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Pence faces hecklers shouting ‘traitor’ at religious conservative conference

Pence faces hecklers shouting ‘traitor’ at religious conservative conference

Former vice president Mike Pence on Friday was heckled at a conference for religious conservatives, ahead of a speech that took aim at his successor. Shouts of “traitor” and “freedom” were heard coming from a small group within the audience as Pence took the stage. Wearing red “Make America Great Again” ball caps, they were…MORE

New videos show police getting punched during US Capitol riot

New videos show police getting punched during US Capitol riot

Newly released footage from January 6 shows a supporter of former President Donald Trump taunting, stalking and punching law enforcement outside the US Capitol — the latest release of up-close video of rioters who have been charged with assaulting police. In the new video, Scott Fairlamb, a gym owner from New Jersey, leans into the…MORE

Roberts, Kavanaugh and Barrett have seized the Supreme Court for now

Roberts, Kavanaugh and Barrett have seized the Supreme Court for now

Chief Justice John Roberts, along with Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh, demonstrated their collective power at America’s highest court on Thursday. They fueled the Supreme Court’s limited opinions on Obamacare and religious liberty, in action that marks a twist for the conservative-dominated bench and adds to the suspense of the next two weeks…MORE

What’s open and closed on Friday now that Juneteenth is a federal holiday

What’s open and closed on Friday now that Juneteenth is a federal holiday

Most federal government employees across the country will have Friday off after President Joe Biden signed legislation establishing Juneteenth as a US federal holiday. But the introduction of a new federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States has created a patchwork of responses — leaving some government offices, schools and…MORE

US Military Command reinstates diversity head after investigation into social media posts

US Military Command reinstates diversity head after investigation into social media posts

The US military’s Special Operations Command reinstated its head of diversity following an investigation that concluded there were no violations of laws or Defense Department regulations in controversial social media posts, including one comparing former President Donald Trump to Hitler. Richard Torres-Estrada was reassigned to a new job shortly after he was brought in as…MORE