The current trajectory of climate change could put some 2 billion people at risk from extreme temperatures by the turn of the century, according to research published Monday in the journal Nature Sustainability. International agreements have already set a goal of holding planetary warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius, a target that would require major reductions
The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement, and Intelligence on Tuesday afternoon is holding a hearing on policies of China’s ruling party that pose dangers to the U.S. In a statement, Subcommittee Chairman August Pluger (R-Texas) called attention to police espionage within the U.S. and the fentanyl crisis as examples of threats to
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Tuesday said GOP megadonor Harlan Crow "did not provide a credible justification" for not providing the panel with information related to the gifts he has given to Justice Clarence Thomas over the years. Durbin said in a statement that the committee received a letter on Monday from a
The Trump administration's Department of Justice (DOJ) kept an investigation into the Clinton Foundation open until the last days of his presidency, The New York Times reported Monday. The Times reported that documents and interviews with former DOJ officials revealed that the investigation continued significantly beyond the point that FBI agents and prosecutors knew that
As we enter what is likely to be yet another turbulent election season, journalists need all the support they can get to fight back against distortions and outright lies.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has updated his Twitter handle ahead of his widely anticipated 2024 launch for president, dropping the nod to his home state. DeSantis dropped "FL" from his Twitter this week, just days before he is expected to officially announce a bid for president. He changed the handle on his personal campaign
The Senate Democrats’ campaign arm has sued West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R), who is running to unseat Sen. Joe Manchin (D), for records related to his schedule after multiple requests for it. The lawsuit from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) filed Tuesday, which was first reported by Punchbowl News, states that Justice has
Former President Trump accused Fox News host Laura Ingraham of running a "hit piece" on him for airing a segment focusing on his poll numbers compared to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), who is expected to announce a White House bid in the coming days. Trump, minutes after the segment aired Monday evening, took to
Next week, delegates from World Health Organization (WHO) member states will gather in Geneva for the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) — and once again, this key meeting on global health priorities will exclude Taiwan. It is unconscionable, especially after the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) coverup of the COVID-19 pandemic, that the WHO is once
Former President Trump is scheduled to appear virtually in New York criminal court Tuesday afternoon to hear new rules that will bar him from using evidence to attack witnesses. Judge Juan Manuel Merchan agreed to take the extra step of personally instructing the former president on the terms, which were outlined in a protective order
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) suggested the next president could nominate two new justices to the Supreme Court to solidify its conservative majority. DeSantis gave remarks at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention on Monday, outlining that the next president could shape a conservative majority on the Supreme Court over the next two terms. DeSantis is