Judge puts hold on North Dakota trigger law banning abortion

FARGO, N.D. — A judge on Thursday again blocked a trigger law banning abortion in North…

Democrat voters say Biden momentum turning around midterm expectations

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Maryland Democrats gathered for an appearance here Thursday by President Biden said they’re…

California to ban sales of gas-fueled vehicles by 2035 in effort to combat climate change

California will phase out sales of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 under a sweeping proposal approved Thursday,…

2 plead guilty in scheme to sell Ashley Biden’s diary

NEW YORK — Two Florida residents have pleaded guilty in a scheme to peddle a diary…

Judge orders unsealing of redacted affidavit in Trump search

WASHINGTON — A judge on Thursday ordered the Justice Department to make public a redacted version…

Body of man who drowned 20 years ago in drought-stricken US reservoir is identified

Human remains that were discovered in Lake Mead in May have been identified as those of…

Colorado lawmaker who defected from GOP to Democrats faces recall

DENVER — A Colorado recall campaign is targeting a lawmaker who left the GOP and joined…

Groups sue Environmental Protection Agency over coal ash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday…

Tweaked COVID boosters close but how much will they help?

COVID-19 vaccines tweaked to better match today’s omicron threat are expected to roll out in a…

Oklahoma executes man for 1997 killing – against parole board’s wishes

A man has been executed in America for a 1997 killing, despite the parole board recommending…

Voting machine tampering points to concern for fall election

DENVER — On the last day of voting in Colorado’s June primary, a poll worker sent…

Student loan crisis awaits new generation despite Biden plan

For millions of Americans, President Joe Biden’s student loan cancellation offers a life-changing chance to escape…

Chad Wolf: I didn’t erase any Jan. 6 text messages

Former acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf flatly rejected suggestions that he deleted key text messages…

Biden calls Volodymyr Zelenskyy to mark Ukraine’s Independence Day

President Biden expressed his admiration for the people of Ukraine in a call Thursday with Ukrainian…

Court: Arkansas can’t ban treatment of transgender kids

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday said Arkansas can’t enforce its…

Democratic Party’s march to the left empowers Pramila Jayapal for House leadership race

SEATTLE — Progressive champion Rep. Pramila Jayapal is convinced that the time has arrived for a…

New York law meant to whip whippets makes whipped cream a 21-and-older purchase

In New York, you can now be carded to buy not only alcohol and cigarettes but…

Analysts expect student debt load to return to $1.6 trillion within five years

Total outstanding student debt will return to current levels of $1.6 trillion within five years, according…

Democrats crushing GOP in Pennsylvania’s key statewide races: poll

Pennsylvania Democrats are crushing GOP candidates in two critical state-wide races, a new poll found. Read…

Justice Department files redacted Mar-a-Lago affidavit for possible release

The Justice Department on Thursday filed under seal its proposed redactions to the affidavit that explains…