2:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 2021
CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely for helping brother deal with scandalCNN said Tuesday it was suspending anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faced charges of sexual harassment.
2:08 p.m. Nov. 29, 2021
Prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore Bill Cosby's sexual assault convictionProsecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity.
1:43 p.m. Nov. 29, 2021
New documents show CNN's Chris Cuomo strategized with brother Andrew over allegationsCNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a bigger role than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, from sexual harassment allegations that forced him out of office, newly released transcripts and text messages show.
8:31 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021
Legislative probe in New York state finds ‘overwhelming evidence’ of Cuomo misconductProbe points to revisions of nursing-home death reports and public-employee time spent on then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pandemic book, while echoing previous sexual-harassment allegations.
3:29 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
Wyoming Republicans vote that Liz Cheney is no longer a member of their partyThe Wyoming Republican Party will no longer recognize Liz Cheney as a member of the GOP in its second formal rebuke for her criticism of former President Donald Trump. Cheney was ousted in May from the No. 3 leadership post in the chamber.
8:08 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
Steve Bannon surrenders to federal authorities after indictment for contempt of CongressFormer Trump campaign and White House strategist expected to appear in court later Monday.
5:54 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
Vermont Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy won’t seek reelection after 8 termsDemocratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the longest-serving member of the Senate, said Monday he will not seek reelection in 2022 to the seat he has held for eight terms.
3:43 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021
Murkowski announces Senate reelection bid from Alaska, opposed by TrumpSen. Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska, who voted to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial and has repeatedly bumped heads with the former president, announced Friday that she will run for reelection.
6:42 p.m. Oct. 28, 2021
Ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accused of groping woman, a misdemeanor sex crime Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was accused in a criminal complaint Thursday of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, two months after he resigned under pressure in a sexual harassment scandal.
2:45 p.m. Oct. 27, 2021
Letitia James will run for New York governor, sources sayNew York Attorney General Letitia James plans to run for governor, according to three people directly familiar with her plans who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday.
10:50 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Giuliani associate Lev Parnas convicted of illegal-campaign-contribution chargesOne part of the case alleged that Parnas and an associate made illegal donations through a corporate entity to Republican political committees in 2018, including a $325,000 donation to America First Action, a super PAC supporting former President Donald Trump.
7:18 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
House votes to hold Trump ally Steve Bannon in contemptThe House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021
Fiona Hill recalls being misread by both Putin and Trump: 'But go ahead. I'm listening.'The Russia expert, whose new book is titled 'There Is Nothing for You Here,' devoted her career to understanding the threat posed by the Kremlin but came to believe while serving in the Trump administration that the greatest danger to America is internal.
12:57 p.m. Oct. 15, 2021
Nearly two years after Trump's first impeachment, the former president and lead House manager Adam Schiff remain central figures The Southern California Democrat says nothing less than democracy at stake with the former president's continued presence on the national political stage.
1:50 p.m. Oct. 6, 2021
South Dakota's Government Accountability Board to review meeting involving Gov. Kristi Noem and her daughterNoem held a meeting last year that included both her daughter and a state employee who was overseeing her daughter's application to become a certified real estate appraiser.
12:22 p.m. Sept. 30, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
As Andrew Cuomo exits, a step-by-step guide to getting help if you're sexually harassed at workThe New York governor announced his resignation following a state attorney general report that found he had sexually harassed 11 women.
3:16 p.m. Sept. 26, 2021
Rep. Liz Cheney: 'I was wrong' to oppose gay marriage in the pastRep. Liz Cheney says she was wrong to oppose gay marriage in the past, a stand that once split her family.
8:39 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021
- By Mike Murphy
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, a Republican who voted to impeach Trump, won't run for re-election in OhioRep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, who was one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump over the Jan. 6 insurrection, announced Thursday night he will not seek re-election, citing “the chaotic political environment that currently infects our country.”
6:04 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021
- By Weston Blasi
California recall: Candidates, polls and what you need to knowAnswers to 11 trending questions about the California recall election and Gov. Gavin Newsom
3:20 p.m. Sept. 8, 2021
Brazil's chief justice claps back at Bolsonaro's 'undemocratic' escalationThe Brazilian Supreme Court's Chief Justice Luiz Fux on Wednesday issued a sharp rebuttal to President Jair Bolsonaro, one day after the right-wing leader escalated his feud with the court by vowing to no longer abide by one of its justice's rulings.
