Tiger Woods suffered what could be career-ending leg injuries following a horrific car crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. — a stunning incident that dominated the news cycle Tuesday, on a level not seen since last January’s fatal helicopter crash in California that included NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter among its victims. Even on a day when COVID-19 deaths continued to climb beyond a half-million Americans and when Congress held hearings about what went wrong in the fatal Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, the public's fascination with all things celebrity once again ruled the airwaves. Even former President Trump Donald Trump Romney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident MORE called in to Fox News’ PrimeTime at 7 p.m. program to talk about Woods, not politics. Woods effectively stopped time … [Read more...] about Tiger’s crash trumps the news cycle, but is his career over?
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close Video Border arrests skyrocket as White House warns migrants not to come American Conservative Union Chair Matt Schlapp and Squared Communications CEO Michael Meehan react on 'America's Newsroom' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., had some strong words for President Biden's administration after news surfaced that it was reopening a child migrant detention facility in Texas. "This is not okay, never has been okay, never will be okay - no matter the administration or party," the progressive icon tweeted on Tuesday. She added: "It’s only 2 mos into this admin & our fraught, unjust immigration system will not transform in that time. That’s why bold reimagination is so impt. DHS shouldn’t exist, agencies should be reorganized, ICE gotta go, ban for-profit detention, create climate refugee status & more." BIDEN DOJ RESCINDS ZERO TOLERANCE IMMIGRATION POLICY Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., piled on, tweeting: … [Read more...] about AOC tears into Biden admin for reopening child migrant facility: ‘This is not okay’
Michael Eisner is the general counsel of Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) and a former US State Department attorney adviser. Abdullah Alaoudh is Director of Research for the Gulf Region at DAWN, Visiting Professor at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington and the son of prominent Saudi cleric and political prisoner Salman al-Awda. The views expressed here are their own. Read more opinion at CNN. (CNN) Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was released from prison earlier this month after serving 1001 days in prison for "crimes" that included contacting human rights groups and trying to change Saudi Arabia's restrictive male guardianship laws. Loujain is by no means free, though. She is banned from traveling for five years and remains on a three-year probation, living under the constant threat of being jailed again. Michael Eisner Abdullah Alaoudh Travel bans are not new in Saudi Arabia. … [Read more...] about How Biden can strike a blow against Saudi Arabia’s human rights violations
Wally Adeyemo Wally Adeyemo On The Money: Neera Tanden's nomination in peril after three GOP noes | Trump rages after SCOTUS rules on financial records On The Money: What's next for Neera Tanden's nomination Wall Street braces for tougher rules under new Democratic majority MORE appears on track for a swift, uncontroversial Senate confirmation as the first Black deputy Treasury secretary following a laudatory reception at the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday. Both Democrats and Republicans in the confirmation hearing praised Adeyemo’s experience, which consists of a mix of private and public sector jobs. “Wally Adeyemo is an ideal choice to serve as deputy secretary,” Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden Ronald (Ron) Lee Wyden Yellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Hillicon Valley: Google lifting ban on political ads | DHS taking steps on cybersecurity | Controversy over TV 'misinformation rumor mills' 11 GOP senators slam Biden … [Read more...] about Yellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation