Justice Department to form new domestic terrorism unit
The Justice Department will launch a new domestic terrorism unit. The new division was announced during testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. CBS News senior investigative reporter Catherine Herridge breaks down the latest on CBSN.news.yahoo.com
FDNY union touts Bronx building rescue
FDNY Fire Officers Association president said firefighters who responded to the scene of NYC's deadliest fire in decades "acted above and beyond the call of duty" to prevent loss of life. At least 17 people were killed, including eight children. (Jan. 10)news.yahoo.com
Money Matters: $3.5 trillion at risk
With Republicans now having blocked a Senate vote on raising the debt ceiling, the two other pressing needs of the moment, and the hopes of the Biden Administration, seem more uncertain than ever. As Doug McKelway reports, the President’s trillion-plus dollar infrastructure package and his 3.5 trillion dollar expansion of the social safety net with green new deal components, remains captive to the push and pull of his parties diverse, unruly caucus.news.yahoo.com
Court sides with Texas in dispute with Biden administration over Medicaid funding
U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker handed Texas another win against the Biden administration Friday, this time over Medicaid funding, granting Attorney General Ken Paxton’s request for an injunction and denying the administration’s motion to dismiss.news.yahoo.com
Brnovich files petition against Biden's undoing of Trump-era regulation
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a coalition of attorneys general in filing a petition challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s “Delay Rule,” which postponed the Trump Administration’s Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR).news.yahoo.com
Biden Administration takes cruise ship fight with Florida to appeals court
A battle between Florida and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about cruise-industry restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic went to an appeals court Tuesday, as federal-government attorneys also argued that a lower-court ruling should be put on hold.
Walmart, Winn-Dixie pharmacies to receive coronavirus vaccine
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – The Biden Administration announced this week the federal government will ship 1 million vaccine doses to pharmacies across the country. Popular chains like Walmart and Winn-Dixie will be receiving shipments, though CVS and Walgreens stores in Florida are not part of the initial rollout at least for now. Publix is also on the list, which has already provided state vaccines to thousands of seniors in Florida. [TRENDING: How to get a vaccine in Fla. | Wanted: Man accused of shooting at detective | Cops: Fla. man decapitated hamster]Ad“Starting on February 11th, the federal government will deliver vaccines directly to select pharmacies across the country. “I think the more the merrier, as long as they can handle it and we don’t lose any of it.
The Latest: Vaccinated congressman tests positive for virus
Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray holds an "I Got Vaccinated" button at a COVID-19 vaccine injection site set in a concession area at Fenway Park, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON — A Massachusetts congressman who has received both doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has tested positive for the virus. The state also reported 5,028 additional confirmed coronavirus cases, increasing the state’s totals to 748,260 cases and 13,022 deaths. Ad___FORT LAUNDERDALE, Fla. — The predominantly Black farming communities on the shore of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee will get a coronavirus vaccine station. Algeria has registered more than 106,000 coronavirus cases and 2,881 confirmed deaths.