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Sep 05 2021
Twenty years after the 9/11 terror attacks, a record-high 64% of U.S. adults say Americans have permanently changed the way they live because of those attacks. Moreover, at least one in four Americans say they, personally, have permanently changed the way they live, and substantial minorities continue to express apprehension about flying, going into skyscrapers and overseas travel.
Aug 05 2022
Rep. Liz Cheney pushed hard for Attorney Merrick Garland to criminally charge former President Donald Trump for his part in the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
CNN anchor Kasie Hunt has been rolling out bits and pieces of her exclusive interview with the embattled congresswoman, who has served as something of a ramrod for the anti-Trump movement by virtue of her vice chairmanship ofMediaite
Jul 05 2022
July Fourth celebrations in Highland Park, Illinois, end in terror after mass shooting leaves 6 dead and dozens injured
A day of national celebration turned to tragedy Monday when a gunman killed six people and injured dozens more at a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois -- leaving the nation grieving yet another mass shooting.
The suspected shooter, identified by authorities as Robert E. Crimo III, used a "high-powered rifle" in an attack that appeared to be "random" and "intentional," policeCNN (Online News)
Nov 10 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot at protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year and killed two people, took the stand in his murder trial Wednesday, testifying that he "didn't do anything wrong" and was acting in self-defense.
"I didn't intend to kill them. I intended to stop the people who were attacking me," Rittenhouse said about the shooting on Aug. 25, 2020.BuzzFeed News
Jun 14 2022
Weeks after the US president warned China over Taiwan, Beijing has delivered its sternest rebuttal yet, saying it would "resolutely crush any attempt" at Taiwan's independence.
On Sunday, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe essentially accused the US of supporting the island's independence, saying it was "violating its promise on Taiwan" and "interfering" in China's affairs.BBC News
Feb 18 2022
The U.S. believes Russia is responsible for recent cyberattacks in Ukraine, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cybersecurity Anne Neuberger said at the White House press briefing on Friday.
Why it matters: The U.S. has warned that Russian cyberattacks could precede or be coordinated in tandem with a military invasion. The targeting of Ukraine's defense ministry and several banksAxios
May 27 2022
A woman with a concealed handgun stopped a mass shooting this week after a man attacked a graduation party in Charleston, West Virginia.
"Police said a woman who was lawfully carrying a pistol shot and killed a man who began shooting at a crowd of people Wednesday night in Charleston," location Fox 11 reported about the incident. "Dennis Butler was killed after allegedly shooting atTownhall
Dec 19 2022
Congress Aims to Close Off Presidential Election Mischief and Fraud With Simple and Bipartisan Solutions
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Derek T. Muller, Professor of Law at the University of Iowa.
Presidential elections are complicated.
All 50 states and the District of Columbia hold simultaneous elections in November. The states and the district certify those results.
But that’s not the end of it"The Conversation" Contributor
May 06 2022
To Western audiences, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has unfolded as a series of brutal attacks punctuated by strategic blunders. But on Russian television, those same events were spun as positive developments, an interpretation aided by a rapid jumble of opinion and falsehoods.
Much of Russian news media is tightly controlled by the Kremlin, with state-run television working as aNew York Times (News)
May 05 2022
With the Supreme Court poised to overturn abortion protections, people took to the streets in cities across the country to protest for the right to safe, accessible abortion care for all.
Within hours of Politico’s reporting on a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion on Monday, people flooded the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., protesting against the court’s apparent planHuffPost