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Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

The universe of Republican senators who may be willing to cross the aisle and vote with Democrats to allow witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump appears to be shrinking. Three days of presentations by the House managers, and most Republicans say they are unmoved by the testimony, dismissing the arguments as repetitive…MORE

Kamala Harris considering endorsing Joe Biden for president, source says

Kamala Harris considering endorsing Joe Biden for president, source says

Sen. Kamala Harris is considering endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for president ahead of the California primary, a source close to the California Democrat tells CNN. Harris on Friday did not deny the New York Times report that she is weighing endorsing Biden when asked by CNN. “I am talking to everyone and no…MORE

Tennessee governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ applicants

Tennessee governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ applicants

Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Friday signed a bill into law that protects adoption and foster agencies that discriminate against prospective LGBTQ parents for religious reasons. The bill “prohibits a private licensed child-placing agency from being required to perform, assist, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placement for foster care or adoption…MORE

Administration wants online retailers to do more to police counterfeit goods

Administration wants online retailers to do more to police counterfeit goods

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the White House said Friday that they are taking steps to shift more of the burden of tackling counterfeit goods to e-commerce hubs like Amazon, a response to an April 2019 presidential memo. Peter Navarro, director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, said…MORE

Second Arizona group agrees to stop yelling at churches helping immigrants

Second Arizona group agrees to stop yelling at churches helping immigrants

An Arizona group that was accused of harassing and intimidating churches and pastors helping immigrants has agreed to stop their actions and pay damages, according to a judge’s order. The Patriot Movement AZ and four of its members agreed to a consent decree very similar to one reached in September 2019 with the AZ Patriots,…MORE

Bernie Sanders draws criticism for touting Joe Rogan endorsement

Bernie Sanders draws criticism for touting Joe Rogan endorsement

Bernie Sanders is facing a backlash from some Democrats after his campaign trumpeted an endorsement from comedian Joe Rogan, a popular podcast and YouTube talk show host with a history of making racist, homophobic and transphobic comments. The Sanders campaign touted the endorsement in a tweet on Thursday afternoon, featuring a clip of Rogan’s supportive…MORE

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

A New York transit police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday and charged with murder in connection with the death of the officer’s 8-year-old son, Suffolk County police said Friday. Michael Valva, 40, and Angela Pollina, 42, were both charged with second-degree murder. The couple allegedly left Valva’s son, Thomas, overnight in the unheated,…MORE

It’s NHL All-Star Weekend! Here’s how to watch

It’s NHL All-Star Weekend! Here’s how to watch

The NHL season is skating by quickly. It’s already All-Star Weekend. Hockey fans can look forward to two main events, the All-Star Skills competition and All-Star Game. Tune in to watch some of hockey’s biggest names compete in a range of categories, including speed, accuracy and hardest shots. There will even be a women’s 3-on-3…MORE