Steep water cuts loom as Colorado River narrows and Lake Mead levels drop

CNN — An extraordinary drought in the West is Colorado River drying up and drain the largest reservoirs in the country – Lake Mead and Lake Powell. And in the midst of the overexploitation of the river and the aridification the region, the federal government is preparing to impose mandatory water cuts and asks the … Read more

Salman Rushdie is awake and ‘articulated’ after knife attack in New York, official says

CNN — Prime author Salman Rushdie is awake and “articulate” in his conversations with investigators as he remains hospitalized with serious injuries following a stabbing attack in western New York on Friday, an agency official told CNN on Monday. law enforcement with direct knowledge of the investigation. Rushdie, 75, underwent emergency surgery after a the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors brace for court battle to force former White House officials to testify about Trump’s January 6 conversations

Washington CNN — Justice Department prosecutors are preparing to fight in court to force former White House officials to testify about the conversations and actions of then-President Donald Trump. January 6according to knowledgeable people. At issue are claims of executive privilege that prosecutors expect the former president to make in order to shield certain information … Read more

Biden ‘feels great’ and returns to work in person after testing negative for Covid-19 and leaving isolation

CNN — President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he was “feeling fine” and was back to work in person after self-isolating at the White House and recovering from what was described as a mild case. of Covid-19. The president, addressing the nation from the rose garden, credited the vaccines, boosters and antiviral treatment Paxlovid he … Read more

Jan. 6: Grand jury testimony from Pence aides brings Justice Department investigation to Trump White House

CNN — The decision of the Ministry of Justice to bring two senior aides to the former vice president Mike Pence before a federal grand jury is the most aggressive public action taken to date by prosecutors investigating conspiracies to overturn the 2020 election. It signals that the Department’s investigation has reached inside former President … Read more

The Biden administration is working behind the scenes to convince Pelosi of the risks of traveling to Taiwan

CNN — National security officials are working quietly to win over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the risks of his possible trip to Taiwan could pose for a very sensitive moment between the autonomous island and China. Sources familiar with the speaker’s plans say she plans to visit in the coming weeks as part of a … Read more

Indiana Legislature Calls Special Session To Consider Abortion Ban

CNN — Indiana lawmakers met again on Monday to consider more restrictions on abortion, the first state to hold a special session in a bid to potentially restrict abortion rights from the Supreme Court quashed Roe v. Wade last month. A special committee of the Indiana General Assembly met for more than four hours Monday … Read more