Honduran immigrant caravan broken up by Guatemalan military

A massive caravan of US-bound Honduran immigrants largely dissipated on Tuesday, with most migrants forced to return home after a days-long standoff with Guatemalan military. While small groups of immigrants pressed on toward the Mexican border, thousands were loaded onto military trucks

West Virginia sets pace on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

KENOVA, W.Va. — Griffith & Feil Drug has been in business since 1892, a family-owned, small-town pharmacy. This isn’t its first pandemic. More than a century after helping West Virginians confront the Spanish flu in 1918, the drugstore in Kenova, a community

Blinken commits to keeping the US embassy in Jerusalem

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will keep the US Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken said during his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee grilled Blinken, who was deputy secretary of state under

Ex-Army captain now part of Proud Boys charged in Capitol riot

A former Army captain and Republican political candidate now part of the far-right Proud Boys militia mocked police officers as “traitors” while storming the US Capitol earlier this month, according to authorities and a report. Gabriel Garcia, 40, faces charges including violent

GOP activist Jorge Riley arrested in Capitol Hill attack

A Republican activist from California who stormed the US Capitol with other President Trump supporters was arrested by federal law enforcement Tuesday. Jorge Riley was charged in Washington, DC after he was seen in photos and video inside the Capitol during the

College Board scraps SAT optional essay and subject tests

The College Board said Tuesday that it is nixing the SAT’s subject tests and optional essay due to COVID-19 concerns and an overall need to “streamline” the test. “The pandemic has highlighted the importance of being innovative and adaptive to what lies

YouTube extends Trump’s channel suspension for another week

YouTube announced Tuesday it is suspending President Trump’s channel for at least another week. The Google-owned company extended the suspension citing the potential to trigger violence, a YouTube spokeswoman said in a statement. YouTube’s extension means Trump’s 2.79 million subscribers won’t be