Top Headlines for October 22, 2021

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • 'Apply the Facts': Garland Addresses Bannon Contempt Referral

    During a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland declined to say whether the Justice Department would enforce a subpoena issued by the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot against Stephen K. Bannon.
  • House Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House recommended that Stephen K. Bannon, a former top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, face criminal contempt charges for refusing to cooperate with its select committee's investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
  • South Korea Tests Its First Domestically Produced Rocket

    South Korea's Aerospace Research Institute launched its first homemade rocket on Thursday. The mission was only partly successful, but officials called it an important step toward ​placing domestically made satellites in orbit.
  • Suspect Is Charged in Killing of British M.P.

    Police in Britain announced murder charges against 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali of North London in the killing of David Amess, a member of Parliament who was stabbed in the town of Southend while he was meeting with constituents.
  • Biden Promotes Social Policy Bill in Pennsylvania

    President Biden visited Scranton, Pa., to press the case for his administration's economic, environmental and social policy agenda, even as he has conceded that crucial elements of his proposal would most likely be dropped or substantially pared back.
  • Rahm Emanuel Stresses Japan's Role in U.S. Foreign Policy

    Mr. Emanuel, nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, faced a Senate confirmation hearing where he testified that the partnership between the two countries would determine the future of American foreign policy in the region.
  • N.Y.C. Issues Vaccine Mandate for All City Workers

    New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated by the end of October or lose their paychecks. City employees will no longer be allowed to submit to regular testing as an alternative.
  • Rahm Emanuel Questioned About Police Killing of a Black Teenager

    Rahm Emanuel, a former mayor of Chicago and President Biden's nominee for United States ambassador to Japan, was asked about the murder of Laquan McDonald during his Senate confirmation hearing.
  • White House Officials Lay Out Plans to Vaccinate Young Children

    Health officials anticipate that regulators will make Covid-19 vaccines available for 5- to 11-year-olds in the coming weeks. The campaign to vaccinate kids will rely on doctors, clinics and pharmacies.
  • Jan. 6 Committee Recommends Criminal Charges Against Bannon

    The House select committee investigating the Capitol riot voted 9-0 to recommend charging the former White House counselor with criminal contempt of Congress for defying its subpoena.
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