President-elect Donald Trump said he would leave his business "in total" before assuming the presidency, yielding Twitter praise from the Office of Government Ethics. Trump indicated he would nominate Steve Mnuchin to be treasury secretary.
- Nancy Pelosi was re-elected House Minority Leader.
- The Charlotte police officer who shot and killed Keith Scott was justified in doing so, the local district attorney ruled.
- More than 14,000 people have fled Gatlinburg and nearby Pigeon Rick as fires continue to burn in Tennessee.
- Saudi Arabia helped push OPEC nations into a deal to cut production by more than previously expected.
- The government in Italy raised public sector pay ahead of a constitutional reform referendum on which the prime minister has staked his career.
- "Does this haircut make me look like a Nazi?"
Texas Has Hundreds of Thousands of Coronavirus Carriers. The Governor Is Worried About 'Hundreds' of COVID-Positive Migrants.
Greg Abbott's fear is hard to take seriously, but it jibes with hoary stereotypes about immigrants.
A SWAT Team Destroyed This Innocent Woman's House While Chasing a Fugitive. The City Refuses To Pay for Damages.
"I've lost everything," says Vicki Baker.
We can justifiably hope for normalcy by Independence Day.
The Senate is preparing to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that has very little to do with the pandemic, and we all know it. Congress should admit as much.