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Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago

GOP governors back at Texas border to keep pressure on Biden over migrant crossings

EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — As more than a dozen Republican governors gathered Sunday on the Texas border, Kyle Willi…

Updated 2 months ago
Ice storms and blizzards pummel the central US a day after Christmas

A winter storm is pummeling much of the central United States a day after Christmas. An ice storm in North Dakota is sealing windows shut, while blizzard condi…

Updated 2 months ago
Biden orders strikes on an Iranian-aligned group after 3 US troops wounded in drone attack in Iraq

National Security Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson said one of the U.S. troops suffered critical injuries in the attack that occurred earlier Monday. The I…

Updated 4 months ago
House Republicans meet privately in search of speaker nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three weeks now since the ouster of Kevin McCarthy, House Republicans are meeting privately Tuesday to try nominating a new House speaker to …

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
House Republicans reject Jim Jordan a third time for the speaker's gavel as opposition deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Jim Jordan failed badly Friday on a third ballot for the House speaker's gavel, rejected by even more Republicans from the conservative …

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Jim Jordan digs in for a third vote for House speaker as Republicans refuse to give him the gavel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House prepared to vote as Rep. Jim Jordan tried for a third time Friday for the speaker's gavel, digging in for a fight despite deepening…

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
McCarthy to call vote Tuesday on effort to oust him and says he won't cut a deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Kevin McCarthy plans to force a vote Tuesday on the far-right effort to oust him from his leadership position and insists he will not…

Updated 5 months ago
On the brink of a federal shutdown, the House passes a 45-day funding plan and sends it to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the brink of a federal government shutdown, the House on Saturday swiftly approved a 45-day funding bill to keep federal agencies open as …

Updated 6 months ago
Proud Boy convicted of helping spearhead Capitol attack ties Jan. 6 sentence record with 18 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A one-time leader in the Proud Boys far-right extremist group was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for his role in the Jan. 6 riot at t…

Updated 6 months ago
Florida braces as Tropical Storm Idalia intensifies

Florida residents loaded up on sandbags and evacuated from homes in low-lying areas along the Gulf Coast as Tropical Storm Idalia intensified Monday and foreca…

Updated 6 months ago
Trump surrenders to law enforcement in Georgia election case

The booking photo instantly becomes part of the former president's legacy as he confronts criminal charges in four American cities while seeking to reclaim the…

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
At least 55 people died on Maui. Residents had little warning before wildfires overtook a town

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii emergency management records show no indication that warning sirens sounded before people ran for their lives from wildfires on M…

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
People in Hawaii flee into ocean to escape wildfires that are burning a popular Maui tourist town

HONOLULU (AP) — Wind-whipped wildfires raced through parts of Hawaii on Wednesday, burning down businesses in a historic town on the island of Maui, injuring s…

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
IRS whistleblowers will testify to Congress as they claim 'slow-walking' of the Hunter Biden case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whistleblowers claiming the Justice Department improperly interfered with a yearslong investigation into Hunter Biden will testify before Con…

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Ted Kaczynski, known as the "Unabomber," died of suicide: AP Sources

Ted Kaczynski, known as the "Unabomber," who carried out a 17-year bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others, died by suicide, four peopl…