Washington Roundup: Why Are Congressional Committees So Important?
New members of Congress are learning their committee assignments. The Firewall's David Hawkings explains what goes into that behind the scenes.
Once a week, David Hawkings, editor-in-chief of The Firewall, walks us through the biggest stories out of Washington, D.C. Top of mind right now: the ongoing partial government shutdown and congressional committee assignments.
Mixed reviews at Trump's Texas campaign rally
Crowds gathered in Waco, Texas, to hear the former president speak as he hits the campaign trail, despite a looming indictment.
What we know and don't know about a possible Trump indictment
Uncertainty about a possible indictment runs parallel with the fluidity of the Manhattan DA's grand jury investigation of Trump. Here's what we know.
Kamala Harris embarks on weeklong Africa trip
After touching down in Ghana, Vice President Kamala Harris said she's excited about the future of Africa.
Tracking brown macroalgae in the Atlantic Ocean
A large amount of sargassum is floating eastward in the Atlantic Ocean and is expected to create beach hazards as is runs into coastlines.
Six dead in Nashville school shooting; female suspect also killed
Three students were killed in a shooting at a Nashville private Christian School on Monday, according to Scripps News Nashville.
A high school bank is teaching students financial literacy
A bank branch inside Milaca High School is giving students real-world experience managing their money.