McCarthy, Biden to discuss debt ceiling


WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday he is looking forward to discussing with President Joe Biden a “reasonable and responsible way that we can lift the debt ceiling ” when the two meet Wednesday for their first sit-down at the White House since McCarthy was elected ...

Nichols case revives calls for change


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An unarmed Black man dies after a videotaped beating by police. The officers involved are fired. After a thorough review of the evidence, criminal charges are swiftly filed against the offending officers. Investigation, accountability and charges. This is often ...

Golf in the winter for a good cause in Republic


Save the date. That’s our advice to residents and visitors alike when Feb. 25 rolls around in Republic. That’s because on that day, Republic will host its annual Tennis Ball Golf tournament to raise funds for its community For the 11th year, participants will have the chance to win big ...

GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel defeats rival in fierce campaign


DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel won her bid Friday to lead the GOP for two more years, prevailing in an election that highlighted fierce internal divisions that threaten to plague the party into the next presidential season. McDaniel, whom ...

IM area helped with Christmas program


Bouquet: I am writing to thank Iron Mountain area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Generosity throughout contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection season at drop-off locations for the Samaritan’s Purse project’s ...

Pelosi attack video shows struggle, savage hammer swing


Video released Friday shows the husband of former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struggling with his assailant for control of a hammer moments before he was struck in the head during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. Police body-camera footage shows David DePape ...