Saturday's politics & policy stories

Andrew Solender
Updated Mar 18, 2023 - Politics & Policy

McCarthy orders probe of district attorney investigating Trump

Kevin McCarthy, wearing a blue suit, white shirt and pink tie.

4 states move to bolster food aid after pandemic SNAP benefits end

Herb Scribner
Updated Mar 18, 2023 - Politics & Policy

Trump allies back former president amid indictment speculation

Trump wants "violent clash" with calls to protest, Michael Cohen says

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, walks out of a Manhattan courthouse.

Trump failed to follow the law on foreign gifts, House Democrats say

Herb Scribner
Updated Mar 18, 2023 - Politics & Policy

Trump predicts he’ll be arrested Tuesday, calls for protests

Former US President Donald Trump arrives on stage.

House sets first hearing into SVB and Signature Bank failures

Reps. Patrick McHenry, wearing a grey suit and blue bowtie, and Maxine Waters, wearing a white pantsuit and pearl necklace, sit behind the dais at a Financial Services Committee hearing.
Oriana González
Updated Mar 17, 2023 - Health

How abortion pills work and why they're in the spotlight

Photo of two two slides of pills

Derek Chauvin, convicted of killing George Floyd, pleads guilty to tax evasion

Hunter Biden sues laptop repair shop owner, alleging invasion of privacy

Hunter Biden, son of President Biden, speaking to former Senator Joe Lieberman during a White House ceremony in July 2022.

Biden to Congress: Ban execs of failed banks from the industry

President Biden at an event in Monterey Park, Calif., on Tuesday.

Pentagon side-steps thorny gun issue in effort to reduce suicides

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in Arlington, Virginia, on March 15.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Mar 17, 2023 - Technology

TikTok CEO: App sale won't address U.S. concerns

Sareen Habeshian
Mar 17, 2023 - Health

3 Virginia hospital workers charged in death of Irvo Otieno