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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces in Ukraine tried to storm a steel plant housing soldiers and civilians in the southern city of Mariupol on Saturday in an attempt to crush the last pocket of resistance in a place of deep symbolic and strategic value to Moscow, Ukrainian officials said.
McCarthy's Lie Puts GOP Hypocrisy on Trump on Display
WASHINGTON — Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s denial of disparaging comments he made about President Donald Trump after the Capitol attack Jan. 6, 2021, exposed a widely known but seldom seen phenomenon in Washington: the hypocrisy of Republicans who have privately scorned Trump while publicly defending...
Russian mercenaries are Putin's 'coercive tool' in Africa
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — When abuses were reported in recent weeks in Mali — fake graves designed to discredit French forces; a massacre of some 300 people, mostly civilians — all evidence pointed to the shadowy mercenaries of Russia's Wagner Group.
Why the French election matters so much in US
The U.S. holds a key stake in France’s presidential election on Sunday, when voters in one of America’s oldest allies will choose between incumbent President Emmanuel Macron and his far-right oppon…
In election misinformation fight, '2020 changed everything'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beth Bowers grew up in the 1960s and 1970s with parents who marched in protests, wrote letters to members of Congress and voted in elections big and small. Her father, a World War II veteran, and her mother, an educational counselor, did not use social media sites in their...
It's 11 p.m. in Ukraine. Catch up on today's developments here
Ukrainian officials and satellite images point to evidence of mass graves outside the besieged city of Mariupol as Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed its "liberation." Follow here for live updates.
Russia accuses US and Ukraine of planning ‘provocations’ and false flag attacks
Russian leaders have issued warnings accusing the United States and Ukraine of preparing to initiate false flag attacks against the Kremlin’s military.
McCarthy's push to ascend to House speaker relies on Trump
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The next speaker of the U.S. House could very well hail from California — not Nancy Pelosi’s slice of the Golden State, but the other California, Donald Trump’s California.
Sanctions hit Russian economy, although Putin says otherwise
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months into the Russian-Ukraine war , the Kremlin has taken extraordinary steps to blunt an economic counteroffensive from the West.
Russia-Ukraine updates: 2 US veterans who joined Ukrainian forces missing
Updates on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
French election: Macron in pole position, Le Pen racing hard
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is in the pole position to win reelection Sunday in the country's presidential runoff, yet his lead over far-right rival Marine Le Pen depends on one major uncertainty: voters who could decide to stay home .
Ohio Trump rally: Former president's backing may 'propel Vance to victory,' indicate power of his endorsement
Former President Donald Trump will stump for Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance Saturday.
Durham issues trial subpoenas to Clinton campaign and DNC
Special counsel John Durham issued trial subpoenas for members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign and the Democratic National Committee as he pushed his theory of a “joint venture” in the case against Democratic cybersecurity lawyer Michael Sussmann, who represented the Clinton campaign, and Rodney…
Zelenskyy calls again for meeting with Putin ‘to end the war’
Ukraine president ‘not afraid to meet’ with Russia’s Putin if it would lead to a peace deal between the two countries.
Zelenskyy slams UN chief’s plan to visit Russia before Ukraine
Ukraine’s president says ‘there is no justice, no logic’ to Antonio Guterres’s decision to travel to Moscow before Kyiv.
Biden White House preparing for onslaught of investigations if Republicans seize control of Congress in 2023: report
The GOP has pledged to investigate the business affairs of Hunter Biden, along with the military withdrawal from Afghanistan and Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Live updates | Ukraine says it hit Russian command post
KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military said Saturday it destroyed a Russian command post in Kherson, a southern city that fell to Russian forces early in the war. The Ukrainian military intelligence agency posted a statement saying the command post was hit on Friday and two generals were killed...
France is about to vote for its president. The West is watching anxiously.
Making her third bid for power, the far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen has never been closer to the Élysée Palace, an outcome that would send shock waves across the West.
Trump says he 'never claimed responsibility' for Jan. 6 and reaffirms support for Kevin McCarthy after a leaked call revealed he criticized the former president
"I like him. And other than that brief period of time, I suspect he likes me quite a bit," former President Donald Trump said of Rep. Kevin McCarthy
McCarthy to lead GOP lawmakers, including Marjorie Taylor Greene, to southern border
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is set to lead a group of fellow Republican lawmakers to the southern border in Texas on Monday, amid debate over the Biden administration's decision to end a Trump-era pandemic restriction on the US-Mexico border.
