Around The Country
- The impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, explainedTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaking at the “Save America” rally on October 22, 2022, in Robstown, Texas. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images The right-wing warrior may soon see his legal issues catch up with him. It could shape the future of the Texas GOP. Ken Paxton, Texas’s Republican attorney general and an ally of former … Read more
- Mitch McConnell showed ‘no evidence’ of a seizure disorder or stroke, doctor says“No evidence” that Sen. Mitch McConnell has a seizure disorder or “experienced a stroke” after his freeze-up last week, Capitol physician says in new letter.
- Activists move to dismiss legal challenge to Ohio’s congressional mapOhio voting-rights groups moved to dismiss their lawsuit against Ohio’s unconstitutional congressional map on Tuesday, arguing that prolonging the legal wrangling over where to draw district boundaries isn’t in the best interests of Ohio voters. The ACLU of Ohio, on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Ohio and others, told the Ohio Supreme … Read more
- Unknown number of people detained after shooting at Skyline High School in Oakland – KTVU FOX 2 San FranciscoUnknown number of people detained after shooting at Skyline High School in Oakland KTVU FOX 2 San Francisco Raw video: Aerial view of Skyline HIgh School in Oakland after shooting nearby KPIX | CBS NEWS BAY AREA Skyline High in Oakland on lockdown amid reports of shots fired, suspects detained KRON4 Oakland: Skyline High School campus locked down, … Read more
- Johannesburg’s deadly apartment fire, explainedSouth African Police Service’s K-9 unit arrives at the entrance of a burned apartment block in Johannesburg on September 1, 2023. | Luca Sola/AFP via Getty Images Chaos, poverty, and unemployment on a national scale set the stage for Thursday’s fire. An apartment fire in the South African city of Johannesburg has killed at least … Read more
- Burning Man attendees struggle to escape as around 70,000 remain stuck in Black Rock CityBurning Man attendees are still struggling to escape from Black Rock City as around 70,000 remain stuck on muddy camp grounds following two days of heavy rainfall and one reported death.
- DeSantis hammers climate change alarmists in no uncertain terms in Idalia’s aftermathGOP presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hammered climate change alarmists in no uncertain terms during Hurricane Idalia’s aftermath. DeSantis cited an 1896 storm that reportedly had 125 mph winds and Florida’s Labor Day hurricane in 1935, saying during a Sunday press conference that those storms resulted in massive destruction and deaths. “So, I … Read more