Senate GOP Rejects Infrastructure Bill; Bipartisan Group Affirms They Are Getting Close to Finish Line
All of the Senate GOP voted against commencing a debate on a bipartisan infrastructure bill. Ten GOP members could still vote to open debate on the legislation on Monday.
Pregnant Myanmar Women Forced to Give Birth in the Jungle to Hide From Prying Military Eyes
Myanmar's military junta conducted a coup in February 1 and has since taken over the country after ousting the elected government. The situation has forced some pregnant women to give birth to their children in the jungle in fear of being found by soldiers.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Faces Criticism Over Attempt to Move Homeless to Group Shelters Amid Spike in Covid-19 Cases
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized for attempting to move thousands of homeless people out of hotels to group shelters despite concerns over the city's rising Covid-19 cases.
Senator Tom Cotton Urges Joe Biden to Defund Critical Race Theory
Senator Tom Cotton urged President Joe Biden to denounce critical race theory after administration blamed an error in a guidebook aimed at helping schools reopen safely amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pelosi Rejects Republican Picks for Capitol Hill Riot; GOP Leader Responds
GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened to pull all of his Republican picks out of the select committee that would investigate the Capitol Hill riot on January 6. The decision came after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of his picks.
Former President Donald Trump Makes Harrowing Speech About False Election Loss
Former United States President Donald Trump spoke about his apparent fraud election loss to Democrat Joe Biden during an interview about a new book titled "I Alone Can Fix It." The Republican also touted his administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying they did a "great job."
Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits to 25 States: Will It Impact Job Growth?
Millions of Americans have lost unemployment benefits after several states across the nation have opted to remove federal assistance ahead of the September schedule. The job growth in many of these states was not significant enough as officials had hoped it to be.
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal in Jeopardy as Republicans Threaten to Block Debate
The Senator's bipartisan infrastructure plan is in jeopardy as a test vote is currently in the works and as Republicans prepare to stage a filibuster.
Fully Vaccinated White House Official, Nancy Pelosi Aide Test Positive for COVID-19 After Attending Democrats Gathering
A fully vaccinated White House official and a Nancy Pelosi aide tested positive for Covid-19 after a visit from Texas last week for a standoff over voting rights.
US, Germany Reach Preliminary Agreement on Gas Pipeline Deal Amid Rising Tensions
Untited States President Joe Biden's administration and the German goverment have reached a preliminary deal regarding Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The two nations would move to protect Poland and Ukraine if Russia decides to use its control over natural gas to take aggression.
Biden Faces Backlash Over Claims Facebook is 'Killing People'
United States President Joe Biden previously claimed that social media platform Facebook was 'killing people' due to the widespread online misinformation regarding COVID-19. However, after blurting out his criticisms, the Democrat leader walked back on his comments and said online users were to blame.
Russia Announces Succesful Launch of New Hypersonic Missile Amid Rising Tensions With US
Russia's military revealed it had successfully conducted a test launch for its new hypersonic missile capable of flying multiple times the speed of sound. Russian President Vladimir Putin previously touted the weapons and threatened to use them against invading U.S. ships.
Joe Biden Slams GOP for Predicting Economic Chaos, Pushes for Further Spending
In his speech, touting his administration's accomplishments, President Joe Biden rebukes Republican critics' forecast of having economic chaos.
US Attorney General Limits Using Legal Process to Acquire Media Records
Merrick Garland, the US Attorney General, issued a memo that would limit the use of the legal process in acquiring records of journalists or media outlets. However, the official said it would not completely remove the process and can still be used in some situations.
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Warns Young People to Face Jail or Execution If They Use Slang, Trendy Fashion from South
Kim Jong Un's official media warned North Korea's young people of facing jail or execution if they imitate fashion style, slang from the South.