5 more in New Jersey arrested for role in Capitol riots

Five more New Jersey residents have been charged in connection with the breach of the U.S.…

Lawyer blames Mexican cartel in Nevada drug, cockfight case

ELKO, Nev. (AP) – A defense lawyer says two Elko County men accused of trafficking drugs…

ICE frees potential witnesses in Georgia medical abuse case

HOUSTON (AP) – U.S. immigration authorities have released the last of nine detained women who were…

Impeachment arguments to start week of Feb. 8

Senators will be sworn in as impeachment jurors next Tuesday, but the actual trial on former…

Nevada legislative session to start closed to public

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – The Nevada Legislature will limit access to the public when lawmakers…

Biden, Harris commit to ‘codifying Roe’ as pro-lifers decry abortion agenda

President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris recommitted Friday to “codifying Roe v. Wade” on the…

Rep. Cawthorn under fire from liberals for social-media posts

Liberals are frothing mad at Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s statements on social media about his alleged athletic…

Jason Robert Karimi charged with threatening member of Congress

A Minneapolis man was charged Friday with threatening to “cause pain in every way possible” to…

Va senator who defended Capitol rioters faces censure effort

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Senate appears likely to censure a GOP state senator whose…

Joe Biden on impeachment timing: Appreciate time to get administration ‘up and running’

President Biden said Friday that he still had to review Senate Republicans’ proposed timeline for an…

Arizona GOP plots its future after Trump’s presidency

PHOENIX (AP) – As a changing Arizona inches away from its staunchly Republican roots, the state…

White House requesting threat assessment on ‘domestic violent extremism’

The White House is requesting a “comprehensive threat assessment” on the risks posed by domestic violent…

JFK school, named for slaveholder, now honors Black activist

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) – An elementary school that was once attended by John F. Kennedy is…

Petition seeks ouster of Kentucky AG over Taylor death probe

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A petition seeking the impeachment of Kentucky’s attorney general was filed Friday…

VIRUS TODAY: Barriers slow efforts to vaccinate immigrants

Here’s what’s happening Friday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: Read more…

Lisa Murkowski says she has ‘no desire’ to switch to Democratic Party

Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said Friday she will remain in the Republican Party, refuting speculation…

Joe Biden faces pressure to aim higher in COVID-19 vaccine goals

The U.S. is administering nearly 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per day, placing President Biden on…

No bond for Michigan man charged in US Capitol riot

CALUMET, Mich. (AP) – A Michigan man charged in the riot at the U.S. Capitol will…

Texas sues to stop Biden’s deportation halt

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Friday to block President Biden’s new order halting…

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas on Friday moved to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a…