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Congresswoman Terri Sewell speaks at Black History month event in DCCongresswoman Terri Sewell speaks at Black History month event in DC U.S. Alabama Rep Terri Sewell spoke at the White House Tuesday for its Black History Month Civil Rights Descendants Event. During this first-of-its-kind convening, Rep. Sewell joined Vice President Kamala Harris, White House Director […]

Washington — The head of the House Intelligence Committee disclosed Wednesday that members of Congress had access to information about an unspecified “serious national security threat,” issuing a vague warning that prompted other lawmakers to downplay the urgency of the situation and urge the public to remain calm. The revelation from Rep. Mike Turner, an […]

(Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Images) Rep. Mike Turner speaks during the House GOP news conference on December 14, 2022. Washington CNN  —  House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Turner has made information concerning a “serious national security threat” available to all members of Congress to review, the committee said on Wednesday. While Turner and the White […]

By Bernd Debusmann Jr BBC News, Washington 14 February 2024, 00:23 GMT Updated 7 minutes ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: Republicans cheer after Mayorkas’ impeachment The House of Representatives has narrowly voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, making him the first cabinet […]

Republican Mike Johnson says the bill does not address the ‘most pressing’ issue of security at the US-Mexico border. United States House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson has cast doubt on the fate of a $95.3bn aid package for countries including Ukraine and Israel as the Senate voted to advance the legislation aimed at reassuring […]

While previous generations looked forward to moving and retiring to Florida, the younger population is setting their sights on other places. Gen Zers and millennials are relocating to different cities and states across the U.S. and it’s a decision that real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran supports.

In a moment when student activism is at the forefront of conversation in and around higher education, Stanford’s Black Community Services Center is taking the opportunity to look back and celebrate its own history. But the center, better known as the Black House, is also taking the opportunity to look ahead. “Our theme for Black […]

Historic Boston has numerous sites that tell stories of the city‘s past. Among these is the African Meeting House, a structure symbolizing the pursuit of liberty. Situated in the center of Beacon Hill, this unassuming building holds within its walls the echoes of voices that once reverberated with passion and purpose. Constructed in 1806, the African Meeting House […]

Black unemployment across the country is as low as it has been in years, according to the latest White House economic report. Last year, Black unemployment levels reached record lows and is now just 5.3% compared to 9% three-plus years ago. No one person, administration or event can solely be given credit for this record […]

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday against impeaching U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with four Republicans joining all Democrats in voting against impeachment. The vote was 216 to 214 after one Republican changed his vote from “aye” to “nay,” breaking what initially appeared to be a 215-215 tie. After the vote, […]

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