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House to vote on repeal of 2002 US war authorization in Iraq with White House support

House to vote on repeal of 2002 US war authorization in Iraq with White House support

The House is voting this week on a bill to repeal the 2002 US war authorization in Iraq, with Democrats hopeful that the White House’s backing will give them newfound momentum to finally revoke the nearly 20-year-old authorization. The White House’s Office of Management and Budget on Monday issued a statement supporting the House’s legislation,…MORE

CDC suspends import of dogs from countries with high rabies risk

CDC suspends import of dogs from countries with high rabies risk

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday it will suspend the import of dogs from more than 100 countries where rabies still spreads among dogs. The decision will affect dog rescue missions, imports from dog breeders and people bringing in pets, the CDC said. It’s because of a combination of factors —…MORE

Chrissy Teigen: I was a troll and I’m so sorry

Chrissy Teigen: I was a troll and I’m so sorry

Chrissy Teigen’s apology to Courtney Stodden for trolling apparently was just the tip of the iceberg. On Monday Teigen shared a lengthy Medium piece she wrote in which she talks about her “VERY humbling few weeks.” “I know I’ve been quiet, and lord knows you don’t want to hear about me, but I want you…MORE

ICE terminates Trump-era office that focused on victims of immigrant crime

ICE terminates Trump-era office that focused on victims of immigrant crime

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has terminated the Trump-era office that focused on victims of crimes linked to undocumented immigrants, another move the Biden administration has taken to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. ICE announced on Friday that it was shuttering the Victim of Immigration Crime Engagement office and replacing it with a…MORE

Erdoğan and Biden hold bilateral meeting following NATO summit

Erdoğan and Biden hold bilateral meeting following NATO summit

President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a bilateral meeting on Monday following a meeting of NATO leaders in Brussels. The meeting, which took place at the NATO headquarters in Belgium, was expected to be contentious. Biden in April became the first US president in decades to recognize the massacre of Armenians…MORE

New space telescope could spot potentially hazardous asteroids heading for Earth

New space telescope could spot potentially hazardous asteroids heading for Earth

A new space telescope that could spot potentially hazardous asteroids and comets heading for Earth is one step closer to reality. The Near-Earth Object Surveyor space telescope, or NEO Surveyor, has been approved by NASA to move forward to the design phase. The 20-foot-long (6-meter-long) infrared telescope would bolster planetary defense by helping astronomers find…MORE

One dead, three injured in weekend shooting at Ohio dragway

One dead, three injured in weekend shooting at Ohio dragway

One person is dead and at least three others were injured following a shooting at a race track in West Salem, Ohio, authorities said Monday. Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Doug Hunter told CNN the shooting stemmed from an argument that started Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the privately owned Dragway 42, about…MORE

New York City announces ticker tape parade for Covid-19 pandemic heroes

New York City announces ticker tape parade for Covid-19 pandemic heroes

New York City will hold a ticker tape parade to celebrate the health care staff, first-responders and other essential workers who got the city through the Covid-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday. The event will be the first official parade hosted in the city since the pandemic began early last year. The parade…MORE

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