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Gov. Mills touts fiscal record at Democratic convention

May. 14, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills sought to steal a page from the GOP playbook at Maine’s Democratic Convention on Saturday, boasting of returning money to taxpayers and raising the rainy day fund to new heights. The first woman to serve as governor of Maine contrasted her...

Live updates l Commander glad for steel mill evacuations

May. 01, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — Sviastoslav Palamar, deputy commander of the Azov Regiment, which is helping defend the last section of Mariupol not occupied by the Russians, said he was glad evacuations had begun. Palamar hoped the evacuations from the Azovstal steel mill continue until everyone...

Pelosi, in surprise Kyiv trip, vows unbending US support

May. 01, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A top-level U.S. congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the “ferocity” and resolve of Ukrainians face to face with their leader in a weekend visit to Kyiv undertaken in extraordinary secrecy. Pelosi, second in line to the...

Garland, Raimondo test positive for COVID-19

Apr. 06, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland has tested positive for COVID-19 and will quarantine at home for five days, the Justice Department said Wednesday. Garland is the second Cabinet official to announce a positive test result on Wednesday. Commerce Secretary Gina...

Congressman Adam Schiff tests positive for COVID-19

Apr. 06, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-California, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. “I’m feeling fine, and grateful to be vaccinated and boosted," the 61-year-old Schiff tweeted. “In the coming days, I will quarantine and follow CDC...

Jan. 6 panel puts Garland in 'precarious' spot, ups pressure

Apr. 02, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol are increasingly going public with critical statements, court filings and more to deliver a blunt message to Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice. President Donald Trump and his...

Jan. 6 panel puts Garland in 'precarious' spot, ups pressure

Apr. 01, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol are increasingly going public with critical statements, court filings and more to deliver a blunt message to Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of Justice. President Donald Trump and his...

Jan. 6 committee votes to hold Scavino, Navarro in contempt

Mar. 29, 2022 07:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol voted unanimously to hold former Trump advisers Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino in contempt of Congress for their monthslong refusal to comply with subpoenas. The committee made its case Monday...

Ethiopia urged to uphold press freedom and release reporter

Mar. 28, 2022 09:32 AM EDT

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Ethiopia is being urged to uphold its international commitments to the freedoms of expression and the press by releasing journalists it has imprisoned. Two lawmakers in the U.S. Congress — Reps. Adam Schiff of California and Mary Gay Scanlon of...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 05, 2022 14:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley; Sen....