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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A showdown on Tuesday with a breakaway faction of his own party saw House Speaker Kevin McCarthy removed as leader of the chamber — a historic development that signals chaos to come on Capitol Hill. Hard-line Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida led the charge against McCarthy, a fellow conservative. […]

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) — Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting Tuesday night near Baltimore’s Morgan State University, where authorities issued and later lifted a shelter-in-place order, police said. A suspect had not yet been identified in the incident, which occurred on a street that borders the university, according to the Baltimore Police […]

ftwitty/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former President Donald Trump is on trial in New York in a $250 million lawsuit that could alter the personal fortune and real estate empire that helped propel Trump to the White House. Trump, his sons Eric and Don Jr., and Trump Organization executives are accused by New York Attorney […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A showdown is unfolding Tuesday to determine House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s fate as leader of the chamber’s Republican majority. Hard-line Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida is leading the charge against McCarthy. He introduced a so-called motion to vacate late Monday after criticizing how McCarthy has handled spending and budget issues […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Department of Defense official has been charged with dogfighting, according to records unsealed by the Justice Department on Monday night. Fredrick D. Moorefield Jr. — who serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control and Communications — allegedly engaged in dogfighting under the code name “GeeHad,” according to […]

Josh Kruger/Twitter (PHILADELPHIA) — Josh Kruger, a freelance journalist and former city employee, was shot and killed in his Philadelphia home early Monday, according to local officials. Police responded to his home at about 1:30 a.m. and found Kruger shot seven times in the chest and abdomen. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, […]

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator is renewing calls for legislation that would require lawmakers to reach a government funding deal without threat of a shutdown. Sen. James Lankford is resuming calls to pass legislation that would require congressional lawmakers to work in “continuous session” and abide by other stipulations until reaching […]

Mark Makela/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Hunter Biden returns Tuesday to the same Delaware courthouse where his federal plea deal fell apart more than two months ago — this time to face three felony gun charges leveled by the special counsel who negotiated that ill-fated agreement. Attorneys for Hunter Biden have signaled he will enter […]

Tetra Images/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — U.S. passport books and cards hit an all-time record high with more than 24 million issued over the last 12 months, the State Department announced Monday. With the post-pandemic rush of applications now ebbing somewhat, the department is dropping its anticipated processing wait times for the first time since […]

Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Vice President Kamala Harris swore in Sen. Laphonza Butler to serve as California’s senator on Tuesday, replacing the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Butler, whose appointment was announced by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday, was flanked by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who met with Butler on Tuesday just prior to […]