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Today in History: September 24, "60 Minutes" premieres

Sep. 24, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2022. There are 98 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 24, 1960, the USS Enterprise, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was launched at Newport News,...

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Sep. 22, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stark repudiation by federal judges he appointed. Far-reaching fraud allegations by New York’s attorney general. It's been a week of widening legal troubles for Donald Trump, laying bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded...

Kentucky court suspends prosecutor who asked for nude photos

Sep. 18, 2022 11:25 AM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended an Eastern Kentucky prosecutor who promised to help a defendant in exchange for nude photos. Ronnie Goldy is the commonwealth’s attorney for Bath, Menifee, Montgomery and Rowan counties. Although the court temporarily...

Ohio chief justice: New redistricting amendment needed

Sep. 15, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's efforts to curb gerrymandering are not working and voters must once again amend the constitution to take politics completely out of the process, the retiring chief justice of the state Supreme Court said Thursday. The current redistricting commission,...

Ken Starr, whose probe led to Clinton impeachment, dies

Sep. 13, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

Ken Starr, a former federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment and put Starr at the center of one of the country’s most polarizing debates of the 1990s, has died at age 76, his family said Tuesday. ...

Ken Starr, whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, dies at 76

Sep. 13, 2022 17:02 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ken Starr, whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, dies at 76.

Challenges mount against Peru's president, his family

Sep. 04, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Pedro Castillo’s surprise election brought hopes for change in Peru’s unstable and corrupt political system, but the impoverished rural teacher and political neophyte has found himself so engulfed in impeachment votes and corruption allegations that his...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Aug. 30, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 29 The Washington Post on Lindsey Graham's riot prediction. Sen. Lindsey O. Graham on Sunday said that if the Justice Department prosecutes former president Donald Trump for...

Retiring AP reporter chronicles 4 decades covering Congress

Aug. 29, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the waning moments of Democrats' four-decade hold on the House, I saw a gesture that seems unthinkable today. On the evening of Nov. 29, 1994, they let the top Republican preside, briefly, over the chamber. It was a display of respect and affection toward...

SD Gov. Kristi Noem weighs response to ethics complaints

Aug. 24, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota ethics board’s finding that Gov. Kristi Noem may have engaged in misconduct by intervening in her daughter’s application for a real estate appraiser license isn’t likely the last word on the matter. But exactly how much more comes out on the episode...