The federal judge overseeing Trump’s criminal trial for allegedly mishandling classified documents ruled Wednesday against his lawyers’ bid to see more of the classified filings prosecutors have submitted - concluding that the access Trump’s team sought was not typically granted in such cases.
Donald Trump said he’ll likely be forced to sell properties to cover a $454 million verdict against him in New York state’s civil fraud case if the judgment isn’t put on hold, instead offering to post a $100 million bond backed by some of his assets while he appeals.
Judge Arthur Engoron was targeted with a bogus white powder scare Wednesday at a lower Manhattan courthouse — as Donald Trump asked an appeals court to halt his devastating ruling and require the former president to put down just a quarter of the money he owes New York state.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plans to step down from his leadership position in November, he announced Wednesday, a move that would mark the end of his tenure as the longest-serving Senate leader in American history.
Rep. Lauren Boebert’s 18-year-old son, Tyler, was arrested in connection with “a recent string of vehicle trespass and property thefts,” adding to some ongoing family drama amid her latest campaign for office.
Mary Buckingham makes frequent trips to her local post office, where she mails sourdough starter kits to anyone who requests them. But a recent phone call from a postal worker shocked her - she had received more than 1,000 letters in a week.
President Biden won Michigan’s Democratic primary on Tuesday but faced a notable challenge from voters selecting “uncommitted” to protest his handling of Israel’s military campaign in Gaza, a potential sign of vulnerability for Biden among rank-and-file Democrats.
A Brooklyn jury has found two men guilty of the 2002 murder of Run-DMC co-founder Jam Master Jay, bringing closure to a cold case mystery that has frustrated the rapper’s family and fans for more than two decades.
Congressional leaders emerged from the White House on Tuesday optimistic about avoiding a partial shutdown of several departments and agencies — after a meeting with President Joe Biden that also focused on the importance of aid to Ukraine.
Without leap years, the Fourth of July would eventually be in the winter. Leap days, which are tacked on at the end of February every four years, ensure our calendars remain in sync with the Earth’s orbit, said Shauna Edson, an astronomy educator at the National Air and Space Museum. Our standard calendar year is 365 days long - but the Earth actually takes “365.256ish” days to orbit the sun, she said.
Is a frozen embryo a child? The Alabama Supreme Court says yes. In ruling this month that three couples who lost frozen embryos in a storage facility accident could sue for wrongful death of a minor child, the court wrote that the "natural, ordinary, commonly understood meaning" of the word "child" includes an "unborn child" — whether that's a fetus in a womb or an embryo in a freezer. Hospitals and clinics across the conservative state have since paused in vitro fertilization services as they scramble to figure out the legal and ethical ramifications of the decision.
This is the way to persuade Disney to shoot the next “Star Wars” movie in your state. “The Mandalorian & Grogu” is slated to be the first “Star Wars” feature ever filmed in California thanks to the state’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program, the California Film Commission announced Monday.
NEW YORK — Students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx will no longer have to pay tuition after a longtime professor donated $1 billion to the school, removing a major financial hurdle to becoming a physician in a historically underserved borough. The gift by Ruth Gottesman, chairwoman of Einstein’s Board of Trustees, is considered the largest gift made to a medical school in ...
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is planning to make a rare visit to the southern border Thursday, his press secretary said, traveling to Brownsville, Texas, on the same day that former President Donald Trump has scheduled a border trip.
The US Supreme Court struggled to find a middle ground on the application of free-speech principles to the internet, as the justices reviewed Republican-backed laws that would sharply restrict the editorial discretion of the largest social media companies.
Hours after a New York judge ordered Donald Trump to pay a $355 million penalty for submitting false data to financial institutions, the former president railed against the decision during a fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago Club with some of the Republican Party’s wealthiest donors.