Biden tells US Air Force Academy graduates their leadership is needed in an increasingly confusing world

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday thanked U.S. Air Force Academy graduates for choosing “service over self,” but said they now have the “great privilege” of leading in a world that will only become more confusing in the years to come. “You graduates have made the noble choice to live a … Read more

5 takeaways from the debt ceiling agreement

Republican Kevin McCarthy leading the debt-limiting deal in the House is a political breakthrough and political win that could give the president a much-needed adrenaline rush in the months ahead. The Fiscal Responsibility Act passed by a convincing margin of 314 to 117 in the House on Wednesday, drowning out vocal objections from diehard tax … Read more

Why Trump’s Newly Obtained Tape Complicates His Defense of Classified Mar-a-Lago Document

Former President Donald Trump watches the first round of the LIV Golf Tournament at Trump National Golf Club, Friday, May 26, 2023, in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Federal prosecutors have obtained a tape from former President Donald Trump in which he admits to being in possession of classified documents he took with him when … Read more

Analysis – US debt ceiling deal averts disaster, but savings could be lower than announced

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The bipartisan debt ceiling deal that could be approved by Congress as early as Thursday would avert an imminent U.S. default but could deliver less fiscal savings than Republicans had hoped , according to nonpartisan budget analysts. The deal ensures President Joe Biden won’t have to wrestle with another … Read more

Trump lawyers seek disqualification of judge in New York criminal case

Donald Trump’s lawyers have filed a motion to have a judge recuse himself from the Manhattan criminal case against the former president. Trump’s campaign website released a statement late Wednesday from his attorneys accusing Judge Juan Merchan of having conflicts, which the statement said are detailed in the motion. The motion seeks Merchan, who presided … Read more

Former GOP Rep Responds to Whether Trump or DeSantis Are a Bigger Threat, Doesn’t Hold Back

Former Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) on Wednesday jumped his feet into the debate over which 2024 GOP presidential candidate is most dangerous to America: former President Donald Trump or Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Jolly said DeSantis, the governor of his home state, posed a “much bigger threat.” “Donald Trump is a brutal, transactional politician who … Read more

As US government expands UFO investigations, new group forms for pilots who spot them

The first active-duty military pilot to present to Congress his experience with so-called unexplained aerial phenomena is launching a one-of-a-kind nonprofit group to support fellow pilots who see things they can’t explain, it said. -he declares. Airline passengers are encouraged to report suspicious activity in the name of national security, but pilots of those same … Read more