July 9, 2024

US Secret Service Director Says No ‘Credible’ Threats Against DNC, RNC

‘We have to make sure that we are assessing the risk for both of those,’ director Kim Cheatle says. The director of the U.S. Secret Service said that there is nothing credible to suggest there is a direct threat against either the Republican or Democratic national conventions in the coming weeks. Secret Service Director Kim […]

July 8, 2024

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Regulations

The court stands by its prior ruling that the Kansas Constitution confers a right to abortion. The Kansas Supreme Court on July 5 struck down two laws regulating abortion, reaffirming its stance that the state’s constitution confers a right to the procedure. The court found in two separate cases that a 2011 law imposing strict […]

July 8, 2024

Trump Allies Distance Themselves From Project 2025

A spokesperson for the think tank told The Epoch Times that it ‘does not speak for any candidate or campaign.’ Several Trump allies have followed former President Donald Trump’s move and distanced themselves from the Heritage Foundation’s Project 2025, while the group said that it doesn’t back any particular candidate. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who […]

July 7, 2024

Prominent Democrats Voice Support for Biden After ABC Interview

‘The vast majority of the caucus remains solidly behind the president,’ said California Governor Gavin Newsom. Prominent Democrats say they stand firmly behind President Joe Biden following his interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos which aired Friday evening. “I’m still in good shape,” President Biden told Mr. Stephanopoulos during the interview which followed a campaign […]

July 7, 2024

Congress Faces September Deadline to Fund the Government—What to Know

Congress does not appear on track to pass 12 annual spending bills by the Sept. 30 deadline. For much of 2023 and early 2024, Congress was focused on one issue: appropriations. Twelve bills to fund all parts of the federal government were supposed to be passed by Sept. 30. Yet, Congress missed that deadline and […]

July 6, 2024

Biden Vows to Stay in Presidential Race During Prime Time Interview

‘I don’t think anybody’s more qualified to be president or win this race than me,’ the president said. President Joe Biden said on Friday that he is in good shape to run for reelection and believes he is the most qualified Democrat candidate to defeat his rival, former President Donald Trump. The president made these […]

July 6, 2024

US Increases Scrutiny Over Chinese Land Purchases Near Military Bases

The windswept town of Cheyenne, Wyoming, known for its cowboy culture, doesn’t seem like the kind of place anyone would need to worry about geopolitical espionage. Yet, the Biden administration was concerned enough in May to make a rare move and issue an executive order shutting down MineOne Partners Ltd. and its affiliates. The firms are […]

July 5, 2024

Court Lifts Ban on Key Part of Biden’s Student Loan Repayment Plan

The court lifted an injunction blocking President Biden’s administration from launching the SAVE plan, allowing it to proceed despite ongoing legal challenges. President Joe Biden’s administration has been given the green light to move forward with a key part of a new program for some people with student loans, as legal challenges to the plan […]

July 5, 2024

From Many, One: Newest Americans Celebrate Citizenship on Independence Day

Twenty immigrants from 17 countries pledge allegiance in Central Florida during one of hundreds of July 4 naturalization events across the country. APOPKA, Florida—Professional skydiver Igor Tolstov has jumped from airshow airplanes for more than 40 years to the cheers of crowds, but his biggest leap of faith was his solo free-fall from Russia in […]

July 4, 2024

DOJ Seeks Public Input for Environmental Justice Strategic Plan

The DOJ must publish the plan to address and advance environmental justice by October 2024. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is asking members of the public to help draft an “Environmental Justice Strategic Plan” that will outline the department’s vision, goals, and priorities for advancing environmental justice. In a July 1 press release, the department […]