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November 28

What Congress is and isn't likely to do in the lame duck session

Republicans will take control of the House in roughly one month.
November 28
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Nov. 15, 2022.
November 28

First lady unveils this year's White House holiday theme and decorations

Jill Biden will be joined by National Guard leadership and their families.
November 28
Trees intended to portray a first woodland snowfall line the East Colonnade as Christmas decorations on the theme "We the People" are unveiled during a press tour ahead of holiday receptions by U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Nov. 28, 2022.
November 28

White House criticizes China COVID policy, says people have right to protest

Its comments, though, were restrained as it seeks better relations with Beijing.
November 28
People sing slogans while gathering on a street in Shanghai, Nov. 27, 2022, where protests against China's zero-Covid policy took place the night before following a deadly fire in Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang region.
November 28

Cherokees ask US to make good on promise: A seat in Congress

A 187-year-old treaty gave nation's largest tribe a non-voting delegate.
November 28
Cherokee Nation delegate Kim Teehee and principal chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr., outside the U.S. Capitol in November 2022. The tribal leaders are lobbying Congress to fulfill a nearly 200-year-old treaty.
November 27

Want to 'move on' from the pandemic? Get updated COVID booster, Dr. Jha says

Dr. Jha said on "This Week" the latest shots give protection from subvariants.
November 27
White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Ashish Jha speaks during a press briefing at the White House, on Nov. 22, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
1 hour ago

Pence, some other Republicans rebuke Trump for dinner with white nationalist

The GOP's leaders in the House and Senate haven't commented.
1 hour ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he speaks during a Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, 2022.
3 hours ago

Attorneys: 'Botched' execution caused pain and torture

Attorneys say Alabama inmate was "subjected to ever-escalating levels of pain."
3 hours ago
This undated photo provided by Alabama Department of Corrections shows inmate Kenneth Eugene Smith, who was convicted in a 1988 murder-for-hire slaying of a preacher’s wife. Smith, 57, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at a south Alabama prison on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP).
2 hours ago

Supreme Court counsel defends Justice Alito after he denied allegation of 2014 leak

Judges can "maintain normal personal friendships," the legal adviser wrote.
2 hours ago
Associate Justice Samuel Alito poses during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021.
2 hours ago

Ex-prison warden faces trial over inmate abuse allegations

The former warden of an abuse-plagued federal women’s prison known as the “rape club” went on trial Monday
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FILE - The Federal Correctional Institution is shown in Dublin, Calif., July 20, 2006. The former warden of a federal women’s prison in California will go on trial Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, after prosecutors say he sexually abused several inmates in his case, forced them to pose nude for him and kept photos of the naked prisoners on his government cellphone. Ray Garcia was the warden at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
November 28

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

The mother of one of 19 children killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has filed a federal lawsuit against police, the school district and the maker of the gun used in the massacre
November 28
FILE - Sandra Cruz Torres, mother of Robb Elementary massacre victim Eliahna Torres, chats with Beto O'Rourke, Democratic candidate running for governor, as Cruz and her family celebrate Día de los Muertos at Torres' gravesite in Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Uvalde, Texas, Nov. 2, 2022. Sandra Cruz Torres filed a federal lawsuit on Monday, Nov. 28, against the police, the school district and the maker of the gun used in the massacre. (Sam Owens/The San Antonio Express-News via AP, File)
2 hours ago

Biden calls on Congress to head off potential rail strike

Business groups are increasing the pressure on lawmakers to intervene.
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FILE - Freight train cars sit in a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Sept. 14, 2022, in Atlanta. Business groups are increasing the pressure on lawmakers to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month's deadline in the stalled contract talks. A coalition of more than 400 business groups sent a letter to Congressional leaders Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 urging them to step in because of fears about the devastating potential impact of a strike that could force many businesses to shut down. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
November 27

Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

The extended Senate campaign in Georgia between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, football legend Herschel Walker, has grown increasingly bitter ahead as their Dec. 6 runoff nears
November 27
This combination of photos shows, Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 3, 2021, left, and Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaking in Perry, Ga., Sept. 25, 2021. (AP Photo)
November 27

White House denounces Trump's dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes

Trump has insisted he didn't know Fuentes was coming or who he was.
November 27
President Joe Biden speaks about mass shootings from the East Room of the White House, June 2, 2022, in Washington.
November 27

'This Week' Transcript 11-27-22: Rep. Michael McCaul & Rep. Mike Turner

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, November 27.
November 27
Rep. Mike Turner speaks before former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in support of the campaign of Ohio Senate candidate JD Vance at Wright Bros. Aero Inc. at Dayton International Airport, on Nov. 7, 2022, in Vandalia, Ohio.
November 28

Supreme Court sympathetic to group convicted in NY scandal

The Supreme Court seems ready to side with an ex-aide to ex-New York Gov. Cuomo.
November 28
FILE - Joseph Percoco, a former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, arrives at federal court for his corruption trial, March 8, 2018, in New York. Percoco was convicted of accepting over $300,000 from companies seeking to influence the Cuomo administration as it worked on the Buffalo Billion project. He was ultimately sentenced to six years in prison, a conviction upheld on appeal. An online database of federal inmates puts his release date from custody in early 2023. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 25

Lake seeks election records in suit against Arizona county

Kari Lake, the defeated Republican candidate for Arizona governor, has filed a public records lawsuit demanding Maricopa County hand over a variety of documents related to the election
November 25
FILE - Kari Lake, Arizona Republican candidate for governor, speaks to supporters at the Republican watch party in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Lake, the defeated Republican candidate for Arizona governor, has filed a public records lawsuit demanding Maricopa County hand over a variety of documents related to the election. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
November 28

Biden to sign memo to combat conflict-related sexual violence

The move is intended to further combat rape as a weapon of war.
November 28
President Joe Biden meets with business and labor leaders, Nov. 18, 2022, in Washington.
November 28

Jury deliberations resume in Oath Keepers 1/6 sedition case

A federal jury has weighed seditious conspiracy charges against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates for a second day without reaching a verdict in a high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack
November 28
Attorneys of Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, James Lee Bright, left, and Phillip Linder, arrive at the Federal Courthouse during the Rhodes trial in Washington, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Jury deliberations are underway. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify election

Republican officials in a rural Arizona county have refused to certify the 2022 election ahead of the Monday deadline despite no evidence anything was wrong with the vote count
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FILE - Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake speaks to supporters at a campaign event in Queen Creek, Ariz., Oct. 5, 2022. Lake, the GOP candidate for governor, and Mark Finchem, the candidate for secretary of state, have refused to acknowledge their losses. Arizona counties will decide Monday, Nov. 28, whether to certify 2022 election results. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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At Trump Org. fraud trial, defense rests and deflects blame

The defense has rested at the Trump Organization’s criminal tax fraud trial after a contentious day in court, putting the case involving former President Donald Trump’s real estate empire on track for deliberations next week
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FILE - Donald Bender, left, a former accountant for Donald Trump, arrives at Manhattan criminal court, Nov. 21, 2022, in New York. There was talk of impeachment at the Trump Organization’s criminal tax fraud trial. But the subject was not former President Donald Trump, who was impeached twice. Instead, the question arose as to whether lawyers for his company were angling on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022 to impeach their own witness, longtime Trump accountant Donald Bender. (AP Photo/Michael Sisak)