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Biden says he's praying for 'the right verdict' in Chauvin trial

He called the case against the former police officer "overwhelming."
1 hour ago
President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, in the Oval Office of the White House, April 20, 2021, in Washington.
April 20

Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters' 'guilty' comments

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of "inciting violence" for her weekend comments about racial justice protests.
April 20
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of "inciting violence" for her weekend comments about racial justice protests.
April 20

US raising alarm over 'deteriorating' humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region

In an exclusive interview, USAID's team leader urges better humanitarian access.
April 20
A woman walks in front of a damaged house which was shelled as federal-aligned forces entered the city, in Wukro, north of Mekele, on March 1, 2021. - Every phase of the four-month-old conflict in Tigray has brought suffering to Wukro, a fast-growing transport hub once best-known for its religious and archaeological sites.
April 20

Defining old terms may bring Biden new deals: The Note

"I am prepared to compromise," President Biden has said on an infrastructure.
April 20
President Joe Biden holds a bi-partisan meeting on the American Jobs Plan at the White House, April 19, 2021.
April 20

After pledging not to build up Trump's border wall, Biden's intentions remain unclear

Landowners at the border are getting mixed messages as a political storm brews.
April 20
In a photo taken on March 28, 2021, ranch owner Tony Sandoval stands before a portion of the unfinished border wall that former President Donald Trump tried to build, near the southern Texas border city of Roma.
April 19

How some Republican lawmakers are fighting conservatives' COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

A number of doctors serving in Congress are vaccinating patients.
April 19
Rep. Brad Wenstrup administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Eli Livingston with the aid of a doctor, left, at TriHealth clinic, in Norwood, Ohio, on March 28, 2021.
April 19

Biden will speak after Chauvin verdict, has been in touch with local authorities: WH

Biden has been closely watching the trial and provided updates, Psaki said.
April 19
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily press briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, April 19, 2021.
April 19

Chauvin defense asks for mistrial based on Rep. Maxine Waters' 'guilty' comments

Waters said she was talking about confronting the justice system and policing.
April 19
Maxine Waters visits protestors at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Center, Minn. on April 17, 2021, on the sixth day of protesting following the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright.
April 19

Police officer died of 'natural' causes day after Capitol riot: Medical examiner

Authorities haven't said if the assault directly contributed to his death.
April 19
A Capitol Police Officer holds a program for a ceremony in honor of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick in the Rotunda on Feb. 3, 2021.
April 19

Anger that motivated McVeigh remains dangerous, potent force in divided America: AG

People need to remember the human toll each time a shooter opens fire, he said.
April 19
ABC News Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas speaks with Attorney General Merrick Garland in Tulsa, OK.
April 19

Alarmed by 'Tiger King,' senators propose ban on private ownership of big cats

The measure would also ban public handling of lion and tiger cubs.
April 19
In this Dec. 12, 2016, a tiger that had been rescued from a breeding mill is shown at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Fla.
April 19

CDC examining 'handful' of additional severe cases possibly linked to J&J vaccine

Decision to lift a suspension on the J&J vaccine could come as early as Friday.
April 19
In this March 3, 2021, file photo, a vial of the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine is seen at Northwell Health's South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y.
April 19

ICE to stop using term 'illegal alien' referring to immigrants

An ICE memo said the term can be seen as "offensive or otherwise disparaging."
April 19
In this July 8, 2019, file photo, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer looks on during an operation in Escondido, Calif.
April 19

Tulsa race massacre and OKC bombing products 'of the same kind of hatred': AG Garland

Visiting Oklahoma, Garland expressed concern about ongoing domestic threats.
April 19
ABC News Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas speaks with Attorney General Merrick Garland in Tulsa, OK.
April 19

Hirono: Anti-Asian hate bill chance for Senate to 'take a stand'

The Japanese-American Democrat spoke on ABC's "The View."
April 19
Sen. Mazie Hirono arrives before a Senate Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee hearing in Washington, April 10, 2019.
April 19

Attorney General Garland remembers OKC bombing, points to threat of domestic terror

Garland also pointed to a parallel with the current threat of domestic terror.
April 19
In this April 8, 2021, file photo, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 8, 2021.
April 19

Tense moments overshadow Washington agenda: The Note

A confluence of outside events are overlapping in unpredictable ways.
April 19
A demonstrator marches, holding a Black Lives Matter flag, during the sixth night of protests over the shooting death of Daunte Wright by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on April 16, 2021.
April 18

