Government shutdown would leave the Fed flying blind

Washington, DC CNN  —  In the event of a US government shutdown, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says it will stop releasing data, including key figures on inflation and unemployment. A lack of crucial government data would make it difficult for investors and the Federal Reserve to interpret the US …

Read more

El Chapo’s son, Ovidio Guzman Lopez, pleads not guilty to drug and money laundering charges at initial Chicago court appearance

CNN  —  Ovidio Guzmán López, son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, pleaded not guilty to drug and money laundering charges Monday afternoon. Making his first court appearance since being extradited from Mexico on Friday, Guzmán López wore an orange jumpsuit and restraints at the Dirksen United States …

Read more

Fact check: Trump falsely claims Raffensperger said former president ‘didn’t do anything wrong’ on their 2021 phone call

Washington CNN  —  Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has long been a pointed critic of former President Donald Trump’s conduct on a January 2, 2021, phone call in which Trump told numerous lies about supposed election fraud and pressured Raffensperger to somehow “find” enough votes to overturn his defeat …

Read more

Wearing shorts on the Senate floor? Americans may be OK with it

CNN  —  The US Senate is getting a makeover. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has told the sergeant-at-arms to no longer enforce the body’s informal dress code for senators on the chamber floor. This means, for example, that male senators will no longer be forced to wear suits. The move was …

Read more

iOS 17 release: See what’s new in iPhone features

CNN  —  iPhone users: Today’s the day to update to Apple’s latest operating system, iOS17, and unlock a slew of new features that promise to make the iPhone experience more personal and intuitive. Apple first teased iOS17 at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in early June, but you may have …

Read more