Talks advanced between the party’s moderate and liberal factions, but they still appeared far apart on their plans to expand health-care coverage, invest in green energy, provide paid leave to all Americans and overhaul the tax code.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers made about 72,000 administrative arrests in the fiscal year that ended in September, down from 104,000 in fiscal 2020. Officials say the decline is a result of ICE prioritizing serious criminals; arrest totals are half what they were during the Trump years.
Circuit Judge Bruce Schroeder said "victims" was a "loaded" term and could not be used in Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial to describe Joseph Rosenbaum, Anthony Huber and Gaige Grosskreutz, who were shot by the teen in August 2020.
Colin Kahl, undersecretary of defense for policy, said that the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan could build the capacity to conduct international operations within six months if left unchecked. Al-Qaeda, he said, could have that capability in one to two years.