WHITE HOUSE TO SEND MILLIONS OF MASKS TO AT-RISK COMMUNITIES

President Joe Biden's administration will send more than 25 million masks to disadvantaged communities that have borne the brunt of...

FED'S POWELL TIGHT-LIPPED ON BANK DIVIDENDS AND LEVERAGE RELIEF

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is deflecting lawmakers' questions on two items that are at the top of Wall Street's wish list:...

 
 
 

SAUDI WEALTH FUND COMMITS $3 BILLION TO BUILD MOUNTAIN RESORT

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund will invest almost $3 billion on a tourism project in a mountainous region near the kingdom's...

J&J COVID VACCINE FOUND EFFECTIVE BY FDA BEFORE PANEL MEETS

Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, U.S. regulators said, a key milestone on the path toward giving Americans...

 
 
 

GOP VOTERS' POST-RIOT DEPARTURES HELP TRUMP'S BASE CEMENT GRIP

Tens of thousands of Republicans have left the party in the weeks since the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, a move that sidelines...

A DIVISIVE SCANDAL GRIPS SCOTLAND BEFORE KEY ELECTION FOR U.K

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's public falling out with her predecessor risks escalating at a critical time.

 
 
 

MALAYSIA STARTS CORONAVIRUS VACCINATION, PM GETS FIRST SHOT

Malaysia started its Covid-19 vaccination program on Wednesday, two days ahead of schedule, with Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin the...

THE CAPITOL BEING TURNED INTO A FORTRESS SPURS D.C. PUSH FOR STATEHOOD

Increased security measures in the wake of Jan. 6 have deepened the rift between the city and its federal overlords.

 
 
 

GHANA IS FIRST COUNTRY TO RECEIVE COVID VACCINES THROUGH COVAX

Ghana became the first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines through the World Health Organization-backed Covax program, which aims...

HONG KONG GIVES HK$120 BILLION BOOST TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Hong Kong gave consumers a boost with spending vouchers and loans for the unemployed, while hitting investors with a planned tax hike...

 
 
 

MERKEL WARNS OF THIRD VIRUS WAVE AS GERMANY WEIGHS ENDING LOCKDOWN

Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that Germany is in the midst of a third wave of coronavirus infections and that moves to reopen schools...

CHAPO'S WIFE HELD WITHOUT BAIL AFTER ARREST ON U.S. DRUG CHARGES

The former wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will remain in a U.S. jail to face charges of helping her husband...

 
 
 

FCC MOVES TOWARD OFFERING ANOTHER SET OF 5G AIRWAVES AT AUCTION

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is moving toward selling another set of 5G airwaves as wireless providers engage in a multibillion...

N.J. ENDS MARIJUANA ARRESTS, STOPS PENDING PROSECUTIONS

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal instructed prosecutors to dismiss pending charges as of Feb. 22 for any marijuana offense...

 
 
 

SENATE CONFIRMS VILSACK AS BIDEN'S SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

The Senate confirmed Tom Vilsack as U.S. Agriculture Secretary, opening the way for the Biden administration to move forward with a...

EVEN CLINTON FOE KEN STARR JOINS IN PRAISING MERRICK GARLAND

Merrick Garland received bipartisan praise in the second day of Senate hearings on his nomination to be attorney general, including...

 
 
 

SUNAK PUSHES REVIEW OF U.K. FISCAL GOALPOSTS TO LATER THIS YEAR

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has punted a decision on what rules will govern his tax and spending decisions until the...

NIGER RULING PARTY'S BAZOUM WINS RUNOFF PRESIDENTIAL VOTE

Mohamed Bazoum, an ally of President Mahamadou Issoufou, won Niger's runoff election, paving the way for the first transfer of power...

 
 
 

U.K. STICKS TO VACCINE TARGET EVEN AS PACE OF ROLLOUT DROPS

The U.K. government said it remains on track to offer coronavirus vaccines to all adults by July, after the number of shots administered...

BIDEN TO VISIT TEXAS ON FRIDAY AFTER WINTER STORM CRIPPLED STATE

President Joe Biden will visit Texas on Friday to discuss recovery efforts after winter weather caused widespread damage and left millions...

 
 
 



Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's...

Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan: poll

Summary List Placement A majority of all voters, including Republicans, support the passage of President Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package, a new... Read more ...

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

Biden administration sending masks to poor communities

The Biden administration is planning to distribute millions of free face masks across the country to organizations serving people with low incomes, in a fresh effort to tamp... Read more ...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a...

Fisker soars 26% after it partners with Foxconn to develop and manufacture a new electric vehicle

Summary List Placement Fisker Inc. soared 26% on Wednesday after it said it will collaborate with Foxconn to develop and manufacture electric vehicles. Fisker and Foxconn will... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

The judge fined the rock star $500 plus $40 in court costs. Read more ...

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

16 books Steve Jobs always turned to for inspiration

Summary List Placement Wednesday marks what would have been the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' 66th birthday. And while Tim Cook has since taken the reins, Jobs' legacy in... Read more ...

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school... Read more ...

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday pleaded guilty to downing shots of tequila with fans at a New Jersey park - as prosecutors dismissed charges of DWI and reckless driving in his... Read more ...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's...

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

Summary List Placement A federal judge in Texas indefinitely blocked President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze, according to the... Read more ...

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

Biden to order review of supply chains in key industries

​President Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday to review the supply chains in four key industries ​to assure a continued flow of critical goods in medical care and... Read more ...

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

Canadiens fire coach Claude Julien amid losing str

MONTREAL - The struggling Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Claude Julien and associate coach Kirk Muller on Wednesday following a three-game skid. Read more ...