District of Columbia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Washington Times

 2022-01-27 19:17 

Washington Times

Russian Ambassador: "Our duty is to remember the lessons of history."...

On the International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorating the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by the Soviet army, as well as on the 78th anniversary of lifting the siege of Leningrad, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anat...

 2022-01-27 18:27 

Washington Times

FCC bans state-owned China Unicom from operating in U.S....

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to revoke China Unicom's authorization to operate in the U.S. over national security concerns. The FCC found that the Chinese state-owned telecom "is subject to exploitation, influence, and c...

 2022-01-27 18:21 

Washington Times

Biden hails Breyer, retiring liberal justice, as 'model public servant'...

President Biden on Thursday formally announced the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, hailing the liberal justice as a "model public servant," whose opinions benefited the American people. "I'm here today to express the na...

 2022-01-27 18:10 

Washington Times

Jussie Smollett to be sentenced March 10 for lying to police...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett, who was convicted last month of for lying to police about a racist, homophobic attack that authorities said he staged, will return to court for sentencing March 10, a judge said Thursday. Cook County Judge James Linn ...

 2022-01-27 17:55 

Washington Times

Slain Virginia journalist's dad announces bid for Congress...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a Virginia journalist fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 announced his bid for Congress on Thursday. Andy Parker plans to seek the Democratic nomination in Virginia's newly-drawn 5th District and chal...

 2022-01-27 17:17 

Washington Times

Comic book sales of 'woke Superman' tanked last year...

The new woke Superman isn't flying with fans, according to the latest comic book sales numbers. John F. Trent reported Monday for the entertainment website Bounding into Comics that sales of "Superman: Son of Kal-El" — in which the son o...

 2022-01-27 17:10 

Washington Times

Nearly 1 in 5 lawmakers own tech stocks targeted by antitrust bill, analysis shows...

An antitrust crackdown on tech faces hurdles before becoming law, including overcoming potential conflicts of interest pitting lawmakers' personal finances at odds with the legislative proposals. Nearly 1 in 5 lawmakers own stock in tech companies tar...

 2022-01-27 16:52 

Washington Times

GOP woos minorities with meals, movie nights at new community centers in cities, border towns...

The Republican National Committee is trying to forge inroads with Black, Hispanic and Asian Americans through a network of community centers across the country. The party already opened 20 centers in several swing states and is set to open more this year ...

 2022-01-27 16:29 

Washington Times

Biden to announce Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement Thursday afternoon...

President Biden will announce the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer Thursday afternoon, the White House announced. Mr. Biden will speak from the White House alongside Justice Breyer at 12:30 p.m. Washington was abuzz Wednesday after re...

 2022-01-27 16:21 

Washington Times

China watching U.S. response on Ukraine closely, with Taiwan in mind...

China is watching closely as the U.S. responds to the escalating tensions in eastern Europe, military experts and lawmakers say. President Biden has, for weeks, mobilized the full force of his administration and rallied allies in a bid to cool tensions sp...

 2022-01-27 16:00 

Washington Times

Watchdog: HHS failing on health crises, deemed 'high risk'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Department of Health and Human Services is failing to meet its responsibilities for leading the nation's response to public health emergencies including the coronavirus pandemic, extreme weather disasters and even p...

 2022-01-27 15:59 

Washington Times

Ruhle replaces Williams on MSNBC; 'Morning Joe' expanded...

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC announced Thursday that business journalist Stephanie Ruhle will replace Brian Williams on the nightly newscast "The 11th Hour," and that "Morning Joe" will expand to four hours. Ruhle, who will continue as a se...

 2022-01-27 15:57 

Washington Times

Spotify keeps Joe Rogan, dumps Neil Young in response to COVID ultimatum...

Spotify has chosen to keep Joe Rogan and remove Neil Young from its streaming platform after the folk-rocker demanded that it choose between them over his objections to the podcaster's COVID-19 vaccine skepticism. Rolling Stone reported this week that...

 2022-01-27 15:44 

Washington Times

Biden hails record Obamacare sign-ups, fueled by COVID subsidies...

President Biden said Thursday a record 14.5 million people signed up for private health insurance during Obamacare's open enrollment season for the coming year, after Democrats used a coronavirus-relief package to increase subsidies to cut the cost of...

 2022-01-27 15:44 

Washington Times

Joe Biden to host German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in February...

President Biden will host German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the White House on Feb. 7, the first in-person meeting between the men, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Thursday. The two leaders will discuss their shared commitment to diplomacy ...

 2022-01-27 15:43 

Washington Times

Book about Holocaust banned in Tennessee school district...

ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The ...

 2022-01-27 15:35 

Washington Times

GOP on track for battleground gains as Biden drags down ticket in key states: poll...

