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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

February 18, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

National Recap: El Chapo found guilty of all charges

By | Feb 13, 2019

Following a three-month trial, drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán — better known as El Chapo — was found guilty on all 10 counts of drug trafficking Feb. 12.

National Recap: Trump’s inaugural committee subpoenaed for documents

By | Feb 6, 2019

The federal prosecutors’ subpoena involves possible financial abuses related to the more than $100 million raised for Trump’s inauguration.

National Recap: U.S. slips in global anti-corruption rankings

By | Jan 30, 2019

The United States is no longer one of the top 20 countries perceived to have the least corruption, according to a report that was released Jan. 29.

National Recap: Transgender military ban goes into effect

By | Jan 23, 2019

The Supreme Court revived United States President Donald Trump’s administration’s military policy prohibiting most transgender people from serving in the military Jan. 22.

National Recap: Fraudulent ballots found in North Carolina

By | Dec 5, 2018

A set of 161 absentee ballots obtained by CNN on Dec. 3 showed that the same nine people signed at least 10 ballots each.

National Recap: FBI overhauls its tip-line system

By | Nov 28, 2018

The changes being made to the tip-line include adding more staff and supervisors, dividing calls into two tiers based on importance and enhancing staff training.

National Recap: CNN sues Trump administration

By | Nov 14, 2018

CNN filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several of his aides Nov. 13, seeking the immediate restoration of the press credentials of White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.

National Recap: USA Gymnastics may lose status

By | Nov 7, 2018

The U.S. Olympic Committee began taking steps to revoke USA Gymnastics’ status as a national governing body Nov. 5, a rare move in Olympic history.

National Recap: Birthright citizenship under threat

By The Ithacan | Oct 31, 2018

For years, Trump has decried “anchor babies,” who he claims cause unauthorized immigrants to stay in the U.S. However, this is the first legal action Trump has planned on taking against them.

National Recap: Attorney general to investigate archdiocese

By | Oct 24, 2018

Karl Racine, attorney general of Washington, D.C., announced on Oct. 23, that his office will begin investigating if the Archdiocese of Washington violated the law.

National Recap: Kavanaugh’s confirmation causes controversy

By | Oct 10, 2018

Kavanaugh was appointed to the Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote in the Senate — the narrowest Supreme Court justice vote in modern history — almost entirely divided by party lines.

National recap: Bill Cosby sentenced to three to 10 years in prison

By | Sep 26, 2018

Bill Cosby was sentenced three to 10 years in state prison Sept. 25. for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand.