A series of Jan. 6 defendants have expressed regret in court for joining the pro-Trump mob that rattled the foundations of American democracy only to strike a different tone or downplay the riot after receiving their punishment.
With the State of the Union address coming next week, Biden has renewed calls for political unity, something he’s acknowledged being unable to achieve despite his promises to do so as a candidate in 2020.
In light of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on guns, the appeals court decided to vacate a man’s conviction and ruled the federal law banning people subject to domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns was unconstitutional.
By The Associated Press and TARA COPP and LOLITA C. BALDOR
The Pentagon announcement comes days before Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to travel to China. It’s not clear if this will affect his travel plans, which the State Department has not formally announced.
Watches and warnings about wintry conditions were issued for an area stretching along the West Texas border with Mexico through Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana and into western Tennessee and northern Mississippi.