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Blinken, Austin to travel to Ukraine, Zelenskyy says
Eight people were killed and at least 18 wounded in a missile attack Saturday on the port city of Odesa, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
Utah Democrats nix candidate from ballot, back independent Evan McMullin for Senate
The Utah Democratic candidate vying to face incumbent Sen. Mike Lee won’t appear on the November ballot after state party delegates voted to back independent candidate Evan McMullin instead.
Trump lays down marker for Vance in Ohio rally: 'This man is going to win'
The former president endorsed in Ohio's crowded GOP Senate primary the week before his scheduled rally in the state.
Russia investigates media report on presence of British SAS special forces in Ukraine
Russia's top state investigative body said on Saturday it was looking into a Russian media report alleging that sabotage experts from Britain's SAS special forces have been deployed to western Ukraine.
Michigan GOP picks candidates with Trump clout on the line
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Two candidates who were endorsed by former President Donald Trump won Michigan Republicans’ backing for attorney general and secretary of state at a convention Saturday, clearing their path to face Democratic incumbents in the fall.
Russia's standing in G-20 not threatened by Ukraine invasion
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Russia invaded Ukraine, in 2014, outraged world leaders booted Russia out of the Group of Eight industrialized nations, which quickly rebranded itself the Group of Seven.
Man dies after setting himself on fire outside Supreme Court Building, officials say
A person apparently attempted to set themselves on fire outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C., on Friday.
Eric Trump Tried To Troll The Demise Of CNN+ And It Did Not Go Well
Many critics noted the same thing to Donald Trump's son.
Official: Meadows had been warned of possible 1/6 violence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former White House official told the House committee investigating the Capitol riot that President Donald Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, had been advised of intelligence reports showing the potential for violence, according to just-released transcripts.
ICE preparing for ‘historic border surge,’ says migrant arrivals could triple
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says it is expecting a “historic" surge in migration at the border, and the number of those arriving at the border is expected to triple -- as the Biden administration prepares to lift the Title 42 public health order.
Ukrainian defense minister says international security organizations have failed
The Ukrainian defense minister said in an op-ed published Thursday that multiple international security organizations that count Russia among their members have failed as the Russian invasion in Uk…
Ukrainian President’s surprise announcement that high level U.S. officials set to visit Ukraine Sunday
Trips by top U.S. officials to warzones are typically shrouded in secrecy, not in advance. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s visit will be the first high-level U.S. visit since the war started in February. This comes as the U.S. is stepping up...
Long-serving Utah US Senator Orrin Hatch dies at age 88
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin G. Hatch, who became the longest-serving Republican senator in history as he represented Utah for more than four decades, died Saturday at age 88. His death was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a cause.
Biden met with Hunter Biden business partner at White House in 2010: Report
Hunter Biden's most prominent investment partner had an official sit-down with Vice President Joe Biden in 2010.
Man charged after threatening Merriam-Webster offices over gender definitions
A California man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly making violent threats to Merriam-Webster for its updated dictionary definitions on gender-related topics.
Russia renews Mariupol attack, missiles hit Odesa, Ukraine says
Russia resumed its assault on the last Ukrainian defenders holed up in a giant steel works in Mariupol on Saturday, days after Moscow declared victory in the southern city and said its forces did not need to take the plant.
Fact check: Post exaggerates benefits for members of Congress
A viral post overstates the benefits members of Congress receive when they are in office.
The Memo: McCarthy furor underlines Trump’s grip on GOP
Supporters and critics of former President Trump are showing surprising unity in how they react to a new furor. The controversy around comments made about Trump by House Minority Leader Kevin McCar…
Over 100 rounds fired in DC shooting that injured 4: Police
Four people were shot by a person aiming randomly at citizens from his apartment window, police said.
North Korea boasts of 'invincible power' world cannot ignore ahead of holiday
North Korean state media on Sunday trumpeted how the country has gained an "invincible power that the world cannot ignore and no one can touch" under Kim Jong Un, an apparent reference to its nuclear weapons, as Pyongyang prepares for a military holiday.
Senior U.S. government officials to visit Kyiv, Zelenskyy says; energy embargo may actually boost Russia's bottom line
It would be the first time high-ranking U.S. officials have visited the nation's capital since the war began.
Mike Gibbons optimistic after Trump endorses rival: ‘We haven’t changed our plans’
DELAWARE, OHIO – Republican Senate candidate Mike Gibbons told the Washington Examiner on Friday that he is still optimistic about his chances in the upcoming Republican primary, despite former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of one of his rivals, author JD Vance.
