In a development that could advance the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and have major implications for those who publish government secrets, the WikiLeaks’s Julian Assange has been charged under seal, prosecutors inadvertently revealed in a court filing from another case.
Ron DeSantis emerged from a machine recount all but certain to become Florida’s next governor while Gov. Rick Scott (R) maintained a narrow lead in that state’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, where ballots are being counted by hand.
A week after the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began, searchers are sifting through an estimated 10,000 structures destroyed by the Camp Fire in Northern California. The reports of missing people increased dramatically Thursday to 631.
Three likely chairs of House committees have vowed to scrutinize the Trump administration’s actions on climate change and bring before them Cabinet and other officials who they think have escaped adequate oversight.