The impeachment trial will proceed on Feb. 9, but a procedural vote made it clear that there are not enough votes for now to convict former president Donald Trump over his role in the deadly Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol.
President Biden aired allegations of human rights abuses and cyberspying in a phone call with the Russian president that marked a hard pivot away from the deference that Vladimir Putin was often shown by former president Donald Trump.
Maxwell’s legal team said the grand jury empaneled in Westchester County was improperly seated — and that Manhattan, where the case is pending in federal court and where there is a higher concentration of minorities, should have been the venue.
This year’s ballot highlighted the challenges that voters face when dealing with baseball’s steroid era, as well as other character concerns in potential Hall of Famers. No players were voted in this year.
Some indoor athletics, however, have led to infections and should be curtailed if schools want to operate safely, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded in newly published papers.
In her Senate confirmation hearing, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo also pledged to help the American economy recover from the pandemic, expand broadband access and promote manufacturing and clean-energy jobs.
A surprise sighting in November of radio-collared red wolf Number 8, whose whereabouts were unknown for a year because her collar stopped working, helped biologists locate her to give her a new orange collar. (Ann Cameron Siegal)