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More impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras won’t show

More impeachment trial scenes the Senate TV cameras won’t show

Press access to the Senate chamber for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump remains severely restricted, and the only television coverage is through cameras controlled by the Senate itself. As the trial plays out, the public has not seen senators — in possible violation of Senate trial rules — standing and walking away from…MORE

Virginia Senate passes ‘red flag’ bill days after large gun rights rally

Virginia Senate passes ‘red flag’ bill days after large gun rights rally

The Virginia state Senate voted Wednesday to advance a “red flag law” bill, one of many gun safety measures Democrats are looking to move through the state Legislature after taking control of both chambers. The bill — SB 240, also known as an extreme risk protective order — creates a procedure for authorities, including law…MORE

University of Michigan provost placed on leave after multiple sexual misconduct allegations

University of Michigan provost placed on leave after multiple sexual misconduct allegations

University of Michigan Provost Martin A. Philbert has been placed on administrative leave while an outside law firm investigates several allegations of sexual misconduct against him, the university said Wednesday. “We take allegations of sexual misconduct very seriously, and our policy is clear: Sexual misconduct will not be tolerated in the University of Michigan community,”…MORE

Identifying who’s who at the Senate impeachment trial

Identifying who’s who at the Senate impeachment trial

As the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump stretches into another evening Wednesday, a collection of officials and lawyers remains gathered on and near the central rostrum of the Senate chamber. Overseeing it all from the highest chair in the room is John Roberts. As chief justice, Roberts presides over the trial — his constitutional…MORE

Hunter Biden ordered to appear in Arkansas court in child support case

Hunter Biden ordered to appear in Arkansas court in child support case

Hunter Biden was ordered to appear in court in Arkansas next week or potentially face being held in contempt of court after not turning over financial documents in an ongoing child support case, court filings show. Lunden Alexis Roberts filed a lawsuit in May against Hunter Biden seeking child support and health care for her…MORE

Senators can’t seem to stay in their seats during impeachment trial

Senators can’t seem to stay in their seats during impeachment trial

With the impeachment trial underway, senators have been listening in and taking notes as President Donald Trump’s defense team and the House managers make their case. But as time goes on, senators also appear to have grown increasingly restless as they’ve been confined for hours to the Senate chamber — and there have been more…MORE

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut, the 104-year old mascot of the Planters snack food company, has died after sacrificing himself in what appears to be a traumatic road accident. Sounds like the perfect setup for a Super Bowl commercial! Planters made the announcement in a series of tweets and news releases Wednesday. “In the ultimate selfless act, he…MORE

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