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Defense head calls out those who advocate isolationism and 'an American retreat from responsibility'

Dec. 02, 2023 17:03 PM EST

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday denounced those who advocate “an American retreat from responsibility” and said sustained U.S. leadership is needed to help keep the world as safe, free and prosperous as possible. He also urged Congress to end the partisan...

Trump and DeSantis are at dueling campaign events in Iowa with the caucuses just six weeks away

Dec. 02, 2023 15:05 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ron DeSantis plans on Saturday to complete his campaign promise to visit each of Iowa’s 99 counties, a timeworn tactic for presidential candidates hoping to make their mark in the leadoff state over months mingling with voters at the state's diners, cookouts and Pizza...

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor paved a path for women on the Supreme Court. Four are serving today

Dec. 02, 2023 12:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — One fall day in 2010, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor slipped into the courtroom where she worked for nearly 25 years to take in an “amazing” sight. The first — and for 12 years, the only — woman on the high court saw three women in...

Lawsuits against Trump over Jan. 6 riot can move forward, appeals court rules

Dec. 01, 2023 20:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawsuits against Donald Trump over the U.S. Capitol riot can move forward, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, rejecting the former president's bid to dismiss the cases accusing him of inciting the violent mob on Jan. 6, 2021. The U.S. Court of Appeals for...

US proposes plan to help the snow-dependent Canada lynx before warming shrinks its habitat

Dec. 01, 2023 20:44 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials proposed a $31 million recovery plan for Canada lynx on Friday in a bid to help the snow-dependent wildcat species that scientists say could be wiped out in parts of the contiguous U.S. by the end of the century. The proposal marks a sharp...

Judge rejects Trump’s claim of immunity in his federal 2020 election prosecution

Dec. 01, 2023 20:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is not immune from prosecution in his election interference case in Washington, a federal judge ruled Friday, knocking down the Republican's bid to derail the case charging him with plotting to overturn the 2020 presidential election. U.S. District...

Judge lets election interference case against Donald Trump move forward, rejecting claims of presidential immunity

Dec. 01, 2023 19:44 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge lets election interference case against Donald Trump move forward, rejecting claims of presidential immunity.

Klete Keller, Olympic gold medalist swimmer, gets 6 months in home detention for Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Dec. 01, 2023 17:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist swimmer Klete Keller, who threw his USA team jacket in a trash can after he stormed the U.S. Capitol, was sentenced on Friday to six months of home detention for joining the mob's Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the seat of American democracy. At...

Trump attorney says trial during campaign would be 'election interference' if he is GOP nominee

Dec. 01, 2023 17:47 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney for former President Donald Trump said Friday it would amount to “election interference” if his client is the Republican nominee for president while on trial in Georgia in the months running up to the general election. Fulton County Superior Court...

5 takeaways from AP's Black attorneys general interviews about race, justice and politics

Dec. 01, 2023 16:26 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — At a moment of record visibility and influence for Black attorneys in the United States, debates over race, criminal justice and democracy are increasingly at the center of the public conversation. Many of these Black litigators and law enforcement officials have made history, from...