NBC 'Nightly New' anchor Lester Holt accepted the Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism on Tuesday: "I think it's become clearer that fairness is overrated. Before you run off and tweet that headline, let me explain a bit. The idea that we should always give two sides equal weight and merit does not reflect the world we find ourselves in. That the sun sets in the west is a fact. Any contrary view does not deserve our time or attention." read more
John Ratcliffe, the former director of national intelligence, said on Friday that military pilots and satellites have been monitoring numerous UFO sightings. Asked on Fox News about a forthcoming Pentagon report on "unidentified aerial phenomena," Ratcliffe said it would document previously unknown sightings from "all over the world." read more
The Biden administration is limiting the information U.S. Border Patrol can share with media outlets during a surge of illegal immigration at the southern border, NBC News reported on Wednesday. Reporters are denied ride-alongs with border patrol agents and specific information such as data statistics must be kept confidential according to sources at NBC News.
A Mississippi judge has ordered a new runoff election to be held for the alderman seat in Aberdeen's Ward 1. The judge cited "evidence of fraud and criminal activity in how absentee ballots were handled, how votes were counted, and the actions by some at the polling place" in a 64-page order, according to WCBI-TV. It was stated 66 of the 84 absentee ballots cast were not valid and should never have been counted, representing 78.5 percent of the absentee ballots.
Snopes: Is the following true? "In a video displayed during U.S. President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial on Feb. 9, 2021, House Democrats did not show footage of Trump telling supporters on Jan. 6 to "peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard." Snopes: True.