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Bipartisan group has miles to go on infrastructure talks

Bipartisan group has miles to go on infrastructure talks

Despite having announced a deal last week on an infrastructure package, members of the bipartisan Senate group and members of leadership argue there is still significant work to do in order to turn the infrastructure framework into legislation. “They have tried hard to come up with something structurally that accommodates the imperatives of both Republicans…MORE

Sergio Ramos to leave Real Madrid after 16 years

Sergio Ramos to leave Real Madrid after 16 years

Long-serving captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after 16 years at the club. The central defender joined from Sevilla in 2005 and went on to enjoy a glittering career with Real, winning four Champions League trophies and five La Liga titles. He made 671 appearances and scored 101 goals from defense, many of…MORE

Justice Department drops Trump-era criminal probe and lawsuit related to John Bolton’s book

Justice Department drops Trump-era criminal probe and lawsuit related to John Bolton’s book

The Justice Department has closed a criminal investigation and dropped a lawsuit related to former Trump national security adviser John Bolton’s book. The Trump-era criminal investigation had scrutinized whether Bolton’s book illegally revealed national security information, while the lawsuit had sought to grab royalties from Bolton for publishing his book without full approval. Bolton’s attorney…MORE

Paris Jackson to Willow Smith: ‘I feel like my dad would be proud’

Paris Jackson to Willow Smith: ‘I feel like my dad would be proud’

Paris Jackson joined friend Willow Smith for Smith’s first “Red Table Talk Takeover” and we learned how incredibly similar the two young women are. Both Jackson, 23, and Smith, 20, are children of superstars (musical icon Michael Jackson, and actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith respectively) and the pair talked about their commonalities in…MORE

Juneteenth’s path to becoming a federal holiday was a long time coming

Juneteenth’s path to becoming a federal holiday was a long time coming

For much of US history, Juneteenth has been a date observed mostly by Black Americans commemorating the symbolic end of slavery. Since the reckoning reignited by the killing of George Floyd last year, though, the tide has changed enormously. All but one state, as well as the District of Columbia, recognize the milestone of Black…MORE

5 takeaways from the summit between Biden and Putin

5 takeaways from the summit between Biden and Putin

President Joe Biden’s meeting Wednesday with his Russian counterpart came after months of diplomatic wrangling over the details, days of preparation with reams of research and the elaborate construction of two separate lakeside venues for the leaders to appear afterward. But after the summit had concluded, the ornate French style manor home was locked up…MORE