4 more Democrats call on Biden to exit; his team says he is ‘absolutely’ still in the race

Rep. Jared Huffman of San Rafael, Reps. Marc Veasey of Texas, Chuy Garcia of Illinois and Mark Pocan of Wisconsin said in a joint statement that President Joe Biden should “face the reality that widespread public concerns about your age and fitness are jeopardizing what should be a winning campaign.”

Some convictions overturned in terrorism case against Muslim scholar from Virginia

A judge has overturned a conviction carrying a life sentence for an Islamic scholar from Virginia who was found guilty of soliciting treason after the Sept. 11 attacks for encouraging followers to fight against the U.S. in Afghanistan.

Army officer who groped two teens on separate flights sentenced to prison

James Benecke, a former U.S. Army chief warrant officer, will serve prison time after he was convicted of groping a 16-year-old — and then an 18-year-old — on separate flights to Seattle last year, federal prosecutors said.

These trips combine outdoorsy activities, cultural events

Combine athletic endeavors with cultural events at these locations.

Vermont farmers take stock after losing crops to flooding two years in a row

Vermont farmers have faced two years in a row of heavy flooding that has devastated their crops.

UN panel calls on Belarus to release Nobel Peace laureate from prison

A United Nations panel of human rights experts called on Belarus to release the Nobel Peace Prize-winning founder of the country’s most respected rights group, who has been behind bars for three years.

Harvey Weinstein retrial in NYC tentatively set for November

A judge on Friday tentatively scheduled Harvey Weinstein’s planned retrial on rape and sexual assault charges to begin on Nov. 12.

Political divisions stall proposed gun policies in Pennsylvania, where assassin took aim at Trump

Politically divided Pennsylvania has been at a standstill for years on gun policy, lacking enough support to either strengthen or relax existing firearm laws.

How boot camps are helping to address the historic gap in internet access on US tribal lands

More than 1 in 5 homes on tribal lands lack access to adequate broadband, compared to fewer than one in 10 on non-tribal land in 2024, according to Federal Communications Commission data. Broadband bootcamps are working to change that.

US prepares jamming devices targeting Russia, China satellites

The US is about to deploy a new ground-based jammer designed to blunt Chinese or Russian satellites from transmitting information about US forces during a conflict, the Space Force disclosed.