Fires hit Southwest, New Mexico's season 'dangerously early'
New Mexico faces a long and potentially devastating wildfire season, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Saturday, as Southwestern wildfires cause destruction and force people from their homes. Hundreds of structures were lost in a growing number of wind-driven blazes across drought-stricken New...
New York Attorney General Letitia James says contempt order needed because of "Trump's intransigence"
Trump failed to meet a court-ordered March 31 deadline to turn over subpoenaed material.
Democrats look to find unified voice on crime
Democrats are struggling with how to talk about crime ahead of the midterms. Most acknowledge the “defund the police” movement has fallen out of favor with much of the party and voters.…
Can red states regulate abortions performed outside their borders? A post-Roe landscape would test just that | CNN Politics
If the Supreme Court reverses its long-standing abortion precedent later this year and lets states ban abortions within their borders, it will unleash a new legal and legislative fight over how far anti-abortion lawmakers can reach to target conduct that happens outside their state lines.
Trump's J.D. Vance endorsement breeds more chaos in Ohio's GOP Senate primary
As the former president heads to Ohio on Saturday to rally with Vance, other Republicans are angry and wrestling with what his endorsement means in this closely watched race.
Trump's Oz, Vance endorsements bring cash windfall, backlash
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s late endorsements in hypercompetitive Republican Senate primaries in Ohio and Pennsylvania have unlocked a flood of support for his chosen candidates, including millions in cash.
Tucker Carlson Freaks Out Over Obama's Disinformation Speech
via FoxFormer President Barack Obama delivered a keynote address at Stanford University on Thursday stressing the importance of combating disinformation due to the harm it inflicts on democratic institutions. The next night, naturally, conspiracy-peddler Tucker Carlson appeared more upset than...
A drop in the ocean
As the world experiences sea level rise, Iceland’s waters are falling — and flowing to the other side of the planet.
Ramadan: Hagia Sophia a glimpse of Turkey’s modern transformation
With tarawih prayers resuming after 88 years this Ramadan, the museum-turned-mosque stands as a sublime feat.
California authorities seize nearly 100 pounds of fentanyl
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities near San Francisco say they seized nearly 100 pounds of illicit fentanyl worth over $4 million, blocking it from being sold on streets across the Bay Area. “This is a glimpse of the fentanyl epidemic,” the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet Saturday...
Ukrainian intelligence: Russia plans to conscript Ukrainian civilians from occupied regions
Ukrainian officials and satellite images point to evidence of mass graves outside the besieged city of Mariupol as Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed its "liberation." Follow here for live updates.
Robberies of mail carriers rise dramatically in U.S. with no signs of abating
Between 2018 and 2021, robberies of letter carriers more than tripled, and robberies involving a gun more than quadrupled.
Automakers take a new approach to selling cars: gourmet restaurants, track drives
Automakers take a new approach to selling cars.
Texas AG Paxton sues Biden admin on lifting Title 42, warns of ‘devastating flood’ of illegal migration
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the Biden administration over its move to end the Title 42 public health order, arguing that the rule is holding back a “devastating flood of illegal immigration." It's the latest legal challenge from Republican states.
Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events on day 59
As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 59th day, we take a look at the main developments.
US races clock to ship weapons to Ukraine
The United States and allied countries are racing against the clock to ship weapons and other military equipment to Ukraine amid a brutal and renewed Russian attack on the country’s east. Juggling&…
Don't call him CEO: Jack Dorsey says he's 'Block Head' now
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology entrepreneur and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a new title: Block Head. A regulatory disclosure Friday from digital payments company Block Inc. says that its co-founder Dorsey is changing his role from Block's CEO, president and chairperson to “Block Head and...
Trump-backed Nebraska gubernatorial candidate accused of groping women is suing a state senator who accused him
Charles Herbster said the sexual misconduct accusations from Republican State Senator Julie Slama are "politically motivated."
Michigan GOP endorses Trump-backed election denier in secretary of state race
Republicans have endorsed Kristina Karamo, who has repeatedly cast doubt on the results of the 2020 election, in the race to become the state's top elections official.
Court-martial results in first conviction of general officer in Air Force history
A US Air Force general officer was found guilty of abusive sexual contact in military court in Ohio on Saturday, marking the first-ever court-martial trial and conviction of a general officer in the history of the military branch, the Air Force said in a statement.
