• Virginia Rep. McEachin Dies at 61 Weeks After Winning Reelection

    U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin, D-Va., died Monday after a battle with colorectal cancer, his office said. He was 61. Tara Rountree, McEachin’s chief of staff, said in a statement late Monday: “Valiantly, for years now, we have watched him fight and triumph over the secondary effects of his colorectal cancer from 2013. Tonight, he lost that battle.” McEachin represented Virginia’s 4th Congressional District, which includes part of Richmond and extends south to the North Carolina border. He was...

  • NATO Commits to Future Ukraine Membership, Drums Up Aid

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed the military alliance’s commitment to Ukraine on Tuesday, saying that the war-torn nation will one day become a member of the world’s largest security organization. Stoltenberg’s remarks came as U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his NATO counterparts gathered in Romania to drum up urgently needed support for Ukraine aimed at ensuring that Moscow fails to defeat the country as it bombards energy infrastructure. “NATO’s door is open,”...

  • Yeshiva Toras Chaim Celebrates 55 Years – Will You Help Ensure Its Legacy?

    Every Bochur deserves a learning environment that challenges him, a Hanhalah that supports him, and Rabbeim who serve as role models for life.  And every Bochur deserves a Yeshiva where he is celebrated for who he is today and pushed to become an even greater version of himself for tomorrow. And now, Yeshiva Toras Chaim celebrates 55 years of providing just that. 55 years of elevating Torah learning in Denver.55 years of inspiring Talmidim to greater heights.55 years of providing Talmidim with...

  • High Court to Hear Arguments Over Biden’s Deportation Policy

    The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute over a blocked Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk. Republican-led states sued and won a nationwide court order that is meant to limit immigration officers’ discretion in deciding whom to deport. The justices are hearing arguments in the case Tuesday. It’s the latest example of a Republican litigation strategy that has succeeded in slowing Biden...

  • At Trump Org. Fraud Trial, Defense Rests and Deflects Blame

    The defense rested Monday at the Trump Organization’s criminal tax fraud trial after a contentious day in court, putting the case involving former President Donald Trump’s real estate empire on track for deliberations next week. Trump Organization lawyers contend that Manhattan prosecutors are seeking to punish the company for longtime finance chief Allen Weisselberg’s scheme to avoid personal income taxes on company-paid perks such as an apartment and luxury cars. The defense insists that...

  • 2 Fed Officials Favor Keeping Key Interest Rate at Peak Through 2023

    Two Federal Reserve officials said Monday that they favor raising the Fed’s key rate to roughly 5% or more and keeping it at its peak through next year — longer than many on Wall Street have expected. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, who is among a core group of officials around Chair Jerome Powell, said in a speech to the Economic Club of New York that the central bank has “more work to do” to reduce inflation closer to its 2% target. And James Bullard,...

  • GOOD LUCK WITH THAT: Pence Calls on Trump to Apologize for Dinner with Antisemites

    Former Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said Donald Trump “demonstrated profoundly poor judgment” and called on him to apologize after the former president had dinner last week with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West days after launching his third campaign for the White House. “President Trump was wrong to give a white nationalist, an antisemite and Holocaust denier, a seat at the table and I think he should apologize for it. And he should...

  • ‘Nothing to Suggest’ Justice Alito Violated Ethics Standards, Supreme Court Says

    The Supreme Court said Monday in a letter to Congress that there is “nothing to suggest” that Justice Samuel Alito violated ethics standards following a report that a 2014 decision he wrote was leaked in advance of its announcement. The letter was in response to an inquiry from lawmakers following a New York Times report earlier this month. That report said that a former anti-abortion leader was told in advance the outcome of the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores case involving health care coverage...

  • Iranian General Acknowledges Over 300 Dead In Unrest

    An Iranian general on Monday acknowledged that more than 300 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding nationwide protests, giving the first official word on casualties in two months. That estimate is considerably lower than the toll reported by Human Rights Activists in Iran, a U.S.-based group that has been closely tracking the protests since they erupted after the Sept. 16 death of a young woman being held by the country’s morality police. The activist group says 451 protesters and 60...

  • Orthodox Union Blasts Trump for Meeting with West, Fuentes

    The Orthodox Union, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, strongly criticized former President Trump for recently hosting Kanye West and Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago. West and Fuentes have made a name for themselves as leaders in spreading vicious antisemitism. The association of a former president with such figures is extremely troubling. Over the past few weeks, Kanye West, now referred to as “Ye,” has spread antisemitic conspiracy theories and tropes to his many followers...

  • HEAR THE HORROR: Meron Disaster: Chilling Recordings Of The Police Chief's Briefs Are Revealed

    A year and a half after the terrible disaster, Kan News revealed chilling recordings of the conversation between then-Northern District Commander Shimon Lavi and his senior officers during the unfolding of the disaster. In the exclusive recordings, Lavi is exposed to real-time reports from his officers stationed around Meron as the terrible disaster occurred. At first, Lavi and the senior officers are unaware of the dimensions of the disaster but little by little, they become aware of the scope...

  • Biden Calls on Congress to Head Off Potential Rail Strike

    President Joe Biden on Monday asked Congress to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month’s deadline in the stalled contract talks, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said lawmakers would take up legislation this week to impose the deal that unions agreed to in September. “Let me be clear: a rail shutdown would devastate our economy,” Biden said in a statement. “Without freight rail, many U.S. industries would shut down.” In a statement, Pelosi said: “We are reluctant to bypass the...