Jill Biden casts Donald Trump as a threat to women as she opens a tour of battleground states
First lady Jill Biden is warning that returning Donald Trump to the White House would threaten women who already have watched the former president’s Supreme Court picks nix a federal right to abortion services.
President Joe Biden signs short-term spending bill to avoid partial government shutdown
President Joe Biden on Friday signed a short-term spending measure that keeps one set of federal agencies operating through March 8 and another set through March 22 — officially staving off a partial government shutdown that would have started on Saturday.
Appeals court ruling that vacates Capitol rioter's sentence could impact dozens of Jan. 6 cases
A federal appeals court in Washington has ordered a new sentence for a retired Air Force officer who stormed the U.S. Capitol dressed in combat gear, in a ruling that could impact dozens of other cases stemming from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack.
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Texas' state and presidential primaries
Less than a week after staging rival events on the banks of the Rio Grande River along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will face voters on the Texas primary ballot in a state that has openly clashed with the Biden administration over how to address a record number of illegal border crossings.
House Republicans send new Justice Department subpoenas in impeachment inquiry, drawing pushback
The Justice Department is pushing back against a new set of subpoenas quietly sent out by House Republicans related the Hunter Biden criminal investigation in another brewing faceoff in the impeachment inquiry.
Alabama IVF ruling highlights importance of state supreme court races in this year's US elections
The recent ruling in Alabama that frozen embryos are legally considered children has created a political firestorm after the decision halted treatment for many couples trying to have families through fertility treatments.
AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Super Tuesday's presidential nominating contests
With contests in 16 states and American Samoa, the Super Tuesday primaries next week will be the largest day of voting of the year outside of the November election, Both Democratic President Joe Biden and Republican front-runner Donald Trump hope to amass a string of lopsided victories that will help them move beyond the primaries and focus on their expected general election rematch.
Arizona's new voting laws that require proof of citizenship are not discriminatory, a US judge rules
A U.S. district judge has ruled Arizona legislators did not discriminate when they adopted laws requiring counties to verify the status of registered voters who haven’t provided proof of U.S. citizenship.
Judge indicates he will rule within next 2 weeks on bid to remove Fani Willis from Trump case
The judge overseeing the Georgia election interference case against Donald Trump has indicated that he will rule within the next two weeks on whether to remove Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis from the case over a romantic relationship with a top prosecutor.
Prosecutors press judge for summer trial for Trump in classified docs case, but no date set
Federal prosecutors have pressed a federal judge to schedule a trial for this summer in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump, while defense lawyers sought to put it off until after the election.
Texas wildfires: how to help and how to stay safe
As firefighters work to put out the largest wildfire in Texas history, here’s a guide to fire weather watches, safety tips and how to find organizations collecting donations to directly help local residents, including farmers and ranchers.
Judge holds veteran journalist Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge source
A federal judge has held veteran investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in civil contempt for refusing to divulge her source for a series of Fox News stories about a Chinese American scientist who was investigated by the FBI but never charged.
South Dakota Republican lawmakers want clarity for the state's abortion laws. They propose a video
South Dakota’s Republican-controlled Legislature has approved the creation of a video to outline the state’s abortion laws and to clarify when health care providers are legally allowed to intervene.