American doctors in Gaza see up-close toll of war weapons on children

Battle wounds and grisly injuries don’t often faze Adam Hamawy. The 53-year-old reconstructive plastic surgeon and U.S. Army veteran who served as a combat trauma surgeon in Iraq has seen the burned skin of children after a firework exploded, and a soldier whose legs were blasted away by a rocket-propelled grenade. This post appeared first […]

Paul Pelosi’s attacker sentenced to 30 years in prison

David DePape, the man whose embrace of right-wing conspiracy theories led him to break into Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and bludgeon her 82-year-old husband, was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. Federal prosecutors had asked for a 40-year term, arguing that the attack constituted an act of terrorism. This post appeared first on […]

Biden faces pressure to pardon ex-Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

President Biden is under growing pressure from civil rights groups and some Democratic lawmakers to pardon Marilyn Mosby, the former Baltimore state’s attorney who was convicted in February of mortgage fraud. Mosby’s advocates argue that she was the target of a politically motivated prosecution under the Trump administration after she unsuccessfully prosecuted six Baltimore police […]

Pro-Trump lawyer John Eastman pleads not guilty to Arizona charges

PHOENIX — John Eastman, an alleged architect of an attempt to deliver Arizona’s 11 presidential electoral votes to Donald Trump after his 2020 loss, pleaded not guilty Friday to conspiracy, fraud and other criminal charges brought by Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes (D). Wearing a navy suit and tie, Eastman appeared alongside his attorneys in […]

People aren’t leaving New York because of Trump

Donald Trump has developed a pattern when it comes to his criminal trial in Manhattan. He arrives, talks to reporters, goes inside, closes his eyes for a bit, comes out, talks to reporters and leaves. Same thing, three or four days a week for about a month now. This post appeared first on The Washington […]

Johnson says personal attacks at committee meeting ‘not a good look’

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) chided lawmakers Friday for a meeting the night before that devolved into a partisan shouting match between committee members and included personal attacks about intelligence and appearance. Johnson told reporters that the incident was “not a good look for Congress” and that members need to treat one another with “dignity […]