Minnesota jury: Woman wasn’t entitled to morning-after pill

AITKIN, Minn. — A jury on Friday ruled that a central Minnesota pharmacist did not violate a woman’s rights when he refused to provide her emergency contraceptives more than three years ago. Andrea Anderson, a mother of five from McGregor, sued under the Minnesota Human Rights Act after the pharmacist, based on his religious beliefs, … Read more

Eric Schmitt beats former Gov. Eric Greitens in Missouri GOP Senate primary, NBC projects

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – AUGUST 02: Businessman John Brunner, who unsuccessfully ran for Missouri governor against Eric Greitens in 2016, speaks at an election night gathering for supporters of US senatorial candidate Eric Schmitt at the Sheraton in Westport Plaza on August 02, 2022 in St Louis, Mo. The state attorney general Schmitt is facing … Read more

DOJ sues to block Idaho abortion law after Supreme Court tosses Roe

US Attorney General Merrick Garland announces enforcement actions against Russia, during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, US, April 6, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The US Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block Idaho’s new restrictive abortion law on the grounds that it violates federal law requiring most hospitals … Read more

Dentist found guilty in wife’s death on 2016 African safari

DENVER– A wealthy dentist accused of fatally shooting his wife in the heart with a shotgun at the end of an African safari was found guilty of murder and mail fraud on Monday. A jury of six men and six women reached the verdict for Lawrence “Larry” Rudolph following a three week trial and a … Read more

Georgia prosecutor Fani Willis barred from investigating Trump fake elector

Fulton County Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis photographed in her office on Jan. 4, 2022. Ben Gray | PA A judge Monday effectively barred a Georgia prosecutor from investigating one of 16 Republican “fake electors” to form President Donald Trump, ruling that a recent campaign fundraiser she hosted for that man’s political opponent disqualified her. … Read more

Trump aides at heart of Jan. 6 claims said to have hired lawyers

US Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) speaks during the second public hearing of the US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol, at Capitol Hill, in Washington, US June 13, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters Presidential security officials at the center of an explosive allegation about then-President Donald Trump’s … Read more

Secret Service deletion of Jan. 6 text messages under criminal investigation

A member of the US Secret Service looks out from the roof of the White House in Washington, DC on August 21, 2021. Andrew Caballero Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog has opened a criminal investigation into the destruction of Secret Service phone text messages related to the … Read more

Sen. Lindsey Graham asks judge to quash Trump grand jury subpoena

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks during a news conference in response to President Joe Bidens decision to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has … Read more

Trump aide Steve Bannon cites Jan. 6 hearing in seeking trial delay

Steve Bannon, former adviser to Donald Trump, speaks to members of the media before entering federal court in Washington, DC, March 16, 2022. Bannon is facing contempt of Congress charges related to the investigation of the January 6, 2021, siege at the U.S. Capitol. ting shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Former Trump White House … Read more

Jan. 6 committee notifies DOJ that Trump tried tampering with one of its witnesses, Cheney says

Vice Chair US Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) speaks during a public hearing of the US House Select Committee to investigate the January 6 Attack on the US Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 12, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The House select committee investigating the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6 revealed that … Read more