States earlier this year. The controversy surrounding the personnel has fueled investigations regarding the origin of the COVID-19 virus as he is believed to have brought information from Wuhan, China.
Congress Approaching Fight Over Debt Ceiling, Congress Agrees To Let Government Borrow Through July 31
Congress is coming towards a fight next month over raising the debt ceiling. Democrats will need Republican support.
GOP-Led States Dismiss Federal Gun Laws Amid Recent Mass Shootings in the US
Many GOP-led states are banning police from enforcing federal gun laws despite the surge of mass shootings in the United States. Some Republicans have even threatened police departments of massive fines if they choose to move forward with their decisions.
Iran Nuclear Deal: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Cautions US to Wake Up Before Returning to Nuclear Agreement
Israeli PM Naftali Bennett cautioned the United States and other countries seeking to rekindle the nuclear deal with Iran to "wake up." He stated that a regime of brutal hangmen should never be allowed to have weapons of mass-destruction.
Republican DeSantis Tops Poll Support to Run as 2024 Presidential Candidate
A survey showed that many Americans showed support for Republican Ron DeSantis to run for the presidential candidate in the 2024 elections, narrowly beating out Donald Trump. The first-time governor is an avid critic of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
White House Insists on Pandemic Origin Probe, Possible Bipartisan Bill for New Sanctions Against China Over COVID-19
Republican Senator Marco Rubio plans to prepare a bill that would impose new sanctions on China if it blocks an independent probe on COVID-19 origins.
Biden Speculated to Fall Short of July 4 Deadline Despite Touting Number of Administered Vaccines
United States President Joe Biden moved his July 4 deadline of vaccinating at least 70% of American adults amid the declining number of inoculations. The Democratic leader is urging citizens to get vaccinated to fight against COVID-19.
Iran Presidential Vote Defined by Voter Apathy Due to Low Turnout, Frontrunner Under US Sanctions
Iranians on Friday voted in a presidential election dominated by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's hard-line apprentice upon the disqualification of his strongest competition. Former Central Bank chief Abdolnasser Hemmati is running as the moderate candidate but has not inspired the same support as outgoing President Hassan Rouhani.
Catholic Church vs Biden: Democrat Won’t Get Communion for Supporting Abortion Rights
United States Presidnet Joe Biden is currently under fire from the Catholic Church who have drafted a document that would ban politicians from receiving communion if they supported abortion rights. The Democratic leader said the issue was a private matter and would not happen.
White House Considers Setting Talks with Xi Jinping; Joe Biden Dodges Question on Pressing China to Stop Blocking COVID-19 Origins' Probe
A top aide said President Joe Biden welcomes the possibility of meeting China's Xi Jinping personally but was evasive on the issue of China's blocking of the COVID-19 origins' probe.
Biden Signs Juneteenth Bill As Official Federal Holiday
United States President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth Independence Day Act, officially marking the date as a federal holiday. The holiday is a commemoration of the day slaves in Galveston, Texas, were told that then-President Abraham Lincoln's order was to free all slaves.
Affordable Care Act Survives Third Challenge in the Supreme Court; Leaving Obama's Signature Policy In Place
The Supreme Court dismissed the challenge against Affordable Care Act, the third survival that will keep the legislation in place.
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Religious Agency in Barring Same-Sex Couples From Becoming Foster Parents
The United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Catholic Social Services in a decision that allowed it to refuse accommodation to same-sex couples looking to become foster care parents. However, many criticized the decision, arguing it was discrimination.
National Republican Congressional Committee To Accept Cryptocurrency Donations in a Bid To Support Republican Candidates
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) will start accepting donations in cryptocurrency. It will support Republican candidates in 2022's midterm elections.