Biden is Combating Ransomware with Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Payments

The Biden administration took motion on Tuesday to crack down on the rising downside of ransomware assaults, increasing its use of sanctions to chop off digital cost methods which have allowed such felony exercise to flourish and threaten nationwide safety. The Treasury Department mentioned it was imposing sanctions on a…

C.I.A. Officer Suffers Havana Syndrome Symptoms

WASHINGTON — An intelligence officer touring in India this month with the C.I.A. director reported signs in keeping with the so-called Havana syndrome, signaling a doable escalation within the mysterious incidents which have affected American officers since 2016, present and former officers mentioned. The circumstances of the incident are nonetheless…

Homeland Security Investigating Photos, Videos of Border Patrol Chasing Haitians

Images and video of U.S. Border Patrol brokers on horseback grabbing and chasing down Haitian migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border have prompted the Department of Homeland Security to launch an investigation into the matter, the company stated on Twitter. On Monday, D.H.S. stated in a tweet that it has reviewed…

Veterans Discharged Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Are Eligible for Full V.A. Benefits

Veterans who had been discharged from the army underneath the “don’t ask, don’t tell” coverage could also be eligible for full advantages from the Department of Veterans Affairs underneath new steering issued on Monday. The announcement comes on the 10th anniversary of the coverage’s repeal by President Barack Obama. In…

Democrats to Pair Spending Bill With Raising Debt Ceiling, Pressuring G.O.P.

WASHINGTON — Top congressional Democrats introduced on Monday that they might tack a measure lifting the federal borrowing restrict by the top of 2022 onto a invoice to maintain the federal government funded by December, escalating a brewing showdown with Republicans who’ve vowed to oppose laws wanted to avert a…

After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration Overhaul

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats vowed on Monday to proceed their efforts to grant authorized standing to tens of millions of undocumented immigrants, a centerpiece of President Biden’s immigration plan, after a prime Senate official rejected their bid to embody it of their $three.5 trillion social coverage invoice. Sunday’s determination by…

Appeals Panel Overturns Army Judge’s Ruling on Torture

GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — A Pentagon appeals panel on Monday threw out a ruling by an Army choose who discovered that proof obtained through the torture of a defendant could possibly be thought of in figuring out pretrial issues in a death-penalty case at Guantánamo Bay. “The issue of admissibility…

C.D.C. Mandates Measles Vaccinations, Quarantines for Afghan Refugees

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is requiring Afghan refugees to get vaccinated towards measles and quarantine for 21 days, after some had been discovered to have the extremely contagious virus once they arrived within the nation this month. As of Monday, the C.D.C. stated it knew of 16…

Progressives Worry Their Priorities Will Be Left Behind, Despite Biden’s Bold Words

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s passionate language on lowering gun violence, safeguarding entry to abortion and defending voting rights has lifted the hopes of progressives who have been as soon as cautious of electing a traditionalist who champions compromise. But now, as they appear previous the ultimate push on a $three.5…