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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his wife, Martha Ann Alito, attend a memorial service for Justice Sandra Day O&rsquo;Connor at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 19, 2023.

Lawmakers slam Alito after neighbor disputes flag story

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his wife, Martha Ann Alito, attend a memorial service for Justice Sandra Day O&rsquo;Connor at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 19, 2023.

June 7, 2024, 4:49pm Politics

Democratic lawmakers slammed Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Thursday after a neighbor forcefully disputed the conservative judge’s account of the controversial decision to raise a flag that is often used to signify support for the Jan. 6 attack. Read story

Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court associate justice

Justice Thomas reveals more travel paid for by GOP donor

Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court associate justice

June 7, 2024, 4:49pm Politics

Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday belatedly acknowledged more travel paid by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow, while several colleagues reported six-figure payments as part of book deals. Read story

FILE - A person puts their ballot in a drop box on Oct. 27, 2020, at a library in Seattle. A Washington state judge on Friday, June 7, 2024, turned back an attempt by GOP backers of three initiatives to keep the fiscal impact of the measures off the November ballot. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington judge denies GOP attempt to keep financial impact of initiatives off November ballots

FILE - A person puts their ballot in a drop box on Oct. 27, 2020, at a library in Seattle. A Washington state judge on Friday, June 7, 2024, turned back an attempt by GOP backers of three initiatives to keep the fiscal impact of the measures off the November ballot. (AP Photo/Ted S.

June 7, 2024, 4:05pm Latest News

Information about how much money three GOP-backed initiatives would cost the state of Washington must appear on the November ballot, where voters can see it, a judge on Friday ruled. Read story

In this provided image, Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., poses with an American flag after participating in a commemorative parachute jump in Normandy, France.

American lawmakers mark D-Day with parachute jump over Normandy

In this provided image, Rep. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., poses with an American flag after participating in a commemorative parachute jump in Normandy, France.

June 7, 2024, 4:02pm Nation & World

A contingent of U.S. lawmakers from the House of Representatives made a commemorative parachute jump Friday at Normandy marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the historic assault that launched the end of World War II. Read story

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, June 7, 2024.

Putin says he sees no threat warranting use of nuclear arms but warns Russia could arm Western foes

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Friday, June 7, 2024.

June 7, 2024, 11:36am Business

President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he sees no current threat to Russia’s sovereignty that would warrant the use of nuclear weapons but again warned that Moscow could send arms to countries or groups to strike Western targets. Read story

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a media conference after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at the Czernin Palace, in Prague, Friday, May 31, 2024.

Blinken to push cease-fire proposal in eighth urgent Mideast trip since war in Gaza erupted

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a media conference after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at the Czernin Palace, in Prague, Friday, May 31, 2024.

June 7, 2024, 11:36am Politics

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will push for a breakthrough on President Joe Biden’s cease-fire proposal when he returns to the Middle East next week on his eighth diplomatic mission to the region since the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza began in October, the State Department said Friday. Read story

Ex-NJ attorney general testifies Sen. Bob Menendez confronted him twice over a pending criminal case

June 7, 2024, 11:35am Nation & World

A former New Jersey attorney general testified Thursday at Sen. Bob Menendez’s bribery trial that the Democrat twice tried to discuss a pending criminal case with him, requests he considered “pretty unprecedented.” Read story

Gene Folkes, a former contestant on &ldquo;The Apprentice,&rdquo; is photographed in a park in downtown Manhattan on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in New York. A producer&rsquo;s new account of Donald Trump&rsquo;s behavior on &ldquo;The Apprentice&rdquo; is resurfacing allegations about whether he mistreated Black people who appeared on the show.

A new account rekindles allegations that Trump disrespected Black people on ‘The Apprentice’

Gene Folkes, a former contestant on &ldquo;The Apprentice,&rdquo; is photographed in a park in downtown Manhattan on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in New York. A producer&rsquo;s new account of Donald Trump&rsquo;s behavior on &ldquo;The Apprentice&rdquo; is resurfacing allegations about whether he mistreated Black people who appeared on the show.

June 7, 2024, 8:57am Business

Gene Folkes had just been jettisoned as a contestant on “The Apprentice” and was commiserating with a crew member at a bar inside the lobby of Trump Tower. He was indignant — and not just at having been kicked off the reality show after its star, Donald Trump, had delivered… Read story