Washington – An official working for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) warned Donald Trump's legal team in May 2021 that the Archives was missing numerous records from the Trump White House that urgently needed to be returned, according to a letter released by the Archives on Monday following a Freedom of Information Act request.
Trump slaps CNN with $475 million defamation lawsuit
Former President Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation, seeking at least $475 million in punitive damages, according to a court filing on Monday.
Five cases to watch as a conservative Supreme Court begins its new term
When the Supreme Court starts its new term Monday, the six Republican-appointed justices are expected to resume the project they began last term of remaking U.S. constitutional law in a conservativ…
Supreme Court takes up a divisive issue: Should tech companies have immunity over problematic user content?
The family of Nohemi Gonzalez, who was killed in the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks, claims YouTube helped aid and abet the spread of violent Islamic ideology.
Ukrainian officials and allies rail against Elon Musk tweet
“F— off is my very diplomatic reply to you @elonmusk,” Ukrainian diplomat Andriy Melnyk tweeted.
Prosecutors lay out sprawling sedition case against Oath Keepers
Federal prosecutors on Monday laid out their sprawling case against Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and four other members of the far-right militia as it brings rarely used seditious conspiracy …
U.S. to send Ukraine more advanced rocket systems, officials say
The systems have become a key tool in Ukraine’s ability to strike bridges that Russia has used to supply its troops.
Trump defamation suit accuses CNN of escalating slander against him over 'fears' he will run in 2024
The former president accused CNN of maliciously making false and defamatory statements about him. He is seeking $475 million in punitive damages.
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Putin suspends key US-Russia nuclear treaty in speech denouncing West
Live updates on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Musk and Zelenskiy in Twitter showdown over billionaire's Ukraine peace plan
Billionaire Elon Musk on Monday asked Twitter users to weigh in on a plan to end Russia's war in Ukraine that drew immediate condemnation from Ukrainians, including President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who responded with his own poll.
Zelensky responds to Musk poll with one of his own: ‘Which Elon Musk do you like more?’
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky responded to Elon Musk’s poll about whether Ukraine should give up territory to Russia on Monday by turning the tables on the tech billionaire. Zelensky…
Hurricane Ian death toll rises to at least 103
With the death toll rising, FEMA administrator Deanne Criswell said the federal government was ready to help in a huge way.
‘Constant lying’: Pro-Kremlin figures lament the loss of Lyman
As Ukrainian forces recapture the strategic city of Lyman, pro-Putin commentators slam Russia’s military tactics.
Trump's violent rhetoric conjures chilling echoes as midterms loom | CNN Politics
The lesson of January 6, 2021, is that when extremism, conspiracies and incitement reach a boiling point, they seek an outlet.
Putin can be "dangerous and reckless:" CIA director discusses Russian president's path forward
The CIA director spoke with CBS News about Putin's options on the battlefield and how the war is affecting Russia's relationship with China.
DOJ reveals Trump records seized from Mar-a-Lago that may be privileged
The Department of Justice says FBI agents seized numerous boxes containing potentially privileged records belonging to former President Donald Trump during the raid of Mar-a-Lago, arguing those documents were then separated from the bureau’s criminal investigators.
DeSantis and Rubio hold strong leads in Florida gubernatorial, Senate races, up by double digits with Latinos
A new poll shows Republicans Marco Rubio and Ron DeSantis with strong leads over Democratic opponents in their respective races for Senate and governor.
Lawyer refused Trump instruction to tell Archives all records had been returned | CNN Politics
Soon after former President Donald Trump returned 15 boxes of presidential records to the National Archives and Records Administration earlier this year, he instructed one of his lawyers to tell the agency that all of the materials the Archives had requested had been returned from his Mar-a-Lago...
Trump's racist comment on Elaine Chao, McConnell's wife, draws criticism from the right
Sen. Rick Scott avoided calling out Trump directly, instead responding vaguely: "it's never OK to be a racist."
Biden tells Al Sharpton he will run for president again in 2024
While Biden allies have said he will seek a second term, the president has shied away from making a declaration.
Ukraine makes breakthrough in south against Russia
Ukraine makes fresh gains in occupied territory annexed by Russia, straining Russian supply lines.