Ukraine wants large amount of equipment for its nuclear power plants, IAEA says
Ukraine has asked the International Atomic Energy Agency for "a comprehensive list of equipment" it needs to operate nuclear power plants during the war with Russia, IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said on Saturday.
Pope appoints key posts, including nun in development office
Pope Francis has made key appointments in his newly reformed Vatican bureaucracy
Split verdict in first-ever Air Force general military trial
Officials said the verdict marks the first court-martial trial and conviction of a general officer in the Air Force’s 75-year history.
Overdoses, not COVID-19, drive spike in LA homeless deaths
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 2,000 homeless people died in Los Angeles County during the first year of the pandemic, an increase of 56% from the previous year, driven mainly by drug overdoses, authorities said.
Mike Tyson punched plane passenger 'after bottle thrown'
Video shows the former heavyweight boxer repeatedly punching a man in the head.
Michigan GOP picks Trump-backed candidates Kristina Karamo and Matt DePerno for state attorney general and secretary of state nominations
Michigan Republicans will formally nominate candidates at their convention in August.
Israel closes crossing to Gaza workers after rockets
Israel says it will close its border crossing to thousands of Gaza workers after a series of rockets were fired from the territory ruled by the militant Hamas group in recent days
Twitter Foes Can't Forget Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'I Don't Remember' Defense
The Georgia Republican couldn't recall much during questioning in court over a constitutional challenge to her right to run for Congress again.
France's Marine Le Pen has American liberals worried
"A Le Pen victory would be a massive boost for the Trump movement here," said an adviser to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.
French vote as Macron aims to beat far-right Le Pen
After a divisive campaign, Marine Le Pen faces an uphill battle to defeat sitting President Macron.
Europe saw warmest summer on record in 2021
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say last summer was the hottest summer on record in Europe, with temperatures a full 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than the average for the previous three decades.
‘Fierce battles’ raging in eastern Ukraine
Fighting intensifies across cities in Kharkiv and Luhansk regions as Russia presses its offensive into the east.
Zelensky says he wants Asian countries to ‘change their attitude’ towards Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said during a press conference on Saturday he is hoping Asian countries will “change their attitude” towards Ukraine as European countries have done. Zelensky…
Food-delivery apps lose steam as people return to in-person dining
America’s obsession with pandemic-era food delivery appears to be over.
Missing New Hampshire couple found shot dead on walking trail; suspect still at large
A missing couple from Concord, New Hampshire, has been found dead on a walking trail after several days.
OSCE tries to secure release of staff held in eastern Ukraine
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Saturday it was trying to secure the release of a number of Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) staff members who had been detained in eastern Ukraine.
1 death, 17 liver transplants in multi-country outbreak of hepatitis in children, WHO says
At least 169 cases of acute hepatitis in children aged one month to 16 years old have been identified in an outbreak that now involves 11 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.
What the GOP's muted response on the McCarthy tapes means for the Republican Party
Trump told the Wall Street Journal that he "didn't like" the McCarthy tapes, but that he considered the House GOP leader's reversal "a big compliment."
Political world reacts to Orrin Hatch's death: 'A truly great man'
Reactions are pouring in across the United States to the death of longtime United States Republican Senator Orrin Hatch who was the longest serving senator in Utah history.
Explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills over 50
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — More than 50 people were killed and many injured when an explosion rocked an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria, state officials and police said Saturday. The death toll may be more than 100, according to a report in the Lagos-based Punch newspaper.
Inside Kyiv's trench defences
Kyiv's defence force remains on high alert, dug into trenches in case of the return of Russian troops.
Supreme Court to hear case of Joe Kennedy, high school football coach who lost his job after praying on field
Joe Kennedy says the school district violated his First Amendment rights by refusing to let him continue praying at midfield immediately after games.
County grants approval for Amazon's helix-shaped HQ tower
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The Arlington County Board gave unanimous approval Saturday to Amazon's plans to build a unique, helix-shaped tower as the centerpiece of its emerging second headquarters in northern Virginia.
Russia says it destroyed Odesa terminal where foreign weapons were stored
Russia used high precision missiles on Saturday to destroy a logistics terminal in Odesa where a large number of weapons supplied by the United States and European nations were being stored, the defence ministry said.
Utah Democrats back independent as US Senate candidate
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Democrats pulling hard to defeat Republican Sen. Mike Lee took the unusual step Saturday of spurning a party hopeful to instead get behind an independent, former presiden…
Is Marine Le Pen the French Donald Trump?
