WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell testified before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Tuesday. Yellen said she believes the impact of Congress not acting on the debt limit ...

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (NBC) – Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican. Oz announced the run Tuesday afternoon. ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Biden administration is allowing some federal agencies to delay firing unvaccinated employees. According to an official, the Office of Management and Budget says some agencies can wait until after the holidays to terminate workers who have ...

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK/NBC) – A federal judge on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate on thousands of health care workers in ten states that had brought the first legal challenge against the requirement. ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is set to testify before a House subcommittee Wednesday. Her appearance will come during a hearing examining possible changes to the laws governing tech companies. The panel’s name is listed as “Holding ...

(CNN) The trio of Latin American countries where democracy has been snuffed out is clear. Cuba is cracking down on peaceful demonstrators, Venezuelan elections are dismissed as a farce, and Nicaragua’s strong man president is unwilling to cede power. But ...

China’s push for a place on Interpol’s 13-person executive committee has received pushback from 50 politicians in 20 countries. Hu Binchen’s election would be giving “a green light” for China to misuse the international organization, they say, and put “dissidents ...

MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has tested an experimental COVID-19 nasal vaccine that is not yet in clinical trial phase – his fourth vaccination in total, he said Wednesday. Putin also received a Russian made Sputnik Light ...

BERLIN, Germany (NBC) – After over two months of talks, Germany is announcing a new governing coalition. Olaf Scholz will be Germany’s next chancellor, replacing Angela Merkel after 16 years. Germany presented the coalition deal following the Social Democrats’ narrow ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The White House announced Tuesday that the Biden administration will tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. According to the statement, the president has authorized the release of 50 million barrels of oil to help ease gas prices ...