Decision to lift the J&J vaccine suspension could occur by Friday: Fauci

He also said, "Don't throw caution to the wind and declare victory prematurely."
April 18
Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a press briefing at the White House, April 13, 2021.
April 18

Guilty verdict in Chauvin trial could set precedent: Crump, civil rights attorney

Crump, who represents the Floyd, Wright families, appeared on ABC's "This Week."
April 18
Attorney Ben Crump speaks during a press conference to comment on the George Floyd and Daunte Wright cases in New York, April 14, 2021.
April 18

Blinken defends Biden's refugee cap, Afghanistan withdrawal in exclusive interview

The secretary told ABC News Biden will "revisit" his current cap on refugees.
April 18
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a press conference with transatlantic alliance NATO's chief at NATO's headquarters in Brussels, April 14, 2021.
April 18

'This Week' Transcript 4-18-21: Antony Blinken, Anthony Fauci & Benjamin Crump

This is a rush transcript of "This Week" airing Sunday, April 18.
April 18
Secretary of State Antony Blinken addresses the media in Anchorage, Alaska March 19, 2021.
April 17

Rare reactions to J&J vaccine remain a mystery, putting many women on edge

Six women are known to have suffered from blood clots after the vaccine.
April 17
Boxes of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus disease vaccine are seen at Northwell Health's South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, N.Y., March 3, 2021.
April 17

National World War I Memorial unveiled in Washington more than 100 years later

President Joe Biden said it commemorates the "courage" of American "Doughboys."
April 17
People visit the newly opened World War I Memorial, April 16, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
April 17

What early fundraising signals about 2022 Senate map

Fundraising reports could offer a glimpse into where potential contenders stand.
April 17
Sen. Ron Johnson speaks during a news conference following a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, March 24, 2021.
April 16

Attorneys for Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll ask court to keep DOJ from defending case

Carroll sued Trump for defamation after he said she lied about an alleged rape.
April 16
E. Jean Carroll arrives at court in New York, March 4, 2020.
April 16

Trump’s influence over GOP is tested in early 2022 fundraising

Both supporters and detractors boast strong 1st-quarter fundraising numbers.
April 16
President Donald Trump talks with Deputy Campaign Manager for Presidential Operations Max Miller before his speech to the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 27, 2020.
April 16

President Biden urges Senate to 'step up and act' on gun reform

The president said mass shootings in the U.S. "must come to an end."
April 16
President Joe Biden listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, April 16, 2021.
April 16

Justice Department sues Roger Stone, wife for $2 million in unpaid taxes

The Trump ally was pardoned for lying to investigators in the Russia inquiry.
April 16
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone leaves federal court in Washington. The Justice Department has sued former President Donald Trump's ally Stone, accusing him and his wife of failing to pay nearly $2 million in income tax.
April 16

Sec. Blinken, Dr. Fauci, Benjamin Crump Sunday On “This Week"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, April 18, 2021.
April 16
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
April 16

Pompeos violated federal ethics rules in assigning staff errands, watchdog finds

The former secretary of state defended the tasks as small.
April 16
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive at Blaise Diagne International Airport in Senegal on Feb. 15, 2020.
April 16

Biden backtracks on admitting more refugees, keeping Trump's lowest cap ever in place

Some Democrats are calling Biden's about-face "shameful" and "unacceptable."
April 16
President Joe Biden speaks about foreign policy at the State Department in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 4, 2021.
April 16

WH urges Americans to get vaccinated as B-117 variant surpasses 44% of all cases

Every single American adult will be eligible for a vaccine by April 19.
April 16
A member of the U.S. Armed Forces administers a COVID-19 vaccine at a FEMA community vaccination center, March 2, 2021 in Philadelphia.
April 16

'We must act,' Biden says, after yet another mass shooting

"I've never not prioritized this," he said, but argued it's now up to Congress.
April 16
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan hold a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 16, 2021.
April 16

Congress could soon get answers about Epstein's suicide

"I will absolutely follow up," said the BOP director at a Thursday hearing.
April 16
Michael Carvajal, Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the Federal Bureau of Prisons on April 15, 2021 in Washington, D.C.
April 16

Former Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones to challenge Gov. Brian Kemp in GOP primary

