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Trump's vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

Trump's vulnerabilities for 2024 mount after new testimony

Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump's fight to overturn the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as he eyes another presidential bid.

23 mins ago
Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

The first Black woman confirmed for the Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson, is set to be sworn in as the court's 116th justice on Thursday.

3 hrs 28 mins ago
Supreme Court: Biden can end Trump-era asylum policy

Supreme Court: Biden can end Trump-era asylum policy

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Biden administration properly ended a Trump-era policy forcing some U.S. asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico.

3 hrs 58 mins ago
McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is threatening to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the United States if Democrats revive their stalled climate and social policy package.

3 hrs 58 mins ago
Vermont US Sen. Leahy undergoes surgery on broken hip

Vermont US Sen. Leahy undergoes surgery on broken hip

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont has broken a hip in a fall at his home and was to undergo surgery to repair it.

4 hrs 38 mins ago
Biden notched gains at summit; returns to turmoil at home

Biden notched gains at summit; returns to turmoil at home

President Joe Biden says that transatlantic alliance has transformed itself by adapting to a rapidly changing security situation around the globe.

5 hrs 33 mins ago
Supreme Court decision may slow transition to cleaner energy

Supreme Court decision may slow transition to cleaner energy

The Supreme Court ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants could have far-reaching consequences for the energy sector — and make it harder for the Biden administration to meet its goal of having the U.S. power grid run on clean energy by 2035.

5 hrs 48 mins ago
EXPLAINER: Why Court's EPA-climate change ruling matters

EXPLAINER: Why Court's EPA-climate change ruling matters

The Supreme Court’s new climate change ruling is likely to hinder the Biden administration’s plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade and make the electric grid carbon-free by 2035.

5 hrs 58 mins ago
Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court has limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

6 hrs 44 mins ago
Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency.

7 hrs 18 mins ago
Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in roads

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is launching a $1 billion pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects.

8 hrs 54 mins ago
Treasury blocks $1 billion trust owned by Russian oligarch

Treasury blocks $1 billion trust owned by Russian oligarch

The Treasury Department has blocked a $1 billion Delaware-based trust connected to sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Abusaidovich Kerimov.

10 hrs 54 mins ago
Anti-Roe justices a part of Catholicism's conservative wing

Anti-Roe justices a part of Catholicism's conservative wing

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade at a time when it has an unprecedented Catholic supermajority.

11 hrs 4 mins ago
Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

President Joe Biden says he would support eliminating the Senate filibuster to protect access to abortion after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

11 hrs 54 mins ago
As Israel heads back to elections, Lapid stakes out vision

As Israel heads back to elections, Lapid stakes out vision

Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to the polls for the fifth time in less than four years.

12 hrs 34 mins ago

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