Federal judge finds Trump likely committed felonies with Jan. 6 plan
A law professor with whom then-President Donald Trump concocted a plan to overturn the will of the people following the 2020 presidential election must turn over most of his emailed communications with Trump and the president’s advisers to the Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, a federal judge ruled Monday. But he didn’t stop there.
Real estate agent who chartered jet for Jan. 6 rallies pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges
A Texas real estate agent who chartered a private plane to Washington, D.C., for the pro-Trump rallies-turned-riot on Jan. 6, 2021, pleaded guilty Monday for his role in the Capitol attack.
Biden releases $5.8 trillion budget plan for 2023
Offering several strategies to fight inflation and ambitious plans to reduce the nation’s deficit over the next 10 years with a tax on the rich, President Joe Biden released his $5.8 trillion budget plan for 2023 Monday.
Poll: Americans ready to ditch face masks and social distancing
More than two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, a poll reports a sizeable majority of Americans from across the political spectrum say it’s time to walk back some of the restrictions.
Air pollution from western wildfires could triple by end of century
Researchers at Princeton University determined the air pollution from wildfires across the western U.S. could as much as triple by 2100 without climate change mitigation efforts.
Chicago City Council votes to confirm first Asian American alderwoman
Former financial consultant Nicole Lee was sworn in as the first Asian American woman to serve on the Chicago City Council Monday afternoon, following a unanimous approval vote by all present city alderpersons.
Zelenskyy offers Ukraine neutrality ahead of peace talks
On the eve of peace talks in Turkey, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday said his country would consider staying out of NATO and he seemed willing to concede some Ukrainian territory to Russia.
Canada, Ontario ink deal to cap child care costs at $10 a day
Canada and the province of Ontario have cemented an agreement where Ontario will receive $10.2 billion in federal funding to cut child care costs to $10 a day by 2026.
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