Ukraine's forces gain ground in the south as counteroffensive builds; Russia acknowledges advances
Ukraine's forces continue to make gains after reclaiming Lyman, a key logistics hub for Russian forces, while the Kremlin faces more criticism.
New York City office leasing surges; still below pre-pandemic levels
New York City's office market rebounded in the third quarter from a year earlier, though leasing remained below levels seen before the rise of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and higher interest rates and a strong dollar dampened new investment in the sector.
National Archives told Trump lawyers in 2021 it was missing Kim correspondence and Obama letter
In a newly disclosed email, the National Archives told Trump’s attorneys that it was missing the original correspondence between Trump and the North Korean leader and the letter former President Barack Obama left for Trump.
Cheney rips Trump ‘death wish’ comments against McConnell: ‘Absolutely despicable, racist attack’
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Monday ripped former President Trump’s recent remarks saying that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has a “death wish,” calling the comments against McConne…
GOP megadonor Peter Thiel signals he is done helping Ohio Senate hopeful J.D. Vance, will fundraise for Arizona's Blake Masters
GOP megadonor Peter Thiel is signaling he wants to help Arizona Senate hopeful Blake Masters before the midterms and is largely done with Ohio's J.D. Vance.
Select committee says Eastman improperly shielded emails from investigators
At issue are emails that Eastman has not produced for the Jan. 6 panel.
Puerto Ricans say they need hurricane recovery aid, not just words, after Biden's trip
While some Puerto Ricans recognized the importance of the president's trip to the island after Fiona, many wonder whether it will have a significant impact on the recovery.
Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sen. Marco Rubio lead Democratic rivals, poll says
DeSantis is seen as a top contender for the GOP 2024 presidential nomination, along with former President Donald Trump.
Jan. 6 committee argues Trump election attorney John Eastman 'consistently unreliable' as he's tried to protect emails from investigators | CNN Politics
The House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, argued to a federal judge Monday night that Trump election attorney John Eastman has been "consistently unreliable" as he's tried to protect his communications from the ongoing probe and that the investigators should now get access to...
Hurricane politics: The peril is Category 5
Hurricane Ian may not bear responsibility for the future of Republicans and Democrats, but Mother Nature holds the potential to undercut the savviest politicians.
Federal officials warn about efforts by Russia and China to sway US voters in midterm elections
Officials warn ahead of midterms that Russia is working to sow election integrity doubts and China wants to undermine politicians it sees as threats.
Trump threatens further legal action against news media, Jan. 6 panel
Former President Trump on Monday threatened legal action against various news media outlets and the House select committee investigating the Jan 6., 2021, attack on the Capitol on the same day his …
Here's the disaster relief Hurricane Ian survivors can request, but it's not always easy to get | CNN Politics
As those battered by Hurricane Ian contend with the storm's aftermath, a multitude of federal, state and local agencies, along with nonprofit and charitable groups, are stepping in to provide for Florida residents' immediate needs and to help them start rebuilding their lives.
Herschel Walker vows lawsuit after report claims he paid for girlfriend's abortion
Senate hopeful Herschel Walker, who is running as the Republican nominee in Georgia, says he will sue a news outlet following a report that he paid for his ex-girlfriend's abortion.
Supreme Court declines to hear case on DOJ ‘filter teams’ used in Trump search
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case about whether the Justice Department (DOJ) can use “filter teams,” such as the one enlisted by the DOJ to begin a review of evidence collected at…
Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog, said the director general of Ukraine’s and Europe’s largest power plant, Ihor Murashov, has been released from Russian custody after his detention last week.
US Secret Service responds to possible security breach at Pakistani embassy in Washington
The U.S. Secret Service have an individual in custody in connection with a suspected security breach at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The Onion tells the Supreme Court -- seriously -- that satire is no laughing matter | CNN Politics
The Onion -- a publication best known for its tongue-in-cheek, satirical postings on politics and world events -- has taken the very serious step of filing an amicus brief before the Supreme Court.
Oath Keepers trial: Defendants 'concocted plan for armed rebellion' on Jan. 6, prosecution says
Five members of the Oath Keepers are facing charges of seditious conspiracy.
