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House Sending Trump Impeachment to Senate, GOP Opposes Trial

Trump is the first former president to face an impeachment trial, and it will test his grip on the Republican Party as well as the legacy of his tenure, which came to a close as a mob of loyal supporters heeded his rally cry by storming the Capitol and trying to overturn Joe Biden’s election. The proceedings will also force…

On Day One, Biden to Undo Trump Policies on Climate, Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) – In his first hours as president, Joe Biden will aim to strike at the heart of President Donald Trump’s policy legacy. Aides say Biden on Wednesday plans to sign a series of executive actions that reverse his predecessor’s orders on immigration, climate change, and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Biden also is expected to end construction…

PGA Removes Events from Trump-Owned Courses

The chief executive of the R&A says Donald Trump’s ownership of Turnberry will prevent the Scottish course from staging the British Open for “the foreseeable future.” Turnberry hasn’t hosted the tournament since it was bought by Trump in 2014. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers says his organization has no plans to award Turnberry the tournament “until we are convinced that…

Mark Zuckerberg Bans Trump from Facebook, Instagram Until Inauguration or Longer

Facebook will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. In a post Thursday morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the risk of allowing Trump to use the platform is too great, following his incitement of a mob that later touched off a deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on…

Advocates Concerned That COVID-19 Obstructing Fight Against HIV

Studies say that the coronavirus pandemic may have disrupted the fight against HIV. Due to the overwhelming demand for coronavirus testing, health officials have shifted away from tracking HIV patients. The fight against HIV had already stalled in recent years. Now, health experts and advocates of HIV are concerned that the country is backsliding with a spike in HIV infections….

Supreme Court says Congress can’t get Trump records, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has kept a hold on President Donald Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year. The ruling returns the case to lower courts, with no clear prospect for when the case might ultimately be resolved. The 7-2 outcome is at least a short-term victory for Trump, who has strenuously…

Supreme Court rules Manhattan DA can obtain Trump taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has upheld a prosecutor’s demand for President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of a criminal investigation into hush-money payments to women who claim they had affairs with Trump. The court ruled Thursday in a case in which it heard arguments by telephone in May because of the Coronavirus pandemic. The records are held…

The Latest: No Movement in Settling Record-Long Shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The partial government shutdown has slipped into the record books as the longest ever. Members of Congress are out of town, no negotiations are scheduled and President Donald Trump is tweeting into the void. He’s not tipping his hand about whether he’ll move ahead with…

Mural of Trump with Gun, Bloody School Children Painted Over

A mural depicting President Donald Trump holding a handgun and school children in pools of blood has been painted over after it appeared in an Alabama city. WAAY-TV quotes Florence Mayor Steve Holt in a Tuesday report as saying that the mural was on private property and that its owner told the city they could paint over it. News outlets…