(WASHINGTON) -- A bill to avert a federal government shutdown passed the House on Friday, just hours before the midnight deadline. The House voted 230-201 to pass the stopgap legislation, which will keep the government funded through mid-December -- past the midterm elections. The bill now... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill to avert a federal government shutdown passed the Senate on Thursday, and will now head to the House with little more than 24 hours until the deadline at the end of the day Friday. The Senate voted 72-25 to advance the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An about-face from Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday evening helped to set the Senate on an unexpected glide path to averting a Friday night shutdown. The funding bill, which will keep the government running through Dec. 16, easily earned the 60 votes necessary... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congress has just three legislative days remaining to avert a fast-approaching government shutdown at the end of the week, and much of its ability to keep the government running will depend upon whether lawmakers can navigate an impasse over energy policy. In the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic congressional leaders are facing a progressive revolt -- that could potentially risk a government shutdown -- in the wake of the closed-door deal between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin that won the latter's crucial support... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a win for Donald Trump, Judge Aileen Cannon has granted a request from the former president's legal team to appoint a special master to review documents seized in the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago estate. The ruling will halt all reviews of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government took an initial step forward in its response to long COVID-19 Wednesday, releasing two reports that compile what federally-funded services are available to people already suffering from the condition, and what research efforts are still needed to better understand... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS, N.M.) -- As his city stands on the brink of running out of water, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Mayor Louie Trujillo said the fires that initiated the problem could have been avoided. "The government is 100% responsible for this disaster and we intend... Read More.
Sam Hunt will no longer be able to make his headlining engagement at the upcoming Boots and Hearts Festival in Canada. “Unfortunately, due to ongoing government restrictions, Sam Hunt will not be able to perform at Boots & Hearts Music Festival on August 5,” reads... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Protesters in several cities across the country are calling on the Biden administration, as well as local officials, to address the rapid rise in monkeypox cases. Demonstrators, including many LGBTQ activists, say officials have yet to provide the necessary outreach to vulnerable populations... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The twin brother of Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges, said he had mixed feelings about the responses to the cases involving Trevor Reed and Brittney Griner in comparison to his brother. Reed, another former U.S. Marine... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Eli Lilly has announced the U.S. government is buying an additional 150,000 courses of the only monoclonal antibody therapy left that still holds up against all COVID-19 variants of concern, including BA.2. The new purchase of the therapy, called bebtelovimab, is costing the government... Read More.