McConnell encourages Cornyn to talk with Democrats to find common ground on gun laws

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., encouraged Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, to start conversations with Democratic senators regarding gun laws to see if any common ground can be found between the two sides. McConnell encouraged Cornyn to have conversations with Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Kyrsten Sinema, … Read more

China’s Pacific tour sparks hopes, fears in tiny island nations | Business and EconomyNews

At a carefully choreographed press conference in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a promise that will be bookmarked by diplomats and analysts in capitals around the world. Beijing, he said, had “no intention” of building a military base in the Pacific nation. A month after China and the … Read more

Delta cutting flights to ‘relief pressure’ on operations – Orange County Register

By Mary Schlangenstein † Bloomberg Delta Air Lines is cutting flights just ahead of the busy Memorial Day weekend and through the summer to help it recover faster from bad weather, higher-than-expected worker absences and other issues that have rattled recent operations. The airline said it will trim about 100 flights a day in the … Read more

Fantastic Foodie Getaways Near Washington, DC

Photograph by Michael Carnevale, courtesy of Tickler’s Crab Shack at Wylder Hotel Tilghman Island. Welcome to the land of wild horses—plus laid-back beaches and loads of seafood. Crab Benedict. Photograph courtesy of AJ’s on the Creek. READ MORE HERE >>> The coastal haven’s dining scene is packed with both tradition and new energy. Hanging out … Read more

‘Urgent questions’ about Uvalde massacre have not been answered, Texas newspaper editor says

Government statements are not adding up. Gaps and discrepancies are raising alarms. Elected officials are failing to answer the public’s questions. This is a moment when journalists are needed. And a moment when journalists have to get it right. Unfortunately the subject matter is utterly heartbreaking: The deaths of 19 children and 2 adults at … Read more

History haunts the global elites at Davos, amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

Placeholder while article actions load Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday, along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions? Sign up for the Today’s WorldView newsletter. DAVOS, Switzerland — The World Economic Forum is known for its forward-looking optimism. But this year’s annual meeting of global political … Read more

4 Dead, At Least 2 Hurt in House Explosion in Pottstown, Pennsylvania – NBC10 Philadelphia

At least four people were killed while two others were hurt following an explosion that destroyed and damaged several homes in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. First responders were called to a home on Washington Street and Butler Avenue around 7 pm Thursday for a reported explosion. Several neighbors said they heard a loud blast in the area. … Read more