Jones endorsed Donald Trump for reelection, but he was a Democrat until Jan. 6.
April 16
Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones poses for a portrait at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Oct. 25, 2020.
April 16

Biden strikes measured tone on Russian sanctions: The Note

Russia summoned the U.S. ambassador to Moscow and warned that it will respond.
April 16
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia in the East Room at the White House, April 15, 2021.
April 15

Biden says he warned Putin he could have gone further on sweeping Russia sanctions

The U.S. announced sanctions on Russia over cyber hack, election interference.
April 15
A Russian flag at the Embassy of Russia is seen through a bus stop post in Washington, D.C., April 15, 2021.
April 15

Capitol Police officer remembered at funeral in Massachusetts

President Joe Biden spoke at a tribute to Evans in the Capitol on Tuesday.
April 15
Logan Evans, 9, center, son of the late U.S. Capitol Police officer William "Billy" Evans, holds a stuffed toy as he departs St. Stanislaus Kostka Church with his grandmother Janice Evans, behind center left, and his mother Shannon Terranova, center right, who holds his sister Abigail Evans, 7, right, following a funeral Mass for his father, in Adams, Mass., April 15, 2021.
April 15

In historic vote, House committee advances reparations bill

The bill creates a commission to study and make recommendations on reparations.
April 15
Rep. Joyce Beatty listens as Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee chair of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, attends a markup in the House Judiciary Committee of a bill to create a commission to study and address social disparities in the African American community, in Washington, April 14, 2021.
April 15

Afghans who worked for US plea for help after Biden announces exit

A special visa program has long faced delays, leaving many feeling abandoned.
April 15
A member of Afghan security force stands guard at the site of an attack in Kabul, Dec. 20, 2020.
April 15

Fauci clashes with GOP lawmaker over when COVID restrictions should be eased

He said the U.S. infection rate must fall under 10,000 a day.
April 15
Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to a question during a House Select Subcommittee hearing on April 15, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The committee is hearing testimony on the role of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Research Addressing COVID-19.
April 15

Democratic lawmakers proposed expanding Supreme Court to 13 justices

President Joe Biden has called expanding court a "bonehead idea."
April 15
Rep. Hank Johnson, Sen. Ed Markey, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, and Rep. Mondaire Jones hold a press conference in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to announce legislation to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court in Washington, April 15, 2021.
April 15

Capitol Police inspector general testifies on preparedness for Jan. 6 riot

His report said Capitol Police were ill-prepared.
April 15
Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton speaks during a House Administration Oversight Hearing on the Capitol Police And Response To The Attack of Jan. 6th to the U.S. Capitol, on April 15, 2021.
April 15

Congressional Democrats introduce legislation to expand Supreme Court

Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Ed Markey and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler seeks to expand the seats on the Supreme Court from nine to 13.
April 15
Legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Ed Markey and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler seeks to expand the seats on the Supreme Court from nine to 13.
April 15

Blinken visits Afghanistan after Biden's withdrawal decision

Secretary of State Antony Blinken made his first visit to Afghanistan as he pushes to reignite diplomatic efforts for a deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
April 15
Secretary of State Antony Blinken made his first visit to Afghanistan as he pushes to reignite diplomatic efforts for a deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
April 15

Secretary of State Blinken visits Afghanistan after Biden's withdrawal decision

Talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government have been on ice.
April 15
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, center right, walks with Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar, center left, at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 51, 2021. Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw all American troops from the country and end America's longest-running war.
April 15

Biden's troop withdrawal plan marked by sobering concern: The Note

The CIA director warned that the withdrawal will inhibit intelligence gathering.
April 15
President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan on April 14, 2021, in Washington.
April 14

Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil Gorsuch agree: Misinformation is threat to America

"Democracies fall apart from within," Justice Gorsuch warned with Sotomayor.
April 14
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor participates in an annual Women's History Month reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 18, 2015.
April 14

CDC panel calls to keep J&J vaccine pause in place, collect more data

The panel is expected to meet again in the next 10 days.
April 14
A sign announcing the temporary closing at the COVID-19 mass vaccination site at Elgin's Eastside Recreation Center in Elgin, Ill., April 13, 2021, as the U.S. recommended pausing the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare, but serious side effects.
April 14

Biden on Afghanistan withdrawal: 'It's time to end America's longest war'

The Sept. 11 attacks "cannot explain why we should remain there," he said.
April 14
President Joe Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House, April 14, 2021, in Washington, DC.

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