Hill Street Studios/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Legal counsel for Ohio’s top election official, a Republican, sent a letter on Monday signaling that the secretary of state’s office can’t accept a proposed workaround to certifying President Joe Biden on the state’s November general election ballot amid a conflict with the Democratic National Committee over convention scheduling […]

SimpleImages/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York City, where he is facing felony charges related to a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. It marks the first time in history that a former U.S. president has been tried on criminal charges. Trump last […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, over his handling of the border, were officially transmitted to the Senate on Tuesday. The House impeachment managers, selected by Republican leadership, walked the two articles through the Capitol led by the House clerk and sergeant-at-arms. The charges against Mayorkas will […]

President Joe Biden, right, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris depart after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2021. (Tasos Katopodis/Bloomberg via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Monday released the 2023 tax returns for President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses. […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (MAUI, HAWAII) — The Maui Fire Department is set to release its report on Tuesday about how it responded to the deadly wildfires that erupted on the Hawaiian island of Maui last year, the deadliest natural disaster in state history. At least 101 people died in connection with the wildfires. Much of […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Mike Johnson is forging ahead with a plan to try to pass aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan that’s been tied up in a political fight in Washington for months — but will the move cost him his job? Johnson laid out a proposal to split the $95 […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers on Tuesday he has “complete confidence” in President Joe Biden’s mental fitness for office, despite findings by special counsel Robert Hur whose report issued in February included embarrassing and disputed characterizations about the president’s memory and age. “If you’re asking me about my own […]

adamkaz/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The office of Nevada’s Secretary of State announced in a new report Monday that there was “no evidence of widespread voter fraud in Nevada” in recent years, saying a large volume of election fraud reports that the office received did not involve any actual violation of election law. Produced as a […]

d3sign/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A Supreme Court decision that stripped protections from America’s wetlands will have reverberating impacts on rivers that supply drinking water all over the U.S., according to a new report. The rivers of New Mexico are among the waterways that will be affected most by the May 2023 Supreme Court decision […]

Former President Donald Trump appears with his legal team Todd Blanche, and Emil Bove ahead of the start of jury selection at Manhattan Criminal Court, Apr. 15, 2024, in New York City. (Jabin Botsford-Pool/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump appeared in a Manhattan, New York criminal court on Monday, marking the first […]

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