A US religious organization whose 17 members were kidnapped in Haiti asked supporters on Friday to pray and share stories with the victims’ families of how their faith helped them through difficult times as efforts to recover them entered a sixth day.
State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment these days. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever candidates and local notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in this century of increasing partisan polarization and straight-ticket voting, local special elections are a proxy for opinions on national issues.
The head of the Chicago police officers' union has called on its members not to comply with the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara warned that there could be half as many cops on the streets this weekend because of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
While speaking with Fox News this week, President Joe Biden's former Border Patrol chief, Rodney Scott, confirmed that under Biden's leadership, U.S. taxpayers are paying millions of dollars each day "to not" build a wall along its border with Mexico.