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Sen. Marsha Blackburn is latest U.S. politician to visit Taiwan

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 20:28
Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., became the latest U.S. lawmaker to visit Taiwan, meeting President Tsai Ing-Wen on Friday in Taipei.

EPA rule would designate PFAS 'forever chemicals' as hazardous substances

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 19:54
The U.S. EPA is proposing that PFAS -- the so-called "forever chemicals" -- be designated as hazardous under the Superfund law.

Capitol rioter sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for assault with Trump flag

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 19:23
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 46 months in prison Friday for assaulting law enforcement officers with a Trump flag and using a Trump billboard as a battering ram during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

President Joe Biden recognizes 13 killed in attack on Kabul Airport 1 year ago

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 18:14
President Joe Biden said Friday that the Pentagon is keeping pressure on terrorist networks in Afghanistan on the one-year anniversary of a terrorist attack at Kabul Airport that killed 13 U.S. service members.

Affidavit: Donald Trump home search spurred by indications of classified records, obstruction

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 18:06
The Justice Department on Friday released a partly redacted search warrant affidavit that lays out why FBI agents showed up at former President Donald Trump's Florida home this month looking for classified materials.

Biden joins world leaders in commenting on Salman Rushdie attack

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 01:09
President Joe Biden on Saturday joined world readers in commenting on the knife attack of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie in New York.

Trump lawyer told Justice Department in June that all classified documents were returned

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 00:22
A lawyer for former President Donald Trump signed a written declaration in June claiming all classified documents held at Mar-a-Lago had been returned to the government, it was reported Saturday.

FBI forensic report on Alec Baldwin shooting concludes trigger must have been pulled

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 23:22
The trigger on the gun used in the fatal shooting on the set of Alec Baldwin's film "Rust" last year must have been pulled, according to a forensic report from the FBI.

Maritime captain sentenced for deadly 2021 migrant smuggling incident

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 19:39
The captain of a boat that capsized off the coast of California in 2021 while carrying dozens of undocumented migrants from Mexico has been sentenced for human smuggling charges after three people died.

Texas man dies after drinking mystery liquid as jury convicts him of sexual assault

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 18:10
A Texas man facing trial for child sexual assault charges has died after drinking a mysterious liquid during the reading of the verdict finding him guilty.

Salman Rushdie on ventilator, suspect formally charged

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 17:55
Local prosecutors on Saturday formally charged Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect Hadi Matar with attempted murder and assault and he was ordered held without bail.

VP Kamala Harris introduces new fund to support Oakland, Calif., students

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 15:53
Vice President Kamala Harris helped launch a new college scholarship fund for students born in her hometown of Oakland, Calif., sharing her thoughts on equality and equity with students there.

Car crashes into Arlington, Va., pub, injuring 14

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 14:33
Fourteen people sustained injuries after a vehicle crashed into the front of a pub in Arlington, Va., local police said.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 13:16
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she has filed articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland after he personally authorized an FBI search of former President Donald Trump.

Southern Baptist Convention reveals Justice Department investigation for sexual abuse

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 01:48
The leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest protestant denomination in the United States, revealed Friday that the church is being investigated for sexual abuse by the Justice Department.

Wisconsin state assembly fires 2020 election investigator after Trump fallout

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 00:31
Robin Vos, the Republican speaker of Wisconsin's state assembly, announced Friday that he had fired the man he had hired to investigate false claims of voter fraud in the state.

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed before speech, rushed to hospital

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 23:31
The man who allegedly stabbed international novelist Salman Rushdie during an event in western New York on Friday has been identified by police as Hadi Matar.

House passes Inflation Reduction Act on Friday, sends it to Biden's desk

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 23:03
The House is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act Friday, almost a week after the Senate narrowly approved the legislation that aims to invest billions in climate change, tax and other economy-oriented efforts.

Trump search warrant shows top secret documents FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 22:48
The search warrant executed at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence shows top secret documents were among the items removed by the FBI.

S&P 500 rises for fourth straight week as Chinese companies delist from U.S. stock exchanges

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 21:28
U.S. stocks closed up on Friday, with the S&P 500 index marking an increase for the fourth straight week. Five of China's largest state-owned companies also said that they would delist from the New York Stock Exchange.