'Past Lives,' Lily Gladstone win at Gotham Awards, while Robert De Niro says his speech was edited
Celine Song’s wistful romance “Past Lives” has earned top honors at the Gotham Awards at an award-season kickoff where the night’s biggest drama came in a political speech by Robert De Niro that the actor claimed had been edited.
Republicans want to pair border security with aid for Ukraine. Here's why that makes a deal so tough
Congress return to work this week after the holiday break, and Senate Republicans have made clear they won’t support additional war aid for Ukraine unless they can pair it with border security measures.
Donald Trump draws cheers, some boos in Haley's backyard at Clemson-South Carolina football game
Donald Trump used college football rivalry weekend to bask among his supporters in a state and region that are key to his presidential fortunes, while trying to upstage his Republican opponent Nikki Haley on her home turf at the Clemson-South Carolina football game.
Judge imposes stricter bond conditions on Trump co-defendant in Georgia election subversion case
The Georgia judge overseeing the election subversion case against former President Donald Trump and others imposed stricter bond conditions for one of the defendants after prosecutors complained about his social media posts that mentioned witnesses and co-defendants.
Christian conservatives flock to former telenovela star in Mexico’s presidential race
While most Mexican politicians refrain from clarifying where they stand on religion, abortion and LGBTQ+ rights, former telenovela actor and right-wing activist Eduardo Verástegui prays on TikTok and claims that getting closer to God changed the course of his life.
Fiery right-wing populist Javier Milei wins Argentina's presidency and promises 'drastic' changes
Right-wing populist Javier Milei will become the next president of Argentina after promising a dramatic shake-up to the state in a fiercely polarized election campaign held amid deep discontent over soaring inflation and rising poverty.
American arrested in Venezuela just days after Biden administration eases oil sanctions
A California man’s family is pleading for his release after they say he was wrongfully arrested in Venezuela and held for ransom just days after President Joe Biden eased crippling oil sanctions on the socialist-run government.
Officials stock up on overdose antidote naloxone after fentanyl-laced letters disrupt vote counting
Election officials around the country are stocking up on the overdose reversal medication naloxone after a series of suspicious mailings — some containing traces of fentanyl — were sent to vote centers or government buildings in six states.
Colorado judge finds Trump engaged in insurrection, but rejects constitutional ballot challenge
A Colorado judge has found that former President Donald Trump engaged in insurrection in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol but rejected an effort to keep him off the state’s primary ballot because it’s unclear whether a Civil War-era Constitutional amendment applies to the presidency.
DeSantis, Haley and Ramaswamy get personal and friendly during 'family discussion' in Iowa
The Republicans battling to be their party’s alternative to Donald Trump have brought personal and at times emotional stories to what an influential Iowa Christian organization billed as a friendly conversation.
Lawyer for former elections supervisor says he released videos in Georgia 2020 interference case
A lawyer for a former elections director charged alongside former President Donald Trump and others over efforts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 election says he released videos of prosecutors’ interviews with some of their codefendants because he thought they helped his client and the public had the right to see them.
Colorado case using 'insurrection' argument to bar Trump from the ballot goes to the judge
A Colorado judge heard closing arguments on whether Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is barred from the ballot by a provision of the U.S. Constitution that forbids those who “engaged in insurrection” from holding office.
Hunter Biden wants Trump documents subpoenaed to investigate any political pressure on criminal case
Hunter Biden has asked a judge to approve subpoenas for documents from Donald Trump and former Justice Department officials related to whether political pressure wrongly influenced the criminal case against him.
The Georgia district attorney who charged Trump expects his trial to be underway over Election Day
The Georgia district attorney who charged former President Donald Trump over his efforts to overturn the state’s 2020 election says she expects his trial will be underway over Election Day next year and could possibly stretch past the inauguration in 2025.
1 in 3 US Asians and Pacific Islanders faced racial abuse this year, AP-NORC/AAPI Data poll shows
Despite ongoing efforts to combat anti-Asian racism that arose after the pandemic, a third of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders say they have experienced an act of abuse based on their race or ethnicity in the last year.
The 2024 Republican presidential field is rapidly shrinking. But is it too late to stop Trump?
The Republican Party’s once-crowded 2024 presidential primary field has suddenly shrunk to just a handful of viable candidates, but it's unclear if the GOP is any closer to coalescing behind a clear alternative to former President Donald Trump.
Constitutional challenge to Georgia voting machines set for trial early next year
The question of whether Georgia’s electronic voting system has major cybersecurity flaws that amount to a violation of voters’ constitutional rights to cast their votes and have those votes accurately counted is set to be decided at trial early next year.
Biden's movable wall is criticized by environmentalists and those who want more border security
The Biden administration’s plan to build new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas calls for a “movable” design that frustrates both environmentalists and advocates of stronger border enforcement.
Mitch McConnell, standing apart in a changing GOP, digs in on his decades-long push against Russia
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has been increasingly isolated on foreign policy among his GOP colleagues, a growing number of whom have distanced themselves as a matter of course from U.S. involvement abroad -- and particularly on Ukraine.