Newsom blasts Abbott for removing Texas mask mandate: ‘Absolutely reckless’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday blasted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s "absolutely reckless" reversal of a coronavirus mandate requiring masks. After eight months, Abbott announced Tuesday that beginning next Wednesday, March 10, Texans will not be...

NY Governor Facing COVID Data, Sexual Harassment Allegations

For weeks early last year, one U.S. state governor, New York’s Andrew Cuomo, stood out for his adept handling of the coronavirus pandemic as he shut down nonessential businesses...

Psaki won’t say why Dr. Seuss was dropped from Biden reading proclamation

White House press secretary Jen Psaki wouldn’t say why President Biden dropped Dr. Seuss from "Read Across America Day," the annual celebration of reading in honor of the legendary children’s author. While Biden...

U.S. air strikes in Syria target Iranian-backed militia – Pentagon

 The United States carried out air strikes authorised by President Joe Biden against facilities belonging to Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria on Thursday, in response to rocket attacks against...

Tiger Woods involved in Los Angeles car crash, first-responders needed ‘jaws of life’ to...

Tiger Woods was injured in a serious car crash Tuesday and needed to be extricated from his vehicle with the "jaws of life," the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Woods...

LA County hits threshold to let elementary schools reopen

As COVID-19 cases decline and hospitals improve their available capacity, Los Angeles County has hit a state milestone for allowing elementary schools to reopen, county Supervisor Janice Hahn said...

Millions in Texas without power as deadly storm brings snow, freezing weather

A deadly winter storm pummeling the country's South and the heartland left millions without power in Texas early Tuesday and spawned a possible tornado that killed at least three people in North...

Google and Facebook may have to pay for news in Australia under proposed law

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's government said on Tuesday it will amend draft laws that would make Google and Facebook pay for news to clarify that publishers would be paid in lump...

Capitol rioters boasted on social media. Now, they’re scrambling to scrub phones and pictures

While scores of Capitol rioters flaunted their role in the January 6 attack, a growing number of insurrectionists are accused of covering their tracks by destroying cellphones, wiping social media...

Newsom scrambles with recall effort hovering near signature threshold

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing pressure from the increasing likelihood of a recall vote, as he makes public appearances across the state. It comes as the RNC says it is investing $250,000 to...