DC goes after extremist groups that led Jan. 6 insurrection
D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a federal lawsuit against the far-right groups Proud Boys and Oath Keepers on Tuesday for the extensive damage they caused to the District of Columbia on Jan. 6.
Prison time ordered for man who threatened to kill DC mayor and Speaker Pelosi
A Georgia man who drove to Washington with a slew of weapons that he threatened to use against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser was sentenced Tuesday to 28 months in prison.
Senate votes to raise the debt limit
The Senate voted along party lines to raise the debt ceiling Tuesday, paving the way for a House vote to solidify the measure into law and narrowly avoid a default on the nation's debt.
Christianity continues to decline among US adults
Though they still make up most of the U.S. population, the percentage of Americans identifying as Christian continues to decrease, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Tuesday.
NYC school workers who spurned vaccine orders strike out in court
One day after the Supreme Court denied emergency relief to health care workers who have thumbed New York state's mandate that they get the coronavirus shot, a federal judge shut the door Tuesday on two groups of unvaccinated employees of city schools.
Arizona asks high court for leave to enforce ban on selective abortions
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich raced to the Supreme Court’s shadow docket on Tuesday with an emergency request on behalf of its law banning abortions based solely on the fetus's race, sex or genetics.
Belarus opposition leader sentenced to 18 years
Belarus sentenced Siarhei Tsikhanouski, a businessman and blogger who played a pivotal role in sparking an opposition movement seeking to bring down the regime of President Alexander Lukashenko, to 18 years in prison on Tuesday.
EU court slaps at Bulgaria for letting child with two moms go stateless
Bulgaria's stance against gay marriage does not justify its denial of a birth certificate to a baby of Bulgarian descent, born in Spain to lesbian parents, the European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday.
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