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3 charged with clashing with cops in separate Jan. 6 cases

Feb. 02, 2023 17:16 PM EST

Three men have been arrested on accusations that they clashed with police officers during separate incidents at the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against men from Vermont, Illinois and...

Biden's handwritten notes part of classified docs probe

Feb. 02, 2023 17:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is a man who writes down his thoughts. And some of those handwritten musings over his decades of public service are now a part of a special counsel's investigation into the handling of classified documents. It isn't clear yet what the...

Bill Clinton back at White House to push paid family leave

Feb. 02, 2023 16:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three decades after Bill Clinton signed the nation’s family and medical leave law, he was back at the White House on Thursday to hold forth on what it’s meant to the country, unspooling his trademark blend of storytelling and wonkiness. The 42nd president, now...

US reunites nearly 700 kids taken from parents under Trump

Feb. 02, 2023 16:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration task force designed to reunite children separated from their families during President Trump's presidency has reconnected nearly 700 children with their families, officials said Thursday. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on his...

After Tyre Nichols funeral, Biden faces pressure on policing

Feb. 02, 2023 14:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Vice President Kamala Harris was called to the pulpit at the funeral for Tyre Nichols, she said the White House would settle for nothing less than ambitious federal legislation to crack down on police brutality. “We should not delay. And we will not be...

Arkansas Gov. Sanders to give GOP response to Biden address

Feb. 02, 2023 13:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver the Republican address to the nation in response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union speech next week as the GOP seeks to show it's creating a new generation of leaders. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and...

Biden urges unity at prayer breakfast under new management

Feb. 02, 2023 11:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden delivered a message of unity at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, the first time the annual event has been held since its leadership and structure were overhauled to distance it from a controversial private religious group. “In our...

Biden's top economic aide leaving White House

Feb. 02, 2023 10:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's top economic adviser, Brian Deese, is leaving his post. Biden said Thursday in a statement that Deese would step down as director of the White House National Economic Council. That position had him coordinating policy across the government...

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate focuses on parade crash

Feb. 02, 2023 10:45 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative candidate in a pivotal race for Wisconsin Supreme Court is using video images of an SUV that drove through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing six people, in her first television ad of the race released Thursday. Waukesha County...

After bitter RNC meeting, Democrats look to project unity

Feb. 02, 2023 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after bitter divisions dominated a national Republican gathering, Democrats holding their own meeting are eager to showcase just how much they agree on. There will be no party chair fight since Jaime Harrison isn’t up for reelection until 2025. There is...