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Updated 6 hours, 18 minutes ago

Dem split on jobless benefits slows relief bill in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats set aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage but promptly descended into anot...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Pentagon: US contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. contractor died Wednesday when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing U.S. and other coalition troops in western Iraq,...

Updated 3 days, 9 hours ago
Police: 13 killed when big rig hits SUV carrying 25 people

HOLTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen people were killed Tuesday when an SUV carrying 25 people and a semitruck collided on a Southern California highway near th...

Updated 3 days, 9 hours ago
Biden: U.S. will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end o...

Updated 2 weeks, 4 days ago
COVID-19 shots might be tweaked if variants get worse

The makers of COVID-19 vaccines are figuring out how to tweak their recipes against worrisome virus mutations — and regulators are looking to flu as a bluepr...

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Senate votes to acquit Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was acquitted Saturday of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that spare...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Biden orders sanctions against Myanmar after military coup

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday ordered new sanctions against the military regime in Myanmar, taking action after the military this month ...

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Democrats: Trump 'inciter in chief' of Capitol attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is starting, an undertaking like no other in U.S. history. The defeated former president stands cha...

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Idaho congressman unveils plan to breach dams, save salmon

SEATTLE (AP) — A Republican congressman has proposed removing four hydroelectric dams in the Northwest as part of a sweeping new plan to address the decades-...

Updated 1 month ago
Buoyed by Keystone XL, pipeline opponents want Biden to act

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After President Joe Biden revoked Keystone XL's presidential permit and shut down construction of the long-disputed pipeline that was to c...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Biden: 'We can't wait any longer' to address climate crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst of climate change, President Joe Biden signed executive orders Wednesday to transf...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
States eye allowing concealed carry of guns without a permit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican lawmakers in several more states want to loosen gun restrictions by allowing people to carry concealed firearms without havi...

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Biden halts oil and gas leases, permits on U.S. land and water

BILLINGS (AP) — The Biden administration announced Thursday the suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits for U.S. lands and waters for 60 d...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Keystone XL pipeline halted as Biden moves to cancel permit

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL oil pipeline said Wednesday it has suspended work on the pipeline in in anticipation of incoming U...

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of ...