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Prosecutors will make history with opening statements in Trump's hush money criminal case

For the first time in history, prosecutors are presenting a criminal case against a former American president to a jury as they accuse Donald Trump of a hush money scheme aimed at preventing damaging stories about his personal life from being public More »


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The Latest | Trump set to return to court for opening statements in his historic hush money trial

Opening statements in Donald Trump’s historic hush money trial are set to begin More »


Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over his role in failing to prevent Oct. 7 attack

The head of Israel’s military intelligence directorate has resigned over Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack More »


Local election workers fear threats to their safety as November nears. One group is trying to help

A top concern for local election workers throughout the country this year is their own safety More »


Aid approval brings Ukraine closer to replenishing troops struggling to hold front lines

Approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of a $61 billion package for Ukraine puts the country a step closer to getting an infusion of new firepower More »


Europe is the fastest-warming continent, at nearly twice the average global rate, report says

Two top climate monitoring organizations are reporting that Europe is the fastest-warming continent and its temperatures are rising at roughly twice the global average More »


Papua New Guinea leader takes offense after Biden implies his uncle was eaten by cannibals

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister James Marape has accused Joe Biden of disparaging the South Pacific island nation by implying that an uncle of the U.S. president had been eaten by “cannibals” there during World War II More »


From Sin City to the City of Angels, building starts on high-speed rail line

Groundbreaking on a $12 billion high-speed passenger rail line between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area is just about here More »


Biden is marking Earth Day by announcing $7 billion in federal solar power grants

President Joe Biden is marking Earth Day by announcing $7 billion in federal grants to provide residential solar projects serving 900,000-plus households in low- and middle-income communities More »


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