U.S.

Trump turns on Mitch
Trump and Mitch
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

Trump turns on Mitch

Firefighters 'working really hard' to keep flames away from famous General Sherman tree
The General Sherman tree.
still standing

Firefighters 'working really hard' to keep flames away from famous General Sherman tree

Senate parliamentarian rules against including immigration measure in budget bill
The U.S. Capitol.
immigration reform

Senate parliamentarian rules against including immigration measure in budget bill

Authorities: Body 'consistent with description' of Gabby Petito discovered in Wyoming
A U.S. Park Ranger vehicle in Wyoming.
breaking news

Authorities: Body 'consistent with description' of Gabby Petito discovered in Wyoming

GOP senators reportedly aren't on board with Trump's push to end McConnell's leadership run
Mitch McConnell.
pulling the strings

GOP senators reportedly aren't on board with Trump's push to end McConnell's leadership run

GOP's Kinzinger tells 'silent' colleagues 'the time for hiding is over' in fight against Trump
Adam Kinzinger.
time to speak up

GOP's Kinzinger tells 'silent' colleagues 'the time for hiding is over' in fight against Trump

Rally in support of Jan. 6 rioters draws sparse crowd in D.C.
Protest in D.C.
capitol riot aftermath

Rally in support of Jan. 6 rioters draws sparse crowd in D.C.

FDA panel rejects Pfizer boosters for people 16 and older
Pfizer vaccine
no can do

FDA panel rejects Pfizer boosters for people 16 and older

6 lions, 3 tigers at the National Zoo are being treated for COVID-19
Sumatran tiger.
zoonotic

6 lions, 3 tigers at the National Zoo are being treated for COVID-19

Idaho doctors and nurses 'beyond frustrated' by COVID misinformation
Nurses.
the fourth wave

Idaho doctors and nurses 'beyond frustrated' by COVID misinformation

10 things you need to know today: September 17, 2021
Haitian migrants
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 17, 2021

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail
Harvey Sutton and his dad Josh.
feats

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'
Capitol police prepare for rally
Stand back and stand by

Trump calls Saturday rally in support of Jan. 6 defendants 'a setup'

Doctor who called COVID-19 vaccine 'needle rape' is now on Idaho's largest regional health board
An emergency room in Idaho.
sigh

Doctor who called COVID-19 vaccine 'needle rape' is now on Idaho's largest regional health board

Ohio House Republican who voted for Trump's impeachment won't seek re-election
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez.
time to say goodbye

Ohio House Republican who voted for Trump's impeachment won't seek re-election

Idaho allows hospitals overwhelmed by COVID patients to start rationing health care
An ICU nurse in Boise.
the coronavirus crisis

Idaho allows hospitals overwhelmed by COVID patients to start rationing health care

Sears to close last store in its home state of Illinois
The Sears store in Schaumberg, Illinois.
closing time

Sears to close last store in its home state of Illinois

The Capitol fence returns ahead of Sept. 18 rally
Capitol fence.
guess who's back

The Capitol fence returns ahead of Sept. 18 rally

10 things you need to know today: September 16, 2021
Gymnasts
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 16, 2021

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement
Dennis Hastert sentenced to jail.
Contract Tracing

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert reaches sexual abuse settlement

Retired flight attendant honors 9/11 flight crews by pushing beverage cart 200 miles
Paul Veneto pushes his beverage cart.
paulie's push

Retired flight attendant honors 9/11 flight crews by pushing beverage cart 200 miles

Wife surprises baseball-loving husband with wedding gift from his favorite team
The Boston Red Sox logo.
now that's love

Wife surprises baseball-loving husband with wedding gift from his favorite team

New Orleans celebrates oldest known World War II vet's 112th birthday
A poster for Lawrence Brooks' birthday.
happy birthday!

New Orleans celebrates oldest known World War II vet's 112th birthday

GOP lawmaker in New Hampshire says 'extremists' pushed him out of the party
GOP sign.
'i'm done with this'

GOP lawmaker in New Hampshire says 'extremists' pushed him out of the party

How the dearth of ICU beds threatens non-COVID patients
Doctor in hospital.
'this is an everyone issue'

How the dearth of ICU beds threatens non-COVID patients

Republicans and Democrats vastly overestimate how much the other side supports political violence, paper finds
Violent protest in Portland.
a little bit of an exaggeration?

Republicans and Democrats vastly overestimate how much the other side supports political violence, paper finds

AOC says she can't let federal pandemic unemployment benefits expire 'without at least trying' a new bill
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
one last shot

AOC says she can't let federal pandemic unemployment benefits expire 'without at least trying' a new bill

A spokesman for Gen. Milley dismisses claims about undermining Trump
Mark Milley.
'in keeping with these duties and responsibilities'

A spokesman for Gen. Milley dismisses claims about undermining Trump

Capitol Police officer facing Jan. 6 disciplinary action was reported to FBI by longtime friend, documents reveal
Capitol building.
'i feel like i need to do this'

Capitol Police officer facing Jan. 6 disciplinary action was reported to FBI by longtime friend, documents reveal

10 things you need to know today: September 15, 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 15, 2021

Larry Elder says he was running against 'the left-wing media,' not Gavin Newsom
Larry Elder.
ok

Larry Elder says he was running against 'the left-wing media,' not Gavin Newsom

Caitlyn Jenner to Californians who voted against recall: 'You kind of get the government you deserve'
Caitlyn Jenner.
salty

Caitlyn Jenner to Californians who voted against recall: 'You kind of get the government you deserve'

Newsom says recall rejection shows voters 'said yes to' science, diversity, and economic justice
Gavin Newsom.
california recall election

Newsom says recall rejection shows voters 'said yes to' science, diversity, and economic justice

California Gov. Gavin Newsom survives recall effort
Gavin Newsom and his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
california recall election

California Gov. Gavin Newsom survives recall effort

Gavin Newsom tells Republicans claiming voter fraud to 'grow up'
California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
'it's shameful'

Gavin Newsom tells Republicans claiming voter fraud to 'grow up'