National News

RSS

W. Va. lawmakers impeach high court

Subscriber onlyWest Virginia lawmakers have impeached all four of the state's Supreme Court justices in an effort to put the entire court on trial over spending issues. Continue reading...

Kansas shifts to set-aside vote

Officials expect legal challenges in GOP governor race

Subscriber onlyKansas election officials on Monday began reviewing about 9,000 provisional ballots as the two candidates in the state's tight GOP primary for governor prepared for a long legal fight. Continue reading...

Arrest videos not subject to release

Subscriber onlyA divided New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Monday that police videos of an arrest that led to criminal charges against an officer can be shielded from disclosure under the state’s public records laws. Continue reading...

Names and faces

Subscriber onlyFans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill. Continue reading...

The nation in brief

Subscriber onlyBlack man killed,white man charged Continue reading...

In the news

Subscriber onlySherell Bates, 34 weeks pregnant with twins, said "no mom should have to go through that" after she had to lift her shirt to expose her belly because a suspicious police officer had her step away from a store check-out line in Pineville, N.C., to find out what was under her shirt. Continue reading...

Mueller appointment ruled constitutional

Subscriber onlyA federal judge on Monday upheld the constitutionality of special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment, finding that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein lawfully named Mueller in May 2017. Continue reading...

FBI dismisses Trump critic; Strzok lawyer cries politics

Subscriber onlyPeter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over text messages that disparaged President Donald Trump, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday. Continue reading...

U.S. rests case; Manafort trial shifts to defense

Banker’s testimony centers on fishy loan applications

Subscriber onlyFederal prosecutors on Monday rested their tax-evasion and bank-fraud case against Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Continue reading...

Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

LOS ANGELES — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besieged by ballooning dockets and lengthy backlogs. Continue reading...

Woman not shoplifting, just pregnant with twins

PINEVILLE, N.C. — A pregnant woman shopping at Staples says she was confronted about what she was concealing beneath her shirt: "Twins," she said. Continue reading...

FBI fires longtime agent Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

WASHINGTON — The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. Continue reading...

Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday, saying the former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —"got fired for the last time." Continue reading...

Aretha Franklin is seriously ill sources say

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer. Continue reading...

Protesters in Virginia condemn racism, hate

Unite the Right rally in D.C. draws 2 dozen

Subscriber onlyA year after the race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Va., hundreds of demonstrators gathered Sunday in the city, and thousands more rallied near the White House, to denounce racism and hate groups. Continue reading...

« Previous