Friday September 22nd, 2023 6:30AM

AP Elections

Senate confirms chairman of joint chiefs as GOP senator still blocking hundreds of military nominees
The Senate has confirmed Gen. CQ Brown as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, putting him in place to succeed Gen. Mark Milley when he retires at the end of the month
4:47PM ( 1 day ago )
Why the power of a US attorney has become a flashpoint in the Hunter Biden case
House Republicans have grilled Attorney General Merrick Garland about the Justice Department investigation of Hunter Biden in a contentious hearing that delved into aspects of the criminal justice system that typically play out long before the case enters a public courtroom
4:12PM ( 1 day ago )
Ray Epps, Trump supporter targeted by Jan. 6 conspiracy theory, pleads guilty to Capitol riot charge
Ray Epps, a onetime Donald Trump supporter who was the target of a conspiracy theory about the Jan. 6, 2021, attack, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge for his role in the riot
3:52PM ( 1 day ago )
White House to announce first-ever federal office of gun violence prevention, AP sources say
President Joe Biden is creating the first-ever federal office of gun violence prevention, according to two people familiar with the plans
3:40PM ( 1 day ago )
Trump launches his fall push in Iowa to lock in his lead before the first Republican caucuses
Donald Trump has begun a fall press in Iowa where he hopes to lock in thousands of Republican caucusgoers in the early-voting state
3:16PM ( 1 day ago )
A panel finds torture made a 9/11 defendant psychotic. A judge will rule whether he can stand trial
A military medical panel has concluded that one of the five 9/11 defendants held at Guantanamo Bay has been rendered delusional and psychotic by the torture he underwent years ago while in CIA custody
3:16PM ( 1 day ago )
A 96-year-old federal judge is barred from hearing cases in a bitter fight over her mental fitness
A 96-year-old U.S. federal appeals court judge has been barred from hearing cases for a year after a judicial panel said she refused to undergo medical testing over concerns she's no longer mentally fit to serve on the bench
3:10PM ( 1 day ago )
Biden administration announces $600M to produce COVID tests and will reopen website to order them
The Biden administration has announced that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household
3:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Surveillance video prompts Connecticut elections officials to investigate Bridgeport primary
Surveillance video of a woman in Connecticut stuffing papers into an absentee ballot drop box has prompted an investigation into possible election fraud
2:39PM ( 1 day ago )
Trump's New York hush-money criminal trial could overlap with state's presidential primary
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a bill setting the state’s presidential primary for April 2, potentially putting former President Donald Trump on the ballot as he stands trial in Manhattan for a hush-money criminal case
2:20PM ( 1 day ago )