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New York attorney general files civil fraud lawsuit against Trump, some of his children and his business

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New York attorney general files civil fraud lawsuit against Trump, some of his children and his business

By Kara Scannell, Tierney Sneed, Marshall Cohen and Hannah Rabinowitz, CNN

Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha's Vineyard

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar.

Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha's Vineyard

“I believe there is some criminal activity involved here,” said Bexar County Sheiff Javier Salazar regarding the transfer of 48 Venezuelan asylum-seekers from Texas to Massachusetts.

President Biden: 'The pandemic is over'

In an interview with CBS' '60 Minutes,' President Biden said the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

President Biden: 'The pandemic is over'

"We still have a problem with Covid. We're still doing a lot of work on it. It's — but the pandemic is over," President Biden said in a '60 Minutes' interview on CBS.

Justice Department asks appeals court to revive its criminal probe into classified Mar-a-Lago documents

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Justice Department asks appeals court to revive its criminal probe into classified Mar-a-Lago documents

By Tierney Sneed and Katelyn Polantz, CNN

US asks appeals court to lift judge's Mar-a-Lago probe hold

US asks appeals court to lift judge's Mar-a-Lago probe hold

The Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to lift a judge’s order that temporarily barred it from reviewing a batch of classified documents seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home last month.

Biden officials meeting to coordinate administration's response to GOP governors sending migrants north

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Biden officials meeting to coordinate administration's response to GOP governors sending migrants north

By Jasmine Wright, Priscilla Alvarez and Kate Sullivan, CNN

Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents search

Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents search

A federal judge has appointed a veteran New York jurist to serve as an independent arbiter and review records seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s home last month.

Texas sends two buses of migrants to vice president's residence in Washington

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Texas sends two buses of migrants to vice president's residence in Washington

By Jason Hanna, Priscilla Alvarez, Lauren Koenig and Gabe Cohen, CNN

Justice Department criminal investigation now touches nearly all efforts to overturn 2020 election for Trump

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Justice Department criminal investigation now touches nearly all efforts to overturn 2020 election for Trump

By Tierney Sneed, Katelyn Polantz, Sara Murray, Evan Perez and Kristen Holmes, CNN

Abortion rights are focus of O'Rourke's campaign for governor

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Abortion rights are focus of O'Rourke's campaign for governor

The Democrat seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Greg Abbott emphasized his commitment to restoring rights that have been restricted in Texas.

Oklahoma sued by 3 transgender students over new bathroom law

Oklahoma sued by 3 transgender students over new bathroom law

The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Oklahoma and the LGBTQ legal advocacy group, Lambda Legal.

Obamas return to White House for portrait ceremony

Former U.S. President Barack Obama kisses former first lady Michelle Obama during the unveiling of their official White House portraits on September 7 in Washington, DC.

Obamas return to White House for portrait ceremony

These are the first official portraits added to the White House Collection since then-President Obama held a bipartisan unveiling ceremony for George W. Bush and Laura Bush in 2012.

Texas governor says rape victims can take Plan B morning-after pill

Gov. Greg Abbott defended a new Texas law limiting abortions on September 7, 2021.

Texas governor says rape victims can take Plan B morning-after pill

The Lone Star State bars abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, which is one of the strictest in the nation and prohibits abortion before many people know they are pregnant.

48 'Classified' folders found empty during Mar-a-Lago search

48 'Classified' folders found empty during Mar-a-Lago search

The search inventory showed that classified documents had been mixed in with personal items and other materials in the boxes in which they were stored.

Biden warns of dangers to democracy

President Biden delivers an address on dangers to democracy on September 1, 2022.

Biden warns of dangers to democracy

"As I stand here tonight, equality and democracy are under assault," the president said Thursday night in front of Independence Hall.

Oklahoma lawmakers advocate 'electoral college' for state questions

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Oklahoma lawmakers advocate 'electoral college' for state questions

Sen. David Bullard and Rep. Tammy Townley say rural areas are under-represented under Oklahoma's current method of deciding state questions.

Oklahoma AG urges prosecution for performing an abortion

Oklahoma Attorney General John O'Connor.

Oklahoma AG urges prosecution for performing an abortion

Republican Attorney General John O'Connor, a fierce opponent of abortion, issued guidance for law enforcement and prosecutors on how to navigate the state's new anti-abortion laws.

Oath Keepers lawyer charged with obstruction in January 6 probe

This exhibit from video released by the House Select Committee shows a deposition with Kellye SoRelle, Oath Keepers general counsel.

Oath Keepers lawyer charged with obstruction in January 6 probe

Kellye SoRelle, an attorney who volunteered for Lawyers for Trump during efforts to challenge the 2020 election results, also faces other charges.

Oklahoma Supreme Court agrees to consider marijuana question

Oklahoma Supreme Court agrees to consider marijuana question

Oklahoma's initiative petition process has been used in recent years to bypass the GOP-controlled Legislature.

Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet president who took down the Iron Curtain, dies

Mikhail Gorbachev was the last president of the Soviet Union.

Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet president who took down the Iron Curtain, dies

"Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev died this evening after a severe and prolonged illness," Moscow's Central Clinical Hospital said. He was 91.

Bacterial infection sidelines Beto O'Rourke campaign

Beto ORourke campaigns in Bonham on April 20, 2022.

Bacterial infection sidelines Beto O'Rourke campaign

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announced Sunday that he has been diagnosed with a "bacterial infection" and after receiving care at the hospital, he will be "resting at home."

Illness interrupts O'Rourke campaign for Texas governor

Beto ORourke campaigns in Bonham on April 20, 2022.

Illness interrupts O'Rourke campaign for Texas governor

Texas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O'Rourke says he has cleared his campaign schedule after receiving treatment at a San Antonio hospital for an unspecified bacterial infection.

Republicans pick Mullin as Senate nominee

Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-District 2)

Republicans pick Mullin as Senate nominee

Markwayne Mullin’s victory Tuesday over former Speaker of the Oklahoma House T.W. Shannon makes Mullin a likely favorite to win the seat U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is vacating.

Carter County voters stress importance of participation

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Carter County voters stress importance of participation

As Oklahoma's primary runoff election wraps up, reaction from the public regarding turnout and voter participation was a hot topic.

Oklahoma primary runoff election returns

Oklahoma primary runoff election returns

Here are the latest returns from Tuesday's Oklahoma primary runoff elections.