Republicans are poised to make gains in state legislatures as voters seek a bulwark against Biden administration policies in battleground states, according to a GOP poll released Thursday. The Cygnal survey, commissioned by the Republican State Leadership...

 2022-01-27 15:01 

Washington Times

Federal judge halts Noem's abortion pill restriction rule...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily halted a South Dakota rule from taking effect that would have made the state one of the hardest places in the U.S. to get abortion pills. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier late Wednesday granted a...

 2022-01-27 14:56 

Washington Times

U.N. Watch calls on disarmament conference boycott over North Korea leadership role...

An independent watchdog is calling on members of the U.N. Conference on Disarmament to boycott the panel in protest over North Korea's being pegged for a leadership role. "Having the North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un preside over global nuclear w...

 2022-01-27 14:32 

Washington Times

Supreme Court considers Alabama's bid to allow execution...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court considered Thursday whether to let Alabama execute a death row inmate who claims an intellectual disability combined with the state's inattention cost him a chance to avoid lethal injection and choo...

 2022-01-27 14:26 

Washington Times

D.C. police: 5 shot at Days Inn hotel in Northwest...

Metropolitan Police are investigating after five women were shot early Thursday at a Days Inn hotel in Northwest D.C. The police department tweeted around 4 a.m. that a shooting occurred in the 4400 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. Less than two hours late...

 2022-01-27 13:55 

Washington Times

Denmark drops most of its COVID-19 restrictions: Moving on...

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has decided to lead the way in managing COVID-19 and getting back to normal, announcing all virus restrictions will be dropped as of Feb. 1. "We say goodbye to the restrictions and welcome the life we knew befor...

 2022-01-27 13:41 

Washington Times

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall for the first time in a month...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week following three straight increases amid a surge in cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19. Jobless claims fell by 30,000 to 260,000 last week, the Labor Department repor...

 2022-01-27 13:25 

Washington Times

Maryland board approves new Purple Line contractor...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved a new contractor on Wednesday for the Purple Line light-rail project in the suburbs of the nation's capital for an additional $1.46 billion. The Washington Post reports that's an almost 75% cos...

 2022-01-27 12:42 

Washington Times

Biden says 14.5M get health care under Obama law, with help...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that 14.5 million Americans got private health insurance for this year under the Obama-era health law, thanks to help from his administration. "Health care should be a right, not a privilege, f...

 2022-01-27 12:39 

Washington Times

Ukraine crisis updates: What to know as tensions rise...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The United States and NATO have made no concessions to the main Russian demands to resolve the crisis over Ukraine, including giving Moscow a guarantee that its western neighbor can never join the alliance. The focus is now on ...

 2022-01-27 12:35 

Washington Times

Dan Bongino, radio host, permanently banned from YouTube: Report...

YouTube reportedly has suspended conservative commentator Dan Bongino, alleging he tried to get around a previous suspension by posting to an alternate channel. Mr. Bongino uploaded a video to his main channel while another channel he uses for his digital...

 2022-01-27 12:24 

Washington Times

Joe Biden touts record Obamacare sign-ups of 14.5M...

President Biden said Thursday a record 14.5 million people signed up for private health insurance during Obamacare's open enrollment season for the coming year after Democrats used a coronavirus-relief package to increase subsidies that defray the cos...

 2022-01-27 10:22 

Washington Times

Buttigieg vows help as U.S. car fatalities keep spiking higher...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is vowing to help stem rising traffic fatalities, releasing a broad-based strategy aimed at reducing speed, redesigning roads and boosting car safety features such as automatic emergency brak...

 2022-01-27 05:20 

Washington Times

From Tiananmen to Hong Kong, China's crackdowns defy critics...

BEIJING (AP) — From the deadly crushing of Beijing's 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong's opposition four decades later, China's Communist Party has demonstrated a determination and ability to stay in power that ...

 2022-01-27 05:11 

Washington Times

Will virus be 'over'? Most Americans think not: AP-NORC poll...

ATLANTA (AP) — Early in the pandemic, Ryan Wilson was careful to take precautions - wearing a mask, not really socializing, doing more of his shopping online. The 38-year-old father and seafood butcher from Casselberry, Florida, says he relaxed a bi...

 2022-01-27 05:07 

Washington Times

N. Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up - slowly. The reason could reflect a growing sense of recognition by the leadership that the nation badly needs t...

 2022-01-27 02:45 

Washington Times

Alaska, Texas governors sue over National Guard vaccine mandate...

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in seeking to block the U.S. Department of Defense from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for National Guard members who are under state command. The Pentagon has required COVID-...

 2022-01-27 02:31 

Washington Times

Cheated Generation learns the truth with Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens left out of the Hall of Fame...

The Cheated Generation finally got handed the check Tuesday. Their heroes, Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, were passed over by baseball writers for the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 10th and final time — and it was like that moment when the ...

