California sees record highs as Midwest deals with blizzard conditions

California sees record highs as Midwest deals with blizzard conditions

SAN DIEGO — Summer weather made a winter appearance in Southern California, where multiple records fell Friday, while the East Coast braces for a snowstorm that brought blizzard conditions to parts of the Midwest. California’s Camarillo and Camp Pendleton, where it climbed to 94 degrees, tied for the nation’s high-temperature Friday. With a high of … Read more

Nearly 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama will vote next month on forming the first union in the company’s history

Nearly 6,000 Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama will vote next month on forming the first union in the company's history

About 6,000 Amazon workers in Alabama will vote on forming a union, which would be the e-commerce giant’s first union in its history, according to a petition filed. Workers will receive their ballots on February 8 to vote in the mail-in election over the wishes of Amazon, which was pushing for an in-person election. Amazon … Read more

In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes

In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes

EL TERRERO, Mexico (AP) — In the birthplace of Mexico’s vigilante “self-defense” movement, a new group has emerged entirely made up of women, who carry assault rifles and post roadblocks to fend off what they say is a bloody incursion into the state of Michoacán by the violent Jalisco cartel. Some of the four dozen … Read more

An intelligence report by Capitol Police warned ‘Congress itself’ could be targeted, days before the deadly siege on the US Capitol, according to The Washington Post

An intelligence report by Capitol Police warned 'Congress itself' could be targeted, days before the deadly siege on the US Capitol, according to The Washington Post

The aftermath of the US Capitol Building riots. Leah Millis/Reuters In a report produced days before the deadly siege on the US Capitol, Capitol Police intelligence warned “Congress itself” could be the target of an attack by pro-Trump protesters. The January 3 report, obtained by The Washington Post, said Trump supporters saw January 6 “as … Read more

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots rank among top 10 in US lottery history. Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots rank among top 10 in US lottery history. Here are the winning Mega Millions numbers.

Two of the biggest jackpots in U.S. lottery history are up for grabs this weekend. Friday night gave players a chance to win the Mega Millions jackpot, which swelled to a projected $750 million — the fifth largest in lottery history and the game’s second largest ever. The winning numbers were 3, 11, 12, 38, … Read more

President Trump is one lucky guy. He wasn’t born Black, otherwise, well, you know …

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To the Republican Party: As the Trump administration stumbles through its final hours, it seems a proper time to offer a summation of the era just past. Ordinarily, this calls for analytical heavy lifting. One seeks to reconcile a mosaic of accomplishments, failures and compromises into a single coherent portrait. With Trump, however, the task … Read more

Pelosi taps retired military commander, who oversaw the US response to Hurricane Katrina, to oversee probe into security failures during Capitol siege

Pelosi taps retired military commander, who oversaw the US response to Hurricane Katrina, to oversee probe into security failures during Capitol siege

Lt. General Russel Honore listens to a Hurricane Katrina disaster briefing during a stop over in New Orleans, on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005. Rob Carr/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré will lead “an immediate review” of the security during the Capitol attack. On January 6, pro-Trump insurrectionists stormed the … Read more