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White House hires lawyer Richard Sauber as it braces for potential GOP investigations after midterms

The White House has hired Richard Sauber to assist in the Biden administration's response to potential future investigations should Republicans win back majorities in Congress in the midterm elections, officials confirm to CNN.

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Flood Alert: Colorado River Basin Will See Earlier Snowmelts, Scientists Predict
Spring floods are likely to arrive increasingly early in the year for the vast majority of the Colorado River Basin as climate change brings about a shift in peak streamflows.
Cop seek 14-year-old in connection with fatal shooting of 11-year-old Bronx girl
NYPD detectives said Thursday that they were searching for a 14-year-old in connection with the deadly shooting of 11-year-old Kyhara Tay by a stray bullet in the Bronx.
"I have no idea where Jennifer is." Detectives grill "the other woman" in Jennifer Dulos case
In interrogation excerpts, some exclusive to "48 Hours," Fotis Dulos' girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, repeatedly denies any involvement in Jennifer Dulos' disappearance.
CDC advisers urge Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11
If the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agrees, as expected, it would open a third COVID-19 shot to healthy elementary-age kids.
Madison Cawthorn Threatens Enemies With Rise of 'Dark MAGA'
The North Carolina Representative names those he believes to be "America First Patriots" like former President Donald Trump and Fox News host Tucker Carlson.
New York Democrats’ gerrymander war pits AOC against Nancy Pelosi
The New York Democratic Party's civil war over its botched gerrymander of congressional districts has reached the national level -- pitting AOC against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn secretly welcome another baby girl
"We are both so in love with her, and over the moon to be a family of 4," the "Shape of You" singer wrote in a post shared to Instagram on Thursday.
‘Downton Abbey’ star Kevin Doyle stands up for ‘sad’ character: ‘He has a pair!’
"I know some people sort of think that way about him but I think he's got a really beautiful spirit about him," he said of the valet Molesley.
Restaurants ‘frustrated as hell’ after GOP filibusters Covid aid
Топ-10 знаковых экспонатов ГИМ показали в честь его 150-летия
Концерт в "Зарядье" в честь 150-летия Государственного исторического музея начался выставкой. Те, кому посчастливилось слушать Баха, Моцарта и Чайковского в "Зарядье", стали свидетелями показа знаковых экспонатов ГИМ
Some famous sinkholes found in Israel, Mexico, Spain, the Bahamas, Belize and the US
The recent find of a giant sinkhole in southern China has captured the public's attention of the pits, created as water erodes rock over time.
Anti-gun groups, Eric Swalwell try to fundraise off Buffalo massacre
Screenshots of fundraising emails sent out by Everytown for Gun Safety, Brady PAC and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) were shared on social media this week.
Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts
Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside teeth to ensure the success of root canal treatments after the living tissue has been removed.
Emmy Rossum transforms into Angelyne for Peacock series about LA billboard icon
Emmy Rossum detailed her dramatic transformation into Angelyne in new Peacock limited series about the mysterious Los Angeles billboard queen from the eighties.
'Top Gun: Maverick' UK premiere: Tom Cruise chats with Prince William, Duchess Kate
"Top Gun: Maverick," in theaters May 27, had its U.K. premiere on Thursday with a royal list of attendees including Prince William and Duchess Kate.
Sylvester Stallone fêted with golden cannoli, ‘Rocky’ theme at hotspot
A source told Page Six that the legendary actor was spotted dining at Fresco By Scotto on Wednesday with a group of 10 people, including two of his daughters.
Matthew Macfadyen Doesn’t Want to Talk About Jeremy Strong's New Yorker Profile
Lia Toby/Getty ImagesSuccession star Matthew Macfadyen has joined the ranks of high-profile, critically acclaimed actors speaking out against the scourge on Hollywood that is method acting. In an interview with Vanity Fair published this week, Macfayden bristled when he was asked about that controversial New Yorker profile of his co-star on the hit HBO drama, Jeremy Strong.When the in-depth interview with Strong came out back in December, it triggered a firestorm of Twitter takes on the actor’s, um, intense approach to playing Kendall Roy. The piece portrayed him as utterly humorless (the headline of the article is literally, “On Succession, Jeremy Strong Doesn’t Get the Joke”), attributing the actor’s Emmy-winning performance to his deep commitment to staying in his character’s tortured psyche. Read more at The Daily Beast.
NBA ‘quietly’ returns to China state TV after almost three years away
Right before the playoffs, NBA games returned to state-run television in China after being off-air there for roughly three years.
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcome a baby boy in Los Angeles: Reports
According to multiple reports, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcomed their first child in Los Angeles. TMZ reports the baby boy was born on April 13.
6 injured in explosion, fire at Wisconsin factory
Six people were hurt, including three firefighters, when an explosion and fire rocked a marine construction company in southeast Wisconsin. (May 19)
Scottie Pippen on Lakers troubling season: 'The sacrifice wasn’t there'
Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen told an LA news outlet the Lakers had the talent but didn't make the "sacrifice" needed to make the playoffs this season.
A former deputy gets 18 years after 2 women drowned in a locked police van
A police van in South Carolina was swept away by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, drowning two women who were trapped in a cage in the back.
