Former President Donald Trump throws 'Save America" hats to the audience before speaking at a rally at the Lorain County Fairgrounds, Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Wellington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WELLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Former President Donald Trump reprised his election grievances and baseless claims of fraud as he returned to the rally stage Saturday, holding his first campaign-style event since leaving the White House.
Trump has Georgia revenge on his mind as he returns to campaign-style rallies
Republicans who embraced Trump's false fraud claims are challenging top GOP state officials who rebuffed Trump's efforts to subvert the election.
Trump's big lie about 2020 results suffers legal and political blows in key swing states | CNN Politics
It was a bad week for the Big Lie -- former President Donald Trump and his allies' false claims that widespread fraud is to blame for his 2020 election loss.
Blinken, Lapid meet in Rome amid reset US-Israel relations
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have met in Rome as their governments look to turn a page on their relationship
Biden reaffirms commitment to bipartisanship amid GOP concerns on reconciliation
Republicans raised concerns after President Biden said he would not support a bipartisan deal without an accompanying reconciliation bill.
Jan. 6 probe poised to spill into 2022, with no complaints from Democrats
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What we know about the victims of the Surfside building collapse
Local police have released the names of all but three of the victims.
Biden infrastructure plan reignites tensions with the Left
President Joe Biden’s efforts to balance liberal demands for a partisan spending package with the bipartisan infrastructure deal he said he wanted has highlighted the challenges facing a divided Democratic Party with slim congressional majorities.
Democrats cite Ku Klux Klan Act in suits over ‘Trump Train’ Texas bus incident
Lawsuits claim Trump supporters conspired to intimidate and harass Biden-Harris campaigners The FBI previously confirmed it was investigating the incident in which vehicles flying flags in support of Trump’s re-election effort besieged a Biden bus. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA A convoy of...
Donald Trump tells Ohio rally he's 'trying to save American democracy'
Former President Donald Trump's rally in Ohio marked his return to the type of large-scale events that fueled both of his White House campaigns.
MTG-AOC feud continues, with Republican targeting ‘the little communist from New York City’
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene drew loud cheers from a crowd in Ohio on Saturday night when she directed some barbs at a House colleague, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Biden gambles on bipartisanship
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Surfside building collapse: Death toll rises to 5, additional remains found
The investigation continues into the deadly Surfside, Florida, residential building collapse.
Trump hits Biden, Democrats in post-presidential return to rally stage
Former President Trump took the stage in his first post-presidential rally in Ohio on Saturday evening, lambasting President Biden’s administration, touting the actions of his administration and ur…
Michigan governor declares state of emergency in response to "extraordinary flooding"
Heavy rainfall throughout Michigan has resulted in power outages, flooding and sewer backups.
Progressives' Urgent Question: How to Win Over Voters of Color
Can progressives win broad numbers of the Black and brown voters they say their policies will benefit most? That provocative question is one that a lot of Democrats find themselves asking after seeing the early results from New York City’s mayoral primary this past week. Sign up for The Morning...
Some families frustrated by pace of search and rescue efforts in Florida building collapse
Some family members of the people who remain unaccounted for following a residential building collapse in South Florida have grown impatient as officials urge patience during the slow, painstaking rescue efforts that are likely to continue for days.
Trump slams Harris over southern border trip
Former President Trump criticized Vice President Harris’s recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border at his first post-presidential rally on Saturday, claiming she made the trip because he announc…
Trump returns to campaign trail to target GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, who voted for impeachment
Former President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail in Ohio on Saturday night to throw his support behind Republican congressional candidate Max Miller in an attempt to oust Rep. Anthony Gonzalez.
Trump joins video platform Rumble ahead of Ohio rally
Former U.S. President Donald Trump joined video platform Rumble on Saturday, the same day he will take the stage at a campaign-style rally in Ohio, his first such event since the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Biden can't please anyone with moves on pipelines
The Biden administration delivered a small victory for green activists on Wednesday, saying it would scrutinize the environmental effects of a portion of the Line 5 oil pipeline in Michigan, wading into a long-waged battle.
‘QAnon shaman’ set to take competency exam in Colorado federal prison
Jacob Anthony Chansley, the Jan. 6 Capitol rioter known as “QAnon Shaman,” is set to take a competency exam in a Colorado federal prison. In a court filing dated Saturday, the government said that …
Border Patrol's next chief discusses shift away from Trump-era policies
The next chief of the U.S. Border Patrol, Raul Ortiz, outlined his leadership vision for a federal law enforcement agency.
National Archives' racism task force says own Rotunda example of 'structural racism,' knocks Founding Fathers
The National Archives' task force on racism claimed in a little-noticed report to the U.S.’s top librarian that the Archives' own Rotunda – which houses the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights – is an example of "structural racism" and that the Founding...
At Ohio rally, Trump knocks Biden on border, hints at 2024 plans
At his first rally since leaving the White House, former President Donald Trump on Saturday lambasted the Biden administration's immigration policies and sought to energize Republicans to take back majorities in Congress next year.
UK: Joint airdrop drill affirms UK's support for Jordan
Britain’s armed forces minister says British paratroopers have trained together with Jordanian soldiers in an airdrop over the Middle Eastern country to underscore the U.K.’s support for Jordan and commitment to regional stability
Biden worked phones to salvage infrastructure deal
The president himself was making calls to lawmakers after infuriating Republican negotiators with 'tandem' bill remarks.