Ukrainian diplomat tells Elon Musk to 'F*** off' over peace deal proposal
Ukraine's ambassador to Germany lashed out at Elon Musk over his proposed peace deal to end the War in Ukraine, telling the tech billionaire to "f*** off."
Timeline: When did officials tell people to evacuate from Hurricane Ian?
Before Hurricane Ian brought destruction to the Florida peninsula on Sept. 28, federal and state officials urged Floridians to evacuate and seek shelter.
Half of mobilised men in Russian region sent home, commissar fired, governor says
The military commissar of Russia's Khabarovsk region was removed from his post after half of the newly mobilised personnel were sent home as they did not meet the draft criteria, the region's governor said early on Monday.
Biden DOJ goes to bat for Trump against disgraced ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok
The Biden Justice Department released fired FBI special agent Peter Strzok’s termination letter as part of its efforts to fight the fired special agent’s attempts to subpoena former President Donald Trump.
Herschel Walker reportedly paid for abortion in 2009, prompting his son to call him a hypocrite
The Georgia Republican vehemently denied a report by The Daily Beast saying he conceived a child with a woman he was dating and paid for her to get an abortion.
North Korea fires ‘dangerous’ ballistic missile over Japan
Japan, South Korea and the US promise ‘robust response’ after Pyongyang’s fifth weapons test in 10 days.
The Squad hit on a special rule shakes the Democratic leadership
One of the first things a new member learns on entering Congress is to always vote with your party on procedural matters. Whether it’s on adopting standing rules and special rules, or motions…
Frustration and desperation mount as Ian's effects linger
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Days after the skies cleared and the winds died down in Florida, Hurricane Ian's effects persisted Monday, as people faced another week without power and others were being rescued from homes inundated with lingering floodwaters .
Biden pledges ‘further action’ against ‘perpetrators of violence’ in Iran
The president said he was “gravely concerned” about the crackdown on protesters in the country.
Hurricane Ian: Florida search operation redoubled as death toll tops 100
Search-and-rescue teams in Florida doubled back to examine tens of thousands of Gulf Coast homes and businesses on Monday after an initial sweep through areas by Hurricane Ian, as the death toll from one of America's fiercest storms on record topped 100.
Floridians endure slow wait for power knocked out by Ian
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian may be long gone from Florida, but workers on the ground were pushing ahead Tuesday to restore power and search for anyone still trapped inside flooded or damaged homes.
Fulton County DA seeks to disqualify attorneys for Republican 'fake electors' | CNN Politics
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is trying to disqualify two of the attorneys for 11 of the Republican "fake electors" who participated in a plan to subvert the Electoral College and are now targets of an ongoing special purpose grand jury criminal investigation in Georgia.
Treasury's financial stability watchdog warns cryptocurrencies could threaten safety of U.S. economy
A new report from Treasury's Financial Stability Oversight Council says stablecoins and other forms of cryptocurrency could threaten to U.S. financial security.
Justices mull latest challenge to landmark voting rights law
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority appeared open Tuesday to making it harder to create majority Black electoral districts, in an Alabama case that could have far-reaching effects on minority voting power across the United States.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies at Trump ally Tom Barrack's foreign lobbying trial
Tillerson was Trump's secretary of state for just over a year before the then-president fired him by tweet.
Tillerson testifies he was unaware of Trump ally Barrack's role in foreign policy
Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified on Monday in the criminal trial of a onetime fundraiser for Donald Trump that he was unaware of any role played by the Trump ally in U.S. policy toward the Middle East.
Voters prefer Republican control of Congress: Poll
Voters swung hard toward the Republicans in late September, suggesting the Democrats’ summer surge is waning as the midterm elections approach, according to a new poll from Monmouth University.
Head of House progressives says stock trading ban should have been ‘a no-brainer’
The head of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Monday took a shot at the Democrats’ handling of legislation that would have barred lawmakers from trading stocks, accusing party leaders o…
Dem candidate advocated making 'it a pain to drive' on panel for group that pushed 'usage-based' driving fees
Kirsten Engel, the Democratic nominee in Arizona's 6th Congressional District, previously called for taking steps to make "it a pain to drive" gasoline powered vehicles.
