Ghost gun manufacturer to halt sales to Maryland residents

A leading manufacturer of ghost guns will halt sales to Maryland residents under a settlement agreement reached with the city of Baltimore, the city announced Wednesday. 

The agreement will settle Baltimore’s lawsuit against Polymer80, a Nevada-based manufacturer of ghost guns and firearm parts. The suit argued the company and its firearms have created a public health crisis in the city.

Ghost guns are firearms sold as do-it-yourself kits and are usually untrac...

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US man pleads not guilty after two-year-old daughter accidentally shoots herself

Michael Tolbert, 44, of Flint becomes first person charged under Michigan’s new law requiring safe storage of guns

A Michigan man whose two-year-old daughter shot herself in the head with his revolver last week pleaded not guilty after becoming the first person charged under the state’s new law requiring safe storage of guns.

Michael Tolbert, 44, of Flint, was arraigned on nine felony charges including single counts of first-degree child abuse and violation of Michigan’s gun st...

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Biden holds 4-point lead in hypothetical Trump rematch: Survey

President Biden is holding on to his lead over former President Trump, the GOP front-runner, in new poll ahead of a potential rematch in November.

In the Quinnipiac University poll, released Wednesday, 49 percent of registered voters said they support Biden, compared to 45 percent who chose Trump.

The lead for Biden is slightly narrower compared to the 50 percent he received in the same poll in January, when Trump received 44 percent.

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James Biden testifies brother had no ‘direct or indirect financial interest’ in business ventures

James Biden testified Wednesday that his brother, President Biden, “never had any involvement or any direct or indirect financial interest” in his business ventures, countering Republican claims that the president was involved in his family’s business dealings.

The statement came during James Biden’s transcribed interview before the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, part of the GOP's impeachment inquiry into the president.

“I have had a 50-year c...

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Pence group announces $20 million effort to fight GOP’s ‘drift toward populism’

Former Vice President Mike Pence’s political advocacy group plans to invest $20 million this year to shape the conservative agenda, an effort to directly counter what Pence had previously described as populism “unmoored to conservative principles.”

Advancing American Freedom, which Pence launched in 2021, announced Wednesday the creation of the American Solutions Project, a three-prong effort to push more traditional conservative policy priorities during an election y...

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Where’s my refund? These tax credits might be delaying it

Story at a glance
  • Tax season opened on Jan. 29 this year.
  • There are multiple reasons your refund could be delayed past the normal time. Whatever the reason, you can check the status of your refund online.
  • Taxpayers generally see their refunds 21 days after filing, but those who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) will be waiting a bit long...

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Supreme Court hears challenges to EPA rule limiting pollution: Listen live


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Biden knocks Trump over Navalny comparison: ‘Why does Trump always blame America?’

President Biden knocked former President Trump, his likely GOP rival in November, for his response to the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

“The former president, Trump, and other Republicans, refuse to hold Putin accountable for his death," Biden said in a video Tuesday. "Instead, Trump said Navalny's death made him realize how bad America is."

Biden, who has blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for Navalny’s death, cited that Trump did...

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Biden cancels student debt for 150K borrowers

The Biden administration announced Wednesday it is forgiving a total of $1.2 billion in student debt for roughly 153,000 borrowers.

The relief comes through the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment plan, which made changes to income-driven repayment plans in the wake of a Supreme Court decision overturning President Biden’s more ambitious student loan debt cancellation plan.

The first batch of loan forgiveness through the SAVE plan was planned for...

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Trump confirms names on VP shortlist: ‘They’re all good, they’re all solid’

Former President Trump confirmed a list of names floated to be on his vice presidential shortlist Tuesday during a town hall event in Greenville, S.C.

Trump joined Fox News Channel’s Laura Ingraham to discuss the Palmetto State’s upcoming primary — which takes place Saturday. Ingraham asked the former president if the rumored names were in fact on his list of potential running mates.

The list includes three former GOP candidates, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), ent...

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