 2022-01-27 02:12 

Washington Times

LeBron James feels great, on pace to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...

When LeBron James scored his sixth point on Tuesday during the Los Angeles Lakers' game at Brooklyn, it meant he had reached 36,387 in his career. That put him 2,000 points shy of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Start the countdown. It's no longer a question...

 2022-01-27 01:11 

Washington Times

Planned Parenthood cancels new clinic in upstate New York...

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York has canceled plans to build a 6,389-square-foot abortion clinic at a medical business park in the upstate town of Brighton after pro-life activists mounted a legal challenge. Jeremy Sher, an attorney with...

 2022-01-26 23:46 

Washington Times

North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 6th launch in 2022...

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea's military said. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapons, which were...

 2022-01-26 23:45 

Washington Times

D.J. Ferguson, patient who refused COVID-19 vaccine, denied heart transplant, family says...

BOSTON — A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around the country set similar requirements to improve patients...

 2022-01-26 23:35 

Washington Times

Moms for America takes on woke policies in State of the Union event...

Moms for America declared Wednesday that the state of the union is in crisis over issues such as education, drugs and crime. But don't worry, the group says: The mothers have entered the building. The conservative organization dedicated to "empowe...

 2022-01-26 23:31 

Washington Times

Kamala Harris is off to Honduras...

News organizations went into immediate speculation mode upon hearing that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was retiring. Eager journalists connected all the dots and concluded that Vice President Kamala Harris was the likely pick to replace the outgoi...

 2022-01-26 23:25 

Washington Times

Feds charge man for selling gun to British citizen who took hostages at Texas synagogue...

A man accused of selling the gun used in the hostage-taking at a Texas synagogue earlier this month has been federally charged. Henry "Michael" Williams, 32, was charged on Tuesday for being a felon in possession of a firearm, which carries a maxi...

 2022-01-26 23:10 

Washington Times

U.S., NATO reject sweeping Russian demands, but hold open 'diplomatic path'...

The Biden administration and the NATO alliance on Wednesday formally rejected Russia's demand that America and Europe halt all eastward expansion of NATO, but also stressed that a "serious diplomatic path" remains open to ease soaring tensions...

 2022-01-26 23:08 

Washington Times

Mitt Romney to attend Liz Cheney fundraiser...

Sen. Mitt Romney will join Rep. Liz Cheney at a fundraising reception for the Wyoming GOP congresswoman in March, according to an invitation obtained by The Washington Times. The March 14 fundraiser, which requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated, wi...

 2022-01-26 23:02 

Washington Times

Ketanji Brown Jackson, Leondra Kruger among Black female candidates to fill Supreme Court vacancy...

President Biden has a deep bench of Black female legal scholars to choose from for a history-making Supreme Court pick, and his shortlist is replete with figures who will thrill the party's racial justice and far-left activists. Mr. Biden promised dur...

 2022-01-26 22:59 

Washington Times

Spotify removing Neil Young's music amid Joe Rogan protest...

NEW YORK — Neil Young's music will be removed from Spotify at his request, following the veteran rock star's protest over the streaming service airing a popular podcast that featured a figure criticized for spreading COVID misinformation. Sp...

 2022-01-26 22:49 

Washington Times

Johnson's political fate hangs in balance as 'Partygate' report looms, opponents seize on scandal...

Boris Johnson mounted a last-ditch defense Wednesday against outraged and energized political enemies who say that a string of COVID-19 lockdown-breaching parties ought to be the final straw in what has been a tumultuous two-and-a-half-year reign for the ...

 2022-01-26 22:47 

Washington Times

Oregon appeals court orders state agency to reconsider $135,000 fine against Christian bakers...

The Oregon Court of Appeals Wednesday issued a partial reversal of a state agency's ruling against two evangelical Christian bakers who declined to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding on religious grounds. The court said the Oregon Bureau of L...

 2022-01-26 22:37 

Washington Times

Senators vexed by Biden's unwillingness to rework vice presidents' role in Electoral College...

Frustration is growing among a bipartisan group of senators who say President Biden is not taking seriously their push to rewrite a 135-year-old law that many believe inadvertently spurred the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The senators say the Wh...

 2022-01-26 22:26 

Washington Times

The state wants to own your child...

For a good reason, there has been a lot of coverage and outrage over the news that the Democrat-controlled state of California intends to pass a bill allowing 12-year-old children to be able to get the Covid vaccine without parental consent. For context, ...

 2022-01-26 22:22 

Washington Times

House Republicans demand Democrats release staff reports in Jan. 6 investigation...

Two Republican lawmakers are calling on Democrats on the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol to release staff reports, saying the disclosures are required by House rules. Reps. Jim Banks of Indiana and Rodney Davis of Illin...

Page 1 of 4

  • Need an account?  
    or