Congress set to vote on stopgap funding measure this week

Congress this week will approve a one-week extension of funding for government operations, pushing the threat…

Merrill Lynch agrees to pay $24 million to Craig Benson, former New Hampshire governor

CONCORD, N.H. — Merrill Lynch agreed to pay $2 million in fines to the state and…

Trump summit aims to boost faith in vaccine; excludes Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is aiming to instill public confidence as well as claim…

Nevada virus hospitalizations up 230% over past month

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The number of people hospitalized in Nevada with COVID-19 has more than…

Ted Cruz agrees to present oral arguments in Pennsylvania mail-in voting case if Supreme Court hears appeal

Sen. Ted Cruz said on Monday he would make oral arguments to the Supreme Court should…

US sanctions 14 top Chinese legislators over Hong Kong crackdown

The United States is introducing sanctions on several Chinese officials over the crackdown on Hong Kong.…

Michigan extends coronavirus restrictions on indoor dining, in-person classes for 12 days

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Monday state restrictions on indoor dining and in-person classes scheduled…

Trump Administration Officials ‘Passed’ When Pfizer Offered to Sell U.S. More Vaccine Doses: NYT

KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images A new report from The New York Times says that officials…

Jenny Durkan, Seattle mayor, won’t seek reelection

SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a moderate Democrat who faced criticism from the right and…

Republicans defy Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, put up Christmas tree in Capitol rotunda

MADISON, Wis. — Two Republican lawmakers put up a Christmas tree in the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda…

Bryant and Ravens take on Cowboys in rare Tuesday night game

Former Dallas Cowboys star Dez Bryant has provided depth and experience at wide receiver for the…

25 more women sign on to sex abuse lawsuit against ex-doctor

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Twenty-five more women have joined four former patients in an amended civil…

Plea deal signed for activist who toppled Columbus statue

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – An Indigenous activist accused of toppling a Christopher Columbus statue on…

Mark Dayton, ex-Minnesota governor, 73, marries Ana Orke, campaign staffer, 32

MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has announced that he has married one of his…

Dick Allen, fearsome hitter and 7-time All-Star, dies at 78

Dick Allen, a fearsome hitter who was a seven-time All-Star, the 1964 NL Rookie of the…

High court hears Nazi-era cases from Germany, Hungary

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court on Monday struggled with whether to allow two lawsuits stemming…

Appeals court denies NSA leaker Reality Winner’s request to leave prison early

An appeals court denied a request by Reality Winner, who pleaded guilty to leaking classified Russian…

CBS’s Blue Bloods season premier rejects claims of systemic racism within police department

CBS’s Blue Bloods season premier appeared to reject claims that police departments are plagued with systemic…

Medicaid expansion could lead to criminal justice reform in North Carolina, expert says

Medicaid expansion could reduce criminal justice spending in North Carolina, a health management expert said. Greg…

BREAKING: Phil Griffin Out as MSNBC President, Will Be Replaced By Rashida Jones

Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for International Women’s Media Foundation) MSNBC is undergoing a change in leadership. The…