As French voters head into Sunday's runoff presidential election, far-right leader Marine Le Pen is banking on her "France first" attitude to become the first woman to win the Elysee Palace.
Truth Social clears waitlist after months of delays for some users
Former President Donald Trump's new social media platform has cleared its backlog of users waiting to join the site after months of delays, the company's CEO said Friday.
Iran Revolutionary Guard general survives attack; bodyguard dead
Bodyguard of Iranian general is killed in a shooting in Sistan-Baluchistan, a province bordering Pakistan and Afghan.
South Africa's Durban still recovering from deadly floods
Grief-stricken South Africans are still searching for family members swept away by last week’s floods in which 435 people died and more than 40,000 were made homeless in the coastal city of Durban and the surrounding KwaZulu-Natal province
Slovenia's populist PM faces close election race against environmentalist party
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa hopes to shake off criticism of his record on democracy and media freedoms to win a fourth term in a parliamentary election in the tiny Alpine state on Sunday. The 63-year-old populist has campaigned on promises to improve the economy and provide energy...
Jill Biden's anger at Harris detailed in new book: 'Do we have to choose the one who attacked Joe?'
First lady Jill Biden expressed frustration that Kamala Harris was the top choice for the vice presidential slot, according to an upcoming book from two New York Times reporters.
EXPLAINER: How South Carolina execution firing squad works
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It’s unknown how long a stay will hold off the execution of Richard Bernard Moore — South Carolina's first-ever inmate to be put to death by a firing squad — as his attorneys pursue legal challenges.
Partygate: PM has not received any further fines - No 10
It follows reports that officials were fined for a garden party Boris Johnson attended in 2020.
More children are developing hepatitis and researchers want to know why
More children are developing hepatitis and researchers want to know why
EU announces new actions to conserve energy, reduce reliance on Russian fuel
The European Union (EU) on Thursday released a series of steps and actions citizens can take to reduce energy usage as part of an effort to support to support Ukraine amid the Russian invasion. The…
Top U.S. officials heading to Kyiv as war shifts focus
Blinken and Austin's visit comes after a steady stream of European leaders have flown to Kyiv over the past two weeks to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
EXPLAINER: Johnny Depp's wild testimony, cross-examination
For three days, Johnny Depp has been testifying in a libel trial that, at least in theory, is about whether Amber Heard defamed him in a 2018 newspaper op-ed. The trial has turned into a spectacle in which Depp has testified about everything from taking pills as a child to a near mental...
Mariupol steelworks: Video appears to show children in Azovstal bunker
Ukrainian fighters post a video of civilians who they say have been hiding under a steel plant for weeks.
GOP lawmakers were deeply involved in Trump plans to overturn election, new evidence suggests
Deposition excerpts filed by the Jan 6. select committee underscore the expansive cast of elected Republicans who had enlisted themselves in Trump’s effort to cling to power.
Twitter bans ads that contradict science on climate change
BERLIN (AP) — Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place at Google.
Quarter of Latino, Black seniors say they’ve experienced discrimination receiving health care: poll
About 1 in 4 Black and Latino adults aged 60 and older say they have experienced discrimination in the health care setting or have been treated unfairly by health professionals, according to a new …
Mount Everest: Even world's highest peak not immune to the Ukraine war
Nepal's "icefall doctors" are readying routes - but will conflict in Europe mean fewer climbers?
Zelensky-signed baseball auctioned off to support relief efforts in Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is stepping up to the plate in spearheading relief efforts for his country amid reports that an MLB baseball he signed will sell at a ballpark figure of around $15,000 at auction next week.
Russia to deploy new intercontinental nuclear missiles by autumn
The Sarmat missile can carry up to 15 nuclear warheads and has a range of 35,000km (22,000 miles).
Mark Meadows was warned of illegality of scheme to overturn 2020 election
A former staffer testified that White House counsel said the scheme involving fake electoral college votes was not legally sound Mark Meadows, Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, was warned by White House counsel that the effort to overturn the 2020 election was not legally sound. Photograph...
New Mexico governor declares state of emergency due to multiple wildfires
The governor of New Mexico has declared a state of emergency for five counties, as several large wildfires burn across the state.
Taylor Lorenz old tweets 'excluded' from Internet Archive amid Libs of TikTok doxxing backlash
The Internet Archive, a free online archive of all publicly available information on the internet, is facing criticism for not displaying old tweets from Washington Post reporter Taylor Lorenz who has faced scrutiny for exposing the identity of the creator of the popular conservative Twitter...
