U.S.

Synagogue hostage-taking suspect was British
FBI Dallas Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno
a not-so-great briton

Synagogue hostage-taking suspect was British

10 things you need to know today: January 16, 2022
Glenn Youngkin
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 16, 2022

Suspect dead and all hostages safe after FBI storms Texas synagogue
Colleyville police car
Tragedy averted

Suspect dead and all hostages safe after FBI storms Texas synagogue

Report: Hostage-taker at at Texas synagogue
Police chaplain
Hostage situation

Report: Hostage-taker at at Texas synagogue

Spotlight shifts to secretary of state races
Joe Biden
yet another setback

Spotlight shifts to secretary of state races

Portland police presentation mocked 'dirty hippy' protesters
Violent protest in Portland.
PowerPoint Faux Pas

Portland police presentation mocked 'dirty hippy' protesters

Southern states brace for severe winter storms
Empty shelves
There's snow time to lose!

Southern states brace for severe winter storms

Hundreds of students walk out of schools over Omicron concerns
Masked high school students
Too cool for school

Hundreds of students walk out of schools over Omicron concerns

10 things you need to know today: January 15, 2022
Child taking at-home COVID test
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 15, 2022

The 2022 tax season, explained
Taxes.
Briefing

The 2022 tax season, explained

COVID cases among ICE detainees surge in 2022
Razor wire.
immigration

COVID cases among ICE detainees surge in 2022

You can order free COVID-19 tests from the government next week
COVID-19 tests
coming soon

You can order free COVID-19 tests from the government next week

U.S. to fund over $27 billion in bridge repairs
FedEx truck travels across bridge.
build a bridge

U.S. to fund over $27 billion in bridge repairs

10 things you need to know today: January 14, 2022
The Supreme Court
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 14, 2022

Putin calls America's bluff
President Biden and Vladimir Putin.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Putin calls America's bluff

Oath Keepers planned to 'rapidly transport firearms' to Capitol on Jan. 6, DOJ alleges
Stewart Rhodes
DOJ on QRF

Oath Keepers planned to 'rapidly transport firearms' to Capitol on Jan. 6, DOJ alleges

Report: Biden to soon sign executive actions on police reform
President Biden speaks at the Atlanta University Center Consortium
police reform

Report: Biden to soon sign executive actions on police reform

Biden set to nominate Sarah Bloom Raskin as Fed's top banking regulator
Sarah Bloom Raskin.
meet the nominees

Biden set to nominate Sarah Bloom Raskin as Fed's top banking regulator

California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects parole for Sirhan Sirhan
Sirhan Sirhan in 2021.
denied

California Gov. Gavin Newsom rejects parole for Sirhan Sirhan

Supreme Court blocks Biden's vaccine-or-testing mandate
Supreme Court
no can do

Supreme Court blocks Biden's vaccine-or-testing mandate

Washington health department met with COVID protests
COVID-19 vaccination card.
nonexistent

Washington health department met with COVID protests

10 things you need to know today: January 13, 2022
Kevin McCarthy speaks at a December press conference
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 13, 2022

The IRS is 'in crisis,' says new watchdog report
IRS building.
IRS sos

The IRS is 'in crisis,' says new watchdog report

Teachers face tough decisions as attendance rates plummet
An empty desk in a classroom
empty chairs at empty desks

Teachers face tough decisions as attendance rates plummet

Past 12 months saw largest consumer price increase since 1982
Gas pump
not-so-lucky number

Past 12 months saw largest consumer price increase since 1982

10 things you need to know today: January 12, 2022
President Biden speaks at the Atlanta University Center Consortium
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 12, 2022

4 people, including infant, survive helicopter crash outside Philadelphia
Helicopter crash
miracle!

4 people, including infant, survive helicopter crash outside Philadelphia

How to actually fix America's election problem
Donald Trump.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

How to actually fix America's election problem

Fauci and Walensky face Senate criticism over confusing COVID guidelines
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
The CDC now recommends...

Fauci and Walensky face Senate criticism over confusing COVID guidelines

10 things you need to know today: January 11, 2022
 Stetson Bennett of the Georgia Bulldogs
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 11, 2022

Self-radicalizing conservatives?
A cross.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Self-radicalizing conservatives?

Texas mother who allegedly drove with COVID-positive son in trunk charged with child endangerment
Man opening car trunk
extreme quarantine

Texas mother who allegedly drove with COVID-positive son in trunk charged with child endangerment

Top universities illegally considered financial need in admissions, lawsuit claims
Georgetown University campus
the financial aid cartel

Top universities illegally considered financial need in admissions, lawsuit claims

Robert Durst, real estate heir convicted of killing his friend, dies
Robert Durst
the jinx

Robert Durst, real estate heir convicted of killing his friend, dies

Voters' shifting political concerns ahead of midterms
Person holding shopping bags.
an election year is here

Voters' shifting political concerns ahead of midterms

10 things you need to know today: January 10, 2022
Novak Djokovic plays in Croatia on Dec. 3, 2021
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 10, 2022