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Here are the 37 charges against Donald Trump and what they mean

Former president Donald Trump is accused of violating seven federal laws but faces 37 separate charges. Here's what we know about the counts, and the possible penalties he faces.

Eisai and Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug gets FDA panel’s backing, setting the stage for broader use

The drug, marketed by Eisai and Biogen, received conditional approval from the FDA in January based on early results suggesting it could slow Alzheimer’s progression by several months.

Watch live: Special counsel overseeing Donald Trump classified documents investigation speaks

Jack Smith, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Donald Trump’s handling of classified documents, is speaking Friday afternoon on the indictment of the former president. Watch live.

Read the unsealed indictment of Donald Trump in the classified documents case

Former president Trump is being charged over his alleged mishandling of classified documents. Read the indictment.

Trump could have to wear an ankle monitor following indictment, former prosecutor says

Following his indictment on charges of mishandling classified documents, Donald Trump could be forced to wear an ankle monitor while awaiting trial, a former federal prosecutor said.

Man who told jurors he had ‘fun’ at the Capitol riot is sentenced to 6 years in prison

A Virginia man who told his wife — and a federal jury — that he had “fun” at the US Capitol riot was sentenced on Friday to six years in prison for attacking police as he stormed the building.

They wrote books to fill voids they felt growing up. Being banned has deepened those wounds.

This school year, hundreds of books like “Queer, There, and Everywhere” and “I grew up feeling unsafe” have been restricted, challenged, and outright banned in libraries and classrooms across the country.

‘Now I can’t’ declassify secret Iran papers, Donald Trump reportedly said on tape in 2021

The evidence leading to the historic indictment of former president Donald Trump includes an audio recording from 2021 in which he talks about an apparently secret document and says, “As president, I could have declassified it, but now I can’t,” according to The Washington Post.