The Federal Fiscal Year Ended With The Highest Illegal Border Crossings Count Ever


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.  (October 22, 2021) —Illegal crossings along the U.S. southern border remained at decades-high levels in August despite the scorching summer heat, as authorities detained 208,887 migrants in August, according to enforcement data released Wednesday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. But according to officials--illegal border crossings…

Biden And Top Democrats In Congress Failed To Reach Building Back Better Deal Prior To Biden Campaigning in Virginia’s Governor Race And European Trip


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C.  (October 22, 2021) — A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation Friday, though appearing to let the day’s informal deadline slip as they worked to scale back the measure and determine how to pay…

Willie B. Smith III, Executed By Lethal Injection In Kidnapping And Murdering Of Sharma Ruth Johnson in Birmingham.


ATMORE, Ala. (October 22, 2021) — An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a young woman who was abducted during a robbery and then fatally shot in a cemetery. The State has finally  given the family closure.  Willie B.…

US Supreme Court Leaves Texas’ Abortion Law In Place, And Sets Hearing In Early November


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2021) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. The justices said Friday they will decide whether the Justice Department and abortion providers can…

White House COVID-19 Team: Pfizer says vaccine more than 90% effective in kids


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2021)--Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group. The shots could begin in early November —…