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Former Alabama sheriff pleads not guilty to federal charges

May. 19, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama sheriff who resigned last year rather than face an impeachment inquiry said he is innocent of federal charges that he used improper loans to pay personal expenses including gambling debts. Former Clarke County Sheriff William Ray Norris pleaded...

Senate confirms Brink as new US ambassador to Ukraine

May. 18, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Bridget Brink late Wednesday as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, filling the post as officials plan to return American diplomats to Kyiv during the nation's continuing battle against the Russian invasion. The veteran foreign service officer, who...

House subpoenas its own, sets new norm after Jan. 6 attack

May. 14, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jan. 6 committee’s remarkable decision to subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other congressional Republicans over the insurrection at the Capitol is as rare as the deadly riot itself, deepening the acrimony and distrust among lawmakers and raising questions...

House subpoenas its own, grave new norm after Jan. 6 attack

May. 13, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jan. 6 committee’s remarkable decision to subpoena House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other congressional Republicans over the insurrection at the Capitol is as rare as the deadly riot itself, deepening the acrimony and distrust among lawmakers and raising questions...

Trump-backed candidate in Wash. House race appears to stall

May. 12, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The insurgent candidate backed by former President Donald Trump appears to be stalling in a crowded field of Republicans challenging the GOP incumbent for a U.S. House seat in conservative central Washington state. Rep. Dan Newhouse, a four-term congressman,...

Ambassador nominee for Ukraine seeks quick embassy reopening

May. 10, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's nominee for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine promised senators Tuesday she would work to make Russia's invasion of that country a “strategic failure,” in a war-zone appointment that for the time being will focus more on coordinating Western weapon...

GOP Rep. Tom Reed, who faced misconduct claim, resigns

May. 10, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Congressman Tom Reed is resigning, leaving office more than seven months before the end of his term. Reed said last year that he would not seek reelection after he was accused of sexual misconduct but he announced in a speech on the floor of the U.S. House...

Candidate entry suggests South Dakota AG won't seek 2nd term

May. 10, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A top aide to Republican South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced Tuesday he is seeking the GOP nomination for state attorney general, suggesting that Ravnsborg won’t seek another term as he faces an impeachment trial in the death of a pedestrian. ...

Today in History: May 9, Mandela chosen to lead South Africa

May. 09, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 9, the 129th day of 2022. There are 236 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 9, 1994, South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first Black...

Lawyer: Abortion bill could subject women to homicide charge

May. 04, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana House committee voted Wednesday to make abortion a crime of homicide for which a woman ending her pregnancy could be charged, along with anyone helping her. The bill also declares that any federal law, regulation or court ruling that allows abortion...