Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday night to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan, acting with sudden speed after weeksRead More

Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried suspends concealed carry permits for 22 people charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s only Democrat elected statewide has suspended concealed carry weapons permits for 22 people involved in the U.S. Capitol breach. AgricultureRead More

‘This is how I’m going to die’: Officers tell Jan. 6 stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — “This is how I’m going to die, defending this entrance,” Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell recalled thinking, testifying Tuesday at the emotionalRead More

Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday the U.S. combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, an announcement thatRead More

The January 6 select committee will hear from 4 police officers Tuesday. Here are their stories.

(CNN) — The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 attack will hear testimony Tuesday from four police officers who were on the front lines that dayRead More

As Jan. 6 probe begins, Dem vows: ‘We have to get it right’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Bennie Thompson, didn’t realize the severity of the Jan. 6 insurrection until his wife called him.Read More

Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant,Read More

Pelosi appoints 2nd GOP critic of Trump to Jan. 6 committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named a second Republican critic of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, to a special committee investigating theRead More

Federal court lifts CDC rules for Florida-based cruise ships

MIAMI (AP) — Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships are no longer in place under a ruling Friday by a federal appeals court, while theRead More

Mixed reactions among local Cuban Americans to Biden’s sanctions ahead of flotilla

Reactions among Cuban Americans in South Florida to President Joe Biden’s announcement of sanctions against individual members of Cuba’s regime ranged from cautious optimism toRead More