FBI sees rise in online threats following Mar-a-Lago raid

WASHINGTON (TND) — New fencing is up around the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s building in Washington, D.C. due to fears of violence following the search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home. This weekend, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin warning law enforcement...
Picture for FBI sees rise in online threats following Mar-a-Lago raid

Homebuilders struggling as buyers back out amid inflation

WASHINGTON (TND) — The current ultra-competitive seller's market appears to be reckoning with the realities of inflation as many buyers call it quits. August buyer traffic fell to its lowest level since April 2014, with the exception of the beginning of the pandemic, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

US offers more monkeypox vaccine doses to states and cities

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. officials said they are able to ship out more monkeypox vaccine doses than previously planned — because of a strategy shift that allows more shots to be drawn from each vial. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had previously anticipated allowing...

Abortion foes tap credit cards to get partial Kansas recount

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas plans to do a partial hand recount that won't change the outcome of this month's decisive vote in favor of abortion rights after abortion opponents charged almost $120,000 to credit cards Monday to cover the cost. The Kansas secretary of state's office said the...

GOP report: 800 Americans left behind in Afghanistan when evacuations stopped

WASHINGTON (TND) — Kabul swiftly crumbled into Taliban control during the American exit from Afghanistan one year ago this week. The withdrawal brought images the world won't soon forget: People desperately chasing planes, the Taliban taking over the seat of government and a suicide bomber killing hundreds at the airport including 13 U.S. service members.

Trump Organization CFO expected to plead guilty in NY tax case

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's longtime finance chief is expected to plead guilty as soon as Thursday in a tax evasion case that is the only criminal prosecution to arise from a long-running investigation into the former president's company, three people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Police shut down 8-year-old Ohio girl's lemonade stand

ALLIANCE, Ohio (WSYX) — When 8-year-old Asa Baker set up her lemonade business near a food festival earlier this month, she never expected police to show up and shut her down. "I was just selling lemonade at my dad‘s work," she said. "I was having a really fun time...

Case against Alex Jones can proceed, Connecticut judge says

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The case was filed by relatives of some victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,...

Seattle mayor signs bills in support of reproductive rights, gender-affirming care

SEATTLE (KOMO) — Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell on Monday morning signed four bills into law to toughen up abortion protections within city limits. One bill treats people receiving or seeking abortion as a protected class in Seattle, ensuring their civil rights. Another makes it a misdemeanor to interfere with someone trying to get an abortion or seek gender affirming care.

Ukrainian military says it repelled more than dozen attacks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian military said Monday that it had repelled more than a dozen Russian attacks in the country's east and north, including attempts to advance on key cities in the eastern industrial heartland known as the Donbas. In its regular Facebook update, the military's general...

Justice Department opposes unsealing affidavit for Mar-a-Lago warrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday rebuffed efforts to make public the affidavit supporting the search warrant for former President Donald Trump's estate in Florida, saying the investigation "implicates highly classified material" and the document contains sensitive information about witnesses. The government's opposition came in response to...

Nationwide job growth leads to tight labor market

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) — Nate Tilden owns restaurants across Portland, including Bar Casa Vale. These days, you can find him working in the kitchen. "You need to do the longest, hardest job possible. So, I’m on a six-week run without a day off partially because I lost key personnel, but also because I’m being careful who I hire," Tilden said.

Democratic re-election committee gives out masks in exchange for donations

WASHINGTON (TND) — Though many mask mandates and recommendations have been scaled back recently, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is handing out masks in exchange for political donations. A fundraising email from the DCCC said the organization would be “giving away” their “special edition facemasks” to supporters who...