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McConnell's exit as Senate leader means new uncertainty as GOP falls in line with Trump

Feb. 28, 2024 22:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Sen. Mitch McConnell surprised colleagues Wednesday announcing he would step down as the Republican leader this fall, he knew the time had come. Hard-right Republican senators aligned with Donald Trump wanted to oust him. Trump was easily becoming the...

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump is immune from federal prosecution. Here's what's next

Feb. 28, 2024 22:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether former President Donald Trump should be immune from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference case could push a trial close to Election Day — or even beyond this year. The announcement Wednesday was...

The Latest | Families of hostages held in Gaza launch a 4-day march to demand their freedom

Feb. 28, 2024 22:02 PM EST

The families of hostages held in Gaza and their supporters are launching a four-day march from southern Israel to Jerusalem to demand their loved ones be set free. The march comes as negotiations are underway in Qatar to bring about a deal between Hamas and Israel that would lead to...

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Feb. 28, 2024 20:33 PM EST

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden “continues to be fit for duty,” his doctor wrote Wednesday after conducting an annual physical that is being closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection in November. Dr. Kevin O’Connor, Biden's physician, wrote that the...

Hunter Biden in defiant deposition blasts GOP, insists he did not involve his father in business

Feb. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden was defiant Wednesday in a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill, blasting a Republican impeachment inquiry into his father and the family's business affairs as a “house of cards” built on “lies” as he faced a battery of probing questions from lawmakers. ...

Congressional leaders reach a tentative deal to avoid government shutdown. But Ukraine aid stalls

Feb. 28, 2024 20:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders announced Wednesday they have reached a tentative agreement to prevent a government shutdown for now, days before an end-of-the-week deadline that risked shuttering some federal operations. Under the new plan, Congress would temporarily fund...

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Feb. 28, 2024 19:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From allegations of plotting to overturn a lost election to illegally stowing classified documents at his Florida estate, former President Donald Trump faces four criminal indictments in four different cities as he vies to reclaim the White House. The cases,...

'Euphoria' star Hunter Schafer among protesters arrested during Biden’s appearance on ‘Late Night’

Feb. 28, 2024 18:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Hunter Schafer was among dozens of war protesters arrested at NBC's headquarters in Manhattan during President Joe Biden’s appearance on “Late Night with Seth Myers” earlier this week, organizers confirmed Wednesday. The 25-year-old “Euphoria” star...

Michigan's largest Arab American cities reject Biden over his handling of Israel-Hamas war

Feb. 28, 2024 17:27 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Dearborn and two other Michigan cities with large Arab and Muslim populations turned against President Joe Biden in the state’s primary after Democratic leaders there warned for months that voters were angry about his handling of the Israel-Hamas war. While...

'Uncommitted' wins 2 Democratic delegates in Michigan, a victory for Biden's anti-war opponents

Feb. 28, 2024 17:16 PM EST

LANSING, Michigan (AP) — A protest “uncommitted” vote in Michigan that secured two delegates in the state's Democratic primary on Tuesday was meant as a warning to President Joe Biden's reelection over his support for Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza, but eight months from Election Day his...