An inflation gauge tracked by the Fed slows to still-high 6%
A measure of inflation that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve eased but remained at an elevated level in October, likely reinforcing the Fed’s intent to keep raising interest rates to cool the economy and slow the acceleration of prices.
Oath Keepers’ Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
Police: Pelosi suspect wanted to break speaker’s knees
The man accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer told police he wanted to hold the Democratic leader hostage and “break her kneecaps” to show other members of Congress there were “consequences to actions,” authorities said.
Biden kicks off student loan relief application season
President Joe Biden on Monday officially kicked off the application process for his student debt cancellation program and announced that 8 million borrowers already applied for loan relief during the government’s soft launch period over the weekend.