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Trump Organization found guilty in tax fraud case

The Trump Organization was convicted Tuesday over what prosecutors say was a years-long scheme to defraud state and federal tax authorities, multiple outlets reported. The…

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Justice Dept. subpoenas election officials in key states for Trump comms

Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Arizona, Michigan and Wisconsin for communication with former President Trump and his allies during the…

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Beijing no longer requires negative COVID test to enter many public spaces

The demonstrations that rocked many Chinese cities last week were quickly suppressed but succeeded in getting China’s leaders to rework the zero-COVID policy they’ve implemented…

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The solar system’s strangest objects are unlocking its history

A clutch of upcoming space missions will give scientists unprecedented views of some of the oddest objects in the solar system. Why it matters: The…

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Rep. Andy Biggs challenges McCarthy for House speaker

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), the former chair of the right-wing Freedom Caucus, on Tuesday announced he is running against House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)…

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Jan. 6 committee nears criminal referrals

The Jan. 6 select committee is closing in on criminal referrals to the Department of Justice, the panel’s chair Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) said Tuesday….

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Colorado Springs shooting suspect charged with 305 counts

The suspected gunman in the deadly Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub shooting that killed five people last month has been formally charged with 305 counts, including…

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Report projects massive renewable energy growth — with caveats

Data: International Energy Agency; Chart: Axios Visuals A pair of new reports show analysts are getting more bullish about renewables and electric vehicle adoption — and…

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Engagement with Musk’s tweets explodes post takeover

Note: Change in followers calculated between Jan. 1 and Dec. 4, 2022. Analysis excludes Musk’s own replies and retweets; Data: Twitter, Social Blade, Axios research;…

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Third Russian airfield hit with drone attack in 2 days

A drone strike on an airfield in Russia’s Kursk region ignited an oil tanker on Tuesday, in the third reported attack on a location inside…

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Georgia voters are tired after U.S. Senate runoff

It’s Election Day in Georgia — again. Why it matters: After two high-profile runoffs in two years, four elections in 2022 alone, thousands of ads and…

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Get ready for “thaw and eat” foods

From frozen sandwiches that don’t need to be nuked to pies and waffles that go from freezer to plate, food manufacturers are racing to introduce…

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Axios-Ipsos poll: Few COVID worries for the holidays

Data: Axios and Ipsos research; Chart: Tory Lysik/Axios Visuals Americans are entering the holidays for the first time in two years with COVID firmly in the…

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Bipartisan duo targets immigration reform during lame-duck

A bipartisan duo of senators are reviving negotiations for a potential deal on immigration reform — including providing legal status for 2 million Dreamers and…

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DNC faces Georgia roadblock ahead of 2024 presidential primaries

Georgia election officials are resisting moves by the Democratic National Committee to move their state up in the 2024 primary window, complicating President Biden’s carefully…

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Biden heading to Mexico City next month for Three Amigos Summit

President Biden is planning to head to Mexico City next month for his first scheduled foreign trip of 2023, Axios has learned. Why it matters:…

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“Don’t want to be held hostage”: GOP braces for chaotic speaker fight

The certainty projected by supporters of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is fraying as House Republicans prepare for the prospect of a right-wing revolt…

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U.S. and EU positions on China are converging, top official says

The EU and U.S. positions on China have converged, due in part to Beijing’s growing assertiveness and burgeoning partnership with Russia, according to Stefano Sannino,…

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Judge drops corruption charges against former New York Lt. Gov. Benjamin

A federal judge dropped bribery and corruption charges against former New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin Monday, ruling the “indictment fails to allege an explicit…

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Explosions reported at 2 air bases deep inside Russia

Explosions rocked two Russian air bases hundreds of miles from the Ukrainian border on Monday morning, Russian media reported. Driving the news: Russia’s Defense Ministry…

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in Colorado same-sex discrimination case

The case of an evangelical Christian designer from Colorado who refuses to build websites for same-sex couples lands in the U.S. Supreme Court Monday for…

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CEO optimism fading as economy teeters

Data: Business Roundtable; Chart: Axios Visuals The chief executives of America’s biggest companies have downgraded their view of the economy — though not to the levels…

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