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Trump Administration Sets Record Low Limit For New US Refugees

The Trump Administration has slashed the number of refugees it will allow to resettle in the US in the coming year, capping...

2020 Election: Backers of QAnon On Path To Congress

More than two dozen candidates for Congress in the November 3rd elections have endorsed or given credence to QAnon or promoted QAnon...

Coronavirus Relief Negotiations Stall As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Comes Out Against Proposed Relief Bill

Congressional negotiations on a substantial Coronavirus relief bill took a modest step forward on October 20, though time is running out and...

US Imposes Sweeping New Sanctions On Iranian Financial Sector

The Trump Administration unilaterally imposed sweeping Sanctions on Iran's financial sector in a move that critics say could have unintended consequences, including...

DHS: White Supremacists ‘The Most Persistent and Lethal Threat’ Within the US

White Supremacists "remain the most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland," the Department of Homeland Security concluded in its inaugural threat assessment...

President Donald Trump Announces Economic Empowerment Plan For African Americans

President Donald Trump unveiled a plan to win over the African American vote on September 25, less than two months before Election...

Joe Biden Condemns President Trump’s, Senate Republicans, Push To Quickly Confirm Supreme Court Justice Before Presidential Election

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden urged Senate Republicans on September 21 not to vote on any candidate nominated to the US Supreme...

Justice Department Threatens To Cut Funding To Cities Allowing “Anarchy”

The US Justice Department on September 21 threatened to revoke federal funding for New York City, Seattle, and Portland, saying the three...

In Major Victory For Coronavirus Lockdown Opponents, Federal Judge Rules Unconstitutional Lockdown Measures Put In Place In Pennsylvania

On September 14, a federal judge ruled as unconstitutional some of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s orders to control the Coronavirus outbreak, including...

US Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of President Trump’s Plan To Phase Out Immigrant Humanitarian Protections

A US Appeals Court on September 14 sided with President Donald Trump over his administration’s decision to end humanitarian protections for hundreds...

In A Sign Of A Shifting Middle East Dynamic, Israel & Bahrain Sign Agreement Normalizing Diplomatic Ties

President Donald Trump announced on September 11 that Bahrain would establish full diplomatic relations with Israel, following the United Arab Emirates, in...

According To Whistleblower Complaint, US Intelligence Officials Told To Halt Russian 2020 Election Meddling Threat Assessments

Acting US Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf told a former top aide to stop providing assessments of the threat of Russian interference...

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House of Representatives Passed Bill Establishing Independent Commission To Investigate January 6 Insurrection

The House of Representatives voted on May 19 to approve legislation to establish an independent commission to investigate the violent insurrection on January 6...

OurWeek In Politics (May 12, 2021-May 19, 2021)

Here are the main events that occurred in Politics this week: 1. CDC Ends Mask Mandate For Individuals...

Iranian Presidential Elections Heats Up As Two Main Contenders Register

Two of the main contenders to become the next Iranian President, Iranian judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi and former parliament speaker Ali Larijani,...

CDC: People Vaccinated Against Coronavirus Not Required To Wear Masks Anymore

People fully vaccinated against Coronavirus do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances,...