Images of Fox News personalities appear outside News Corp. headquarters in New York on July 31, 2021. (Ted Shaffrey/AP) Since nearly its founding, there’s been a tension at play at Fox News. There’s the opinion side, now most obviously manifested in the nightly homilies and hysterics of Tucker Carlson, SeanContinue Reading

The petroleum industry says the administration is hindering energy development during a critical time Biden administration has crushed oil and gas from day one: Pete HegsethFox News host Pete Hegseth slams Biden’s energy policies for increasing the price of gas on ‘Fox Business Tonight.’ White House press secretary Jen PsakiContinue Reading

Jackson, 51, has long been considered the leading contender for the post. President Joe Biden has selected D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to succeed retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, making history by picking a Black woman for the nation’s highest court, the White HouseContinue Reading

Securing the former president’s endorsement just made sense at the time. Geoff Diehl addresses the Massachusetts Republican Convention in Worcester, Mass. on April 28, 2018. | Winslow Townson/AP Photo BOSTON — Geoff Diehl is going full Donald Trump in his run for governor — in Massachusetts, one of the bluest,Continue Reading

We are tracking 798 government positions among about 1,200 that require Senate confirmation. One year into Joe Biden’s presidency, hundreds of key federal government positions remain unfilled as Senate Republicans have delayed confirming his nominees. As of Jan. 19, 4 in 10 Biden nominees were waiting on Senate confirmation. PresidentContinue Reading

Martin Shkreli raised price of life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 a tablet overnight Martin Shkreli has been barred for life from the pharmaceuticals industry for anticompetitive practices after inflating the price of a life-saving drug. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP Photo Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive best known for unapologeticallyContinue Reading

Airlines canceled hundreds more flights Saturday because of staffing issues tied to COVID-19, disrupting holiday celebrations during one of the busiest travel times of the year. Travelers trek through Terminal E at Logan Airport, Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in Boston. At least three major airlines say they have canceled dozensContinue Reading

Coalition had indicated intention to retain existing 12.5% rate for such companies Among the companies likely to be affected would be Musgraves, Dunnes Stores, Eir and several other big retailers and consumer firms. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times The biggest domestic Irish companies, as well as major multinationals, would faceContinue Reading

At a meeting with Biden officials Wednesday, advocates tried to “sound the alarm to them about what we believe to be a very serious political mistake that they’re about to be making.” New graduates line up before the start of commencement. | Seth Wenig, File/AP Photo The White House hasContinue Reading

People gather outside the United Nations in 2019 to protest China’s treatment of its Uyghur Muslim population. The U.S. State Department has deemed as “genocide” China’s repression of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images) The Biden administration said Thursday it is adding China’s top military medical researchContinue Reading