State police and law enforcement from neighboring suburbs in Oregon were sent to Portland on Monday as tensions mounted following a fatal weekend shooting in the midst of clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counter-protesters.
Appeals Court Rejects Request By DOJ To Force Dismissal Of Case Against Former Trump Security Advisor Michael Flynn
On Monday, a federal appeals court rejected an effort by Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, and the Justice Department to force a lower district judge to throw out Flynn’s criminal case. The D.C.
Cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States surpassed six million on Sunday, as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections. Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota have recently reported record one-day increases in
During a press conference on Sunday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged individuals of all political persuasions to join in renouncing violence, after an escalation of protest-related violence caused one fatality. Officials are pointing to social media posts vowing
Hurricane Laura’s winds produced more damage than its storm surge as it hammered portions of Louisiana, killing at least six people. Laura came ashore as a Category 4 storm early Thursday near the Texas border, knocking out
The Republican National Convention concluded on Thursday with President Donald Trump formally accepting the GOP nomination for a second term as president in a speech delivered from the White House South Lawn. Chants of “four more years!” broke out
Day 3 of the Republican National Convention continued on Wednesday under the theme “America, Land of Heroes” with Vice President Mike Pence closing out the evening from Fort McHenry in Baltimore. Pence spoke directly to those in
The NBA, WNBA, MLB and MLS took a stand against systemic racism and police brutality by boycotting games on Wednesday in response to the police shooting of a black man in Kenosha, Wis. The wave of boycotts
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Trump administration aimed at stopping the disruption of operations at the U.S. Postal Service. The lawsuit names President Donald Trump, the postal service and
The second day of the Republican National Convention featured Melania Trump, who delivered the final speech of the night from the historic and freshly-renovated White House Rose Garden. Tuesday’s theme was “Land of Opportunity,” and in addition