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This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Ex-convict admits fraud, bogus tax returns for pro athletes

Associated Press

An ex-convict from California has pleaded guilty to fraud schemes totaling more than $25 million that included exaggerated tax returns for professional athletes and exploiting federal pandemic relief programs.

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President Joe Biden speaks at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, Saturday, April 30, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden roasts Trump, GOP, himself at correspondents' dinner

- Associated Press

The White House press corps' annual gala returned Saturday night along with the roasting of Washington, the journalists who cover it and the man at the helm: President Joe Biden.

Trevor Noah arrives at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. The White House press corps is ready to party like it's 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic. After the pandemic nixed the 2021 and 2020 editions, the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner returns Saturday night. It features Joe Biden, the first sitting president to attend in six years. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Correspondents' gala offers political normalcy despite COVID

- Associated Press

Much of Washington is ready to party like it's 2019, before the coronavirus, when the biggest risk at the annual White House press corps gala was more likely to be jokes that ruffled too many political feathers.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, left, reacts as he talks with Sarah Gravitt-Baese, chief marketing officer of the Richmond Food Bank, during a visit to the facility in Richmond, Va., Friday, March 18 2022. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP) ** FILE **

Virginia lawmakers to take up Youngkin vetoes, amendments

- Associated Press

Virginia lawmakers are set to reconvene in Richmond on Wednesday for a one-day session to consider Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's vetoes and proposed amendments to a wide range of legislation.

Jon Stewart is the latest recipient of the Mark Twain prize for lifetime achievement in comedy, an honor being bestowed Sunday, April 24, 2022, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

Jon Stewart receives the Mark Twain Prize for American humor

- Associated Press

A host of celebrities and comedy royalty gathered Sunday night at the Kennedy Center as comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart receives the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in humor.