Fauci explains what is ‘troublesome’ about Omicron variant

Fauci explains what is 'troublesome' about Omicron variant

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday warned that the new Omicron variant is “troublesome” because it contains mutations that could evade immunity from past infections and vaccines. The White House chief medical adviser said several concerning mutations have been identified in the variant, which was first discovered in South Africa by scientists. “Right now, what we … Read more

Sen. John Barrasso likens Biden to ‘the Mad Hatter’

Sen. John Barrasso likens Biden to 'the Mad Hatter'

​Sen. John Barrasso likened President Biden to “the Mad Hatter” for trying to push his $2 trillion Build Back Better social spending plan through the Senate amid the worst inflation in more than 30 years.​ Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said he sees the legislation that passed the House 220-213 earlier this month as a “back-breaking bill for the … Read more

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that declared a nationwide right to abortion, is facing its most serious challenge in 30 years in front … Read more

Roger Stone says FBI is acting like Biden’s personal Gestapo

Roger Stone says FBI is acting like Biden's personal Gestapo

Roger Stone, a longtime political adviser to former President Donald Trump, accused the FBI of becoming President Biden’s “personal Gestapo,” and described the subpoena he received from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot as “harassment.” Stone, who was pardoned by Trump after being convicted of lying to lawmakers about Russian election … Read more

Fauci supports commission to study US response to COVID-19

Fauci supports commission to study US response to COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday that he would “absolutely” support a 9/11-style commission to investigate the US response to the COVID-19 pandemic — and that he still hasn’t ruled out that the virus originated from the Wuhan wet markets. The White House Chief medical advisor said that he believes that there will be a similar … Read more

13 cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Netherlands

13 cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Netherlands

The Netherlands has detected 13 cases of the concerning, new Omicron variant among airline passengers flying in from South Africa, health officials said Sunday. Dutch health authorities announced that the cases of the variant were discovered among passengers that arrived in Amsterdam from Johannesburg on Friday. “It is not unlikely more cases will appear in the Netherlands,” Health … Read more

Harris, Michelle Obama top 2024 picks if Biden doesn’t run

Harris, Michelle Obama top 2024 picks if Biden doesn't run

Vice President Kamala Harris and former first lady Michelle Obama are the top two picks for the Democratic presidential nomination if President Biden decides not to seek re-election in 2024, according to a survey.  Harris leads all potential candidates with 13 percent of support from voters, while Obama came in a close second with 10 percent, … Read more

Biden seen flouting mask-wearing rule at Nantucket store

Biden seen flouting mask-wearing rule at Nantucket store

President Joe Biden, who has repeatedly urged Americans to mask up, was captured flouting face-covering rules in Nantucket on Saturday. Photos show Biden wearing a black mask around his neck, leaving his mouth and nose exposed inside Murray’s Toggery Shop on the island — despite a large sign on the door advising shoppers at the clothing … Read more