Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump is raising new alarms about what he would do if he makes it back to the White House, even referring to himself in an interview Tuesday night as a “dictator,” but only, he said, on “Day One.” At a town hall in Iowa with Fox News host Sean […]

The Good Brigade/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Hanukkah has taken on a new meaning this year for many in the Jewish community after Israel was attacked by terrorist group Hamas on Oct. 7. More than 1,200 people in Israel were killed, and 6,900 others injured, according to Israeli officials. An estimated 236 people are said […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A Texas mother of two says she “desperately” wants a chance to try for a third child but is in jeopardy of losing her uterus due to Texas’ abortion bans. She is currently carrying a pregnancy with virtually no chance the baby will survive to birth or long afterwards […]

Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Editor’s note: This report contains graphic descriptions of sexual violence. (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden has blamed Hamas’ refusal to release civilian female hostages for the end of a temporary cease-fire, and he called reports of women allegedly sexually assaulted by Hamas “appalling.” “We had a report in the earliest […]

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 […]

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 […]

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