Florida House committee passes bill banning school-sanctioned discussions about sexual orientation in primary grades

Lawmakers on the Florida state House Education and Employment Committee have approved legislation prohibiting public school districts from encouraging discussions about gender identity and sexual orientation in primary-level classrooms. The Parental Rights Education Act, which passed the house committee on Thursday, was introduced by state Rep. Joe Harding. Its companion legislation in the state Senate […]

Biden heaps ‘creepy’ praise on Harris, tells her he loves her

President Joe Biden raised some eyebrows last week when he told Vice President Kamala Harris, “I love you.” The president’s comments came as the two appeared during a Democratic National Committee event on Friday, Fox News reported. “Hi, Kamala. I love you,” Biden said during the event. “You always have my back. You’re really amazing. […]

‘A bridge too far’: Federal judge blocks Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers

Calling it out as an “overbroad” policy, a federal judge in Texas on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal workers and contractors. The ruling from Judge Jeffrey Vincent Brown of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Joe […]

Biden: Texas synagogue hostage crisis was ‘an act of terror’

The man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue Saturday perpetrated “an act of terror,” according to President Joe Biden. Authorities say 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram is the man who entered a Forth Worth-area synagogue and took four hostages just weeks after flying to America from England, The New York Times reported. Akram […]

Incoming GOP Virginia attorney general fires 30 of his Democratic predecessor’s staffers

Prior to being sworn in, newly elected Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares made it clear that 30 people who worked for his Democratic predecessor would be shown the door. Republican Jason Miyares officially replaced Democrat Mark Herring on Saturday. His November victory came alongside GOP wins in the gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial races, as well. […]

CNN’s prime-time ratings dropped 73% in Q4

In the fourth quarter of 2021, CNN’s prime-time ratings dropped roughly 73 percent from the same period in 2020, new figures show. According to TVNewser, which cited Nielsen data, CNN averaged just 642,000 prime-time viewers in last year’s final quarter. Total day numbers were also down, the outlet reported. “The network averaged 492,000 total viewers […]

TikTok star Candice Murley dead at 36

Candice Murley, who was a viral star on TikTok, died last week at the age of 36, her family confirmed. According to an obituary posted by Wiseman’s Funeral Homes, Murley died Jan. 2 at her home in Lewin’s Cove, which is located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. A cause of death was […]