- Yahoo Finance
Investors' main focus this week will be on the Federal Reserve's September monetary policy meeting, which will set the stage for more debate around the timing of tapering and the outlook for the economy. Other economic data out this week will focus on the housing sector.
The end of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan has opened up an opportunity for China and Russia to tap the country’s vast mineral wealth
Relief payments have been approved in several states. Is yours on this list?
- The Week
McConaughey leads Abbott in Texas poll as O'Rourke inches closer
Some retirees are surprised to learn that the federal government, in certain circumstances, taxes Social Security benefits. Even more surprising to some is that certain individual states also apply...
- The Daily Beast
Fox News SundayFox News anchor Chris Wallace pressed National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins on a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel rejecting President Joe Biden’s booster shot proposal, straight-up asking him on Sunday if the president had done the “exact opposite” of his pledge to “follow the science.”Weeks after the administration announced plans for Americans to get a third booster shot eight months after they had received their second shot of the Moderna o
- The Week
GOP senators reportedly aren't on board with Trump's push to end McConnell's leadership run
Donald Trump Jr.'s posts don't exactly 'back the blue.'
The editorial board of Albany's Times Union asks the New York Republican "how low" she can go in its withering essay.
(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast.Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell faces a communication challenge in the coming week as he leans toward paring back stimulus while trying to avert speculation that such a shift presages future interest-rate increases. Fed officials are expected to signal a start to scaling down monthly bond purchases in their policy statement at 2 p.m. Washington time on Wednesday, the most significan
- LA Times
The FBI's attempt to confiscate tens of millions of dollars from Beverly Hills safe deposit boxes draws resistance and charges of government misconduct.
Nonpartisan advocacy group The Seniors Citizens League (TSCL) is petitioning Congress to issue a fourth round of stimulus checks -- but just for seniors. Take Our Poll: Have You Experienced...
- The Guardian
Bill Cassidy voted to impeach Trump over Capitol attackCalifornia recall shows Trump’s big lie is now GOP playbook Bill Cassidy talks with reporters during Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/UPI/REX/Shutterstock One of the seven Republican senators who voted to convict Donald Trump at his second impeachment trial warned on Sunday that the former president’s “bullying” of the party would lead to electoral defeat in next year’s midterms and beyond. Bill Cassidy o
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photo Getty“I can’t believe the Republicans will let the nation default” by not raising the debt limit, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer recently asserted at a news conference, accompanied by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.Schumer’s rhetoric is pure partisan gaslighting. After all, Democrats control the White House, Senate and the House of Representatives. They could have raised the debt limit by themselves without needing a single Republican
- The Daily Beast
GettyJoe Biden’s norm-busting presidency suggests the depressing conclusion that every future executive is destined to overreach.Consider the trend over the last 12 years. Biden’s old boss, Barack Obama, told DREAMers he couldn’t just “waive away the law Congress put in place,” because he was, “not a king,” and then he proceeded to do just that. He said of Congress, “Where they won’t act, I will,” and warned that he had a pen and a phone. This led to Donald Trump, who (among other things) persua
Israel's former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested in a Facebook video posted on Sunday that U.S. President Joe Biden had fallen asleep when meeting the new Israeli leader Naftali Bennett last month. A Reuters fact check http://rkchoppers.com.www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-biden-asleep-idUSL1N2Q00H8 previously debunked the idea that Biden dozed off, after social media users shared a video clip of the U.S. president that they said showed him looking down and nodding off as Bennett spoke in the Oval Office. Seconds after the clip was cut, longer footage showed Biden responded to Bennett.
- Washington Examiner
Members of the media and law enforcement vastly outnumbered a few hundred rallygoers at a much-hyped event outside the Capitol on Saturday to support those who were arrested on suspicion of participating in nonviolent crimes that were connected to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
- Rolling Stone
"With all due respect, governor, your way is failing," CNN's Jake Tapper said. "Are you going to try to change anything to change this horrible statistic from what you're doing already?"
- Associated Press
Taiwan's foreign minister said Sunday that a new tropical fruit import ban by China was a “hostile move”, amid souring relations between the two governments. Chinese customs authorities announced earlier Saturday that they would stop the import of custard and wax apples from Taiwan, citing pest concerns. “Following a series of military threats, the #PRC is weaponizing trade by announcing an immediate ban on #Taiwan’s custard & wax apples,” Taiwanese foreign minister Joseph Wu said on Twitter, referring to the mainland People's Republic of China by its common acronym.
- The Conversation
Younger evangelicals are openly questioning the religious and political traditions of their parents and grandparents. Julie Bennett/APSince the 1970s, white American evangelicals – a large subsection of Protestants who hold to a literal reading of the Bible – have often managed to get specific privileges through their political engagement primarily through supporting the Republican Party. In the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan symbolically consolidated the alliance by bringing religious freedom a