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'A disaster': Speaker fight exposes GOP leadership vacuum

Jan. 05, 2023 06:44 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With House Republicans riven by infighting, unable to coalesce around a pick for speaker, former President Donald Trump had an emphatic message for the new GOP majority. “Do not turn a great triumph into a giant & embarrassing defeat,” Trump warned in...

Today in History: December 5, Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Dec. 05, 2022 00:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2022. There are 26 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 5, 2013, Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa’s first Black president, died at...

US Sen. Lindsey Graham questioned in Georgia election probe

Nov. 22, 2022 15:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham testified Tuesday before a special grand jury that's investigating whether President Donald Trump and others illegally meddled in the 2020 election in Georgia. The South Carolina Republican's appearance before the panel came after a drawn-out...

Pelosi, dominant figure for the ages, leaves lasting imprint

Nov. 18, 2022 00:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are two searing scenes of Nancy Pelosi confronting the violent extremism that spilled into the open late in her storied political career. In one, she's uncharacteristically shaken in a TV interview as she recounts the brutal attack on her husband. In the...

Judge says Michael Flynn must testify in Ga. election probe

Nov. 15, 2022 17:43 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Tuesday said former national security adviser Michael Flynn must testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that's looking into whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia. ...

Biden to meet China's Xi on Monday for Taiwan, Russia talks

Nov. 10, 2022 14:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will meet Monday with President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of next week’s Group of 20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, a face-to-face meeting that comes amid increasingly strained U.S.-China relations, the White House announced Thursday. It will...

Biden wants to discuss Taiwan, Russia, trade with China's Xi

Nov. 09, 2022 18:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he plans at an anticipated meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss growing tensions between Washington and Beijing over the self-ruled island of Taiwan, trade policies and Beijing's relationship with Russia. The...

Judge orders Gingrich to testify in Georgia election probe

Nov. 09, 2022 14:22 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich must comply with a subpoena seeking his testimony in front of a special grand jury in Georgia investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence that state’s 2020 election results, a Virginia judge...