Relatives of U.S. men freed by Venezuela detail their release and reunion
The emotional reunion was "something I had dreamed about for years,” said Carmen Molinos, the wife of Jorge Toledo, one of the imprisoned "Citgo 6."
Supreme Court justices skeptical of EPA's authority to protect wetlands from pollution | CNN Politics
A majority of the Supreme Court seemed skeptical of the Biden administration's defense of the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to protect wetlands from pollution under the Clean Water Act on Monday, in the first session of oral arguments in the court's new term.
Ukraine claws back more territory Russia is trying to absorb
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces scored more gains in their counteroffensive across at least two fronts Monday, advancing in the very areas that Russia is trying to absorb and challenging Moscow's effort to engage fresh troops and its threats to defend incorporated areas by all means.
Biden in Puerto Rico: 'We're going to make sure you get every single dollar promised' | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden, and Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Deanne Criswell are visiting Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Monday -- weeks after Hurricane Fiona ravaged the US territory.
Ketanji Brown Jackson grabs the spotlight in first Supreme Court session
Unlike some rookie justices, Jackson wasn't reticent when the court opened session on Monday.
Murkowski campaign drags GOP rival for skipping debate to headline Texas fundraiser
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski's campaign is criticizing Republican rival Kelly Tshibaka for skipping a debate Monday night to attend a Texas fundraiser with about a month to go before the midterm elections.
U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Pennsylvania electoral map
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Republican former congressman's challenge to a map charting Pennsylvania's U.S. House of Representatives districts that the state's highest court adopted in place of one drawn up by Republican lawmakers.
Sweden sends diving vessel to probe leaking Nord Stream pipelines
Sweden sent a diving vessel on Monday to the site of Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea that ruptured last week following blasts in the area, to probe an incident that has added new tension to Europe's energy crisis.
Election officials brace for confrontational poll watchers
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The situation with the poll watcher had gotten so bad that Anne Risku, the election director in North Carolina's Wayne County, had to intervene via speakerphone. “You need to back off!” Risku recalled hollering after the woman wedged herself between a voter and the machine...
‘Lots of heavy fighting ahead’: U.S. officials urge caution after Ukrainian gains
Kyiv’s forces over the weekend captured the city of Lyman, a strategic railway hub, and continued to push east into the Donetsk region.
Oath Keepers leader regretted not having guns on Jan. 6, prosecutors say at seditious conspiracy trial
During opening arguments Monday, the Justice Department played a recording of Stewart Rhodes saying his group "should have brought rifles" to the Capitol.
Trump files to delay defamation case by rape accuser
Former President Trump’s attorney is pushing to delay proceedings, including Trump’s upcoming deposition, in a defamation case brought by a woman who accused Trump of raping her in the 1990s. A fed…
One year in, Japanese PM’s ‘new capitalism’ faces old complaints
Japanese leader’s signature economic strategy has been criticised for lacking concrete details or targets.
Russia's war machine faces ridicule from two Putin allies
The withdrawal of Russian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine has prompted two powerful allies of President Vladimir Putin to do something rare in modern Russia: publicly ridicule the war machine's top brass.
Peter Thiel deems JD Vance race 'done' and picks new GOP focus: Report
Billionaire GOP megadonor Peter Thiel reportedly has his sights set on lifting Arizona Senate contender Blake Masters in the midterm election homestretch.
Kelly, Hobbs face different prospects in crucial Ariz. races
PHOENIX (AP) — A year ago, Arizona’s Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs was all over cable news, building a national profile as a defender of democracy and raking in cash for her campaign for governor.
US government 'struggled to track' Afghan evacuees who departed military bases after withdrawal: IG
DHS watchdog found the U.S. government “struggled to track” Afghan evacuees who left U.S. military bases designated as “safe havens” on their own after the Afghanistan withdrawal.
DeSantis asked the feds for hurricane relief. But he’s long used their cash.
Florida is now poised to benefit from billions of dollars in additional federal assistance to grapple with the devastating damage left by Hurricane Ian.
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson wades into questioning about murky wetlands dispute as Supreme Court opens new term
Jackson, the first Black woman to serve on the court, is an active questioner in her debut oral argument. The case asks the justices to revisit the scope of the Clean Water Act.
