Mistrial declared in Danny Masterson rape case after jury is deadlocked

LOS ANGELES — The jury weighing the rape charges against “That ‘70s Show” star Danny Masterson announced Wednesday it was hopelessly deadlocked and a mistrial was declared. Masterson, 46, was charged with raping three women at his Hollywood Hills home from 2001 to 2003 and faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted on all three counts. […]

Ron DeSantis gets the frontrunner treatment

A version of this story appeared in The Point newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  On Wednesday alone, two BIG articles about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were published. The first, in The Spectator World, is a deep dive into DeSantis’ childhood and his hometown of Dunedin. The […]

'What Happens This Season Is Largely Up To Us' Says WH Coronavirus Response Coordinator

White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha discusses how to protect children amid the spike in covid, flu and RSV. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc Republicans have won control of the House by a slim margin. With Democrats gaining control of the Senate, President Biden will now need to work with a divided congress. […]

Oklahoma lawmaker wants to lower age to legally carry firearms

An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to lower the age to legally carry firearms.Republican State Rep. Jim Olsen wants to change the age from 21 to 18 years old. It is already getting pushback from Democratic lawmakers.| MORE | Proposed Oklahoma bill looks to lower age to legally carry firearmsDemocrats said expanding gun access to young ages […]

We’re reaffirming marriage equality because SCOTUS is threatening to take away

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing Chasten Buttigieg: We’re reaffirming marriage equality because SCOTUS is threatening to take away 11:41 UP NEXT WH Coronavirus Response Coordinator: What happens this season is largely up to us 07:01 Barbara McQuade: Oath Keepers conviction ‘strengthen the hand […]

‘I fought a shark and won:’ Girl, 10, stays calm throughout shark encounter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Make no mistake that Jasmine Carney is one brave, cool kid. “I fought a shark and won,” Carney said. The 10-year-old from Palm City found herself in the presence of a shark Sunday afternoon at Hobe Sound Beach. “Something grabbed me,” she said. “It looked pretty big and it was […]

Oath Keepers Conviction ‘Strengthen The Hand Of The Justice Dept.’

Former U.S. attorney Barbara McQuade, former FBI counterintelligence agent Pete Strzok, and New York Times Justice Department reporter Katie Benner weigh in on the questions surrounding the ex-president’s legal exposure following the conviction of the leader of the Oath Keepers for seditious conspiracy. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc Republicans have won control of the House […]

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says he didn’t ‘try to commit fraud’

Sam Bankman-Fried, the once-celebrated crypto entrepreneur whose empire now faces bankruptcy, said Wednesday at his first public appearance since he stepped down as CEO of FTX that he did not “try to commit fraud on anyone.” Bankman-Fried, appearing at the New York Times DealBook Summit, insisted in an interview with CNBC anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin […]

Prince’s Williams godmother resigned after racist remarks to a Black guest

In the latest chapter of problematic and racist things the British monarchy has done, a member of the royal household was forced to resign after interrogating a founder of a charity that combats violence against women about where she was “really from” at a Buckingham Palace event focused on domestic abuse.  A former lady-in-waiting to […]

At least 2 killed in Alabama as severe storms and tornadoes sweep across the South

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storms? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. CNN  —  Severe storms and tornadoes swept through parts of the South from Tuesday into Wednesday morning, killing at least two people in Alabama and damaging homes, other buildings and downing trees in several states, officials said. Two people were killed and […]

AG Garland Addresses Oath Keepers Verdict

Attorney General Merrick Garland addressed the Oath Keepers verdict during a brief press conference. Garland also highlighted work the Justice Department is doing surrounding the Jackson water crisis and January 6th investigations. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc Republicans have won control of the House by a slim margin. With Democrats gaining control of the Senate, […]

Dems take a keen interest in another alleged Supreme Court breach

The Rev. Rob Schenck was a prominent culture warrior in the religious right for many years, before growing disillusioned with the movement and distancing himself from his former far-right allies. His most provocative move, however, came earlier this month. The New York Times reported: As the Supreme Court investigates the extraordinary leak this spring of […]

Ohio man found guilty in trial over family massacre of 8

An Ohio man accused of helping his family plan, carry out and cover up the killing of eight members of another family was found guilty of murder Wednesday. A jury convicted George Wagner IV on Wednesday afternoon on multiple counts of aggravated murder and other charges related to conspiracy and attempts to cover up evidence in […]

Civil case against Oath Keepers’ Stewart Rhodes could cost him big

Elmer Stewart Rhodes III, founder of the extremist Oath Keepers, and fellow militia member Kelly Meggs have been convicted of seditious conspiracy for their efforts to halt certification of Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory so Donald Trump would remain president.  And it’s likely going to cost him … bigly. (Siri, play “Hit the [Rhodes] Jack” […]

Barbara McQuade: Oath Keepers Outcome Is An Important Verdict

A federal jury in Washington on Tuesday found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and Kelly Meggs, another member of the far-right organization, guilty of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, a victory for the government in a case that involved a rarely used Civil War era statute. Legal […]

Rep. Pete Aguilar makes history as House’s highest-ranking Latino

Rep. Pete Aguilar, a California Democrat, is taking on the highest-level job ever held by a Latino in the House, the party’s No. 3 position, with a promise that his party will take back the majority in 2024. Aguilar was elected by his colleagues Wednesday to serve in the next Congress as chair of the House Democratic […]

AG Garland addresses Oath Keepers verdict 

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing AG Garland addresses Oath Keepers verdict 02:39 UP NEXT DHS warns of threats to LGBTQ, Jewish and migrant communities from violent extremists 02:24 McConnell says ‘no room’ for antisemitism, racism in GOP 03:44 Santa Fe school celebrates Native […]

Oath Keepers trial finds Stewart Rhodes guilty of sedition. So?

The Oath Keepers will not escape justice. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, in a closely watched trial, a jury found Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and another member, Kelly Meggs, guilty of the seditious conspiracy charges that were leveled against them for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riot. While three others were found […]

Trump’s tax returns now in the hands of House Democrats

WASHINGTON — A Democratic-led House committee is now in possession of six years of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns after a multiyear court fight.  The Treasury Department said Wednesday that it has complied with last week’s Supreme Court decision that paved the way for the disclosure of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to […]

CNN begins layoffs in what CEO says will be a ‘gut punch’ to the network

New York CNN Business  —  CNN on Wednesday informed employees that layoffs had commenced, a move that is expected to impact hundreds of staffers at the global news network and mark the deepest cuts to the organization in years. Chris Licht, who took over as chief executive of the network in May, described the cuts […]

DHS warns of threats to LGBTQ, Jewish and migrant communities from violent extremists

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. AG Garland addresses Oath Keepers verdict 02:39 Now Playing DHS warns of threats to LGBTQ, Jewish and migrant communities from violent extremists 02:24 UP NEXT McConnell says ‘no room’ for antisemitism, racism in GOP 03:44 Santa Fe school celebrates Native […]