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Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s revelations about conversations before, during, and after Jan. 6 offer new insight that legal experts said could be of use to prosecutors as they weigh a case against Donald Trump.
Virginia's Glenn Youngkin (R) speaks at a budget-signing ceremony last week in Richmond. (AP)
The Republican governor also plans to headline a Nebraska GOP event, and has begun speaking more often about the needs of “Americans,” not just “Virginians."
Eli Skrypczak, trekking through New Mexico backcountry earlier this month, was returning home on an Amtrak train that derailed. (Courtesy of Dan Skrypczak)
Eli Skrypczak played on his phone Monday afternoon while aboard an Amtrak train hurtling through the heartland of Missouri. The 15-year-old Boy Scout and hundreds of other passengers were unaware of the dump truck ahead that was about to change their lives.
Abortion rights supporters cheer outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP)
A data-privacy issue on Planned Parenthood’s website has experts wondering: Do people seeking abortions have any chance at covering their digital tracks?
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This Sept. 21, 2010, photo shows the death chamber at California's San Quentin State Prison. (AP)
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