Key GOP donor backs Dem after House Republican ousted over Trump impeachment
Former Romney financier David Nierenberg says he is siding with moderation over far-right rhetoric in Washington State.
Rocket builder Firefly nails crucial milestone with first mission success
Rocket builder Firefly Aerospace reached orbit for the first time this weekend, hitting a crucial milestone that kick-starts its launch business and opens new funding opportunities for growth, the company's chief executive said on Monday.
Ukrainian forces advance southward, mirroring success in the east
Ukrainian forces recapture territory in the south, threatening supply lines for thousands of Russian troops.
Chief Justice Roberts appoints federal judge as right-hand man
The Supreme Court's Chief Justice John Roberts named a federal judge as his next chief of staff just days after his former right-hand man retired from the high court.
Georgia election probe enters new phase with search warrants
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state is seeking search warrants in the case, a sign that the wide-ranging probe has entered a new phase.
SCOTUS to hear challenge to Section 230 protections
Clarence Thomas has been alluding in previous dissents on other court cases that it is time for the Supreme Court to decide whether Section 230 provides tech companies overly broad liability protections.
Ukrainian forces break through in the south as Putin's problems mount
Kyiv’s troops pushed forward Monday, threatening a major new breakthrough and forcing Russian soldiers to retreat from territory the Kremlin claimed to have annexed.
U.S. hasn't seen large-scale Russian reinforcement in Ukraine, official says
The United States still has not seen a large-scale Russian reinforcement of its troops in Ukraine, even as it moves ahead with a mobilization, a U.S. military official said on Monday.
Russian Parliament begins process to rubber-stamp annexations as Moscow struggles to define borders | CNN
Russia's legislature on Monday began the process of approving President Vladimir Putin's decision to annex four parts of Ukraine, despite the fact that the Kremlin is not in full control of those regions and has not settled upon the exact boundaries of the territories it is attempting to absorb.
Biden draws contrast with Trump during post-hurricane Puerto Rico trip
President Biden on Monday sought to contrast his support for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Fiona with the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria during a trip to the storm-ravage…
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson asks tough questions in first Supreme Court oral argument
The newest member of the Supreme Court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, participated in her first oral argument on Monday, with the first case involving a challenge to the EPA.
At least 100 dead from Hurricane Ian as Florida's top emergency official defends Lee County over delayed evacuations
Local authorities didn’t order evacuations until Tuesday, ahead of Ian’s landfall Wednesday, which devastated Fort Myers and Sanibel Island and killed 54 in the county.
Native American tribes dependent on fossil fuel resources rip Biden admin for double standard
Native American leaders said tribes nationwide continue to rely upon natural resources including fossil fuels to sustain their way of life despite attacks from the White House.
New date emerges for climactic Jan. 6 hearing postponed due to hurricane
The Jan. 6 committee is reportedly set to host its ninth and likely final hearing next Thursday.
U.S. to send mobile rocket launchers to Ukraine in $625 million aid package
The Biden administration's next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to include four High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers, munitions, mines and mine-resistant vehicles, two sources briefed on the $625 million package told Reuters on Monday.
Migrant-death suspect ran detention center accused of abuse
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One of two Texas brothers who authorities say opened fire on a group of migrants getting water near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing one and injuring another, was warden at a detention facility with a history of abuse allegations.
Indonesia police chief, others removed over soccer disaster
MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian police chief and nine elite officers were removed from their posts Monday and 18 others were being investigated for responsibility in the firing of tear gas inside a soccer stadium that set off a stampede, killing at least 125 people, officials said.
Supreme Court allows defamation lawsuit against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to proceed | CNN Politics
Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuit against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell can move forward after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider Lindell's attempt to block the case.
Putin marks low-key birthday as Ukraine pressures mount
Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his 70th birthday with little fanfare and a decree targeting a crucial Western energy investment, as signs grew that key parts of his Ukraine invasion were unravelling to trigger unprecedented criticism at home.
IMF to consider $1.3bn in emergency funding for Ukraine
Sources say Ukraine has received sufficient financial assurances from partners to meet IMF’s debt sustainability rules.