8:55 a.m. Sept. 7, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Monica Lewinsky says Bill Clinton ‘should want to apologize’ to her as FX’s ‘Impeachment’ puts the affair back in the spotlight"I’m nervous for people to see some of the worst moments of my life," says Lewinsky, who co-produced the miniseries.
9:37 a.m. Sept. 1, 2021
- By Robert Schroeder
U.S. pledges $60 million in military aid to Ukraine as Biden meets ZelenskyThe Biden administration is pledging $60 million in military aid to Ukraine, citing an increase in Russian military activity along the country's border.
1:31 p.m. Aug. 26, 2021
South Dakota attorney general taking plea deal rather than face trial over highway pedestrian fatality, says prosecutorThe plea was to be entered Thursday, when Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg's trial was scheduled to begin, said Beadle County State's Attorney Michael Moore, one of two prosecutors on the case.
12:23 p.m. Aug. 25, 2021
New New York governor Kathy Hochul adds 12,000 deaths to state's public COVID-19 tally on her first day in officeDelivering another blow to what's left of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s legacy, New York’s new governor acknowledged on her first day in office that the state has had nearly 12,000 more deaths from COVID-19 than Cuomo told the public.
3:56 a.m. Aug. 24, 2021
Nine women now serving as governors in US, tying a recordWith Kathy Hochul officially taking over the reins as New York's governor on Tuesday, a historic number of women are currently leading U.S. states — a push towards equality and representation that could continue into next year's midterm elections.
7:10 p.m. Aug. 23, 2021
Kathy Hochul becomes New York's first female governor, as Cuomo departsKathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after months of distractions over sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo.
11:22 a.m. Aug. 22, 2021
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says storm won't stop his planned resignationNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spent his second-to-last day in office projecting an image that he is still in control, and still fully engaged as the state dealt with heavy rain from Tropical Storm Henri.
12:17 p.m. Aug. 19, 2021
- By Katherine Wiles
This is what most Americans think when they hear the term ‘cancel culture’A Pew Research survey shows that American adults are most likely to associate cancel culture with accountability.
9:52 a.m. Aug. 13, 2021
New York Assembly to suspend Cuomo impeachment investigation once he steps downThe state attorney general last week released an independent investigation that found Cuomo sexually harassed at least 11 women.
5:20 p.m. Aug. 12, 2021
Paroled for financial crimes, Samsung heir apologizes for causing public 'concern' Embattled Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong apologized for causing public concern upon being paroled from prison Friday with a year left on his sentence for crimes related to the explosive corruption scandal that toppled South Korea’s previous president.
10:25 a.m. Aug. 11, 2021
Kathy Hochul says she's ready to lead New York following Cuomo's resignationSuddenly tapped to lead New York through a pandemic and a political earthquake, Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul said Wednesday she was ready to steer the state and would set a different tone than Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is resigning amid sexual harassment allegations.
10:44 a.m. Aug. 10, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Cuomo accuser Brittany Commisso alleges the N.Y. governor groped her in the executive mansion: ‘He thinks he’s untouchable’Commisso is one of 11 women accusing Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment in a recent investigation. Cuomo resigned on Tuesday.
7:27 a.m. Aug. 10, 2021
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassmentGov. Andrew Cuomo resigned over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations Tuesday in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the darkest days of COVID-19.
10:25 a.m. Aug. 9, 2021
Time's Up leader Roberta Kaplan resigns after criticism about Cuomo tiesThe leader of Time's Up, the #MeToo-era organization devoted to fighting sexual harassment, resigned under fire Monday for advising Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration in its effort to discredit one of Cuomo's accusers.
5:52 p.m. Aug. 8, 2021
Melissa DeRosa, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide, resignsMelissa DeRosa, the top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, said Sunday night she was resigning, as the Democratic governor faces a possible impeachment over sexual-harassment charges as well as a criminal investigation.
12:02 p.m. Aug. 8, 2021
Gov. Andrew Cuomo digs in, shows no sign of heeding calls to resignScores of Democrats, including President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and some past Cuomo loyalists, have urged him to leave office or face an impeachment battle he probably cannot win.
2:48 p.m. Aug. 5, 2021
6:56 a.m. Aug. 4, 2021
Fellow Democrats including Joe Biden tell New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign after investigation of sexual-harassment allegationsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers.
6:30 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021
New York Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, probe findsAn investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo finds that he sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.
4:18 a.m. July 28, 2021
McCarthy withdraws full slate of Republican nominees to Jan. 6 select committee after Pelosi rejects Jordan and BanksHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision McCarthy denounced as “an egregious abuse of power.”