Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) during a contentious House Oversight Committee hearing.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 6:23 pm
This year's report misconstrues well-established facts, cherry-picks data, relies on economic theories widely rejected by mainstream economists and entirely omits critical subjects. I correct the record in the Joint Economic Committee Democratic response to the report, which is mandated by law, and was released Monday.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 5:11 pm
If you thought it couldn't get any uglier...
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 4:08 pm
CNN's Brianna Keilar fact checks President Trump's claim that he spoke quickly after the crowd at one of his campaign rallies chanted "send her back," aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), echoing the sentiment from Trump's recent tweets about Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of color.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 3:20 pm
It is a truth universally acknowledged that middle seats on airplanes are the worst.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 2:40 pm
The fallout from the Southern District of New York's indictment of Jeffrey Epstein has already been seismic: Epstein, a well-connected billionaire, is currently behind bars, and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta has tendered his resignation. And this is just the start. The signs are all there that more people -- including the rich, powerful and well-connected -- may well tumble as the case unfolds.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 12:37 pm
A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 12:12 pm
Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health issues.
Posted on: 18 July 2019 | 11:40 am