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Trump challenges Biden to a cognitive test but confuses the name of the doctor who tested him

June 16, 2024, 1:31pm Nation & World

Donald Trump on Saturday night suggested President Joe Biden “should have to take a cognitive test," only to confuse who administered the test to him in the next sentence. Read story

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert attends a debate between Republican candidates running in the 4th Congressional District primary race at the Stratton Activity Center in Stratton, Colorado, on June 6, 2024.

Does Lauren Boebert have her GOP primary locked up — or will a lesser-known candidate break out?

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert attends a debate between Republican candidates running in the 4th Congressional District primary race at the Stratton Activity Center in Stratton, Colorado, on June 6, 2024.

June 16, 2024, 11:04am Politics

Money. Incumbency. Near-universal name recognition. Read story

New ADA drop-off zones are coming to the Capitol, but barriers remain

June 16, 2024, 6:07am Health

Jim Langevin is used to finding workarounds. Read story

Biden brings up ‘Dad’ a lot. Trump, not so much

June 16, 2024, 6:02am Latest News

To the long list of traits dividing the two leading candidates for president of the United States, add this: what they’ve said — or not said — about their dads. Read story

U.S. Attorney Nick Brown, from left, state Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, and Pasco Mayor Pete Serrano are running for Washington state AG in the August primary.

Washington’s statewide races are heating up. Here’s a look at the three contenders for attorney general:

U.S. Attorney Nick Brown, from left, state Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, and Pasco Mayor Pete Serrano are running for Washington state AG in the August primary.

June 16, 2024, 6:02am Election

The three candidates in the race to be the first new Washington attorney general in a dozen years have raised around $2 million, making it second-most expensive race for a Washington state office. Read story

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken as he testifies about the fiscal year 2025 needs of the State Department during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. Washington, D.C., May 21, 2024. Opponents of the Israeli siege of Gaza disrupted the hearing in protest against Blinken&rsquo;s and the Biden Administration&rsquo;s continuing support for the war.

Downplaying AI’s existential risks is a fatal error, some say

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken as he testifies about the fiscal year 2025 needs of the State Department during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. Washington, D.C., May 21, 2024. Opponents of the Israeli siege of Gaza disrupted the hearing in protest against Blinken&rsquo;s and the Biden Administration&rsquo;s continuing support for the war.

June 16, 2024, 6:00am Politics

A handful of lawmakers say they plan to press the issue of the threat to humans posed by generative artificial intelligence after a recent bipartisan Senate report largely sidestepped the matter. Read story

FILE - Protesters on both sides of the issue hold signs as North Carolina House members debate, May 16, 2023, in Raleigh, N.C. On Monday, June 3, 2024, a federal judge permanently blocked some efforts in North Carolina to restrict how abortion pills can be dispensed, saying they are unlawfully in conflict with the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But she allowed other state laws to remain in effect, granting only a partial victory to a doctor who sued.

Wins at the ballot box for abortion rights still mean court battles for access

FILE - Protesters on both sides of the issue hold signs as North Carolina House members debate, May 16, 2023, in Raleigh, N.C. On Monday, June 3, 2024, a federal judge permanently blocked some efforts in North Carolina to restrict how abortion pills can be dispensed, saying they are unlawfully in conflict with the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But she allowed other state laws to remain in effect, granting only a partial victory to a doctor who sued.

June 16, 2024, 6:00am Nation & World

Before Ohio voters amended their constitution last year to protect abortion rights, the state’s attorney general, an anti-abortion Republican, said that doing so would upend at least 10 state laws limiting abortions. Read story

In this combination photo, President Joe Biden speaks May 2, 2024, in Wilmington, N.C., left, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, May 1, 2024, in Waukesha, Wis. President Joe Biden says he won&rsquo;t participate in the campaign debates sponsored by a nonpartisan commission, instead challenging Republican Donald Trump to a pair of debates. Biden said Wednesday that Trump lost two debates to him in 2020 and since then, he hasn&rsquo;t shown up for a debate. Biden proposes debating Trump twice.

Californians less likely to vote cite a common reason: They don’t like the presidential candidates

In this combination photo, President Joe Biden speaks May 2, 2024, in Wilmington, N.C., left, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, May 1, 2024, in Waukesha, Wis. President Joe Biden says he won&rsquo;t participate in the campaign debates sponsored by a nonpartisan commission, instead challenging Republican Donald Trump to a pair of debates. Biden said Wednesday that Trump lost two debates to him in 2020 and since then, he hasn&rsquo;t shown up for a debate. Biden proposes debating Trump twice.

June 16, 2024, 6:00am Politics

Most Californians say they’re likely to vote in the November election, but among those who aren’t sure, there’s a common reason: They don’t like the presidential candidates. Read story