Senate Republicans roast Homeland Security secretary over Biden agenda
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its first hearing in three years on oversight of the Department of Homeland Security, with Republicans taking the meeting as a chance to criticize U.S. immigration policies amid historic levels of pressure at the southern border.
Sex-trafficking trial spun off from Epstein probe kicks off with jury selection
From a 231-person pool down to a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates, a weeklong process prefacing the trial of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex-ring recruiter commenced Tuesday morning.
Capitol rioter fights to suppress self-disparaging FBI interview
A man who used a stun gun on a police officer during the Jan. 6 insurrection asked a federal judge Tuesday to have his incriminatory FBI interview erased from the record, saying agents took advantage of his emotional state.
Small Missouri town designated as heart of US population
The U.S. Census Bureau announced on Tuesday that the center of the country's population is near Hartville, a town of about 600 people in the central southern area of Missouri.
Denver appeals court-ordered 7-day notice for homeless sweeps
Attorneys for the city of Denver asked a 10th Circuit panel on Tuesday to overturn a federal judge's order requiring the city to give a week's notice before clearing out encampments of unhoused people, or 48 hours’ notice with documentation of a public health and safety emergency.
EU court blasts Polish official’s political influence over judges
The European Union's top court on Tuesday ruled that Poland's justice minister, the chief architect of his country's controversial judicial reforms, has been given unlawful control over judicial appointments.
Hungary’s ‘Stop Soros’ bill ruled illegal by top EU court
The EU's top court struck out at Hungary on Tuesday for passing a law dubbed the Stop Soros bill to criminalize refugee aid.
Not a done deal yet: Germany blocks Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Germany added to the rising tensions between the European Union and Russia on Tuesday by holding off on certifying a controversial Russian natural gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
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