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U.S. attorney general says DOJ asked for public release of search warrant for Trump estate

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the U.S. Department of Justice moved Thursday to release the search warrant a federal judge issued earlier this week that allowed federal agents to enter former President Donald Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago.... Read more»

Analysis

How the FBI knew what to search for at Mar-a-Lago & why the Presidential Records Act is an essential tool

Details of the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate search are not clear, but reporting shows it was “at least in part” for presidential records that Trump had taken from the White House - records the National Archives knew were missing.... Read more»

Texas company asks judge to block Biden ghost gun regulations

A Texas firearms parts dealer asked a federal judge to block a Biden administration rule targeting "ghost guns" it claims will shutter its business - a rule also being challenged by Arizona and other GOP states on behalf of a North Dakota gun shop.... Read more»

Housing options limited for migrants forced to wait in southern Mexico

For tens of thousands of migrants from all over the globe who’ve passed through Tapachula, it’s supposed to be a temporary stop - they never thought they’d have to find shelter for weeks or even months in a city that never expected to house them.... Read more»

After 'a lot of doors shut in our face,' couple celebrates passage of burn pit bill

The campaign to ensure veterans receive health benefits for the damage done due to toxic substances inhaled from burn pits ended when President Biden signed the law guaranteeing the 3.5 million American warriors exposed to similar hazards can get care.... Read more»

A look at Arizona’s conspiracy candidates

The man many believe was behind some of the Q posts may have lost his bid to run for office in Arizona - but a multitude of candidates with conspiratorial beliefs, including QAnon, won in Republican primaries this month, putting them on the November ballot.... Read more»

Tucson shut 2 recycling centers last month, unclear if more will follow

The city of Tucson only has five remaining neighborhood recycling centers, after closing two last month that had been plagued by illegal dumping. ... Read more»

TUSD considers $250 bonuses for employees who get coming 2nd COVID boosters

The TUSD Governing Board reviewed whether to spend $2.2 million in dwindling pandemic relief funds to encourage staffers to get their second COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo said he expects the CDC to allow the additional booster shots for more adults. ... Read more»

Catfish from Patagonia Lake have elevated mercury levels, Az officials warn

Anglers should limit their consumption of catfish from Patagonia Lake because of elevated mercury levels. State officials said adults shouldn't eat more than 2.5 ounces per week of fish from the Southern Arizona lake, while children shouldn't eat more than 2 ounces per month ... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Brnovich's mocking Cyber Ninjas letter punctuates his doom in Az Senate race

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich's letter to the state Legislature concerning dead voters looks now like a concession speech ending a failed U.S. Senate race in a party he's no longer crazy enough to lead.... Read more»

FBI search of Trump home likely vetted carefully, despite Texas Republicans’ claims of a witch hunt

The FBI raid on former President Donald Trump has Republicans rallying to his defense, echoing his unfounded claims that it was a political hit job - but legal experts say there would have been a very high standard of probable cause to execute such a search.... Read more»

Searching an ex-president’s estate is not easily done – 4 important things to know about FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago

The FBI’s raid of former President Donald Trump’s estate on Aug. 8, 2022, caught Trump by surprise – and prompted immediate speculation about exactly why and how the law enforcement agency secured a search warrant.... Read more»

Conservationists push feds to up protections for gray wolves in Rockies

Conservationists have once again taken the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to court over the feds failing to restore endangered species protections for wolves that advocates say are being eradicated from the American Northwest.... Read more»

Federal appeals court rules House panel can get Trump tax returns

Just one day after the FBI searched his Mar-a-Lago home, former President Donald Trump suffered another loss Tuesday when a federal appeals court greenlit a House committee's request to seize his tax returns from the IRS.... Read more»

Biden signs semiconductor bill, bid to add Finland and Sweden to NATO

Capping off an eventful month in Congress, President Joe Biden gave his signature of approval Tuesday afternoon to legislation aimed at boosting domestic semiconductor manufacturing and documents supporting Finland and Sweden joining NATO.... Read more»

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