A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony.
As traffic fatalities spike during the pandemic, the federal agency in charge of auto safety is struggling with a growing backlog of safety rules ordered by Congress that is years overdue and estimated to save thousands of lives.
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy says the U.S. Postal Service was on an unsustainable financial path until he implemented operational changes that took effect this week. Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minnesota, says the changes are setting back postal service back to 1970s levels.
Wisconsin Republicans brought in rocker and avid hunter Ted Nugent to publicize a package of bills that would declare open hunting season on sandhill cranes and allow anyone age 18 or older to carry concealed firearms without a permit.
Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protection against the coronavirus.
The St. Paul Police Department plans to have three times the normal officer staffing levels in the neighborhoods surrounding Xcel Energy Center for the Minnesota Wild's home opener Tuesday night in light of recent violence on West Seventh Street.