Prizefighter Christy Martin on facing her biggest battle outside of the ring
The boxer who was attacked by her husband and left for dead now speaks out in support of victims of domestic violence
Freed U.S. editor says he was tortured in Myanmar
Myanmar security forces punched, slapped and beat a U.S. journalist and kept him blindfolded for more than a week of interrogation, he said after being deported to the United States following over three months in detention.
Biden tries to walk back comments on infrastructure bill to stem GOP defections | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden on Saturday tried to walk back remarks from earlier this week when he said he wouldn't sign a bipartisan bill on infrastructure unless it came paired with a reconciliation proposal for "human infrastructure," the latest in a series of cleanup efforts from the White House...
Oregon lawmakers pass bill to make illegal immigrants eligible for Medicaid, Dem gov expected to sign into law
Oregon’s State Senate on Saturday passed a bill that would make illegal immigrants in the state eligible for Medicaid-funded medical services -- sending the legislation to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown for signature.
Security robots expand across U.S., with few tangible results
“It would be difficult to introduce a single thing and it causes crime to go down,” one expert said.
New video of Ethiopia massacre shows soldiers passing phone around to document their executions of unarmed men | CNN
Ethiopia is under growing international pressure over a number of reported atrocities in its war-torn northern Tigray region that could amount to war crimes.
Laid off by the pandemic, some workers find robots took their job
After social distancing measures forced layoffs in labor-intensive factories, manufacturers turned to automation, despite the high cost. Now, they aren't going back.
Engineer raised concerns about structural damage at Surfside condominium in 2018 report
Search and rescue efforts continue a day after a condo in Surfside, Florida, partially collapsed. Follow here for the latest news.
Trump dishes the red meat but keeps revenge on ice
Trump's zeal for getting even for past slights was short-lived at his first rally since leaving the White House.
Israeli foreign minister to meet U.S., Bahrain counterparts on Sunday
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will meet his U.S. and Bahraini counterparts in Rome on Sunday, Lapid's office said, the first face-to-face diplomatic contacts for a senior member of the new Israeli government that was sworn in two weeks ago.
More churches burn down on Canada indigenous land
In total four Catholic churches have burned down in western Canada over the past week.
Sajid Javid named UK health secretary after Matt Hancock resigns
The former chancellor of the exchequer and home secretary takes over after Hancock resigned for breaking COVID rules.
Portland, Ore., leaders walk tightrope between calls to defund police, escalating violence
“I see it as a tremendous crisis. It’s not going to go away in a year or two," said Maria Haberfeld, a professor of police science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
LAX: Man jumps from plane after trying to access cockpit
The man, who fled via the emergency slide, was detained on the taxiway at Los Angeles Airport.
Thousands flee Kunduz as fighting rages between gov’t, Taliban
About 5,000 families flee their homes from Kunduz city as Taliban fighters intensify attacks across the country.
To-go no more? States weigh fate of pandemic-era cocktails and outdoor dining
With parts of the country lifting restrictions and reopening, states have been debating a pandemic-era change: expanded outdoor dining and to-go cocktails.
Police use force to break up Istanbul Pride rally
Police in riot gear used tear gas to disperse people at a banned Pride march in Istanbul.
"An ongoing nightmare": People with obesity face major healthcare obstacles
The case of Laura Baker, a brain cancer patient who was unable to get a CT scan because of her size, highlights the health care challenges very heavy people face.
China releases videos of its Zhurong Mars rover
We get to see the moment the robot landed on the Red Planet as well as some action on the surface.
Living with a short sleep gene: 'It's a gift' | CNN
Some people are blessed with the genetic ability to sleep only five hours a night with no harmful effects. Meet one of the first families to be studied for this unusual short sleep gene.
Johnson & Johnson to end sale of opioids, settles New York case for $230 million
Johnson & Johnson will pay $230 million to resolve opioids-related claims in a settlement reached with New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Classified Ministry of Defence documents found at bus stop
The papers contain details about UK warship HMS Defender and the British military.
Man in serious condition after being bitten by great white shark at California beach
A 35-year-old man is in serious condition after an attack by a great white shark attack in California, authorities said.
Bangkok, 9 provinces restrict movements to curb rising cases
Faced with a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, the Thai capital has announced a ban on indoor dining and gatherings of more than 20 people
Deleted gene sequences confirm coronavirus circulated before Wuhan seafood market
A new report does not answer whether the SARS-CoV-2 virus jumped directly from animals to people or was accidently leaked from a Chinese research lab.
Trump says opponents 'used COVID to steal the election,' applauds election investigations in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin
Former President Donald Trump has offered a new explanation for his claims of voter fraud, saying his political opponents "used COVID" to change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
The threat of the delta variant looms large in the unvaccinated South
Vaccination efforts have hit a wall just as the delta variant is is gaining a foothold in the U.S.
New restrictions imposed amid struggle to contain Delta variant
Rise of highly contagious variant prompts several countries to reintroduce restrictions amid surge in new COVID cases.
Fewer than half of nursing home staff are vaccinated in more than a dozen states
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Covid: NSW sees 30 new Covid cases as Sydney locks down
New South Wales reports 30 new cases on the second day of Greater Sydney's two-week lockdown.
U.S. reaches 322 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered -CDC
The United States has administered 322,123,103 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning, and distributed 381,276,030 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday.
Russia has Covid-19 vaccines, but few seem to want one
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Rush to close vaccination gap for Hispanics
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