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Biden pushes party unity as he resists calls to step aside, says he'll return to campaign next week

Biden pushes party unity as he resists calls to step aside, says he'll return to campaign next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rapidly growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers called Friday for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, even as the president insisted he’s ready to return to the campaign trail next week to counter what he called a “dark

Florida man arrested, accused of making threats against Trump, Vance on social media

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of making threats against former President Donald Trump, U.S. Sen. JD Vance and their families on social media was arrested on Friday, police said.
Judge turns down ex-Rep. George Santos' request to nix some charges ahead of fraud trial

Judge turns down ex-Rep. George Santos' request to nix some charges ahead of fraud trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. George Santos on Friday lost a bid to get rid of part of the criminal case against him as he heads toward trial on charges that include defrauding campaign donors. U.S.
A voter ID initiative gets approval to appear on the November ballot in Nevada

A voter ID initiative gets approval to appear on the November ballot in Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls has qualified for the November ballot in Nevada, the state's top election official announced Friday.
Legal fight continues with appeals over proposed immigration initiative for Arizona Nov. 5 ballot

Legal fight continues with appeals over proposed immigration initiative for Arizona Nov. 5 ballot

PHOENIX (AP) — The fight to keep a proposed border initiative off Arizona’s Nov. 5 ballot is not over yet. Immigrant advocates kept the issue alive this week by filing notice to the state Supreme Court that they will appeal the judge’s ruling.
What Usha Vance's rise to prominence means to other South Asian and Hindu Americans

What Usha Vance's rise to prominence means to other South Asian and Hindu Americans

Usha Chilukuri Vance , entered the spotlight this week as the wife of JD Vance, former President Donald Trump's running mate in the 2024 presidential election.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La.; Sen. Joe Manchin, I-W.Va.; Rep. Ro Khanna; D-Calif. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of British Open golf tournament.
Three soldiers killed in car crash in New Brunswick over weekend

Three soldiers killed in car crash in New Brunswick over weekend

OROMOCTO — Three soldiers have been confirmed killed in a car crash last weekend in New Brunswick.
Abortion rights supporters report having enough signatures to qualify for Montana ballot

Abortion rights supporters report having enough signatures to qualify for Montana ballot

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An initiative to ask voters if they want to protect the right to a pre-viability abortion in Montana's constitution has enough signatures to appear on the November ballot, supporters said Friday.
David Letterman will headline Biden fundraiser with Hawaii governor on July 29

David Letterman will headline Biden fundraiser with Hawaii governor on July 29

HONOLULU (AP) — David Letterman will headline a fundraiser with President Joe Biden in 10 days with Hawaii Gov. Josh Green , a sign that his campaign is forging ahead despite continued calls for the president to bow out of the 2024 race.