U.S. consumers still confident, but outlook not as rosy

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence bounced back in March and remains high, though…

FBI audit reveals employees’, informants’ rule-breaking in undercover ops authorized to break law

The FBI sometimes allows its employees and informants to break the law to catch criminals, but…

GOP lawmakers push bill targeting transgender girl athletes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican proposal to prevent transgender girls from competing in girls’ school…

State senator to challenge Cori Bush in 1st District primary

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Cori Bush is now facing a challenge from a…

Hakeem Jeffries, House Dem leader, says Ginni Thomas helped peddle ‘Big Lie,’ prompt Capitol riot

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, accused Ginni Thomas of having helped contribute…

GOP defections thwart some of conservatives’ plans in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Key conservative initiatives are likely to fail in Kansas this year because…

District joins FCC investigation of robocall scams

The District of Columbia has joined 21 states in signing an agreement to help the Federal…

Truckers protesting COVID-19 mandates rolling their convoy to California

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A group of truck drivers protesting COVID-19 mandates on roads and highways…

Live updates: West remains wary of Russia’s scale back claim

LVIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian government says it is operating three humanitarian corridors Tuesday to move…

U.S. lawmakers uneasy with Israel’s response to the Russian attack on Ukraine

Israel’s muted response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is raising eyebrows on Capitol Hill. Read more…

New York AG asks appeals court to enforce Trump subpoena

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is asking a state appeals court to uphold…

UK police issue 20 fines over ‘partygate’ virus scandal

LONDON (AP) — British police have issued 20 fines over illegal parties held by Prime Minister…

Japan enjoys cherry blossom season despite COVID-19 worries

TOKYO (AP) — People across Japan are celebrating the peak cherry blossom viewing season one week…

Florida Gov. DeSantis vetoes new congressional maps

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed the state’s newly draw congressional maps…

Bank records show Hunter Biden received $100,000 in 2017 from Chinese firm

Sens. Charles E. Grassley and Ron Johnson have revealed financial records showing how an arm of…

DHS to offer COVID-19 vaccines to migrants caught at the southern border: Report

The Biden administration is reportedly planning to offer COVID-19 vaccines to migrants taken into custody at…

Prelim report shows no recidivism spike for inmates released

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A preliminary report by the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission found some people…

Navajo fight Biden administration’s plan to fence off drilling around New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon

President Biden is looking to countries like Venezuela and Saudi Arabia for oil, even as he…

How a dead French aristocrat helped the Framers create the Constitution

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FDA authorizes a second COVID-19 booster for adults over 50

The Biden administration said Tuesday that Americans over 50 may get another booster to protect against…