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Elizabeth Warren announces visit to migrant facility hours ahead of first debate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she will go on Wednesday to a facility in Homestead, Florida, that’s holding unaccompanied migrant children — a suddenly announced visit amid a fight on Capitol Hill over funding for the program that cares for such children and controversy over conditions at some border facilities. “I’m going to Homestead tomorrow. Come…MORE

READ: Letter from House chairmen to Robert Mueller compelling public testimony

June 25, 2019 The Hon. Robert S. Mueller III Special Counsel U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530 Dear Special Counsel Mueller: Attached please find subpoenas from the House Judiciary Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence to compel your testimony on July 17, 2019. Over the course of…MORE

US government is investigating the chicken industry

The US government, as part of an investigation into the chicken industry, is trying to intervene in a price-fixing lawsuit brought against the country’s biggest poultry producers. The Justice Department had notified Tyson in April that it convened a grand jury and subpoenaed the company to provide evidence. On Friday, department lawyers asked a judge…MORE

Mueller to testify publicly on July 17 following a subpoena

Robert Mueller will testify before Congress on July 17 after House Democrats issued a subpoena for his appearance, a move that paves the way for a reluctant special counsel to answer questions publicly for the first time about his 22-month investigation into President Donald Trump. The House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees announced Tuesday that Mueller…MORE

6 dead, including 4 children, in Wisconsin house fire

6 dead, including 4 children, in Wisconsin house fire

A fire consumed a Wisconsin home Tuesday morning and left six people dead. Two boys and two girls ranging in age from 10 months to 7 years old died in the fire, according to Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadick. Langlade is about 90 miles northwest of Green Bay. A 32-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman…MORE

Robots could take 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Robots are getting better at doing human jobs. That’s probably good for the economy — but there are some serious downsides, too. Machines are expected to displace about 20 million manufacturing jobs across the world over the next decade, according to a report released Wednesday by Oxford Economics, a global forecasting and quantitative analysis firm.…MORE

‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix in 2021

Netflix is losing “The Office” in 2021. It’s a sign of how intense the streaming wars have become. NBC is taking back the popular sitcom to offer on its own streaming platform in January 2021, Netflix announced Tuesday on its official Twitter account. NBC confirmed it has secured “exclusive domestic streaming rights” for all nine…MORE

Parents of a baby who died with 96 fractures charged in her death

Parents of a baby who died with 96 fractures charged in her death

The parents of a 10-week-old baby whose autopsy revealed she’d suffered 96 fractures have been charged with her death. The father, Jason Robin of Houston, was charged with the murder of his infant daughter, Jazmine. The baby’s autopsy revealed she also suffered multiple broken ribs and a skull fracture, according to Harris County, Texas, court…MORE