Opinion | A New Era of Far-Right Violence

Opinion | A New Era of Far-Right Violence

The storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6 by a rabid mob of Donald Trump supporters resulted in a failed insurrection. But for far-right extremists, including anti-government militias, white supremacists and violent conspiracy theorists, nothing about the insurrection was a failure. Throughout the 1990s, several incidents amplified the rallying cry of the far right: Ruby … Read more

Bill Maher: Now that Trump is gone, ‘We can’t blame everything on him’

Bill Maher: Now that Trump is gone, 'We can't blame everything on him'

America faces a “problem” now that President Trump is out of office, Bill Maher asserted during Friday night’s show. Trump can no longer be “blamed” for everything, the “Real Time” host observed.  During the show’s panel-discussion segment, Maher pointed to recent violence in Portland, Ore., and Seattle by left-wing groups including Antifa, stressing it was the political … Read more

Former ADT employee admits to hacking customer cameras to watch naked women, couples have sex

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A former ADT employee admitted Thursday to hacking into hundreds of customers’ video feeds to watch naked women and couples having sex for his own sexual gratification, federal officials said. Court documents revealed that Telesforo Aviles, 35, had accessed at least 200 customer accounts in the Dallas, Texas, area more than 9,600 times without their consent while working for one … Read more

Two Trump appointees are being investigated for posting reports denying climate change.

Two Trump appointees are being investigated for posting reports denying climate change.

The Commerce Department’s Office of Inspector General said it will investigate an incident earlier this month in which two former Trump appointees posted debunked scientific reports denying the existence and significance of man-made climate change, purportedly on behalf of the United States government. Senator Mazie K. Hirono, Democrat of Hawaii, along with four other Senate … Read more

An extremely rare white kangaroo was born at a zoo in New York

Cosmo, the newest joey at Animal Adventure Park, was born with leucism, an incredibly rare condition that causes the partial loss of pigmentation in an animal’s skin and fur. Unlike albinism, leucism does not cause a lack of pigmentation in the eyes. The baby was born at the animal park in Harpursville five months ago … Read more

Crime spikes in Salt Lake City as police department ends hiring freeze

Crime spikes in Salt Lake City as police department ends hiring freeze

Salt Lake City, Utah, officials have ruled to end a seven-month hiring freeze to allow the police department to fill almost 60 roles amid spiking crime and a surge in officers walking away from the job, according to a recent report. City council members voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow Salt Lake City Police Department to hire … Read more

Giuliani concedes that an associate did ask for $20,000 a day to help Trump post-election.

Giuliani concedes that an associate did ask for $20,000 a day to help Trump post-election.

Rudolph W. Giuliani, former President Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer, conceded on Friday night that an associate had sent an email to campaign officials asking that Mr. Giuliani be paid $20,000 a day for his work after the Nov. 3 election, but he insisted he was unaware of it at the time. Mr. Giuliani acknowledged … Read more

National Guard mulls keeping a few thousand troops in D.C. until March

Members of the DC National Guard walk around the U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 7 in Washington. A few thousand troops could remain in the capital until mid-March, Fox News has learned. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

A few thousand National Guard troops could end up staying in the nation’s capital until mid-March, a U.S. defense official confirms to Fox News. The National Guard is in the process of meeting with various federal agencies to “determine their requirements” for troops to stay beyond January, the official said. Planning is underway, but no final … Read more

Biden’s Education Department moves to cut ties with an accrediting body linked to a fraud scandal.

Biden’s Education Department moves to cut ties with an accrediting body linked to a fraud scandal.

The Biden administration’s Education Department is moving to cut ties with an organization that was thrown a life raft under the Trump administration even though it was at the center of a massive fraud scandal related to for-profit colleges. The department said late Friday that it recommended terminating federal recognition of the Accrediting Council for … Read more

Katie Couric ‘Jeopardy!’ gig in peril? Producers fear she’s ‘too polarizing’ after anti-GOP comments: report

Katie Couric. (Associated Press)

“Jeopardy!” producers are reportedly concerned about Katie Couric‘s controversial comments bashing the Republican Party ahead of her planned guest-hosting duties on the long-running game show.  Last week, Couric appeared on “Real Time with Bill Maher” where she spent much of the show trashing President Trump in his final days in office. But what made headlines were … Read more