Appearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Wolf said DHS officers and agents were deployed to Portland to protect federal buildings from destructive attacks and claimed they did not interfere with peaceful protests. 8:20 p.m.
A New York judge knocked down President Trump's bid to delay a lawsuit from E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of rape, ruling in a decision released Thursday that the presidency doesn't shield him from the case. Carroll was a longtime Elle magazine advice columnist until December. 7:57 p.m.
A Democratic senator said Thursday he is launching an investigation into changes at the US Postal Service that are causing delays in mail deliveries across the country just as big volume increases are expected for mail-in election voting. 7:55 p.m.
Following a record number of Atlantic Ocean storms over the past two months, including five that struck the United States, government scientists on Thursday updated their forecast for the remainder of the hurricane season, saying it was likely to be extremely active. 7:27 p.m.
Members of the Commission on Presidential Debates on Thursday rejected the Trump campaign’s request for changes to the fall debate schedule, declining to shift the debates earlier or add a fourth debate to the calendar. 7:08 p.m.
A bill that Democratic and Republican senators plan to introduce Thursday would ban the sale of advanced armed drones to any nation that is not a close US ally, according to lawmakers and congressional aides. 6:17 p.m.
The New York prosecutors who are seeking President Trump’s tax records have also subpoenaed his longtime lender, a sign their criminal investigation into Trump’s business practices is wide-ranging. 10:09 p.m.