A young mother is about to brave the dangerous Darien Gap with her young baby (Photo: CBN News)

NORTHERN COLOMBIA - The crisis on the U.S. southern border took center stage in Congress Wednesday. House Republicans are accusing Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas of intentionally making the situation worse.

In this Wednesday, July 24, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas., questions former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference. (AP Photo)

The former Director of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, told a House committee Tuesday that a leak of COVID-19 from a laboratory in Wuhan, China is the only credible explanation for the pandemic that killed millions of people worldwide.


New information has been revealed about last week's leak of highly sensitive U.S. intelligence documents by a low-level National Guard Airman.

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The arrest of a 21-year-old I.T. specialist for removing, retaining, and sharing classified national defense information is raising questions about the government's ability to protect its secrets.

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The fallout is growing from the leak of dozens of secret U.S. military documents that were posted online. Included in the exposure were briefing slides for top officials, along with other highly classified information. 


More information is being learned about the Chinese spy balloon and the intelligence it gathered as it made its way over the United States. New reports say it collected much more than the Biden administration first admitted. 


The U.S. northern border is experiencing a surge in migrants. With resources strained, states along the U.S. border with Canada are now demanding more federal assistance or permission to defend the border themselves.


Taiwan's president arrived in the United States this week as part of a multi-day tour that's already angered China. Chinese government officials say they're closely watching what happens as the Taiwanese president looks to thank allies in the West.

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The CEO of TikTok is facing a bipartisan grilling in Congress today. The popular app is owned by a Chinese company. That has Congress concerned that the user data of roughly 150-million Americans could wind up in the hands of the communist Chinese regime.


The tiny island of Taiwan is in Beijing's crosshairs with increasing signs of a possible Chinese invasion. The head of U.S. Naval Intelligence warns the communist regime is preparing for a real war against the U.S., and the U.S. is now deploying additional troops to Taiwan.