Alex Murdaugh Gets Life in Prison in Murder of Wife, Son
A judge has sentenced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh to life in prison a day after he was convicted of murder in the shooting deaths of his wife and son.
Benedict XVI, Reluctant Pope Who Chose to Retire, Dies at 95
In 2013, Benedict announced that he would become the first pope in 600 years to resign.
3 Men Convicted of Supporting Plot to Kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer
It’s a victory for state prosecutors after months of mixed results in the main case in federal court.
Jan. 6 Panel Issues Subpoena To Trump, Demanding He Testify
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued a subpoena to former president Donald Trump.
NTSB: Communications Outage a Factor in Seacor Lift Boat Disaster
An outage involving a Coast Guard marine warning system and “data gaps” in radar systems were factors in last year’s deadly capsize of an oil industry vessel during severe storms off of Louisiana’s coast, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report issued Tuesday.
January 6 Committee Votes To Subpoena Former President Donald Trump
The vote was unanimous.
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.
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.
Steve Bannon Convicted of Contempt for Defying 1/6 Subpoena
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump was convicted on Friday of contempt charges for defying a congressional subpoena from the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Ca...
Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19, Has ‘Mild Symptoms’
President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus as new variants challenge the nation's efforts to resume normalcy after two and a half years of pandemic disruptions.
Jan. 6 Panel Probes Trump’s ‘Siren Call’ to Extremists
The Jan. 6 committee is preparing to highlight the way violent far-right extremists answered Donald Trump’s “siren call” to come to Washington for a big rally, as some now facing rare sedition charges over the deadly U.S. Capitol attack to overturn the presidential election.
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.
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.
Jackson Confirmed As First Black Female High Court Justice
Jackson was confirmed was confirmed 53-47, mostly along party lines but with three Republican votes.