Biden Says ‘Very Gracious’ Queen ‘Reminded Me of My Mother’ | Political News

Biden Says ‘Very Gracious’ Queen ‘Reminded Me of My Mother’ | Political News

By KELVIN CHAN, JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WINDSOR, England (AP) — President Joe Biden and his aviator sunglasses met Queen Elizabeth II on bright Sunday afternoon. The queen hosted the president and first lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle, her royal residence near London. Biden flew to London after wrapping up his…

After G-7, Biden Says He’s Reestablishing US Credibility | Political News

After G-7, Biden Says He’s Reestablishing US Credibility | Political News

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, AAMER MADHANI and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press NEWQUAY, England (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday said the United States had restored its presence on the world stage as he used his first overseas trip since taking office to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most…

Jill Biden Tells English Surf Therapy Group About Her Board | Political News

Jill Biden Tells English Surf Therapy Group About Her Board | Political News

NEWLYN, England (AP) — U.S. first lady Jill Biden told members of a British group that uses surfing as therapy that she once owned a surfboard and it was “white with a big butterfly” on it. She met Saturday with members of Bude Surf Veterans, a volunteer organization based in Cornwall, England, which offers social…

Lawsuit: ICE Detained US Citizen for a Week in Tacoma | Political News

Lawsuit: ICE Detained US Citizen for a Week in Tacoma | Political News

By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A naturalized U.S. citizen from Mexico is suing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying the agency held him in detention for a week even though he had his passport with him and repeatedly insisted he was an American. The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed the lawsuit Friday…

Law Enforcement Struggles to Recruit Since Killing of Floyd | Political News

Law Enforcement Struggles to Recruit Since Killing of Floyd | Political News

By STEFANIE DAZIO, JAKE BLEIBERG and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures and are struggling to recruit the next generation of police officers in the year since George Floyd was killed by a cop. And amid the national reckoning on policing, communities are questioning…

Oregon GOP Legislator Ousted Over State Capitol Breach | Oregon News

By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted with majority Democrats in the Oregon House of Representatives to take the historic step of expelling a Republican member who let violent, far-right protesters into the state Capitol on Dec. 21. Legislators said on the House floor that this could be the most…

Ex-Police Chief, 5 Others Charged in Capitol Riot Conspiracy | Political News

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press A former California police chief and five other men have been indicted on conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents made public Thursday. The men — four of whom prosecutors say identify as members of the Three Percenters antigovernment extremist movement…

Panel: Lawmaker Should Be Removed Over Oregon Capitol Breach | Oregon News

By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Almost a half-year after a Republican legislator let violent, far-right protesters into the Oregon State Capitol, a committee of six lawmakers on Thursday approved a resolution recommended he be the first member of the House to be expelled in its 160-year history. Rep. Paul Holvey, the…

Senate Passes Bill to Boost US Tech Industry, Counter Rivals | Political News

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. semiconductor production and the development of artificial intelligence and other technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China. The 68-32 vote for the bill demonstrates how confronting China economically is an…