Subpoenas issued to Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump in New York attorney general probe of ex-president’s company

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) gives two thumbs up as Donald Trump Jr. (L) and Ivanka Trump (R) stand and cheer for Eric Trump as he delivers his speech during the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe Raedle | Getty … Read more

Warren Buffett tells Bernie Sanders he won’t intervene in strike at Berkshire-owned company

Warren Buffett (R) talks with Mark Donegan, CEO of Precision Castparts, at the Precision Castparts booth in exhibit hall during the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, April 30, 2016. Ryan Henriksen | Reuters Warren Buffett will not intervene in a steelworkers strike at a company owned by his … Read more

Fauci predicts omicron Covid wave will peak in U.S. by end of January

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday predicted that the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic may hit its peak in the U.S. by the end of January. “It’s tough to say,” said Fauci, President Joe Biden’s top medical advisor, when asked on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” at what point the current surge in infections, fueled by the … Read more

New York will require masks and social distancing at scaled-back Times Square New Year’s celebration

Teresa Hui poses for photos before the 2022 numerals to be used at a new year countdown event in Times Square in New York, on December 20, 2021. Ed Jones | AFP | Getty Images The Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration will be scaled back, and attendees will have to wear masks, New York … Read more

Trump asks Supreme Court to block House Jan. 6 riot panel from getting White House records

Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to block a demand for White House records from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot by a mob of Trump supporters. The request came two weeks after two lower courts rejected Trump’s argument that the records are protected by executive privilege, … Read more

Traumatized and exhausted hospital staff face new wave of Covid cases as omicron rips through U.S.

US Army Critical Care Nurse, Captain Catherine Sison, tends to a non-covid patient on a ventilator at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, on December 17, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Hospitals across the country are bracing for another wave of Covid-19 cases that promises to be just as bad, if not worse, … Read more

Supreme Court will hear challenge to Biden Covid vaccine mandates

A sign in a restaurant window informs customers that they will need to show proof that they are at least partly vaccinated for Covid-19 to be allowed in the business on August 20, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images The Supreme Court late Wednesday agreed to hear legal challenges to the … Read more

Trump says he got Covid vaccine booster shot, tells fans not to boo him for it

U.S. President Donald Trump, with bandages seen on his hand, takes off his face mask as he comes out on a White House balcony to speak to supporters gathered on the South Lawn in Washington, October 10, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters Former President Donald Trump says he received a booster vaccine shot for Covid-19 … Read more

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposes banning Congress members from owning individual stocks: ‘We’re a free-market economy’

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., conducts her weekly news conference in Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scoffed Wednesday at the idea of banning congressional lawmakers and their spouses from owning stock shares of individual companies, despite the … Read more

Jan. 6 panel recommends contempt for Meadows, reveals panicked texts from Trump Jr., Fox hosts over riot

The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot recommended Monday that the House hold former President Donald Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena. Meadows, who refused to sit for a deposition to answer questions about the then-president’s actions on Jan. 6, is the third … Read more