Policy and Politics

Inflation Nation: First Quarter Consumer Spending and Prices Hiked

U.S. prices jumped higher as consumers spent more on goods, housing, and imports in the first quarter compared with earlier estimates, data f

Amazon buys MGM for $8.45 billion

Amazon announced Wednesday that the company has reached a deal to buy MGM Holdings for $8.45 billion.

How media shifted on COVID lab leak theory after months of dismissing it

A hypothesis about the origins of COVID-19 has, in the space of a few weeks, gone from a seemingly debunked conspiracy theory to a plausible

Portland Rioters Smash Windows, Set Fires on Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

Portland police declared a riot on Tuesday night amid a demonstration marking the anniversary of the death of George Floyd.

Project Veritas Reveals Facebook Internal Documents on Censoring ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’

A recent report from James O’Keefe and investigative journalism group Project Veritas claims that social media giant Facebook is working to a

Elizabeth Warren proposes bill that would triple the IRS budget in order to 'crack down' on 'wealthy tax cheats'

Far-left Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation that would nearly triple the current budget of the Internal Revenue Service, in order t

Playing pipeline favorites? Biden clears way for Russian gas line after nixing Keystone XL

Critics are charging that Biden — who canceled the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office — is more concerned about Russian energy j

Researchers at Wuhan Institute of Virology Hospitalized in November 2019: Report

Three researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were hospitalized in November 2019, around the time that coronavirus may have begun spre

Consumer Prices Outpace Americans’ Wage Growth As Inflation Surges

Massive government spending has decreased the value of the American dollar and triggered increased consumer prices, which economic experts sa

Report: China Rebuilding Military Presence Along Indian Border

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday dismissed reports this week of a recent military buildup by China along its border with India as a

Biden administration calls for cryptocurrency transfers over $10,000 to be reported to IRS

The Treasury Department called for requiring all transfers of more than $10,000 worth of cryptocurrency to be reported to the Internal Revenu

Pelosi threatens ban on GOP's unvaccinated

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she’ll keep the House floor mask mandate until there is proof all lawmakers are vaccinated, scoffing at “an h

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot to Hold Interviews With ‘Black or Brown’ Journalists Only

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot (D.) said Wednesday that she will grant interviews only to "black or brown" journalists, according to local repo

Trauma for liberals as states drop mask mandates

New York is lifting its mask mandate for vaccinated people in most locations on Wednesday.

COVID ground zero? The Wuhan lab-leak theory and the Fauci connection

As the SARS-Cov-2 pandemic continues into its second year, few aspects of it have become as politically charged as the theories swirling arou

CDC clarifies: Schools must continue to make kids wear masks for now

The U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention clarified over the weekend that its new guidance on mask-wearing does not apply to Am

Texas Hits Zero COVID Deaths

Weeks after President Joe Biden denounced Texas and other states for removing their mask mandates a year into the pandemic, the Lone Star Sta

Watch: Israeli Precision Bombing Pounds Gaza Terror Tunnels

The Israeli military unleashed another heavy wave of airstrikes late Monday into Tuesday morning across the Gaza Strip.

Biden’s Approval Rating Drops to 47.5 Percent in May

President Joe Biden’s approval rating has dropped to 47.5 percent, according to polling conducted by the Trafalgar Group.

White House won't push 'vaccine passports'

The White House is standing behind its pledge not to institute a federal vaccine passport, despite rising discussion on the subject following