Tennessee Air National Guardsman applied to be a hitman online, the FBI says. It was a spoof website and now he’s facing charges- QHN

CNN  —  A Tennessee Air National Guardsman is facing charges after applying to be a hitman on a spoof “rent-a-hitman” website, according to the Department of Justice. Josiah Ernesto Garcia, … Read More

McCarthy makes plea for Republicans to back debt ceiling plan- QHN

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy made a plea to House Republicans during a closed-door meeting Tuesday morning to back his debt ceiling plan, telling them that although it doesn’t have … Read More

Gerald Groff: Supreme Court seems sympathetic to postal worker who didn’t work Sundays in dispute over religious accommodations- QHN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court seemed to side with a former mail carrier, an evangelical Christian, who says the US Postal Service failed to accommodate his request to not work … Read More

House Republicans in talks over one year debt ceiling plan in push to challenge White House- QHN

Washington CNN  —  House Republican leaders are moving behind the scenes to get their conference behind a plan that would raise the debt ceiling for one year with a slew … Read More

The government wants to change how it collects race and ethnicity data. Here’s what you need to know.- QHN

CNN  —  If you’ve filled out a survey at any point in the last 25 years, chances are you were asked two questions about your race and ethnicity: Whether you … Read More

Takeaways from Biden’s trip to Ireland- QHN

Dublin, Ireland CNN  —  Like so many Americans do each year, President Joe Biden returned to Ireland this week in search of his roots, seeking some connection and some answers … Read More

Sen. Tim Scott plans to launch 2024 exploratory committee Wednesday- QHN

CNN  —  Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina plans to launch an exploratory committee for president on Wednesday, according to a source familiar with his plans. Scott – the … Read More

Blastomycosis: Almost 100 confirmed or probable cases of rare fungal infection linked to Michigan paper mill, health officials say- QHN

CNN  —  Ninety-three confirmed or probable cases of blastomycosis have been identified in Michigan’s Delta and Menominee counties, according to the local health department, and they are believed to be … Read More

Justice Department asks appeals court to freeze judge’s order that could make abortion pill unavailable Friday- QHN

CNN  —  The Justice Department and a manufacturer of medication abortion drugs asked a federal appeals court on Monday to put on hold a judge’s ruling that could make the … Read More

Senate Republicans confront 2024 primary challenges and Trump’s influence- QHN

CNN  —  Kari Lake – the unapologetic supporter of former President Donald Trump and vanquished candidate for Arizona governor – privately made a trip to National Republican Senatorial Committee headquarters … Read More