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'Real good!': QAnon forums say Trump indictment is great news
Following a now-predictable pattern, QAnon followers have responded to reports of Donald Trump’s indictment by convincing themselves this is, in fact, good news.
By Katie Dowd
Gavin Newsom makes presidential-level moves amid Trump indictment
Wild details in drug ring case against San Jose police union exec
A new bug was named after Jerry Brown. It kind of makes sense.
Shasta County's quest to replace Dominion turns 'very dark'
Fentanyl dealers in Calif. are safe from murder charges, for now
Bay Area lawmaker under fire for 'creepy dystopia' tweet
Lawsuits are piling up alleging tech giants are harming kids
Arkansas state officials announced lawsuits on Tuesday against Meta and TikTok alleging the social media giants misled younger users about the "addictive" nature and the availability of adult content on their platforms. They're the latest in a...
By Cristiano Lima
Expensive court race will decide future of abortion in Wisconsin
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Tuesday's election for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court - the most expensive judicial race in U.S. history - has turned into a caustic, ideological brawl that will determine whether liberals or conservatives control the...
By Patrick Marley
Hutchinson launches GOP 2024 bid, calls on Trump to drop out
Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will seek the Republican presidential nomination and he's positioning himself as an alternative to Donald Trump just days after the former president was indicted by a grand jury in New York. Hutchinson announced...
By ANDREW DeMILLO
Blinken presses for release of U.S. journalist in call with Russian counterpart
Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for the "immediate release" of a U.S. journalist detained in Russia and another imprisoned American in a rare phone call Sunday with the country's foreign minister. Wall Street Journal reporter Evan...
By Ann E. Marimow and John Hudson
Justice Dept. said to have more evidence of possible Trump obstruction at Mar-a-Lago
Justice Department and FBI investigators have amassed fresh evidence pointing to possible obstruction by former president Donald Trump in the investigation into top-secret documents found at his Mar-a-Lago home, according to people familiar with...
By Devlin Barrett, Josh Dawsey and Perry Stein
She sent back furniture unaware her cat was hiding in it. A weeks-long search ensued.
Randi McGlone Reyna wanted a new recliner chair to relax in with her cat, Inky, while she watched television. At the end of February, she drove to the Big Sandy Superstore near her home in Ashland, Ky., where she picked out a comfortable model...
By Cathy Free
Trump claims judge overseeing New York case 'hates' him. His lawyer says it isn't true.
Former president Donald Trump's attorney Joe Tacopina said Sunday he doesn't believe the judge who oversaw Trump's indictment is biased, contradicting days of Trump's attacks in which he declared that the judge "HATES ME." On Friday, the former...
By Azi Paybarah, Drew Harwell and Ann E. Marimow
Biden and his 2024 campaign: Waiting for some big decisions
President Joe Biden has all but announced he's running for reelection, but there are some key unanswered questions about the campaign. Who will lead it? Where will it be based? When will he finally make it official? Aides are mindful that Donald...
By ZEKE MILLER and WILL WEISSERT
Here's what we know about how climate change is influencing tornadoes
The link between warming global temperatures and extreme weather is clearest with unprecedented heat waves and extraordinary amounts of precipitation. While it's harder to identify the relationship between climate change and tornado outbreaks -...
By Scott Dance
Twitter strikes New York Times' verified badge on Elon Musk's orders
Twitter removed the "verified" badge from the New York Times' main account on Sunday, a move that billionaire owner Elon Musk pushed for overnight after learning that the news organization would not pay for its Twitter Blue service. The move...
By Drew Harwell
The company that needed $545 million for paychecks when SVB collapsed
On the morning of March 10, as Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, Rippling CEO Parker Conrad did a quick calculation: $130 million of his clients' money was due to exit his payroll-management firm in the next 72 hours. Tens of thousands of workers at...
By Jeanne Whalen
Republican Asa Hutchinson announces he is running for president
Former Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson announced Sunday that he will run for president in 2024, a move that comes after the Republican has marketed himself as a more stable alternative to former president Donald Trump. Hutchinson, 72, said he...
By Meryl Kornfield
A century before Trump, a president paid a mistress to stay silent
Donald Trump is not the only candidate who won the presidency while allegedly paying for a former sexual partner to stay quiet. Warren G. Harding became the nation's 29th president in 1921 while paying not one, but two women to keep affairs he had...
By James D. Robenalt
Twitter's blue check mark was loved and loathed. Now it's pay for play.
Brian Stelter has long relied on the little blue check marks as key to reporting when news breaks. The former CNN anchor would scan Twitter for accurate information from verified accounts about a developing tragedy or natural disaster or big...
By Rachel Lerman and Faiz Siddiqui
After school shooting, Nashville's Christian community grapples with guns
NASHVILLE - As the citywide vigil for victims of Monday's school shooting wound down, a woman approached Mary Sposito. She could "feel the presence of the Lord" in her, she said. Could she pray on her? As the stranger wrapped her arms around...
By Silvia Foster-Frau