Poland's right-wing ruling party has drafted legislation to impose new restrictions on judges, saying it seeks to manage a corrupt “caste” of judges that has become too engaged in politics. Critics say the legislation marks a repressive step that flouts the European Union and its values.
Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka and Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 11:54pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 11:13pm
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Friday after abruptly shutting down a 14-hour session late Thursday following a marathon slog through Republican amendments aimed at killing the charges.
Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 3:59pm
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign on Thursday shrugged off the president's expected impeachment less than a year before Election Day, talking up the campaign's data collection efforts and declaring that no one in the Democratic field can compete with the incumbent.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 3:08pm
Revelations that the FBI committed serious errors in wiretapping a former Trump campaign aide have spurred bipartisan calls for change to the government’s surveillance powers, including from some Republicans who in the past have voted to renew or expand those authorities.
Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 1:53pm
Cory Booker will remain in the Democratic presidential race even though he does not expect to qualify for next week's primary debate, he announced Thursday, after a burst of fundraising support has given him the resources he needs to continue his bid.
David Bauder, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 1:38pm
It's been true for some time that Republicans are generally more hostile to the news media than Democrats, but a study released Thursday found that's much more the case for supporters of President Donald Trump.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 1:52pm
The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. Some U.S. arms control advocates said the test risks an unnecessary arms race with Moscow.