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David Perdue challenges Gov. Brian Kemp in Georgia governor’s race

WASHINGTON – Former Sen. David Perdue said Monday he is challenging incumbent Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, at the instigation of former President Donald Trump, setting up one of 2022’s most divisive Republican intraparty battles. Trump encouraged Perdue to run against Kemp, who earned the former president’s wrath by refusing to help him overturn President Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia […]

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Biden announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing

The Biden administration said Monday it will not send an official U.S. delegation to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing – launching a “diplomatic boycott” aimed at rebuking China over its human rights abuses.  The decision represents a major geopolitical snub and comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing. “The athletes on Team USA have […]

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Analyzing top contenders before finalists revealed

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is the overwhelming favorite for the Heisman Trophy after throwing for 421 yards and three touchdowns in the Crimson Tide’s 41-24 win against Georgia to claim the SEC championship. The debate in this year’s race centers instead on which players will join Young in Manhattan for the Heisman ceremony, with the […]

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Warning canceled; storms, flooding loom for islands

Over 2 feet of rain is possible in some areas; widespread amounts of 10 to 15 inches are likely. Flood watches have been issued for all of the islands. Although the blizzard warning issued for the summits of Hawaii’s Big Island was canceled early Monday, snow continued to fall there. A powerful storm system pounded Hawaii […]

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