Eric’s Recent Stories
Nation Jan 17Texas rabbi recounts dramatic escape by hostages in synagogue standoff
The rabbi of a Texas synagogue says he threw a chair at the gunman and then escaped with two other hostages after a 10-hour standoff.
Nation Jan 16British man identified as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue
Malik Faisal Akram was shot and killed after the last of the hostages got out at around 9 p.m. Saturday at Congregation Beth Israel near Fort Worth. In a statement, the FBI said there was no indication that anyone else…
Politics Jan 13WATCH: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he won’t cooperate with the Jan. 6 committee
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is refusing a request by the House panel investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection to submit to an interview and turn over records pertaining to the deadly riot.
Politics Jan 11Justice Department announces creation of a unit focused on domestic terrorism
The Justice Department is establishing a specialized unit focused on domestic terrorism, the department's top national security official told lawmakers Tuesday as he described an “elevated” threat from violent extremists in the United States.
World Jan 05U.S. imposes sanctions against Bosnian Serb leader over ‘corrupt activities’
The Biden administration has announced sanctions against Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik, accusing him of “corrupt activities” that threaten to destabilize the region and undermine peace accords.
Politics Dec 09Court rejects Trump’s efforts to keep records from Jan. 6 committee
A federal appeals court has ruled against an effort by President Donald Trump to shield documents from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
Politics Dec 07Meadows won’t cooperate with Jan. 6 panel after breakdown in negotiations, attorney says
Attorney George Terwilliger said in a letter Tuesday a deposition would be “untenable” because the panel “has no intention of respecting boundaries” concerning questions former President Donald Trump has claimed are off-limits because of executive privilege.
Politics Nov 09House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 10 more former White House aides
The subpoenas include demands for documents and testimony from senior adviser Stephen Miller and press secretary Kayleigh McEnany.
Politics Nov 08WATCH: U.S. charges two suspected major ransomware operators
Attorney General Merrick Garland, FBI Director Christopher Wray and other Department of Justice officials are holding a press briefing on "significant law enforcement matter".
Politics Oct 14Jan. 6 panel set to vote on contempt charges against Steve Bannon
A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel's subpoena.