Biden Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order Following Colonial Pipeline Hack

May 12, 2021 - 7:20pm EDT
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President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at protecting U.S. cybersecurity and federal government networks. It also seeks to boost security for software used in the private sector.

May 26 - 6:21pm EDT

More than half of the ballots in Oregon's third-most populous county have to be reprocessed because smudged barcodes rendered them unreadable by tabulating machines.

May 26 - 5:16pm EDT

In a long awaited speech, Secretary of State Antony Blinken called China the most serious long term challenge to the international order and a test for U.S. diplomacy.

May 26 - 4:37pm EDT

Many Americans are asking themselves what can be done after the shooting in Texas. Despite broad support for background checks and red-flag laws, action at the state and national levels is uncertain.

May 26 - 12:56pm EDT

Former President Donald Trump must answer questions under oath in New York Attorney General Letitia James' civil investigation into his business practices, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

May 26 - 5:58am EDT

Oklahoma now becomes the first state in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure.

May 26 - 5:11am EDT

President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday on policing — two years after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer.

May 26 - 5:11am EDT

The results of a study released this month find that at least one in five Republican state legislators across the country are affiliated with far-right groups on Facebook.

May 26 - 5:00am EDT

A large body of research shows being denied an abortion limits women's education, time in the workforce and wages. It also finds long-term negative impacts for their children.

May 25 - 6:03pm EDT

Even as some lawmakers say it's "nuts" not to take action, any measure faces exceedingly slim odds of passing in the 50-50 Senate.