Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care and housing

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden released his wish list for the federal budget on Friday, asking for an 8.4% increase in discretionary spending with substantial gains for education, health care, housing and environmental protection. The request issued by the White House Office of Management and Budget spells out Biden’s top priorities as Congress weighs its […]

Record numbers take part in annual birdwatching survey during lockdown

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World’s longest snake found slithering around Welsh countryside

Gogglebox cast jump at huge snake on Swamp People When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any […]

NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

DALLAS — After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot (32.92-meter) yacht. During a deposition, the head of the powerful gun-rights group’s acknowledged sailing in the Bahamas with his family […]

Inside Nation of Islam – a black nationalist group that inspired Capitol suspect to call leader Louis Farrakhan ‘Jesus’

A MILITANT black nationalist group called the Nation of Islam has been thrust into the spotlight after it emerged that the Capitol attack suspect was a fanatical follower. Spewing a rhetoric of innate black superiority, the group adopts principles of Islam swirled with a repugnant theology that ridicules minority groups and endorses African-American self-sufficiency. It […]