Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to testify in 2020 election interference probe
Less than one week after being re-elected as Georgia’s governor, Republican Brian Kemp is expected to testify before a special grand jury investigating interference in the 2020 presidential election. NBC News’ Blayne Alexander breaks down why the governor was asked to testify and why his legal team tried to quash the grand jury’s subpoena.news.yahoo.com
The federal judge who blocked Biden's student-loan forgiveness plan is playing 'politics instead of actually following the law,' Elizabeth Warren says
Student-loan relief is officially blocked following a ruling from a Texas federal judge. Sen. Elizabeth Warren slammed the decision as "politics."news.yahoo.com
Uvalde school district suspends entire police department ‘for a period of time’ over response to deadly mass shooting
The Uvalde school district announced the suspension of its police department “for a period of time” over fallout from its response to the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary on May 24, according to NBC News.
Republican loyalty to Trump vs. party hits new low: survey
Fewer Republicans than ever say they are loyal to former President Trump over the Republican party, according to an NBC News poll. Thirty-three percent of registered Republicans said they are a “supporter of Donald Trump” rather than the Republican party, the lowest since NBC News began asking the question. The previous low was at 34…news.yahoo.com
Trump’s favorability rating drops to new low: poll
Former President Trump’s favorability rating has dropped to a new low after slowly trickling down over the past few months. A new NBC News poll released Sunday found that 34 percent of registered voters said they have a positive view of Trump, while 54 percent say they have a negative view of him. Trump’s favorability…news.yahoo.com
NBC News poll: 57% of voters say investigations into former President Donald Trump should continue
A clear majority of American voters believe that the various investigations into alleged wrongdoing by former President Donald Trump should continue, according to a national NBC News poll conducted after the FBI searched Trump’s Florida home and recovered documents marked as “top secret” earlier this month.
Trump frantically packed up documents to take with him in the last days of his presidency after finally accepting he was leaving the White House, report says
"It was a chaotic exit," a source told NBC News of Trump's White House departure, adding aides filled up boxes to be sent to Mar-a-Lago.news.yahoo.com
Banned: Books on race and sexuality are disappearing from Texas schools in record numbers, NBC News reports
From a secluded spot in her high school library, a 17-year-old girl spoke softly into her cellphone, worried that someone might overhear her say the things she’d hidden from her parents for years. They don’t know she’s queer, the student told a reporter, and given their past comments about homosexuality’s being a sin, she’s long feared they would learn her secret if they saw what she reads in the library.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s son sentenced to 180 days in jail for stabbing
Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, was sentenced to 180 days which can be served as house arrest Wednesday for stabbing his Southern California neighbor with a hunting knife last year during an argument over trash cans, prosecutors said.
Southlake school leader tells teachers to balance Holocaust books with ‘opposing’ views
A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake advised teachers last week that if they have a book about the Holocaust in their classroom, they should also offer students access to a book from an “opposing” perspective, according to an audio recording obtained by NBC News.
Inside the chaotic response to a 911 call in Texas: ‘Half of the family just disappeared’
It was 9:08 p.m. when Michael Negussie’s phone rang. Twenty minutes had passed since he called 911 asking for emergency crews to check on his cousins and their two children, fearing that they had fainted from carbon monoxide poisoning in their Houston home during a massive winter storm.
Dallas firefighter arrested after lying about COVID-19 diagnosis, accepting $12K in sick pay, authorities say
A Dallas firefighter was arrested and has been charged with felony theft after officials said he lied about contracting the coronavirus and accepted more than $12,000 in sick pay, NBC News reports.
White House and Pelosi aides test positive for coronavirus amid Texas lawmakers’ D.C. visit
A White House staffer and a senior communications aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have tested positive for Covid-19 after being fully vaccinated, a White House official and a spokesman for the California Democrat confirmed Tuesday.
Tulsa Race Massacre, 100 years later: Why it happened and why it’s still relevant today
Just decades after slavery in the United States left Black Americans in an economic and societal deficit, one bright spot stood out in Tulsa, Oklahoma — its Greenwood District, known as the “Black Wall Street,” where Black business leaders, homeowners, and civic leaders thrived.