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US military grounds entire fleet of Osprey aircraft following a deadly crash off the coast of Japan

The US military has announced it is grounding all of its Osprey V-22 helicopters, one week after eight Air Force Special Operations Command service members died in a crash off the coast of Japan. 2 hours ago

Who’s running for president in 2024, and which Republicans have dropped out of the race?

With just about a year to go until the 2024 presidential election, the field of candidates is in flux. We're tracking all the current and former White House bids.

‘Fake electors’ in Wis. settle claims from 2020 election

Wednesday’s civil settlement marks the first time pro-Trump electors have agreed to revoke their false filings and not repeat their actions in the next presidential election.

US announces new weapons aid for Ukraine as Congress is stalled on more funding

The Biden administration is sending a new $175 million package of military aid to Ukraine.

McCarthy says he will leave Congress at the end of the year

The resignation caps his spectacular downfall after just under nine months as speaker, when the right-wing forces that he and other establishment Republicans harnessed to power their political victories ultimately rose up and ran him out.

Colorado Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of court’s ability to remove Trump from the ballot

A district court judge in Denver last month ruled that while Donald Trump engaged in insurrection by inciting the violent attack, Section 3 of the 14th Amendment doesn’t apply to the office of president so he can remain on the ballot.

Four Republicans will be on stage for the fourth presidential debate. Here’s who’s in and who’s out.

The field of candidates onstage for the next Republican presidential debate will be the smallest yet.

US files war crime charges against Russians accused of torturing an American in the Ukraine invasion

Four Russian men accused of torturing an American during the invasion of Ukraine have been charged with war crimes in a case that’s the first of its kind, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday.

Biden urges Congress to pass Ukraine aid package while expressing openness to Mexico border changes

President Biden on Wednesday said it was “stunning” that Congress has not yet approved tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance for Ukraine, as his administration warned of dire consequences for Kyiv if lawmakers don’t act.

Justice Department investigating the deaths and kidnappings of Americans in the Hamas attack

“Hamas murdered more than 30 Americans and kidnapped more" during the attack, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Wednesday. “We are investigating those heinous crimes and we will hold those people accountable.”

Trump says he’ll be a dictator on ‘day one.’ Legal experts are concerned.

Laurence H. Tribe, a leading expert on constitutional law, said Wednesday that Trump’s comments on Fox News were “profoundly concerning.”

Fake Donald Trump electors settle civil lawsuit in Wisconsin, agree that President Biden won

Ten Republicans who posed as fake electors for Trump in Wisconsin have settled a civil lawsuit and admitted their actions were part of an effort to overturn President Biden’s victory, attorneys who filed the case announced Wednesday.


Chris Christie courts ‘traditionally overlooked’ college students in N.H. as GOP field narrows

The first-in-the-nation presidential primary in New Hampshire is less than seven weeks away, and presidential candidates are making their way through the Granite State. Here are some events to note.


So far the RNC debates have not done what they were supposed to. So, it appears, they are giving up after one last try.

The debate void could be filled by TV networks as well as other less-conventional sources.


US Navy awards $147m contract to build NOAA hub in Newport

NOAA’s Marine Operations Center – Atlantic will be relocated from Virginia to Newport.

At tribal summit, Biden to sign order on funding, support Indigenous lacrosse team in 2028 Olympics

President Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday during a tribal nations summit that aims to make it easier for Native Americans to access federal funding and have greater autonomy over how to invest those funds