As debt limit negotiations continue between Republicans and the Biden Administration, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen repeated her warning that the U.S. government could run out of money to pay its bills as early as June 1st. And if a deal isn’t reached before then to avoid default, it could have catastrophic consequences for the global economy.
Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that defunds diversity, equity, and inclusion programs at public colleges and universities in the state. DeSantis, who is widely expected to run for president, has previously criticized such programs as being “woke indoctrination.”
And in headlines: a man armed with a metal baseball bat attacked two staffers at a Virginia Congressman’s office, Vice Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and Martha Stewart became the oldest model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue.
A testy and defiant Donald Trump showed up to court yesterday in Manhattan, for the first day of his civil fraud trial. The former president called the suit, brought by New York attorney general Letitia James, a “witch hunt,” though it could cost him control of his sprawling real estate...
Just hours before the Saturday night deadline, a bill to fund the government through mid-November passed both chambers of Congress and was signed by President Biden. The bill – which ensures the federal government can keep paying its workers for about 45 more days – included funds for natural...