Texas woman found guilty of killing expectant mother to take unborn baby
Taylor Rene Parker, 29, faces the death penalty in the October 2020 murder of Reagan Michelle Simmons-Hancock, 21, and the abduction of the daughter cut from her womb, who died later.
Oath Keepers trial begins in highest profile Jan. 6 case to date
The charges of seditious conspiracy will be litigated over the next six to eight weeks.
Sununu says he's glad he wasn't 'conned' into Senate run
New Hampshire GOP Gov. Chris Sununu is expressing no regrets about deciding against a Senate bid and instead choosing to seek another term as governor of the Granite State, referring to the upper chamber as “the B team.”
Saudi prince has immunity in Khashoggi killing lawsuit, say lawyers
Lawyers for Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, facing a U.S. lawsuit over the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, told a court on Monday the crown prince's appointment as prime minister last week ensured him immunity from prosecution.
Inquiry shows abuse, misconduct 'systemic' in U.S. National Women's Soccer League
An independent investigation released on Monday showed abuse and misconduct "had become systemic" in the U.S. top-flight National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and that the league, teams and the governing U.S. Soccer body failed to adequately protect players.
Biden’s trip to Puerto Rico rekindles memories of Trump’s
Five years to the day after his predecessor came to the island and produced some indelible drama and images, Biden made his own survey of a hurricane’s damage.
North Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation
The South Korean and U.S. militaries responded by launching fighter jets which fired weapons at a target off South Korea’s west coast in a show of strength against North Korea.
Jackson is active questioner as she hears first argument as Supreme Court justice
Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Supreme Court’s newest justice and the first Black woman to hold the position, proved one of the most active questioners on the bench Monday during her first argume…
House Dem wants to freeze financial assets of domestic extremists, including some Jan. 6 rioters
Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer says the U.S. "can't run the risk" of allowing terrorist and domestic extremist groups to "carry out another attack" on the country.
Trump objects to DOJ’s request to expedite special master appeal
Former President Trump on Monday objected to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) request to expedite its appeal in the special master case regarding documents seized from his Mar-a-Lago residence. Th…
Why Kim Kardashian was charged by the SEC, and how other celebrities might avoid crypto trouble
Kardashian paid over $1.2 million to the SEC after she promoted a cryptocurrency token called EthereumMax.
Kim Kardashian to pay $1.26M to settle SEC crypto charges
The SEC alleged that the celebrity billionaire used her Instagram account to tout EthereumMax’s token, EMAX, without adding any disclaimer that she was being given $250,000 to publish the posts.
Chechnya’s leader to send teenage sons to fight in Ukraine
Putin’s ally criticised a top Russian general for ‘mediocrity’ and said his sons aged 14, 15, and 16 will go to war.
'Raised in the Puerto Rican community,' Biden promises aid 'as long as I’m president'
President Joe Biden promised to provide federal support to Puerto Rico as long as he is in office, delivering a message steeped in political undertones as the island reels from the devastation of Hurricane Fiona.
Japan won't rule out counterattack capabilities to strengthen defence, minister says
Japan won't rule out any options, including counterattack capabilities, as it looks to strengthen its defences in the face of repeated missile launches from North Korea, Defence Minister Yasukazu Hamada said on Tuesday.
Hurricane Ian shakes SW Florida's faith but can't destroy it
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — As Hurricane Ian approached last week, Jane Compton and her husband — who lost their home and possessions to the storm — found sanctuary at their Baptist church, huddling with fellow parishioners through wind, rain and worry.
Supreme Court turns away challenge to ban on gun ‘bump stocks’
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by Second Amendment advocates to the Trump-era ban on “bump stock” devices that modify semi-automatic rifles to fire more rapidly. The court…
Anthem must face U.S. government lawsuit alleging Medicare Advantage fraud
A federal judge ordered Anthem Inc to face a U.S. government lawsuit claiming it submitted inaccurate diagnosis data, enabling the health insurer to fraudulently collect tens of millions of dollars in annual overpayments from Medicare.
Death toll rises in Florida as search and rescue operations continue
The official death tally increased to 58 over the weekend, with the toll likely to rise significantly in the days ahead.
Marc Short says Trump's post on Elaine Chao was a "racial slur" that was "obviously wrong"
Trump's Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and her family have been strong crusaders against communist China their whole lives.
