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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 »


Vice President Harris announces final rules mandating minimum standards for nursing home staffing

The federal government is for the first time requiring nursing homes to have minimum staffing levels after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed grim realities in poorly staffed facilities for older Americans 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 »


With homelessness on the rise, the Supreme Court will weigh bans on sleeping outdoors

The Supreme Court will consider whether banning homeless people from sleeping outside when shelter space is lacking amounts to cruel and unusual punishment More »


When it comes to government planes and political trips, who pays for a president's campaign travel?

In any election year, there’s a fuzzy line between governing and campaigning More »


Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut

President Joe Biden frequently cites insulin prices as he promotes a $35 price cap for Americans with diabetes who are on Medicare More »


Crush of lawsuits over voting in multiple states creates a shadow war for the 2024 election

As President Joe Biden and Donald Trump step up their campaigning in swing states, a quieter battle is taking place in the shadows of their White House rematch More »


Key players: Who's who at Donald Trump’s hush money criminal trial

Donald Trump’s hush money criminal trial shifts to opening statements Monday, followed by the start of witness testimony More »


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