NY Attorney General Sues Donald Trump And His Company
The lawsuit comes after a three-year investigation.
Man Who Stormed Capitol With Gun Gets Longest Prison Term
A Texas man convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, helmet and body armor was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison, the longest sentence imposed so far among hundreds of Capitol riot cases.
Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19, Returns to Isolation
President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug.
House Passes Bill Banning Certain Semi-Automatic Guns
The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootingsripping through communities nationwide.
Jan. 6 Panel to Share 20 Transcripts With Justice Department
The House Jan. 6 committee will share 20 of its interview transcripts with the Justice Department as federal prosecutors have been increasingly focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the election.
UN Health Agency Chief Declares Monkeypox a Global Emergency
The chief of the World Health Organization said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now qualifies as a global emergency, a declaration Saturday that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines.
Japan Ex-leader Shinzo Abe Assassinated While Giving Speech
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a divisive arch-conservative and one of his nation's most powerful and influential figures, has died after being shot during a campaign speech Friday in western Japan, hospital officials said.
Aide: Trump Dismissed Jan. 6 Threats, Wanted to Join Crowd
Former President Donald Trump dismissed the presence of armed protesters headed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and even endorsed their calls to “hang Mike Pence,” a key former White House aide told House investigators Tuesday, describing chaotic scenes inside and outside the executive mansion as Trump argued to accompany his supporters.Former President Donald Trump dismissed the presence of armed protesters headed to the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and even endorsed their calls to “hang Mike Pence,” a key former White House aide told House investigators Tuesday, describing chaotic scenes inside and outside the executive mansion as Trump argued to accompany his supporters.
Louisiana Judge Blocks Enforcement of Abortion Ban
Abortion rights activists are arguing that the law is unclear.
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade; States Can Ban Abortion
The memory that leaked was correct.
Senate Bargainers Announce Outline of Gun Violence Agreement
The bill doesn't go as far as some Democrats want.
Justice Department Opens Probe Into Louisiana State Police
The “pattern-or-practice” investigation comes amid mounting evidence that the agency has looked the other way in the face of beatings of mostly Black men, including the deadly 2019 arrest of Ronald Greene.
Multiple Shot, Unexploded Devices Found at NYC Train Station
A photo from the scene showed people tending to bloodied passengers lying on the floor of the station.
Pelosi Positive for COVID-19, Was at White House with Biden
Pelosi received a positive test result for COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic.
Russia-Ukraine War: What to Know on Day 9 of Russian Assault
Russian forces have shelled Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, sparking a fire there that was extinguished overnight.
State of the Union: Biden Vows to Halt Russia, Hit Inflation
Biden declared that he and all members of Congress are joined “with an unwavering resolve that freedom will always triumph over tyranny.”
Ukraine Slows Russian Advance Under Shadow of Nuclear Threat
Belarus could send troops to help Russia as early as later today.
Russian Military Says It Takes Strategic Airport Near Kyiv
Explosions sounded before dawn in Kyiv and gunfire was reported in several areas.
Russia Attacks Ukraine, ‘Shattering’ European Peace
Russian President Vladmir Putin threatened any foreign country attempting to interfere with “consequences you have never seen.”
Retired Pope Asks Pardon for Abuse, But Admits No Wrongdoing
Benedict was responding to a Jan. 20 report from a German law firm.