Mike Pence returns to Capitol and is embraced by GOP lawmakers — behind closed doors

Former Vice President Mike Pence received a warm reception Wednesday on Capitol Hill from GOP lawmakers…

Texans seek refuge in public libraries as heatwave sweeps across US

America is in new territory. As a record heatwave sweeps the country, hopes for climate legislation…

Gun-control activist David Hogg disrupts congressional hearing on new ‘assault weapon’ ban

Gun-control activist David Hogg on Wednesday was escorted out of a House Judiciary Committee after he…

Defense bill directs Pentagon to end costly search for extremism in military ranks

Senate lawmakers want the military to end a program created after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack…

Biden says he has cancer from fossil-fuel emissions in latest gaffe

Let’s hope it was just a gaffe. Read more…

Florida manatees improving but still face water pollution, chronic starvation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Fewer manatee deaths have been recorded so far this year in Florida…

‘Congress is not acting as it should’: Biden teases more climate executive action

President Joe Biden may soon declare a climate emergency, something climate activists have heartily pushed him…

Newsom and Harris court Democrats and donors as one-and-done Biden speculation builds

Prominent elected Democrats are meeting with political donors, courting national attention by attacking leading Republicans and…

Transgender prisoner who impregnated two inmates moved to different facility

A transgender inmate has been transferred after impregnating two female inmates at the only women’s prison…

Key government witness against Bannon joined Democratic book club with prosecutor

The prosecution’s witness in the criminal contempt of Congress case against former Trump adviser Stephen K.…

Biden unveils executive action on climate change but stops far short of declaring national emergency

President Biden announced executive actions Wednesday to combat climate change, but chose not to heed calls…

Donald Trump joins family at his ex-wife’s funeral

Donald Trump joined other family members as they gathered in New York for the funeral of…

Rudy Giuliani to testify before Georgia grand jury on Aug. 9

A New York judge has ordered Rudolph W. Giuliani to testify before a special grand jury…

Judge in Bannon’s case vows to keep trial from becoming ‘political circus’

The federal judge overseeing Stephen K. Bannon’s criminal contempt of Congress case warned that he would…

Unvaccinated first responders likelier to catch COVID, doubt vaccines: Study

A new medical study finds that unvaccinated first responders were more likely to develop COVID-19 and…

Iran expects Republicans to win midterm elections, hampering nuclear deal talks

The Biden administration is still holding out hope that Iran will accept the deal on the…

Stimulus check update: Florida sending out $450 one-time payments to eligible families

Florida is sending families with foster and adopted children stimulus checks in an attempt to reduce…

Virginia school aide allegedly stole students’ medication, swapped with allergy pills

A former Virginia school aide has been accused of stealing prescribed medications for several elementary school…

Our national security requires an independent, robust supply chain

A secure and resilient supply of critical minerals is paramount to our national security and is…

GOP lawmaker calls on ATF to explain video of agents asking firearms owner for gun serial numbers

A recent ring doorbell video recording from a Delaware resident prompted a Republican lawmaker to question…