Fulton County passes resolution that would explore legal challenges to Georgia voting law
Fulton County officials on Wednesday passed a resolution that will allow Georgia's most populous county to explore legal challenges to the state's controversial voting law that was rushed into law last month.
US Capitol rioter who tried to flee to Switzerland is jailed pre-trial
A geophysicist who allegedly beat police officers who were trying to help injured rioters during the US Capitol siege will be jailed before trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing the man's ham-handed attempt to flee to Switzerland as proof that he poses a literal flight risk.
Federal judge rules private land on border can be seized for the wall, despite Biden's construction halt
The federal government can take "immediate possession" of a Texas family's land along the US-Mexico border after a years-long court battle, a federal judge has ruled -- a move at odds with President Joe Biden's pledge to halt wall construction.
How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal
President Joe Biden ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan over the advice of some of his senior-most advisers in the Pentagon and State Department, leaders who are now charged with carrying out the particulars of the complicated drawdown.
Biden's agenda hinges on new Senate push for bipartisan deals amid distrust between the parties
Major items on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda hang in the balance this month, hinging on Republicans' willingness to cut deals and whether Democrats agree to pare back their ambitions at the risk of causing a backlash on the left.
Obama praises Biden's 'bold leadership' on Afghanistan withdrawal
Former President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised President Joe Biden's "bold leadership" for his decision to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, saying that "it is time to recognize that we have accomplished all that we can militarily" in America's longest war.
Prosecutors won't pursue charges in shooting death of Ashli Babbitt during Capitol riot
Federal prosecutors in Washington, DC, will not pursue criminal charges against the US Capitol Police officer involved in the shooting death of Ashli Babbitt during the riot at the Capitol on January 6, the Justice Department said Wednesday.
Biden says parts of US are 'backsliding into the days of Jim Crow'
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that parts of the United States are "backsliding into the days of Jim Crow" by passing laws he says are reminiscent of when Black Americans had to pay poll taxes and pass other tests before casting their vote.
US intel chief says spy agencies still do not know 'where, when, or how' COVID-19 was initially transmitted
US intelligence agencies still do not know "exactly where, when, or how Covid-19 virus was transmitted initially" in China but remain focused on two primary theories, that "it emerged naturally from human contact with infected animals or it was a laboratory accident," the nation's top spy told Senate lawmakers on Tuesday.
The Point: Donald Trump is building a shadow Republican Party
On Monday, a cohort of former Trump administration officials launched the America First Policy Institute, a think tank organization aimed at promoting "liberty, free enterprise, national greatness, American military superiority, foreign-policy engagement in the American interest, and the primacy of American workers," according to its website.