Trump referred for criminal prosecution by House Jan. 6 committee
Marking the first time in U.S. history that a former president has faced such a referral, House lawmakers who have been investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol voted on Monday to have the Department of Justice prosecute former President Donald Trump for inciting the insurrection.
Trial of Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio opens with jury selection
Jury selection began Monday for five members of the Proud Boys group, including their leader, Enrique Tarrio, who are charged with seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack.
Amber Heard drops appeal, settles defamation case with Johnny Depp
Actress Amber Heard on Monday announced a settlement that ends her appeal in the high-profile defamation case brought against her by her ex-husband, Johnny Depp.
Shooter threat won’t increase prison time for R. Kelly manager
R. Kelly’s former manager received a one-year prison sentence Monday for calling in an active-shooter threat that halted the premiere of “Surviving R. Kelly,” a Lifetime documentary series that detailed the R&B star's decadeslong history of sexually, physically and emotionally abusing women and minors.
Washington state sets sights on gun control in next legislative session
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Governor Jay Inslee said Monday they will ask lawmakers to ban military-style assault weapons and require gun manufacturers and dealers to take reasonable steps to prevent their products from getting into the hands of dangerous individuals.
Sicilian town unites for an ancient ritual: Making olive oil
In an age-old ritual, Italian towns can brim with country life when a good olive harvest arrives. Such was the picture this autumn in a Sicilian town where families spent their days together laying nets, climbing ladders and picking olives.
Dying planet is spiraling into its sun, giving a glimpse of Earth’s fate
An exoplanet is spending the next 3 million years inching towards its final goodbye.
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