Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Ida B. Wells
  • The Water Desk
  • David & Joy Schaller
  • Tricia Armstrong & David Burke
  • Barbara Kelly
  • Susan Ingram
  • Robert Parks — Optical Perspectives Group
  • Carol Jones
  • Diane Shifflett
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
 1 2 3 4 >  Last »
Discretionary spending funds the vast majority of federal departments and agencies annually, including the departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs.

President Joe Biden and U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy huddled behind closed doors at the White House on Wednesday in the first of what will likely be several conversations as the country approaches two fiscal cliffs this year amid divided government. Read more»

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed special counsel Robert Hur, a former top federal prosecutor in Baltimore, to oversee the Biden documents probe.

FBI agents searched President Joe Biden’s beach home in Rehoboth, Delaware, on Wednesday, as part of a probe by the Department of Justice into the potential mishandling of classified records - done with “the president’s full support and cooperation.” Read more»

A district court judge struck down the use of Title 42 in November, but a month later the U.S. Supreme Court decided to keep the policy in place until the justices can review whether the pandemic-era program should be lifted or continue.

Nearly 80 Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to the White House expressing their “great concern” that the Biden administration is walking back on its promise to restore migrants’ access to asylum and condemned the administration’s expansion of Title 42. Read more»

The court did not provide a deadline for the government’s input so it is not clear when the justices will make a decision on if they will hear the challenges.

The Supreme Court asked the Biden administration to weigh in on a legal battle between conservative states and social media companies over content moderation laws that sprang up after former President Donald Trump's ban from Twitter and suspension from Facebook. Read more»

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell essentially bowed out of this year’s talks on Tuesday, leaving it at Biden and McCarthy’s feet.

President Joe Biden and other Democratic leaders called on the House GOP to “show us their plan,” with lawmakers sharply divided on the debt limit and short on time after the country reached the limit earlier this month. Read more»

The classified material uncovered Friday is the latest in a string of discoveries of classified documents.

Department of Justice officials had “unprecedented access” to every room in President Joe Biden’s Delaware home Friday during a search that followed several days of disclosures that classified material from the Obama era had been found in Biden’s garage and think tank office. Read more»

Emergency vehicles surround the U.S. Capitol on the night of Jan. 6, 2021, just hours after rioters left the building after failing to stop the certification of President Joe Biden’s election.

An Arizona man who holed up in a suburban hotel with weapons and food to support other members of the Oath Keepers during the Jan. 6 insurrection was convicted Monday by a federal district court jury of seditious conspiracy and other charges in the case. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego has jumped into the U.S. Senate race. For the moment, his prospects are a lot better than independent incumbent Kyrsten Sinema's.

U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego is a former Marine Corps combat officer and it shows, as he guns the engine on his U.S. Senate campaign. He is reading the terrain well, surrounding himself with good commanders and has just seized the high ground. Read more»

Flags should be flown at half-staff through sunset on Thursday in honor of the victims of the mass shooting this weekend in Monterey Park, Calif, ordered President Biden and Arizona Gov. Hobbs. Read more»

A special counsel was appointed “to investigate whether any person or entity violated the law in connection with this matter,” and the White House said they would cooperate with the investigation.

Four months after criticizing former President Trump for classified documents found in his home at Mar-a-Lago, President Biden now finds himself ensnared in his own classified documents investigation - and while there are differences in the case, events continue to unfold. Read more»

Garland’s orders appointing Smith and Hur authorize them to 'prosecute federal crimes arising from the investigation of these matters,' or refer 'discrete prosecutions' to 'the appropriate United States Attorney.' 

Special counsels have been appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland for investigations into how classified documents ended up in the homes of President Joe Biden and former President Trump - but who are the counsels and what can they actually do? Read more»

A woman holds paperwork, while standing in line at the Morley pedestrian crossing in Nogales, Son.

President Joe Biden, who made his first visit as president to the southern border, and Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, offered competing versions of who’s to blame for a spike in illegal immigration - but both twisted some facts to fit their partisan narratives. Read more»

The appointment of a special counsel comes less than two months after the attorney general named another special counsel to oversee the handling of classified materials by former President Donald Trump.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday that he is appointing a special counsel to investigate classified documents discovered in the Delaware home and former office of President Joe Biden. Read more»

Under the proposed rule, undergraduate borrowers would only be required to pay 5% of their income toward their loans.

The U.S. Department of Education unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would overhaul a federal student loan income-driven repayment plan, and, if implemented, could help millions of low-income borrowers - but it is unclear how the agency would be able to finance the program. Read more»

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador greets U.S. President Joe Biden upon arrival in Mexico City on Sunday, Jan 8, 2023, ahead of the 2023 North American Leaders' Summit in this photo posted to López Obrador's Twitter account.

Although they touted common goals at the North American Leader’s Summit in Mexico City Tuesday, the presidents of Mexico and the United States revealed that their priorities are still not as aligned as their discourses try to make them appear. Read more»

 1 2 3 4 >  Last »