FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The Broward County Sheriff's Office arrested a veteran deputy Wednesday, accusing him of secretly recording security video that showed a gunman shooting at passengers in January at Fort Lauderdale-...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A California congresswoman is calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from the presidency under a never-before-used constitutional provision.
Rep. Jackie Speier, a San Francisco-area Democrat,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- All around the country, officials are discussing whether to remove memorials and rename public spaces dedicated to Confederate leaders. But not at the Pentagon.
Three of the largest military bases in the ...Read more
MIAMI -- Everybody agreed: When Gladys Coego covertly filled in other people's absentee ballots while working at the Miami-Dade elections headquarters, she chipped away at the integrity of the voting system.
But at 74, ...Read more
MIAMI--Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to Miami on Wednesday to deliver a stark warning on the dangers of "criminal aliens" and praised the county's mayor for being the only big-city leader to abandon "sanctuary" ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ripped Chicago for its defiant "sanctuary city" stance against turning over local prisoners for deportation, once again blaming the city's surge in crime on ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Racial violence in Charlottesville has re-energized efforts to scrap Confederate statues and memorials, but many Southern states are moving in the opposite direction, enacting laws that protect and retain the...Read more
WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are introducing a formal resolution to denounce President Donald Trump for saying that "both sides" are to blame for a violent encounter between white supremacists and neo-Nazis and the ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- A plaque honoring Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, was quietly removed from the park at Horton Plaza Park in downtown San Diego on Wednesday.
The plaque, which was inlaid into the floor of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- North Dakota state Sen. Tom Campbell has decided to challenge Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp for her Senate seat, he confirmed Wednesday.
Campbell said he made his decision after months of consideration and ...Read more
Visitation canceled at all Florida prisons this weekend
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Corrections canceled visitation at all 149 of its facilities this Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20, citing a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Top Republican tax writers went to a national shrine for tax cutters -- former President Ronald Reagan's California ranch -- hoping to make a sales pitch for a historic overhaul of the U.S. tax code.
But ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As Treasury Department aides filtered in for a routine meeting on Wednesday, there was one main issue to be discussed: Secretary Steven Mnuchin does not stand with Donald Trump on the topic of neo-Nazis.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- More than 35 people have been killed during a mutiny at a Venezuelan jail, Liborio Guarulla, the governor of the southern state of Amazonas, said on Twitter late Wednesday.
The attorney general's ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- A nighttime drive along an open suburban road can seem to drag on forever. Without anyone in sight and a heavy right foot on the accelerator, the drive could inspire a liberal interpretation of the speed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It took President Donald Trump's defense of a neo-Nazi rally for many Republicans in Congress to publicly distance themselves from the White House, after months of brushing off his impolitic behavior and ...Read more
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- A Pentagon prosecutor pressed an embarrassed and reluctant Saudi terrorist Wednesday to describe his abuse during his 2002-03 interrogations in Afghanistan, including an episode of an ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- An intriguing multinational game of legal chess is unfolding as lawsuits move forward on both sides of the Atlantic over the publication of a controversial dossier that has dogged the Trump administration.
BALTIMORE -- A key panel voted Wednesday to remove a statue of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney from the grounds of the State House in Annapolis.
In a vote taken by email, three members of the four-member ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The Hollywood Forever Cemetery removed a monument commemorating Confederate veterans early Wednesday after hundreds of activists requested its removal and some threatened vandalism.
The move comes days ...Read more
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