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Hunt for Capitol attackers still on 6 months after Jan. 6

The first waves of arrests in the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol focused on the easy targets. Dozens in the pro-Trump mob openly bragged about their actions on Jan. 6 on social media and were captured in shocking footage ...

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Rittenhouse attorney wants to show victim was sex offender

MADISON, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorney wants a judge to allow him to argue that one of the men his client fatally shot during a Wisconsin protest was a sex offender, saying it supports a defense theory that he attacked ...

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Towns, wildlife groups suing state over renewable energy project standards

Six municipalities as well as conservation and wildlife groups are suing the New York State Office of Renewable Energy Siting (ORES), claiming environmental review requirements were not met when uniform standards for fast-tracking renewable energy projects were established. The suit, ...

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TAKEAWAYS: Trump’s safe for now, but company’s in hot water

NEW YORK (AP) — With Thursday’s arraignment of Donald Trump’s company and his longtime finance chief on tax fraud charges, New York authorities notched their first indictment in a two-year ongoing investigation of the former president. Trump and his lawyers ...

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Federal executions halted; Garland orders protocols reviewed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is halting federal executions after a historic use of capital punishment by the Trump administration, which carried out 13 executions in six months. Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement Thursday night, saying he ...

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Unusually agreeable justices end term with conservative wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusually agreeable Supreme Court term ended with conservative-driven decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures that offered a glimpse of what the coming years of the right’s dominance could look like for the nation’s highest court. ...

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Conservative high court upholds Arizona voting restrictions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld voting restrictions in Arizona in a decision that could make it harder to challenge other states’ voting limits put in place by Republican lawmakers following last year’s elections. The 6-3 ruling by ...

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Trump Org, CFO plead not guilty to tax crime charges

Lawyers for Donald Trump’s company pleaded not guilty to tax crime charges Thursday, along with the Trump Organization’s longtime finance chief. It is the first criminal case arising from a two-year investigation into the former president’s company. Trump Organization CFO ...

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Pelosi names GOP’s Cheney to panel investigating Jan. 6 riot

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday named Republican Rep. Liz Cheney to a new select committee on the violent Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, elevating the most unyielding GOP critic of former President Donald Trump to work ...

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High court: California can’t collect charity top donor names

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered California to stop collecting the names and addresses of top donors to charities, calling the state’s requirement a “dragnet for sensitive donor information.” The justices voted 6-3 along ideological lines to ...

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Whither #MeToo? Chilling effect of Cosby reversal feared

When Indira Henard, director of the DC Rape Crisis Center, received the text message Wednesday, she thought she wasn’t reading her phone correctly. “Indira oh my god,” said the message from a colleague. “Cosby’s walking out of prison.” “I put ...

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