Texas’ Abbott rips vetting of National Guard: ‘This is the most offensive thing I’ve ever heard’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday said he finds it “offensive” that the FBI is vetting National Guard members, including those from his own state, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.…

Chef José Andrés feeds thousands of National Guard troops in DC ahead of Inauguration Day

Chef José Andrés is helping feed the National Guard in Washington, D.C., ahead of Inauguration Day. The World Central Kitchen founder, who brought meals to law enforcement personnel during the riot at the Capitol…

Pelosi praises National Guard presence in DC after resisting troops during BLM riots

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears to have changed her tune when it comes to protecting the nation’s capital.   Pelosi publicly thanked National Guard troops for protecting “democracy” last Wednesday after…

25,000 National Guard troops deployed to Capitol as Biden inauguration looms

As President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguaration nears, officials have boosted the number of National Guard members deployed in Washington, D.C., to 25,000 — an increase of 25 percent. CAPITOL POLICE WARNED BEFORE…

Pennsylvania Sen. Toomey thanks National Guard troops protecting Capitol with sweets

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, who keeps the famed “candy desk” well-stocked in the Senate, is sharing his supply with National Guard troops protecting the Capitol. Toomey’s staff put together 150 packages of candy and hand-delivered them…

Browns guard Bitiono back for playoffs after COVID-19

Joel Bitonio’s long playoff wait with the Browns is over. The Pro Bowl left guard was activated from the COVID-19 list Friday after missing last week’s wild-card win over Pittsburgh.…

DC pizzeria feeds National Guard troops at Capitol building before Biden inauguration

Feed the troops. D.C. pizza shop We The Pizza will be delivering hundreds of pies to National Guard Troops stationed at the U.S. Capitol Building days before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration…

AFC’s young QB quartet, old NFC guard create huge age gap

Andy Reid has been here before, with a young franchise quarterback on a team contending for the Super Bowl year after year. The Kansas City coach is at it again…

New Coast Guard ship expands homeland defense

The Coast Guard’s now-under-construction and rapidly emerging Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) ship will hit the ocean next year, bringing new strategic and tactical dimensions to homeland defense, multi-service data-sharing and…

Coast Guard suspends search for Florida-bound boat believed carrying 20 from Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday suspended a search for a boat believed to be carrying about 20 people that failed to return to Florida after traveling from the Bahamas. Searchers…