security

Ukraine

Zelenskyy preparing to visit DC, after tour of war’s front – Associated Press

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, right, speaks to soldiers at the site of the heaviest battles with the Russian invaders in Bakhmut, Ukraine Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is preparing to visit Washington on Wednesday, according to three AP sources, in his first known trip outside the

Elections

EXPLAINER: Threats to US election security grow more complex – Associated Press

Photo: Employees test voting equipment at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department, Oct. 19, 2022 Top U.S. election security officials say protecting the nation’s voting systems has become increasingly challenging. That’s due mostly to the embrace by millions of Americans of unfounded conspiracy theories and false claims about widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential race. With

Treasury

Treasury recommends exploring creation of a digital dollar – Associated Press

Photo: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen The Biden administration is moving one step closer to developing a central bank digital currency, known as the digital dollar, saying it would help reinforce the U.S. role as a leader in the world financial system. The White House said on Friday that after President Joe Biden issued an executive

Voting Machines

Breaches of voting machine data raise worries for midterms – Associated Press

Photo: A worker returns voting machines to storage at the Fulton County Election preparation Center on Nov. 4, 2020 in Atlanta, Ga. Sensitive voting system passwords posted online. Copies of confidential voting software available for download. Ballot-counting machines inspected by people not supposed to have access. The list of suspected security breaches at local election

Energy

New Study Shows Energy Exports Big Win for U.S. Economy – Inside Sources

Progressive Democrats are demanding a ban on all U.S. oil exports, claiming it would drive down the price of gas at the pump. Nationalist Republicans are attacking the Biden administration for selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve on the open market, allowing millions of barrels to be bought by China. But new research shows allowing U.S.