Judge Orders Trump, Companies to Pay $355 Million in New York Civil Fraud Case
Because it was civil, not criminal, the case did not carry the potential of prison time for the former president.
Louisiana Republicans Are in Court to Fight Efforts to Establish New Black Congressional District
Louisiana is among multiple states still wrangling over congressional districts after the U.S. Supreme Court decided in June that Alabama had violated the Voting Rights Act.
New York Judge Issues Limited Gag Order After Trump Sends Disparaging Post About Court Clerk
A New York judge sternly imposed a limited gag order in Donald Trump's civil business fraud trial Tuesday after the former president disparaged a key court staffer.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California dies at age 90
Feinstein served as California’s senior senator since 1992 and was one of several trailblazing women elected to Congress that year.
Jury Finds Trump Liable for Sexual Abuse, Awards Accuser $5M
A jury has awarded advice columnist E. Jean Carroll $5 million in a judgment that could haunt the former president as he campaigns to regain the White House.
AG Garland: Pentagon Document Leaker Taken Into Custody in Massachusetts
FBI agents converged Thursday at Teixeira’s Massachusetts home and heavily armed tactical agents took a man wearing a T-shirt and shorts into custody outside the property.
Donald Trump Pleads Not Guilty to 34 Felony Charges
Trump entered the plea Tuesday during a brief arraignment in a lower Manhattan courtroom as prosecutors unsealed a grand jury indictment.
Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19, Returns to Isolation
President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug.
House Passes Bill Banning Certain Semi-Automatic Guns
The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootingsripping through communities nationwide.
Jan. 6 Panel to Share 20 Transcripts With Justice Department
The House Jan. 6 committee will share 20 of its interview transcripts with the Justice Department as federal prosecutors have been increasingly focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the election.