In Rare Move, White House Declassifies Key China Strategy Doc

Document outlines Trump approach to countering CCP

The White House declassified a strategy document that lays out the Trump administration's effort to counter the rise of China, providing the public with a rare glimpse into the inner workings of national security operations.

Airbnb to Cancel D.C. Bookings During Inauguration Week

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo(Reuters) - Home-sharing giant Airbnb and HotelTonight, which it bought in 2019, are blocking and cancelling all hotel reservations in the Washington DC Metro area during the week of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, it said on Wednesday.

Sheldon Adelson, RIP

Sheldon Adelson lived the American dream, a version so extreme that it could be the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster. He started far poorer, and ended up far wealthier, than almost anyone in history, and he knew it. When you met with him, which I was lucky enough to do on a very few occasions, he made a point of giving you a short speech about growing up in a two-room Dorchester tenement and sleeping on the floor with his siblings. His parents were immigrants and they were desperately poor—so don’t think the gilded office you were sitting in was handed to him, and don’t think he doesn’t know what it takes.

U.S. Pursuing Seditious Conspiracy Cases in ‘Unprecedented’ Probe of Capitol Riot

The U.S. Capitol Building is stormed by a pro-Trump mob on January 6, 2021WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has opened criminal investigations on more than 170 individuals for their involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters, and investigators aim to charge people with assault and seditious conspiracy, the top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C. said on Tuesday.

High Court to Weigh Campus Speech Rights

The Supreme Court is hearing a case that pits a religious college graduate against a public university that allegedly threatened him with disciplinary action for distributing Christian material on campus.