Energy Secretary says administration is working on relief for solar industry amid tariff investigation
More than 300 solar projects in the US had already been delayed or canceled as of late April due to a Commerce Department investigation.
Elon Musk says he won’t donate to GOP nominee who takes on Biden in 2024
Tesla CEO Elon Musk told CNBC on Thursday that he has no plans to donate to super PACs in support of Republican candidates during the upcoming midterm elections or the presidential race in two years.
Pakistan's Youngest Top Diplomat Says He's Ready to Redefine U.S. Relations
"My message to the United States would be that Pakistan is ready to engage with the United States," Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said.
Чехия прервала серию поражений на ЧМ по хоккею
Чехия прервала серию поражений на ЧМ по хоккею
Harris claims overturning Roe v. Wade 'opens the door to restricting' other rights like gay marriage
Kamala Harris said if the Supreme Court overturns Roe it “opens the door” to “restricting” other rights like gay marriage and the use of contraception.
Dave Chappelle’s alleged attacker charged with attempted murder in unrelated case
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon said the man who allegedly attacked Dave Chappelle during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on May 3, Isaiah Lee, has been charged with attempted murder for an unrelated incident.
Матч ЧМ-2022 Германия - Дания был отложен из-за пожара
Матч ЧМ-2022 Германия - Дания был отложен из-за пожара
Gisele Bündchen says she feels better than she did in her 20s: 'We're all told that life is over at 40'
Gisele Bündchen spoke about the importance of taking care of your body in a recent interview. The former Victoria's Secret model's career took off after appearing on the runway for Alexander McQueen in 1998.
Elliott: Figure skating pair Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier share special bond, big plans
Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier are performing in the Stars on Ice tour, coming May 21 to Anaheim. Will they stick together for the 2026 Olympics?
'Somebody should have slapped him': Texas A&M coach slams Nick Saban
Alabama football coach Nick Saban caused waves after accusing his SEC rival, Texas A&M, of paying their recruits. Hear coach Jimbo Fisher's fiery response.
Dem Rep. Beatty blames White supremacy for Dallas Korean hair salon shooting, but suspect is Black
Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, made the claim at a Thursday press conference outside the Captiol that saw House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in attendance.
Moms rallied when protesters brought mangled fetus photos to Md. school
The Supreme Court justices have cops in body armor to protect them from demonstrators. These kids had moms carrying towels, blankets and umbrellas.
Feline Grouchy: Sigrid the Hissing Cat Warns People and Dogs to Keep Their Paws Off
Who needs a bike lock when you have a cat in a basket that likes to warn people – and dogs – to keep their distance?
Valedictorian accepted into more than 75 colleges
Kayakers discover 8,000 years old human skull
Giraffe Calf Waking Tall After High-Tech Braces Cure Wonky Legs
A giraffe calf at a California zoo has been given a new lease of life after having her crooked legs corrected with innovative brace treatment.
Maryland medical examiner backlog is resolved, audit says
The office had amassed a backlog because of staffing shortages, which forced state officials to ask the federal government for help.
Mesmerizing Video of Cats Mirroring One Another Goes Viral: 'Cutely Weird'
"At the beginning of the video I was like, but it is indeed a mirror, wait it's not...or is it?" they wrote.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘A Perfect Pairing’ on Netflix, A Rom-Com Showcase for Former Nickelodeon Star Victoria Justice And ‘Sex/Life’ Stud Adam Demos
It’ll remind you of workplace romance films like The Proposal or Beauty and the Briefcase.
An Island Nation in Turmoil Allows India Chance to Seize Key China Partner
"India has stepped up its game in crisis-hit Sri Lanka at a time when China has hesitated to provide debt relief," Overseas Development Institute's Ganeshan Wignaraja told Newsweek.
ДОМ.РФ предлагает способ ускорить очереди на жилье
ДОМ.РФ предложил усовершенствовать механизм комплексного развития территорий. В частности, предлагается использовать механизм аукционов "за долю", что позволит застройщикам экономить средства и "расплачиваться" за землю уже после того, как дома построены
Working millennial moms complain their husbands treat them like housewives
Millennial moms are opening up about how motherhood strikes a blow to their equitable marriages, where babies make their husbands treat them like June Cleaver.
Albany sheriff who charged Cuomo with groping running for state Senate seat
The longtime lawman is running in the June 28 primary as a Democrat for the newly redrawn 43rd state Senate district that includes Rensselaer County.
Теннисисты узнали соперников по "Ролан Гаррос"
Теннисисты узнали соперников по "Ролан Гаррос"
This woman led a secret underground abortion network just before Roe v Wade
Heather Booth started an underground abortion network called JANE. In the late 60s through early 70s, the group performed thousands of illegal abortions just before Roe v Wade was decided. On this week's episode of "Reality Check with John Avlon: Extremist Beat," Heather explains why women sought out their services and what happened in a police raid where 7 of the women were arrested.
Eva Green: ‘Wonderful’ Johnny Depp will ‘emerge’ victorious in Amber Heard trial
"I have no doubt Johnny will emerge with his good name and wonderful heart revealed to the world, and life will be better than it ever was," the actress wrote.