In retrospect, it may have been a pipe dream to expect the U.S. House of Representatives would unanimously endorse the $19.1 billion disaster relief bill approved by the Senate Thursday in a simple voice vote Friday before adjourning for their Memorial Day recess.
The U.S. Senate Thursday approved a long-awaited, bitterly-debated $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that the House is expected to pass unanimously Friday before its Memorial Day recess and President Donald Trump says he will sign.
“Regrettably, the President’s most recent actions and continued disrespect for the Constitution are forcing us down the road to impeachment," Pocan said.
Michigan auto manufacturers and a conservative think tank are cheering President Donald Trump’s decision to lift steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico, but hope for a more comprehensive trade deal.
Most U.S. states have either passed legislation legalizing sports betting or are working on such legislation in the year since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1993 law banning the practice in all states but Nevada.
Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., stood alongside senators from five other states May 16 to introduce the “STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act.”
More than 85,000 coal miner retirees and 20,000 working miners are at risk of losing all or part of their pension by 2022 if more coal companies declare bankruptcy.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Breaking his silence on the special counsel investigation, President Donald Trump celebrated a summary of the findings Sunday, claiming it "was a complete and total exoneration," even though the report did not reach a definitive answer on whether he obstructed justice.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstru…
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday charged more than 30 wealthy people - including two television stars - with being part of a long-running scheme to bribe and cheat to get their kids into big-name colleges and universities.The alleged crimes included cheating on entrance exams, …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Perry, who gained instant heartthrob status as wealthy rebel Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills, 90210," died Monday after suffering a massive stroke, his publicist said. He was 52.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses, sending document requests to 81 people linked to the president and his associates.
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended Russia's participation in a key nuclear arms treaty, in response to Washington's decision to withdraw.
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Rescuers began tearing through the rubble of mobile homes and houses Monday in search of survivors of a powerful tornado that rampaged through southeast Alabama and killed at least 23 people, including children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Friday on six high-ranking members of the Venezuelan security forces and revoked the visas of other officials and their relatives in the latest effort to pressure President Nicolas Maduro into leaving office.
After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make "every effort" to find other roles for disabled workers who'd accused the retailer of targeting them as it prepares to eliminate the "people greeter" job at 1,000 stores.
DALLAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it has granted Southwest Airlines approval to begin flights between California and Hawaii capping the airline's effort to extend its reach 2,400 miles (3,800 kilometers) across the Pacific.
As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — After long journeys to Vietnam, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are in place for their second summit Wednesday to address perhaps the world's biggest security challenge: Kim's pursuit of a nuclear program that stands on the verge of viabl…
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The United States is planning new ways to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to give up power and other means to provide assistance to the people of the economically devastated South American nation after a weekend effort failed to deliver aid.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A tornado smashed into a commercial district in the small Mississippi city of Columbus on Saturday afternoon, shattering businesses as severe storms raked the South amid days of drenching rains and a rising flood threat.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school is ending cheerleading awards given annually to girls with the largest breasts or buttocks — dubbed "Big Booty" and "Big Boobie" — after district officials received repeated complaints from parents and a former coach.
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