Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, an advocate for liberal priorities, dies at age 90
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the "Year of the Woman" and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
McCarthy's last-ditch plan to keep the government open collapses, making a shutdown almost certainMcCarthy's right-flank Republicans refused to support the bill despite its steep spending cuts of nearly 30% to many agencies and severe border security provisions, calling it insufficient.
Man tied to suspected shooter in Tupac Shakur's 1996 killing arrested in Las Vegas, AP sources sayLas Vegas police have arrested a man in the deadly 1996 drive-by shooting of Tupac Shakur, a long-awaited break in a case that has frustrated investigators and fascinated the public ever since the hip-hop icon was gunned down on the Las Vegas Strip 27 years ago.
Oxford High School shooter will get life in prison, no parole, for killing 4 students, judge rulesJudge Kwamé Rowe announced the decision over video conference, weeks after hearing from experts who clashed over Ethan Crumbley's mental health and witnesses who described the tragic day in 2021 in sharp detail.
The Supreme Court will decide if state laws limiting social media platforms violate the ConstitutionThe justices will review laws enacted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas. While the details vary, both laws aim to prevent the social media companies from censoring users based on their viewpoints.
More than 70% of Nagorno-Karabakh's population has fled as separatist government plans to dissolveArmenian officials said that 84,770 people had left Nagorno-Karabakh by Friday morning, continuing a mass exodus from the region of ethnic Armenians that began Sunday. The region's population was around 120,000 before the exodus began.
United Autoworkers strikes spread to Chicago, Lansing as 7,000 more workers join picket lineThe United Auto Workers union says its two-week strike against Detroit automakers will spread to 7,000 more workers at a Ford plant in Chicago and a General Motors assembly factory near Lansing, Michigan.
Dozens dead after blast in southwestern Pakistan at a rally celebrating birthday of Islam's prophetA suspected suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd of people celebrating the Prophet Muhammad's birthday in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 52 people and wounding nearly 70 others, authorities said, in one of the country's deadliest attacks targeting civilians in months.
Putin orders former Wagner commander to take charge of 'volunteer units' in UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin has ordered one of the top commanders of the Wagner military contractor to take charge of "volunteer units" fighting in Ukraine, signaling the Kremlin's effort to keep using the mercenaries after the death of their chief, Yevgeny Prigozhin.
A government shutdown is nearing this weekend. What does it mean, who's hit and what's next?While some government entities will be exempt -- Social Security checks, for example, will still go out -- other functions will be severely curtailed. Federal agencies will stop all actions deemed non-essential, and millions of federal employees, including members of the military, won't receive paychecks.
House Republicans make their case for Biden impeachment inquiry at first hearingHouse Republicans launched a formal impeachment hearing Thursday against President Joe Biden, promising to "provide accountability" as they probe the family finances and business dealings of his son Hunter and make their case to the public, colleagues and a skeptical Senate.
Biden is targeting Trump's 'extremist movement' as he makes democracy a touchstone in reelection bidPresident Joe Biden is arguing that "there is something dangerous happening in America" as he revives his warnings that Donald Trump and his allies represent an existential threat to the country's democratic institutions.
NY Attorney General Letitia James has a long history of fighting Trump and other powerful targetsLetitia James fixated on Donald Trump as she campaigned for New York attorney general, branding the then-president a "con man" and ″carnival barker" and pledging to shine a "bright light into every dark corner of his real estate dealings."
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