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Biden risks troubled Americas summit in Los Angeles

May. 21, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — While President Joe Biden travels in Asia, his administration is scrambling to salvage next month’s summit focused on Latin America. The Summit of the Americas, which the United States is hosting for the first time since the inaugural event in 1994, has risked...

California man pleads guilty to Capitol riot charge

May. 19, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A California man who stormed the U.S. Capitol, opened the doors to other rioters and sat in the Senate chair of then-Vice President Mike Pence pleaded guilty to a federal charge Thursday. Christian Secor, 23, of Costa Mesa, entered the plea in a Washington court...

GOP directs culture war fury toward green investing trend

May. 19, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republicans are coming out swinging against Wall Street's growing efforts to consider factors like long-term environmental risk in investment decisions, the latest indication that the GOP is willing to damage its relationship with big business to score culture war points. ...

House Jan. 6 panel unlikely to call Trump, chairman says

May. 17, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators are unlikely to call former President Donald Trump to testify about his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, relying instead on interviews with aides, family and others who were close to him at the time. Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson, the...

Pence to rally with Kemp in Georgia in break with Trump

May. 13, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence will campaign with Georgia's incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp the day before this month's GOP primary in his most significant political break with former President Donald Trump to date. Kemp's campaign announced Friday morning...

Call Trump or Pence? It's decision time for Jan. 6 panel

May. 09, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has interviewed nearly 1,000 people. But the nine-member panel has yet to talk to the two most prominent players in that day’s events — former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence. ...

Pence: Leaked abortion draft opinion helps some '22 hopefuls

May. 06, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence applauded the essence of a leaked draft opinion suggesting that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark case that legalized abortion nationwide, predicting that the decision could have favorable impacts for...

Pence: Leaked abortion draft opinion helps some '22 hopefuls

May. 05, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence applauded the essence of a leaked draft opinion suggesting that the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark case that legalized abortion nationwide, predicting that the decision could have favorable impacts for...

Attorney: Pardoned Chicago man reaches $7.5M settlement

May. 04, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Chicago man who was pardoned after spending more than seven years in prison for an armed robbery he didn't commit has reached a $7.5 million settlement with a northern Indiana city and former police officers, his attorney and a city spokeswoman said Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

May. 04, 2022 13:25 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 29 The New York Times believes the Federal Reserve should take a measured approach to addressing inflation Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve, has often expressed...