Democrats call for Biden administration probe of sex-assault complaints at Liberty University

Four Senate Democrats, including Virginia’s Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, have asked the Biden administration’s Education…

Kevin Stitt, Oklahoma governor, orders stop to nonbinary birth certificates

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday directed the State Department of Health to…

Trump endorses Janice McGeachin, GOP rival of Idaho incumbent Gov. Brad Little

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin over…

Feds ponder how much to pay illegal immigrants

Members of Congress who die in office see their families customarily get a year’s salary, currently…

China delivers a hypersonic shot across the bow

OPINION: In August, a Chinese civilian rocket shot through the atmosphere, a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle…

Stefanik-led PAC boosts GOP women candidates to help flip control of Congress in 2022

House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik on Wednesday endorsed eight women running for Congress next year,…

Mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges, despite leniency

Universities that adopted COVID-19 vaccine mandates this fall have seen widespread compliance even though many schools…

Man charged with kidnapping over missing girl who used viral TikTok hand signal to get help

A man has been charged with kidnapping in the case of a missing girl who used…

Largest number of children in two decades missed first measles shots in 2020, report says

More than 22 million infants around the world missed their first measles shots last year, which…

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney concedes to newcomer Edward Durr, cites ‘red wave’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, one of the most powerful elected…

‘Governor grabbed my butt’: Hundreds of pages of testimony from Cuomo harassment probe made public

Hundreds of pages of testimony about unwanted kisses, hugs and gropes from the investigation into sexual…

‘I defended myself’: Teenager who shot three men on night of protests breaks down in court

A teenager who shot three people during a night of protests against racial injustice in Wisconsin…

Wooing France: Kamala Harris to meet Macron after sub spat

PARIS (AP) – Kamala Harris is honoring America’s wartime alliances with France and meeting President Emmanuel…

Gerrymandering surges as states redraw maps for House seats

North Carolina Republicans are well positioned to pick up at least two House seats in next…

Pennsylvania court throws out governor’s school mask mandate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An order by Pennsylvania’s acting health secretary that requires masks inside K-12…

White House boasts that 900,000 kids ages 5 to 11 got COVID-19 shots

The White House estimated Wednesday that 900,000 children ages 5 to 11 will have received their…

On defensive, Biden says spending bill will lower inflation

President Biden insisted Wednesday that his massive social spending bill will ease inflation and lower prices,…

House GOP members say VOA stonewalling probe of Persian service official

Seven House Republicans want the U.S. Agency for Global Media to explain why the agency’s director…

Pete Buttigieg: Child care a key issue in supply chain disruption, labor shortage

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg repeatedly contended Wednesday morning that access to affordable child care is a…

US inflation hits highest level since 1990 as food and fuel prices surge

The annual rate of inflation in the US has hit its highest level in more than…