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April 19

Biden revises Title IX protections for pregnancy, trans people and assault victims

The Biden administration reversed some Trump-era changes to Title IX.
April 19
President Joe Biden speaks during a Pride Month celebration event at the White House in Washington, DC, June 10, 2023.
April 19

House Democrats help Johnson avoid foreign aid bills defeat, despite GOP defections

Final votes are set for Saturday, but a third Republican threatened to oust him.
April 19
U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol April 16, 2024 in Washington, DC.
April 18

Johnson says he won't change rules for ousting speakers after GOP hard-liner warnings

Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert had called the issue a "red line."
April 18
Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mike Johnson
April 18

Who are the first 12 jurors of Trump's historic criminal trial

Two previously-selected jurors were let go on Thursday.
April 18
Former President Donald Trump appears ahead of the start of jury selection at Manhattan Criminal Court, Apr. 15, 2024, in New York City.
April 18

Mayorkas faces icy Senate Republicans day after impeachment case dismissed

The secretary said he hadn't read the articles of impeachment against him.
April 18
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on the department's budget request on Capitol Hill on April 18, 2024 in Washington, DC.
April 18

Ban on TikTok lumped in with Johnson's foreign aid package: What it could mean

The House is expected to vote on the four bills in the aid package this week.
April 18
TikTok on a phone.
April 19

Live video of man who set himself on fire outside court proves challenging for news organizations

A man who set himself on fire outside the Manhattan courtroom where Donald Trump was on trial tested news organizations on how quickly they could respond to an incident and what to show viewers
April 19
In this image taken from video, bystanders react after witnessing a man who lit himself on fire was extinguished, Friday, April 19, 2024, in a park outside Manhattan criminal court in New York. Emergency crews rushed away a person on a stretcher after the fire was extinguished outside the courthouse where jury selection was taking place in former President Donald Trump's hush money criminal case. (AP Photo)
April 18

Supreme Court to decide if ban on homeless encampments is 'cruel and unusual'

Cities say the case has sweeping implications as homelessness soars.
April 18
Unhoused residents of Grants Pass, Ore., camp in Tussing Park along the Rogue River.
April 18

Ignoring Trump, Arizona Republicans don't want to move too fast on 1864 abortion ban

"Legislatures are not built for knee-jerk reactions," one state leader said.
April 18
Anti-abortion advocates demonstrate prior to an Arizona House of Representatives session at the Arizona State Capitol, on April 17, 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona.
April 16

SCOTUS appears divided on case that could upend felony charges against Jan. 6 rioters

The justices will decide whether prosecutors improperly charged dozens.
April 16
The US Supreme Court in Washington on June 29, 2023.
April 17

Sarah Sanders' office potentially broke the law in $19K lectern controversy: Audit

The governor's team said the new findings are "deeply flawed."
April 17
The lectern purchased by the Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders administration in June 2023 sits in a corner in the Governor's Conference Room at the state Capitol, Sept. 26, 2023, in Little Rock, Ark.
April 15

Trump goes on trial: 5 key questions about how it could affect his campaign

Polls show there are major risks if Trump is convicted. He denies wrongdoing.
April 15
Former President Donald Trump walks outside the courtroom on the day of a court hearing on charges of falsifying business records to cover up a hush money payment to a porn star before the 2016 election, New York City, Feb. 15, 2024.
April 17

Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

He's faced a revolt from some House Republican hard-liners.
April 17
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson does an interview at the Capitol, April 17, 2024.
April 19

First lady Jill Biden to kick off Educators for Biden to mobilize teachers

She'll cast Biden as "the education president" on Friday in Minnesota.
April 19
Dr. Jill Biden speaks onstage during the 2024 Human Rights Campaign dinner, Mar. 23, 2024, in Los Angeles.
April 19

Biden’s new Title IX rules protect LGBTQ+ students, trans sports rule still on hold

The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under new rules from the Biden administration
April 19
FILE - House Education and the Workforce Committee Chair Rep. Virginia Foxx R-N.C., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 17, 2024. The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under rules finalized Friday, April19, 2024, by the Biden administration. Foxx said the new regulation threatens decades of advancement for women and girls. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 17

Trump, campaigning after court, comments on jurors in historic trial

"It's [prosecutor] Alvin Bragg's fault," he claimed during a visit to a bodega.
April 17
Former President Donald Trump visits a New York bodega for a campaign stop after court, April 16, 2024.
April 12

Trump holds Mar-a-Lago joint appearance with Johnson amid speakership threat

"He's doing a really good job under very tough circumstances," Trump said.
April 12
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks as Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, listens during a news conference, April 12, 2024, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla.