That Missing Trump Portrait? Found, Next to Some Old Yoga Mats.

In the bowels of the Trump National Doral hotel in Miami, in a small space leading to electrical rooms, an enormous portrait of the 45th president of the United States rests on a piece of deteriorating purple-colored foam. Stored next to a stack of old yoga mats, the former president’s portrait sits underneath a halogen … Read more

Top 4 moments from the TikTok hearing on Capitol Hill

Americans saw a number of viral moments during Thursday’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing focused on security concerns surrounding the use of TikTok in the U.S.  During the hearing, lawmakers questioned TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew over allegations the platform may be being used by China to spy on Americans, its ties to the … Read more

Lawmakers Blast TikTok’s C.E.O. for App’s Ties to China, Escalating Tensions

After the Biden administration came into office, it initially focused on negotiating the security deal that would allow TikTok to keep operating in the United States. That changed in recent weeks with the White House’s demand that TikTok’s Chinese owners sell the app. The administration also backed a new bill, sponsored by Senators Mark Warner, … Read more

Kansas State moves on to Elite Eight after epic overtime win over Michigan State in Sweet 16

The first Sweet 16 matchup against Madison Square Garden between the Kansas State Wildcats and Michigan State Spartans ended up being an overtime classic.  But only the Wildcats will be going to the Elite Eight after their 98-93 victory.  It is the 14th time in school history that the Wildcats will be heading to the … Read more

U.S. and Canada Reach an Agreement on Diverting Asylum Seekers

WASHINGTON — The United States and Canada have reached an agreement that will allow both countries to divert asylum seekers from their borders at a time when migration has surged across the hemisphere, a U.S. official familiar with the agreement said Thursday. The deal, which is set to be announced Friday by President Biden and … Read more

Trudeau lays out China approach ahead of Biden meeting | CNN

CNN  —  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid out a three-pronged vision of engagement, competition and confrontation with China in a CNN interview on Thursday, ahead of a much-anticipated meeting with US President Joe Biden in which the two Western leaders are expected to cover a number of security issues. Speaking with CNN’s Paula Newton, … Read more

Court Action Underscores Peril for Trump in Documents Investigation

The behind-the-scenes legal fight over obtaining evidence from a lawyer who represented former President Donald J. Trump in the investigation into his handling of classified documents has brought into sharper view where the Justice Department might be headed with the case. According to the wisps of information that have seeped out of sealed court filings … Read more

Marisol Malaret, First Puerto Rican Miss Universe, Dies at 73

Marisol Malaret, who in 1970 overcame a difficult childhood to become the first woman from Puerto Rico, and from the Caribbean, to win the Miss Universe pageant — and who then brokered her fame into a career as a television host, editor and entrepreneur — died on Sunday in a hospital in San Juan, P.R. … Read more