Pain at the pump: Gas prices at record high in Southern California
Drivers are feeling the pain of living in Southern California, as average gas prices have hit a new high of more than $6.30 a gallon.
Trump sues CNN for defamation
Former President Trump has sued CNN in federal court in Florida for defamation. In the lawsuit filed Monday, Trump’s attorneys claim CNN “has sought to use its massive influence — purpo…
Iran’s supreme leader breaks silence on protests, blames U.S.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei sharply condemned the protests as a foreign plot to destabilize Iran.
Migrant dumps carry echoes of Reverse Freedom Rides, observers say
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) garnered outrage after he chartered a plane to carry 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., in early September. The move, he argued, was meant to shed light on…
Fairfax schools implemented 'equity grading' to fight 'bias'
EXCLUSIVE — Officials with Virginia's Fairfax County Public Schools have taken steps to implement so-called "equitable grading" at Langley High School and other schools across the district in a bid to fight "institutional bias," according to internal FCPS communications.
Cheating scandal at Ohio tournament rocks competitive fishing world | CNN
There's something fishy going on in the competitive fishing world.
Cheney on having liberal Democrats as supporters: ‘I’m not choosy these days’
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on Monday discussed her newfound support from liberal Democrats as she continues her crusade against former President Trump, saying she is “not choosy these days” about who…
Seven states continue to see unusual levels of threats to election workers
Those states are Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Wisconsin — all states where the 2020 election results were questioned, and where Biden won.
Samsung says to triple advanced chip production by 2027
World’s No 2 foundry sees strong demand for chips used in high-performance computers and artificial intelligence.
Confidence Man: Key revelations from new book on Donald Trump
The former president weighed bombing Mexican drug labs and nearly fired his daughter, a new book claims.
Stocks soar, yields slide on hints of cooling economy
U.S. stocks and oil on Tuesday posted strong gains for a second straight day while U.S. Treasury yields slid as investors wondered if global efforts by central banks to fight inflation may ease in the future.
Retired 3-star Coast Guard vice admiral calls out Biden administration for 'misguided' military vax mandate
A top retired Coast Guard official is calling out the Pentagon's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for being an "ideological purge" against religious service members who are being denied exemptions.
What’s next after Russia’s defeat in Ukraine’s Donetsk?
Criticism rises in Russia as Ukrainian forces celebrate their recapture of Lyman, an important eastern town.
Biden surveys damage from Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico: "We have to do more"
According to Puerto Rico Department of Health, there have been 13 confirmed deaths on the island attributed to the storm as of Monday.
Student loan forgiveness: Key dates and details so far
Applying for student loan forgiveness? Here are the key dates and details, so far, as well as information on who qualifies
Thousands of mobilised Russians sent home, deemed unfit for duty
Latest troop setback follows Ukraine’s recapture of Lyman in Donetsk.
Can you curb inflation without killing jobs? Economists have some ideas.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell says there's no "painless way" to cool red-hot inflation. But we can choose who takes the pain, experts say.
On The Money — The looming threats to Biden’s student loan wipeout
President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is facing new issues from outside the White House that could limit its appeal to voters. We’ll also look at a much better day for the stock market an…
Making waves: These women are challenging 'skinny and hairless' surfing stereotypes | CNN
Kanoa Greene was born into a surfing family -- but for a long while, she didn't think she belonged in the ocean.
Near majority of Florida voters support migrant flights to Martha's Vineyard: Poll
Nearly half of likely voters in Florida support sending illegal migrants from the southern border to "sanctuary" cities.
Chris Cuomo Vows ‘to Be More Transparent,’ Rejects Left-Right ‘Division’ in News Nation Debut (Video)
Former CNN host touts resume and alludes to, but doesn't elaborate on, the circumstances of his exit
Fox News confronts Democrats in Washington about the border crisis: 'They own it now'
Democrats in Washington shied away from questions about border security, despite President Biden's administration insisting for months that the southern border is "secure."
