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Vice President Harris tests positive for COVID-19

The White House said Tuesday that Harris tested positive on both rapid and a PCR tests, and said she “has exhibited no symptoms.”

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House says. It’s a sharp new reminder of the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to revert to pre-pandemic normalcy. Neither President Joe Biden nor first lady Jill Biden was considered a “close contact” of Harris in…

Biden promises crackdown on ‘ghost guns’

President Joe Biden speaks in the Rose Garden. April 11, 2022. WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Monday took fresh aim at ghost guns, the privately made firearms without serial numbers that are increasingly cropping up in violent crimes, as he struggles to break past gun-control opposition to address firearm deaths. Speaking at the White House, Biden highlighted the Justice…

Hoeven will oppose Jackson’s confirmation to Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown JacksonWASHINGTON (KVRR) – Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) says he will oppose the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. “We need Supreme Court Justices that will uphold the law, and who will not legislate from the bench. After reviewing Judge Jackson’s record and meeting with her today, I am concerned that she will not…

Regulators to consider Keystone XL pipeline’s exit

PIERRE, S.D. – More than a year after President Biden revoked the federal permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, lawyers for the project are asking South Dakota regulators to consider nearly all activities in the state officially ended. Parent company TC Energy has filed a motion with the state’s Public Utilities Commission asking the three-member panel to release a…

ISIS leader killed during U.S. raid in Syria

(Fox News)ATMEH, Syria – President Biden says the leader of the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria during an operation by an elite U.S. military force. A U.S. official says that Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, exploded a bomb that killed himself and members of his family during the overnight raid in…

Groszhans remains jailed as tensions rise between Ukraine and Russia

Kurt GroszhansWASHINGTON – A North Dakota farmer remains jailed in Ukraine on charges he attempted to assassinate a former business partner who is now a government minister. Kurt Groszhans of Ashley is in a Kyiv prison.  He’s been charged with attempted murder, attempted extortion and attempted kidnapping. Groszhans’ family says the charges are bogus and designed to stifle his claims of…

Biden backs end to wolf protections but hunting worries grow

FARIBAULT, Minn. – President Joe Biden’s administration is sticking by former President Donald Trump’s decision to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. But a top federal wildlife official on Friday said there is growing concern over aggressive hunting and trapping for the animals in the Great Lakes and northern Rocky Mountains. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

WATCH: President Biden to addresses the nation about Afghanistan

KVRR will carry the President's address on our website and on our Facebook page.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) – President Joe Biden is returning to the White House Monday to address the nation on the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan. This, as the planned withdrawal of American forces turned deadly at Kabul’s airport Monday as thousands tried to flee Afghanistan a day after the Taliban’s takeover of the country. The White House says Biden will…

Keystone XL pipeline canceled after Biden had blocked permit

BILLINGS, Mont. – The sponsor of the Keystone XL pipeline says it is pulling the plug on the project after Canadian officials failed to persuade the Biden administration to reverse its cancellation of the company’s permit on the day the president took office. Calgary-based TC Energy said Wednesday it would work with government agencies “to ensure a safe termination of…