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Memphis police officer ambushed and shot outside of his home, investigators say

Memphis police officer ambushed and shot outside of his home, investigators say

A Memphis police officer is recovering after being ambushed and shot outside of his home, investigators say. The officer was leaving his Olive Branch, Mississippi, home in his personal car to head to work Monday morning when he was blocked in his driveway by the suspect, according to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office. Olive Branch…MORE

New York attorney general’s office says it has identified numerous ‘misleading statements and omissions’ in Trump Org. financial statements

New York attorney general’s office says it has identified numerous ‘misleading statements and omissions’ in Trump Org. financial statements

New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office says it needs the testimony of former President Donald Trump and two of his adult children to determine their knowledge of what investigators say they have identified as numerous “misleading statements and omissions” in tax submissions and financial statements used to obtain loans. In a court filing late…MORE

Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

Virginia parents file lawsuit against Gov. Youngkin over executive order ending mask mandates in public schools

A group of parents of public school students in Chesapeake, Virginia, filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking Virginia’s Supreme Court to block a new executive order issued by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin that makes masks voluntary for children in the state’s public schools. The lawsuit, obtained by CNN affiliate WTKR, points to guidance from the US…MORE

Joe Biden enters the second year of his presidency looking for a reset after a tumultuous first 12 months

Joe Biden enters the second year of his presidency looking for a reset after a tumultuous first 12 months

As he walked through the front gate of the White House complex last year for the first time as President, Joe Biden declared it felt like “going home.” If the presidency seemed then like a natural fit for a 50-year creature of Washington, today its limits are leading to a reckoning over expectations and ambitions…MORE

Texas Secretary of State Office sets limits on voter registration forms due to supply chain issues

Texas Secretary of State Office sets limits on voter registration forms due to supply chain issues

The Texas Secretary of State’s Office says it has only a limited amount of voter registration applications due to supply chain issues increasing the cost of paper. The office ordered its first bulk supply of 128,000 voter registration forms on November 8 and received that shipment just last week, Texas Secretary of State spokesman Sam…MORE

An overdue presser: Biden set to take reporters’ questions in first formal news conference in months
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An overdue presser: Biden set to take reporters’ questions in first formal news conference in months

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. When President Joe Biden walks out at 4pm ET to greet reporters assembled in the White House’s East Room, it will be the first formal press conference he has convened in months. Suffice to say,…MORE

US law enforcement officials aim to reassure Jewish community in wake of hostage standoff
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US law enforcement officials aim to reassure Jewish community in wake of hostage standoff

Top Biden administration law enforcement officials — including the FBI director, the attorney general and the Homeland Security secretary — sought to reassure more than 1,000 members of the Orthodox Jewish community during a teleconference meeting Tuesday that the federal government recognizes the severity of the recent hostage standoff in Texas and is prepared to…MORE

The 2020 election wasn’t stolen. But Douglas Frank and his bogus equation claiming otherwise are still winning over audiences.
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The 2020 election wasn’t stolen. But Douglas Frank and his bogus equation claiming otherwise are still winning over audiences.

Douglas Frank, an Ohio math teacher, affixed his Texas flag print bow tie, led a booming rendition of the National Anthem and then walked a crowd through an absurd mathematical equation that he claimed proves the 2020 election was stolen. “Just about every county in the country was hacked,” Frank told the dozens of Texans…MORE

Small number of Trump-era White House documents set to be turned over to January 6 committee
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Small number of Trump-era White House documents set to be turned over to January 6 committee

The National Archives plans to release four pages of Trump-era White House documents to the House on Wednesday, in what appears to be the first time the committee that’s investigating the January 6 riot would get records that former President Donald Trump wants to keep secret. As the agency that holds all of the Trump…MORE

Sidney Poitier’s death certificate indicates he died of heart failure
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Sidney Poitier’s death certificate indicates he died of heart failure

A death certificate for legendary actor Sidney Poitier, who died on Jan. 6 at age 94, lists heart failure as the cause of his death. The document, obtained by CNN Tuesday, states Poitier died at his Beverly Hills home in California of cardiopulmonary failure. Alzheimer’s dementia and prostate cancer are listed as underlying health issues,…MORE