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Joe Biden wins Democratic primary in Puerto Rico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 2:13pm

Joe Biden won the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday.

Appeals court: 1st federal execution in 17 years can proceed

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:42pm

A federal appeals court ruled Sunday that the first federal execution in nearly two decades may proceed as scheduled on Monday.

For the first time in 40 years, Texas is a swing state for the presidential election

Analysis By Harry Enten, CNN  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:30pm

New CBS News/YouGov polls show President Donald Trump is in trouble in three states he won in 2016. He's tied with former Vice President Joe Biden in Arizona (46% to 46%), a state he won by four points in 2016. Trump's down 48% to 42% in Florida, a state he took by a point in 2016.

As US grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase

Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:07pm

With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases.

Maryland governor says GOP needs 'bigger tent' after Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 11:26am

A Republican governor rumored to be eyeing a run for the White House in 2024 said Sunday that the GOP needs to be a “bigger tent party" after President Donald Trump leaves office.

It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:40am

After months of insisting that the Republican National Convention go off as scheduled despite the pandemic, President Donald Trump is slowly coming to accept that the late August event will not be the four-night infomercial for his reelection that he had anticipated.

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 8:16am

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

Poland holds momentous, tight presidential election runoff

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:40pm

Voting started Sunday in Poland’s razor-blade-close presidential election runoff between the conservative incumbent, President Andrzej Duda, and liberal, pro-European Union Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.

Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Louisiana's presidential primary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 7:18pm

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have won Louisiana’s twice-postponed presidential primary.

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 3:43pm

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

Trump's defiant help for Stone adds to tumult in Washington

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 1:21pm

President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation.

Justice Dept. seeks to overturn order halting execution

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:33am

The Justice Department filed an emergency motion with a federal appeals court on Saturday seeking to move forward with the first federal execution in nearly two decades.

US coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

Mike Stobbe and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:45am

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

Sessions vies for Senate comeback in race shadowed by Trump

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 7:09am

Seeking a political comeback, former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to beat out ex-college football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff and reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for decades. To do that, Sessions also has to go through President Donald Trump.

Federal appeals court overturns injunction, rules first federal execution in 17 years can proceed as scheduled on Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 4:21pm

Federal appeals court overturns injunction, rules first federal execution in 17 years can proceed as scheduled on Monday.

Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 2:00pm

Joe Biden wins Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico.

New British-French deal to fight "vile people smuggling"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:31am

France and Britain signed an agreement Sunday to share intelligence in their joint fight against the human traffickers who are illegally smuggling migrants across the English Channel.

Robert Mueller defends Russia investigation, says Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon" despite Trump actions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 4:41pm

Robert Mueller defends Russia investigation, says Roger Stone "remains a convicted felon" despite Trump actions.

Visiting military hospital, Trump wears a mask in public for first time during pandemic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 11th - 3:36pm

Visiting military hospital, Trump wears a mask in public for first time during pandemic.