Gunman takes own life after wounding four near elite Washington prep school
A gunman opened fire on random victims from a sniper's nest in an apartment building near an elite prep school in the nation's capital on Friday, wounding four people, before taking his own life as police closed in, officials said.
Pro-gun group grows into potent political force in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wayne Shaw seemed to have all the conservative credentials needed to win reelection to his state Senate seat in Oklahoma two years ago. The mild-mannered pastor with deep ties to the community had a solidly conservative voting record during his eight years in office.
Exclusive: Local election chief threatened by Republican leader seeking illegal access to voting equipment
A local Republican Party leader in North Carolina threatened to get a county elections director fired or have her pay cut unless she helped him gain illegal access to voting equipment, the state elections board told Reuters.
McCarthy Denies Believing Trump Should Resign Despite Audio Recording
"Never thought he should resign," the California Republican told reporters Friday night.
Sacramento mass shooting suspect appears in court
Prosecutors say an alleged gang member fired at least 28 bullets in a mass shooting in California's capital city
Former President Trump addresses supporters at Ohio rally
Former President Donald Trump is set to host a rally in Delaware, Ohio, on Saturday night.
Four people found from missing Japan ship, coast guard says
The condition of the four people was unknown. A coast guard official had no further information.
'Why didn't she leave?': Depp's defamation trial Week Two recap
Actor Johnny Depp spent most of the second week of his defamation trial on the stand, testifying that he'd never hit ex-wife Amber Heard and saying she would have left "if she was scared to death."
Biden talks climate, not crime, in crime-plagued Seattle
President Joe Biden used a visit to crime-ridden Seattle on Friday, Earth Day, to push his agenda on climate change despite most voters indicating they care far more about public safety these days than the environment.
Oklahoma Senate special election: Rep. Markwayne Mullin meets with Trump as crowded race heats up
Congressman Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma, a candidate for U.S. Senate, met with former President Donald Trump as Mullin campaigns for an increasingly crowded and competitive seat.
Moms become climate activists as they worry about the Earth their kids will inherit
Groups like Science Moms are redefining who environmental activists are.
Biden vows to take in Ukrainians — but not as official refugees
The Biden administration’s strategy of accepting fleeing Ukrainians through methods outside the U.S. refugee program will leave tens of thousands of people navigating life in the U.S…
Mexican police find body of missing 18-year-old law student Debanhi Escobar in motel water tank
Escobar's case made headlines because of a haunting photo taken by a driver who was supposed to take her home the night she vanished.
Biden administration to renew Covid-19 funding push when Congress returns next week
The Biden administration will renew its push with lawmakers to secure Covid-19 funding next week when Congress returns from recess, a White House official told CNN, following inaction from the Senate on a $10 billion funding package before the two-week Easter break.
COVID-19 third leading cause of death again in 2021- U.S. study
COVID-19 was the third leading cause of death in the United States for the second year in a row in 2021, with death rates rising for most age groups, a government study showed on Friday.
Beijing on alert after COVID-19 cases discovered in school
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is on alert after 10 middle school students tested positive for COVID-19, in what city officials said was an initial round of testing. City officials suspended classes in the school for a week following the positive test results on Friday.
Shanghai: Censors try to block video about lockdown conditions
The video features people pleading for help over a lack of food and medicine in the city's strict lockdown.
What will mask manufacturers do now that the mandate has ended?
The dozens of startups that increased domestic mask production at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic are struggling to stay afloat days after the federal mask mandate for transportation was lifted.
The Drive to Vaccinate the World Against Covid Is Losing Steam
Rates are stalling in most low-income countries well short of the W.H.O.’s goal to immunize 70 percent of people in every nation. Some public health experts believe the momentum is gone forever.
COVID-19 Update: Orleans County returns to a ‘high’ community level
BATAVIA — The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are seeing an increase in the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Milwaukee COVID burden 'substantial,' first time since February
The city has reported four consecutive weeks of worsening disease trends.
Overdoses, not COVID-19, drive spike in LA homeless deaths
A new report shows that nearly 2,000 homeless people died in Los Angeles County during the first year of the pandemic, an increase of 56% from the previous year, driven mainly by drug overdoses
Is That Stuffy Nose Allergies or COVID-19? Here’s How to Find Out
Budding plants and blooming trees signal the return of spring, triggering congestion, coughing and sneezing for the millions of seasonal allergy sufferers. With COVID-19 still circulating, how can you tell if your stuffy nose is just a case of hay fever and not something more? Here’s what you...