SimpleImages/Getty Images (DENVER) — The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in the historic challenge to Trump’s ballot eligibility in Colorado under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment. During the two-hour hearing in Denver, the seven-justice court posed sharp questions central to the case, including on the definition of insurrection; whether the Capitol riot […]

ftwitty/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York in a $250 million civil lawsuit that could alter the personal fortune and real estate empire that helped propel Trump to the White House. Trump, his sons Eric Trump and and Donald Trump Jr., and other top Trump Organization executives […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration is putting off its plan to ban menthol cigarettes until next March after an aggressive lobbying push by civil rights groups — some sponsored by Big Tobacco — who argued a ban would unfairly target Black smokers. The delay, acknowledged in an online posting Wednesday, is a […]

Squid Game: The Challenge was renewed for a second season ahead of its final episode, Wednesday, December 6, which concluded will Mai taking home $4.56 million — the largest prize in reality TV history. Squid Game: The Challenge pits 456 players against “a series of games inspired by the original show,” as well as “surprising […]

Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Hours after President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress to urgently approve a stalled package of aid to Ukraine, Republicans blocked a key Senate procedural vote over demands for new restrictions to bolster U.S. border security. Biden called it “stunning” that Congress has taken as long as […]

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (NEW YORK) — Lori Vallow, the mother convicted of murdering two of her children in a so-called doomsday plot, is scheduled to be arraigned in Arizona Thursday morning on charges alleging she killed her fourth husband and plotted to kill the ex-husband of her niece. Lori Vallow, 50, was extradited from […]

SONGPHOL THESAKIT/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Eligible adults can now receive free at-home rapid tests, telehealth sessions and at-home treatments for both COVID and influenza through a newly expanded federal government program. Initially launched as a pilot program in select areas, the Home Test to Treat program from the National Institutes of Health is now […]

ABC/Randy Holmes Killers of the Flower Moon was named best picture by The National Board of Review, and also earned top prizes for its director Martin Scorsese and co-star Lily Gladstone. Paul Giamatti took home the best actor award for his role in The Holdovers, with the film’s Da’Vine Joy Randolph grabbing supporting actress honors. […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In an historic move, the Justice Department on Wednesday announced it is unsealing war crimes charges against four Russia-affiliated military personnel with disturbing details of their alleged torture and inhumane treatment of a U.S. national in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion of the country last year. This is the first time ever […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — Four Republican presidential candidates took the stage in Alabama on Wednesday night for one last chance to trade attacks and stake out policy positions before voting starts in the 2024 primary, in Iowa and New Hampshire, next month. The debate, the smallest yet, featured former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, […]

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