House passes bill on training rules for armed school workers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – School districts could set their own training requirements for employees they choose…

House Democrats censure GOP’s Paul Gosar, strip lawmaker of committees

The House on Wednesday censured Rep. Paul Gosar and stripped him of his committee posts because…

Portland poised to ‘refund the police’ amid record homicides

PORTLAND, Ore. — Night after night, hundreds of people marched the streets of Oregon’s largest city,…

Joe Manchin doubles down on opposition to paid leave: ‘I’ve been very clear’

Sen. Joe Manchin III, a key swing vote for the White House’s legislative agenda, reasserted his…

Government supports would grow to $76,400 per poor family

OPINION: This week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the partisan Build Back…

Contrary to popular belief, no great migration in pandemic

Contrary to popular belief, there has been no great migration in the U.S. during the pandemic.…

Russian pipeline sanctions back on table as Senate debates defense bill

Republican lawmakers are pushing to reimpose sanctions on Russia’s nearly operational undersea pipeline into Germany in…

USMCA looms over Biden summit with leaders from Mexico, Canada

Former President Trump in 2020 promised that his newly-minted trade agreement with Canada and Mexico would…

Biden’s nominee for bank regulator faces hostile opposition

NEW YORK (AP) – A fierce battle is being waged in Washington over President Biden’s choice…

Defense Department will help relieve 2 Minnesota hospitals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Department of Defense will send medical teams to two major Minnesota hospitals…

Alec Baldwin ‘played Russian roulette’ by failing to check gun before firing it on Rust film set, lawyer says

A Rust crew member has accused actor Alec Baldwin of “playing Russian roulette” by failing to…

Florida GOP limits on vaccine mandates nears final passage

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – A proposal to blunt coronavirus vaccine mandates in Florida businesses inched closer…

Americans want ‘fair shake’ for faith-based groups, protection for vaccine refusers: survey

Most Americans say that religious groups providing community services should qualify for government funding alongside their…

Apple to sell iPhone parts, allowing users to fix devices at home

Apple is taking a big step toward the "right to repair" by selling iPhone parts and…

OSHA has ‘suspended activities’ related to Biden’s vaccine mandate

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has “suspended” work on President Biden’s vaccine mandate after a…

Health officials investigating monkeypox in Maryland

Public health officials are investigating a case of imported monkeypox in Maryland from a traveler who…

Bishops OK Communion document, avoid direct rebuff to Biden

BALTIMORE (AP) – U.S. Catholic bishops overwhelmingly approved a long-anticipated document on Communion on Wednesday that…

Texas abortion ban stays in force as justices mull outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than two weeks have passed since the Supreme Court’s extraordinarily rushed arguments…

US drug overdose deaths pass 100k in a year mark for first time, experts say

More than 100,000 Americans have died in a single year from drug overdoses, a record total,…

‘I know I am to blame’: ‘QAnon Shaman’ jailed for 41 months over US Capitol riot

A man who describes himself as the “QAnon Shaman” has been jailed for 41 months over…