David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 1:33pm
A lawyer for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens argued Thursday that Attorney General Josh Hawley should be barred from investigating the governor because of critical comments that he suggested were partly motivated by Hawley's candidacy for the U.S. Senate.
Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 1:15pm
Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance it.
A Canadian known as "Russian Mike" who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought Thursday to block his extradition to the U.S. from the Caribbean.
A U.S. judge is allowing a free speech lawsuit against officials at the University of California, Berkeley to move forward, although she says there is no evidence the school discriminated against speakers with conservative views.
A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flowed toward the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for an unprecedented walkout that closed most of the state's public schools, part of an educator uprising that bubbled up in other parts of the nation and spread west.
Michael Biesecker and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 12:09pm
Lawmakers assailed Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday for the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster. On the defensive, the EPA chief said "half-truths" and "twisted" allegations were an effort to undermine the Trump administration's anti-regulatory agenda.
Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 11:57am
Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.
A sheriff on Thursday urged a man sought in the killing of a deputy to turn himself in and warned a community to stay vigilant during a manhunt in what is believed to be the first slaying of a law enforcement officer in Maine in nearly 30 years.