Democratic county leaders are seeking an investigation of a Republican legislator from Illinois after he displayed a decal of an anti-government militia movement on his pickup truck parked at the U.S. Capitol during January’s deadly insurrection.
Families in Nigeria waited anxiously for news of their abducted daughters after more than 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by gunmen from a government school in the country’s north last week, the latest in a series of mass school kidnappings in the West African nation.
Florida lawmakers will gavel into session this week amid a pandemic that will play a starring role on their agenda — including its influence on the state budget and a debate whether to shield businesses from COVID-related lawsuits.
Less than six weeks after leaving office, former President Donald Trump will deliver the closing speech at a conservative conference as he reasserts himself on the national stage and makes clear he intends to remain a dominant force within the Republican Party.
A U.N. humanitarian agency has warned that more than 16 million people in Yemen would go hungry this year, with already some half a million living in famine-like condition in the conflict-wrecked country.
Illinois state Comptroller Susana Mendoza says last week’s debacle in attempting to fill the House seat vacated by longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan presents a prime reason for supporting her “No Exit Bonus” legislation.