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Hunter Biden’s impending gun trial could last up to 2 weeks amid sharp disagreements over evidence

The judge overseeing Hunter Biden’s federal firearms charges trial agreed to block prosecutors from telling jurors about some other unflattering episodes from his personal life, but left the door open to allowing them in if the president’s son testifies.

US announces $275m in new military assistance for Ukraine

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the package, which was previewed by two US officials, “is part of our efforts to help Ukraine repel Russia’s assault near Kharkiv.”

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to undergo procedure at Walter Reed, will transfer power to deputy

The procedure is elective and minimally invasive, “is not related to his cancer diagnosis and has had no effect on his excellent cancer prognosis,” the press secretary said.

Democratic senators request meeting with Chief Justice Roberts over flags flown at Alito’s homes

The senators asked for a meeting to discuss Supreme Court ethics and to take steps to ensure that Justice Samuel Alito recuses himself from cases concerning the Jan. 6 attack or Donald Trump's attempts to overturn his 2020 election defeat.

As the election nears, Biden pushes a slew of rules on the environment and other priorities

President Biden has unleashed a flurry of election-year rules on the environment and other topics, including a landmark regulation that would force coal-fired power plants to capture smokestack emissions or shut down.

Kamala Harris is gaining swing-state voters’ trust to step in for Biden

Vice President Kamala Harris is increasingly endearing herself to swing-state voters, a development that if it persists, stands to neutralize Republican attacks around President Biden’s age.

‘Uncommitted’ Democrats look to make the most of their small contingent at convention to protest Gaza war

They will be able to go beyond the expected protests outside the security perimeter and bring their message straight onto the convention floor.

President Biden selected as nominee in Idaho Democratic caucuses

Idaho Democrats have selected President Biden as their nominee for the White House, giving the president more delegates after he already clinched his party’s 2024 nomination.

White House fetes Kenya with state dinner featuring sunset views, celebrity star power

Thursday’s White House state dinner honoring Kenyan President William Ruto offered around 500 guests stunning D.C. views, a knockout menu, a dose of celebrity star power and even a little family drama.

‘Ron, I love that you’re back’: Trump and DeSantis put an often personal primary fight behind them

Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis are signaling to major Republican donors that they’re putting their rivalry behind them after a contentious and often personal primary fight.

Ohio governor calls special session to pass legislation ensuring President Biden is on 2024 ballot

The question of whether Biden will appear on the state ballot has become entangled in a partisan legislative fight to keep foreign money out of state ballot campaigns.

Arizona doctors can come to California to perform abortions under new law signed by Governor Newsom

California’s law is a response to Arizona’s Supreme Court last month upholding an 1864 law that bans nearly all abortions in that state.

Supreme Court sides with Republicans over South Carolina voting map

The vote was 6-3, with the court’s three liberal members in dissent.

Leaders of Northwestern, UCLA, and Rutgers defend protest responses

House Republicans are targeting three university leaders in a contentious House hearing Thursday, asserting that they should be “ashamed” over their handling of students and faculty who had set up encampments over the last few weeks.

Border bill fails Senate test vote as Democrats seek to underscore GOP resistance

“We gave Republicans a second chance to show where they stand,” Schumer, a New York Democrat, said after the vote.

Biden thanks Kenya’s Ruto for sending police to Haiti and defends keeping US forces from the mission

Ruto, who will be honored by Biden with a state dinner on the White House grounds in the evening, also gave a climate policy address and met with former president Barack Obama.