WASHINGTON (AP) — With days to spare before a potential first-ever government default, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached final agreement Sunday on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling and worked to ensure enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the meas…
Less than two months after he pleaded guilty to storming the U.S. Capitol, Texas resident Daniel Goodwyn appeared on Tucker Carlson's then-Fox News show and promoted a website where supporters could donate money to Goodwyn and other rioters whom the site called "political prisoners."
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have reached an agreement in principle on legislation to increase the nation's borrowing authority and avoid a federal default.
CHICAGO — During Donald Trump's first visit as president to Chicago, a frequent target in his attacks on urban violence, he disparaged the nation's third largest city as a haven for criminals and a national embarrassment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an "agreement in principle" to raise the nation's legal debt ceiling late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal to limit federal spending and avert a potentially disastrous U.S. default.
Decades after a mutilated body was found in a wooded area in northern Alabama, officials have identified the cold-case victim as a California man through intensive DNA technology and genetic genealogy.
United Launch Alliance isn’t taking any chances with its new Decatur-assembled Vulcan Centaur rocket, opting to stand down Thursday from a planned hot fire test, continuing the potential delays before its debut mission dubbed Certification-1.
WASHINGTON — Upending debt-ceiling talks with time running short, the government announced a new June 5 default deadline late Friday, dragging the White House and Republicans toward another week of cliff-edge negotiations over cutting spending and raising the nation's legal debt limit.
NORFOLK, Va. — Memorial Day is supposed to be about mourning the nation's fallen service members, but it's come to anchor the unofficial start of summer and a long weekend of discounts on anything from mattresses to lawn mowers.
PHOENIX — They're not fluffy, they don't play fetch and they certainly don't roll over. But there is such a thing as a lap tortoise.
CLEVELAND — Mary Lamar had been searching for a job that was a good fit.
Elon Musk's brain implant company Neuralink says it's gotten permission from U.S. regulators to begin testing its device in people.
Presidential hopeful DeSantis inspires push to make book bans easier in Republican-controlled states
TALLAHASSEE, Florida — As he vies for the Republican presidential nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is touting a series of measures he has pushed that have led to an upswing in banned or restricted books — not just in Florida schools but in an increasing number of other conservative states.
AUSTIN, Texas — The Republican-led Texas House of Representatives has set a historic Saturday vote to possibly impeach embattled state Attorney General Ken Paxton and suspend him from office, just as some prominent conservatives began to rally around him.
BOSTON — Ten lighthouses that for generations have stood like sentinels along America's shorelines protecting mariners from peril and guiding them to safety are being given away at no cost or sold at auction by the federal government.
CHICAGO — An expected bump in violent crime this summer has mayors and police officials around the U.S. rolling out familiar strategies of making officers more visible and engaging with community groups, in some cases leaning on civilians to enforce curfews and keep the peace.