(WASHINGTON) -- The wife of an American held hostage by Islamist militants in Africa broke years of silence on Wednesday to criticize U.S. government efforts and to make a plea to the leader of an al-Qaida-affiliated group to release her husband. Els Woodke's husband, Jeffery... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- This summer, the United States has seen the effects of climate change firsthand, as record-breaking wildfires, droughts and hurricanes have devastated parts of the country. During his United Nations General Assembly speech on Tuesday, President Joe Biden called on countries to bring... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans are holding firm against a hike to the federal debt limit, even as Democratic leaders announced Monday that they would link the raise in the borrowing limit to a must-pass government funding measure. Government funding is set to expire at the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Harriet Hageman, a primary challenger to incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., ahead of Hageman’s Thursday afternoon announcement that she will run for Cheney's seat in the House of Representatives. His endorsement both strikes back at Cheney, who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Tuesday night rejected an effort by the Biden administration to formally discontinue the Trump administration's controversial 2018 policy forcing asylum seekers along the southern U.S. border to remain in Mexico while awaiting a hearing on their claims. In a single-page... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden's envoy for Afghanistan will meet with the Taliban's political leadership this week to urge them "to stop their military offensive and to negotiate a political settlement," the State Department announced. But as the militant group seized a seventh provincial capital... Read More.
(SURFSIDE, Fla.) -- As the recovery effort continues after the devastating partial collapse of a 12-story residential building in South Florida's Miami-Dade County last month, there was a "small piece of good news" Friday, officials said, after a pet was reunited with its family. A... Read More.
(SURFSIDE, Fla.) -- At least 78 people have been confirmed dead after 14 bodies were recovered overnight from the rubble of a 12-story residential building that partially collapsed in South Florida's Miami-Dade County last month. As many as 62 people remain missing, officials said Friday. Eight... Read More.
(SURFSIDE, Fla.) -- The death toll at the 12-story residential building that partially collapsed in South Florida's Miami-Dade County last week has risen to 24, leaving 121 unaccounted for, as search and rescue efforts paused amid preparations to demolish the remaining structure, officials said... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Elsa, the first of the Atlantic season, could take many paths when it reaches the United States, from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast to Florida -- including Surfside, where rescue operations are ongoing following last week's condo collapse. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As a group of 10 Republican and Democratic senators got ready to jet out of Washington on Thursday for a two-week recess, breathing a sigh of relief that at long last, a bipartisan infrastructure deal had been struck, some had not even... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force, a nearly two-decade old war powers measure that gave clearance to then-President George W. Bush's plans to invade Iraq. The 2002 AUMF allows military action to “defend the national... Read More.