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Drone footage shows charred damage across swaths of land from the Smokehouse Creek blaze, which is the second-largest wildfire on record in the state.
Xaviar Michael Babudar, a popular Kansas City Chiefs fan who dressed as a wolf at games, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a series of robberies in 2022 and 2023, prosecutors said.
A state judge in Illinois ruled that former President Donald J. Trump had engaged in insurrection and was ineligible to appear on the state’s primary ballot.
The judge, a Democrat, stayed her ruling until Friday, leaving Donald J. Trump’s team time to appeal the decision.
By scheduling a hearing for late April on the former president’s assertion that he cannot be prosecuted for his actions in office, the justices increased the chances that he will not face trial by Election Day.
Aaron Bushnell, the cyberdefense operations specialist who lit himself on fire to protest Israel’s killing of Palestinians, had left an isolated Christian community for the Air Force before turning to activism.
More than 100,000 voted in protest of the president’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war, with strong support from areas with higher shares of Arab residents and younger voters.
A Democratic stalwart assesses the “uncommitted” vote protesting President Biden, and says the party must do more to play up his accomplishments.
As Congress stalls in considering an expiring warrantless surveillance law known as Section 702, the Biden administration has decided not to risk a lapse.
The president, saying he is making progress on those issues despite G.O.P. intransigence, appeared intent on pushing back against Republicans who have assailed him and Democrats.
One of the wildfires, the Smokehouse Creek fire near the cattle-country town of Canadian, is now the second largest wildfire ever recorded in Texas.
The urgency underscores the bind for the party, which has long maintained that life begins at conception but must now reconcile that stance with broad support for I.V.F.