U.S. to curb more tech exports to keep chips from China military -sources
The United States is expected to announce this week new measures restricting Chinese companies from gaining access to technologies enabling high-performance computing, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
Planned Parenthood is 'taking abortion care on the road,' will open mobile clinic in Illinois
Planned Parenthood is opening a mobile abortion center in southern Illinois to provide care to patients from neighboring states where the practice is illegal.
Russia-Ukraine war in maps and charts: Live Tracker
The Russian offensive enters its 65th week, we track where battles are taking place and the human cost of war.
Oath Keepers acted on Jan. 6 to overthrow government and fight Biden's presidency "by any means necessary," prosecutors say
Stewart Rhodes and his codefendants are accused by the government of planning their Capitol attack for months. "Hogwash," said one defense attorney.
Defense & National Security — Ukraine makes gains but Russia rattles West
Ukrainian forces appeared to make gains over the weekend in areas Russia has recently claimed to annex, but U.S. and Western officials are on edge over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent thr…
Danish Royal Family: Queen 'sorry' after stripping grandchildren's titles
But she did not reverse the decision to remove titles from four of her grandchildren.
Photographer rides out Ian to capture the storm for others
Chuck Larsen has lived on Sanibel Island for 12 years, and until last week had never experienced a major hurricane
Mastriano launches $1M ad buy after staying off TV airwaves for months
GOP Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano’s campaign announced a $1 million ad buy on Monday after going months without releasing any televised spots. The ad campaign includes one 30-…
Student protesters in Iran tear-gassed, arrested by police: Report
At least 133 people have been killed in Iran in the last three weeks, according to one human rights group.
Drax: UK power station owner cuts down primary forests in Canada
The owner of the UK's biggest power station, Drax, is cutting down key forests in Canada.
Here are the 2022 voter registration deadlines in all 50 states
The 2022 midterms elections are just over a month away, on Nov. 8, with both chambers of Congress and a slew of governorships hanging in the balance. Here are the deadlines to register to vote in e…
Ukraine claws back more territory in areas Russia is trying to absorb
Ukrainian forces have scored more gains in their counteroffensive across a broad front.
Ye, Candace Owens wear ‘White Lives Matter’ shirts at Paris Fashion week
Rapper and fashion designer Ye and conservative U.S. political commentator Candace Owens made headlines with matching “White Lives Matter” t-shirts at Paris Fashion Week on Monday. The …
House Republicans demand answers on Pentagon COVID vaccine mandate amid punishments for unvaxxed soldiers
House Republicans are asking the Pentagon to provide answers on its COVID-19 vaccine mandate as unvaccinated service members still face harsh punishments.
Everything you need to know about the latest COVID-19 booster
The latest COVID-19 bivalent booster shot — which doctors say is more effective against the COVID strains now circulating — has become more available in the Triad.
COVID Incubation Period: How Long You're Contagious, Isolation Guidance and More
As a result of the more contagious BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants, COVID-19’s incubation period has changed in recent months, Chicago’s top doctor previously revealed.
Hair loss is another symptom of long COVID. Here's what experts say.
About 20% of people who were hospitalized with COVID-19 have experienced hair loss.
Which COVID-19 bivalent booster should I get, and when? What you need to know.
The new bivalent COVID-19 boosters are available across the U.S. Here's where to go and when to get it.
Graphic: Covid case surges per state in the U.S.
New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.
Supreme Court turns away challenge to Biden federal vaccine mandate for healthcare workers
The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to President Biden's administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers at facilities that receive federal funding.
California's new bill that punishes doctors for COVID 'misinformation' is 'chilling' and 'dangerous:' Turley
Legal scholar Jonathan Turley ripped into California's new law that would punish doctors for COVID "misinformation" and possibly suspend their medical licenses.
Ringo Starr cancels North American tour after catching Covid
The Beatles drummer is "recovering at home" and hopes to resume shows soon, his spokesperson says.
New Covid symptom strikes first as latest wave threatens ‘devastating’ winter
THE most common Covid symptoms plaguing Brits have changed, experts have warned. It comes as a spike in cases has led some experts to warn the UK is on the brink of a “devastating” new …
US government sent more than $28M to Chinese entities for research, Stefanik-requested GAO study finds
A study requested by top House Republicans found that the U.S. government sent more than $28 million to Chinese entities for research and other development between 2015 and 2021.