TEXAS GOP'S VOTING RESTRICTION BILL PASSES KEY HOUSE VOTE

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Republican lawmakers advanced a sweeping elections bill early Friday following hours of discussion that would...

TALKS 'INTENSIFY' ON BRINGING US BACK TO IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

VIENNA - World powers held a fourth round of high-level talks Friday in Austria aimed at bringing the United States back into the nuclear...

 
 
 

POLICE: 29 PEOPLE RECOVERED FROM SEMITRUCK IN TEXAS

SAN ANTONIO - More than two dozen people were recovered from a big rig that was stopped near San Antonio, including one person who...

GOP SEEKS UNITY, EVEN IF THAT MEANS EMBRACING ELECTION LIE

WASHINGTON - There's a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. The House GOP, led by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is...

 
 
 

ATLANTA MAYOR KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS NOT SEEKING REELECTION

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks...

APPEALS COURT: EX-US REP BROWN SHOULD GET NEW TRIAL

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A federal appeals court ordered a new trial on Thursday for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, once a powerful Florida...

 
 
 

GOP SEEKS UNITY, EVEN IF THAT MEANS EMBRACING ELECTION LIE

WASHINGTON - There's a new buzzword among Republicans in Washington: unity. The House GOP, led by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, is...

TEXAS MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED CAPITAL MURDER FACES TRIAL

TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texas man charged with the attempted capital murder of a peace officer is set for trial next month in Bowie County. Aaron...

 
 
 

PERSONAL TIES: HARRIS' FAMILY IN INDIA GRAPPLES WITH COVID

WASHINGTON - G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring - a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the coronavirus...

WYOMING OFFICIALS STEER CLEAR OF CHENEY PERIL BEFORE VOTE

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - With Republicans in Washington turning up the heat on Rep. Liz Cheney, the defiant third-term congresswoman faces...

 
 
 

SOME IN GOP WORRY NEW LIMITS WILL HURT THEIR VOTERS, TOO

As Republicans march ahead with their campaign to tighten voting laws in political battlegrounds, some in their party are worried the...

US SAYS FATE OF NUCLEAR PACT UP TO IRAN AS TALKS RESUME

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is signaling that Iran shouldn't expect major new concessions from the United States as a new...

 
 
 

LONGTIME GOP CONSULTANT, LOBBYIST FACES FEDERAL TAX CHARGE

David Barklage, a political consultant and lobbyist whose clients have included several prominent Republicans in state government,...

NETANYAHU CHALLENGER ISSUES CALL FOR NATIONAL UNITY

JERUSALEM - Israel's opposition leader on Thursday called for a unity government and vowed to find common ground among the ideologically...

 
 
 

JONATHAN BUSH, BROTHER OF PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH, DIES

Jonathan Bush, the younger brother of the late President George H.W. Bush and uncle of former President George W. Bush, has died. He...

FLORIDA ENDURECE LEY PARA VOTAR POR CORREO POSTAL

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, EE.UU. - El gobernador Ron DeSantis firmó el jueves una importante reforma a la ley electoral de Florida que...

 
 
 

VIGILS, RALLIES MARK DAY OF AWARENESS FOR INDIGENOUS VICTIMS

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Some shared agonizing stories of frustration and loss. Others prayed and performed ceremonies. All called for action. Across...

STUDY: RESIDENTS LEFT BIG METROS DURING PANDEMIC FOR FAMILY

Cece Linder was living in a 770-square-foot apartment outside Washington, D.C., last spring when the area went into lockdown because...

 
 
 

FLOCK OF GIANT CALIFORNIA CONDORS TRASH WOMAN'S HOME

TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Giant California condors are rare - but not at Cinda Mickols' home. About 15 to 20 of the giant endangered birds...

GOATS RETURN TO REAGAN LIBRARY TO EAT AND CREATE A FIREBREAK

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - More than 350 goats are using their mouths to help protect The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum from...

 
 
 



Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four rescued after boat capsizes near Bay Bridge

Four people were rescued after a boat capsized Thursday night near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Maryland Natural Resources police say. Read more ...

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Top CDC official resigns from post following reassignment

Nancy Messonnier, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who was the first U.S. official to warn of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic last year... Read more ...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment...

The Chamber of Commerce calls for an end to $300 federal unemployment benefits after April's lackluster jobs report

Summary List Placement The Chamber of Commerce called for an end to the $300-per-week federal unemployment benefit on Friday, assailing it as an obstacle to the economic... Read more ...

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

US job growth unexpectedly softens, falling far below expectations

Despite bullish predictions and the recovery of the US economy, job growth slowed in April compared to a month earlier, figures released by the Labor Department show. According... Read more ...

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

3 dead after black powder device explodes near Illinois park

NORTH UTICA, Ill. - Authorities say three people have died after a black powder device exploded along a bank of the Illinois River in the northern part of the state. First... Read more ...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and...

The disappointing April jobs report showed gains were mainly in leisure and hospitality

Summary List Placement The leisure and hospitality sector was the only major industry to see a six-digit job gain between March and April. The US added just 266,000 nonfarm... Read more ...

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

US Employers Added Just 266,000 Jobs In April As Hiring Slows

The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.1% in April, from 6% in March. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...