Dems assail GOP posturing as Supreme Court confirmation barrels on
Continuing their marathon interview of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republicans brought little new evidence for their attempt to denigrate the Supreme Court nominee.
US formally accuses Russian forces of war crimes in Ukraine
As civilian deaths continue to tally up, the Biden administration formally declared Wednesday that Russia’s military forces have committed war crimes one month into the country’s brutal invasion of Ukraine.
Wisconsin GOP gets high court to junk electoral maps
Republican lawmakers succeeded Wednesday at discarding new electoral maps for Wisconsin that created an extra majority-Black district.
207-year-old whaling ship found in Gulf of Mexico
Researchers say the wreck of a whaling ship more than two centuries old has likely been identified near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Alabama aims to stop spread of fatal deer disease after second confirmed case
Alabama wildlife officials have been able to hold off the introduction of chronic wasting disease in the state’s deer population for years, but it was recently detected in two hunter-harvested white-tailed deer in the northwestern part of the state.
Texas high court urged to reject challenge to new legislative map
The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the Legislature's newly apportioned districts for the state House and Senate.
Ex-militia member testifies against group accused of planning to kidnap Michigan governor
The trial against four men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continued Wednesday morning with testimony from a former militia member who turned into a government witness.
Biden heads to Europe as war rages in Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden headed to Europe on Wednesday amid a raging war in Ukraine and growing tensions between Russia and the West.