First Line News Articles for Sunday, June 20 2021
Claudette drenches Southeast, may trigger more flash flooding before strengthening to tropical storm again
Tropical Depression Claudette is continuing its trek across the Southeast, hitting parts of Georgia and the Carolinas for a soggy Father’s Day.
The Biden administration is struggling to articulate how it will keep Afghanistan from falling to the Taliban after American forces depart, even as the U.S. is more than halfway through its troop withdrawal.
California officials on Friday unveiled a website to access or download a digital copy of COVID-19 immunization records, though they stressed the state would not make it mandatory to carry the vaccine credentials.
An analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center found 60% of households would face a higher tax burden under President Joe Biden’s proposals.
IRS denies tax-exempt status to Christian nonprofit group because ‘the Bible’s teachings are typically affiliated with the Republican Party’
The Internal Revenue Service denied a Christian nonprofit group tax-exempt status because “the Bible’s teachings are typically affiliated with the Republican Party and candidates.”
Congress is barreling toward a fight as soon as next month over raising the debt ceiling, creating a huge challenge for President Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress.
White House National-Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said the U.S. would not immediately issue “threats” to China regarding an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, in an interview on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday.
The Faith & Freedom Coalition conference comes as the GOP finds itself out of power in Washington and undergoing something of an identity crisis.
The Justice Department has filed statements of interest in two lawsuits challenging Arkansas and West Virginia laws pertaining to transgender people, saying the laws violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough is taking steps toward making gender transition surgery available to veterans through Veterans Affairs health-care coverage, according to a new report.