On Wednesday, the Wisconsin legislature approved a number of bills that will weaken the powers of incoming Democrats, namely Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, in an effort to strengthen the GOP-majority legislature.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in the United States said in a statement on Wednesday that it is investigating the causes of death of a Russian citizen who was detained in Tacoma, Washington.
Special counsel Robert Mueller recommended no jail time for former National Security Advisor to US President Donald Trump Michael Flynn on Tuesday night.
The sentence amounts to one year in prison for each $3.33 stolen.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - USA Gymnastics said in a statement on Wednesday that it has filed a petition for protection under the US Bankruptcy Code in order to expeditiously resolve sexual abuse claims perpetrated the organization’s former doctor Larry Nassar.
Free rides? This fish really is a sucker!
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and scientists from across the US government have sounded the alarm again in recent weeks with new reports about the dangers and potential ramifications of changing temperatures and rising sea levels.
On Wednesday, a funeral service for former US President George H.W. Bush took place at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, after the president lay in state in the US Capitol Building for three days of public viewing.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia expresses its deepest condolences to the United States upon the passing of former US President George H. W. Bush, Russia’s First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy said on Wednesday.
The US Secret Service is testing a facial recognition program outside the White House, a document from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shows.
US Host Tomi Lahren previously caused a storm of reaction online after she shared that the view of tear gas being fired at hordes of migrants at the US-Mexican border, including children, was the “highlight” of her Thanksgiving vacation.
A US Navy commander involved in the recent NATO drills held from late October to early November said that conducting operations in the cold off the Norwegian coast was a wakeup call for America’s sailors and ships.
The names “Ivanka” and “Melania” are trending big time as baby names in the US, while “Donald” and “Eric” are taking a dip, according to an analysis of Social Security Administration data.
During the 2016 presidential election, Trump promised to prosecute Hillary Clinton and put her in jail, while the former secretary of state and first lady called him a "puppet" of Moscow.
Investigators have issued a report, due to be handed to the CBS board of directors next week, in which they outline evidence that might be sufficient to deprive the media outlet’s former head of a hefty buyout from his previous employer.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Tehran has never planned to and will not make missiles that are capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will continue to test the limits of the US-Saudi relationship and as long as the United States does not take any measures, US Senator Marco Rubio said in a TV interview on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Federal prosecutors in the United States are investigating Russian national Maria Butina's friend Paul Erickson and may soon charge him with acting as a covert foreign agent, The Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.
Despite surfing through political turmoil, two European leaders – Germany’s Angela Merkel and the UK’s Theresa May - managed to secure leadership in the US magazine’s renowned list of female influencers, which includes billionaires, CEOs, and celebrities, each shaping the face of the world in her own way.
Oregon’s attorney general has given the green light to language for a ballot measure to make psychedelic mushrooms legal – and it’s for a good cause.