Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden on Monday was making his first visit to the West Coast as president, with plans to survey wildfire damage and push for action on combatting climate change. Biden planned to first stop in Boise, Idaho, to visit the National Interagency Fire Center — which coordinates the federal […]

uschools/iStock (WASHINGTON) — In his first appearance on Capitol Hill since the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken faced more than five hours of questions from members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He faces more questions from the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at 10 a.m. […]

AndreyPopov/iStock (NEW YORK) — Kenneth and Adi Martinez have an extra bedroom in the home they share outside of Seattle with their 6-month-old son and 3-year-old daughter. So when the Martinezes watched the coverage of tens of thousands of people fleeing Afghanistan last month as the Taliban took over, they stepped up to help. The Martinezes opened their […]

urfinguss/iStock (NEW YORK) — A powerful new public service announcement is raising awareness about gun violence in a unique way. Today, Sandy Hook Promise — a nonprofit organization led by several family members whose loved ones were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012 — released a video of survivors of school shootings […]

rarrarorro/iStock (WASHINGTON) — United States Capitol Police said Monday they arrested a man in a truck who was armed with multiple knives, a bayonet and a machete near the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington. A Special Operation Division Officer noticed a Dodge Dakota pickup truck with a swastika and other white supremacist symbols painted on […]

AGUSTIN PAULLIER/AFP via Getty Images (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Voters who haven’t already cast their ballots by mail head to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on whether they would like to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Californians are faced with a two-part question — if they would like to recall Newsom and who they would […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — Californians may be the only ones that can vote in Tuesday’s recall election, but in his closing arguments for Gov. Gavin Newsom, President Joe Biden warned that the country’s political future is on the ballot. “This is not hyperbole. The eyes of the nation are on […]

mrolands/iStock (NEW YORK) — Nicholas is stalling over the Gulf Coast, dropping dangerous amounts of rain over areas still recovering from previous storms. Flash flood watches are in effect through Friday in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Ten to 11 inches of rain has already inundated Alabama and Mississippi with more rain on the way. […]

stefanamer/iStock (NEW YORK) — The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 666,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns […]

Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office (NEW YORK) — Thursday marks two years since 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez mysteriously vanished at a New Jersey park. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has worked with investigators to create this age-progression image showing what Dulce may look like today as a 7-year-old. “Law enforcement continues to pursue […]

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