Saturday, June 19, 2021

National News

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Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago

St. Louis gun-waving couple pleads guilty to misdemeanors

Mark McCloskey was unapologetic after the hearing

Updated 2 days, 5 hours ago
'Obamacare' survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge

Left in place is the law’s now-toothless requirement that people have health insurance or pay a penalty

Updated 2 days, 7 hours ago
Biden to sign bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

It’s the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was created in 1983

Updated 3 days, 5 hours ago
Fed sees faster time frame for rate hikes as inflation rises

Rate hikes in the future

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
US Army has hidden or downplayed loss of firearms for years

The Pentagon stopped regularly sharing information

Updated 3 days, 7 hours ago
Biden, Putin set consultations on updating nuclear pact

Putin said he and Biden agreed to begin negotiations on nuclear talks

Updated 4 days, 3 hours ago
MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

Scott’s wealth is estimated by Forbes at roughly $60 billion

Updated 4 days, 7 hours ago
US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

US COVID-19 deaths hit 600,000, equal to yearly cancer toll

Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago
Workers push back against hospitals requiring COVID vaccines

Indiana University Health is requiring all its employees be fully vaccinated by Sept. 1

Updated 5 days, 6 hours ago
Reality Winner, NSA contractor in leak case, out of prison

Release hailed as a cause for celebration after advocates had spent years fighting for her release or a pardon

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
US vaccine surplus grows by the day as expiration dates loom

The U.S. is confronted with an ever-growing surplus

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Medicare copays for new Alzheimer's drug could reach $11,500

Alzheimer's affects about 6 million Americans, the vast majority old enough to qualify for Medicare

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Another jump in prices tightens the squeeze on US consumers

Core inflation rose 0.7% in May after an even bigger 0.9% increase in April

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack

One officer said he had stopped several men in full tactical gear

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Pipeline CEO: Ransom payment 'hardest decision' of career

The Justice Department was able to recover much of the $4.4 million ransom