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FDA Approves Coronavirus Test That Can Provide Results In 45 Minutes

FDA Approves Coronavirus Test That Can Provide Results In 45 Minutes

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of a coronavirus test that can detect the virus within 45 minutes, the company that makes the tests announced on Saturday. The FDA approved the test, created by Cepheid, a California-based medical device company, through Emergency Use Authorization, a process the helps […]

Clinical Trial Raises Hopes That Malaria Drug Could Be Coronavirus Cure

Clinical Trial Raises Hopes That Malaria Drug Could Be Coronavirus Cure

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . A drug used to treat malaria is showing promise in lab and clinical studies for coronavirus, leading to reserved enthusiasm for some scientists.  French researchers found that hydroxychloroquine lowered virus levels in most patients who took part in a clinical study this month. President Donald Trump asked his coronavirus task force […]

POLITICS | DNC Rule Change Will Make It Easier For Seven-Figure DNC Donor Michael Bloomberg To Qualify For Debates

POLITICS | DNC Rule Change Will Make It Easier For Seven-Figure DNC Donor Michael Bloomberg To Qualify For Debates

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . Several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates accused Michael Bloomberg of buying his way into the Democratic Party debates Friday after the Democratic National Committee announced changes to its debate-qualification thresholds that appear to benefit the former New York City mayor. Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, businessman Tom Steyer and a spokesman for Vermont […]

Comey Says He Was ‘Wrong’ About FBI’s Surveillance Abuse, But Downplays His Own Role In Bungled Case

Comey Says He Was ‘Wrong’ About FBI’s Surveillance Abuse, But Downplays His Own Role In Bungled Case

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . James Comey said Sunday that he was “wrong” about the FBI’s handling of surveillance warrants against Carter Page, who the former FBI director acknowledged was “treated unfairly” by having his name leaked to the press as a suspected Russian agent. “He is right. I was wrong,” Comey said in an interview […]

Jury Finds Roger Stone Guilty

Jury Finds Roger Stone Guilty

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . A federal jury in Washington, D.C., on Friday found Roger Stone guilty on seven counts in a case stemming from the special counsel’s investigation. The jury, which deliberated for two days, found Stone guilty on five counts of making false statements to the House Intelligence Committee in September 2017, one count […]

DOJ Has Quietly Been Publishing Documents Related To Trump-Russia Probe

DOJ Has Quietly Been Publishing Documents Related To Trump-Russia Probe

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER .   The Justice Department has quietly ramped up its release of documents related to the Trump-Russia probe. The agency in recent weeks has started publishing documents related to an array of topics, including Fusion GPS, Christopher Steele, Bruce Ohr, and Peter Strzok. One document released Wednesday shows that former Trump lawyer […]

Kevin McAleenan Out As Homeland Security Chief, Trump Says

Kevin McAleenan Out As Homeland Security Chief, Trump Says

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . President Donald Trump announced Friday that Kevin McAleenan will be leaving as acting director of Homeland Security after a six-month stint in which he dealt with an unprecedented influx of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Kevin McAleenan has done an outstanding job as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security. We have worked […]

DOJ Watchdog Says James Comey Violated FBI Policy In Handling Sensitive Memos

DOJ Watchdog Says James Comey Violated FBI Policy In Handling Sensitive Memos

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . The Justice Department’s inspector general sharply criticized James Comey on Thursday, saying in a report that the former FBI director violated bureau policy in the handling of memos that he wrote after conversations with President Donald Trump. The report details how Comey handled seven memos he wrote between Jan. 6, 2017 and […]

Mueller Hearings Had No Major Bombshells, As Expected

Mueller Hearings Had No Major Bombshells, As Expected

By CHUCK ROSS, Investigative Reporter . Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated congressional testimony is over, and little has changed. As was widely expected, the former special counsel offered up no major bombshells in over five hours of testimony to two congressional committees. Mueller appeared confused and shaky throughout his testimony, and fell short of providing information that […]

City Of Berkeley Bans Gendered Words Like ‘Manhole’ And ‘Manpower’ From Code Book

City Of Berkeley Bans Gendered Words Like ‘Manhole’ And ‘Manpower’ From Code Book

By CHUCK ROSS, Investigative Reporter . One of California’s most liberal cities voted Tuesday to revamp its city code book by replacing terms like “manhole” and “manpower” with gender-neutral terms. The Berkeley City Council voted to replace around three dozen terms found in the municipal code. Terms like “policeman,” “policewoman,” “chairwoman” and “chairman” will be changed, as […]

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