Supreme Court justices push government on allowing Guantanamo inmate to testify

October 6, 2021 - 12:53pm EDT
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But a majority of the court appeared inclined to defer to the government's position that the release of information on Abu Zubaydah's treatment would hurt national security.

Oct 14 - 4:37pm EDT

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says it alerted officials to a security flaw on a state website. Gov. Mike Parson described it as a hack and opened an investigation that could cost taxpayers $50 million.

Oct 14 - 2:34pm EDT

As expected, Bannon was a no-show for his deposition with the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Oct 14 - 1:12pm EDT

The pioneering educator and civil rights activist will be the first Black person to have a state-commissioned statue in Statuary Hall. The statue was unveiled this week in her home state of Florida.

Oct 14 - 1:10pm EDT

The legislation would give workers legal grounds to refuse COVID-19 vaccine mandates for "reasons of conscience." The law would enshrine Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order banning such mandates.

Oct 14 - 12:03pm EDT

Facebook is banning some types of content that degrades, sexualizes, and otherwise harasses elected officials, celebrities, activists, and journalists.

Oct 14 - 9:00am EDT

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says the Senate will vote next week on voting rights as Democrats try to advance much of President Biden's agenda.

Oct 14 - 7:19am EDT

Global supply chain issues have hampered the economic recovery. The Biden administration is trying to fix some of those issues through deals with the private sector.

Oct 14 - 5:13am EDT

Florida has imposed a $3.5 million fine on Leon County for requiring employees to be vaccinated. Gov. Ron DeSantis says that violates a law banning vaccine passports, and that more fines are coming.

Oct 14 - 5:13am EDT

Putting off surgeries or routine treatments for serious illnesses has become common during the pandemic, a new NPR/Harvard poll finds.