CDC’s eviction moratorium expires after House fails to extend it

U.S. 08/01/21, 04:23

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s eviction moratorium expired on Sunday, August 1, after the House failed to extend it and left for their August recess. The CDC had put a moratorium on evictions in place since September 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency signed an extension ...

Final verdict: Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in George Floyd’s death

U.S. 04/21/21, 00:08

Derek Michael Chauvin, Minnesota former police officer, was found guilty of murder in the second and third-degree along with manslaughter in the second-degree. It was the final verdict of the jury after nine hours of deliberations on April 20, ending the trial lasting just under a month with proceedings starting ...

AOC and other freshmen Democrats upset at Maxine Waters for being too ‘conservative’

Politics 12/04/19, 10:46

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) among other freshmen Democrats has been arguing—for an extended period of time—with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over her more conservative approaches in lawmaking. Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee, disgruntled the newly elected Democrats for numerous issues, particularly for leaning “toward more moderate, business-friendly Democrats ...

Ice Cube, others mourn director Singleton at private funeral

Entertainment 05/06/19, 16:45

Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday.The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los Angeles, the neighborhood formerly known as South Central, where Singleton spent part ...

‘Do not instruct me,’ Waters warns Mnuchin in heated hearing

Politics 04/09/19, 20:51

Things got a bit heated at the end of more than three hours of testimony by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin before the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday when he was peppered with questions about releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns. Mnuchin, who had already faced similar questions before a different ...

Update: Here are 6 Democratic House chairs demand full report

Politics 03/22/19, 18:26

The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Democratic chairs of six House committees are demanding that the Justice Department release "without delay" the full report it has received from special counsel Robert Mueller. They say they expect Attorney General William Barr also to turn over ...

Trump targets Biden after former VP’s verbal slip

2022 Campaign 03/18/19, 11:45

President Donald Trump is targeting Joe Biden after the former vice president made a verbal slip about a potential 2020 presidential bid. Trump, who has eagerly followed the 2020 Democratic field, tweeted Monday: "Joe Biden got tongue tied over the weekend when he was unable to properly deliver a very simple ...

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