(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Wednesday night failed to change the filibuster rule to allow voting rights legislation to pass with a simple majority. The rule change would have required 51 votes to pass but did not have the support of all Democrats, whose leader... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a rare event, the Senate will convene on Wednesday morning with all Democrats instructed to be in their seats inside the chamber when the business begins as they try to move forward on voting rights legislation and a challenge a long-standing... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- With less than 10 months until the 2022 midterm elections, President Joe Biden on Tuesday backed a historic change to Senate rules to allow a pair of national voting rights bills to pass, saying he supported "getting rid of" the filibuster if... Read More.
Carrie Underwood and Gabby Barrett were the big country winners at the 2021 American Music Awards, collecting two awards each at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Sunday night. Gabby was awarded favorite country album for her debut, Goldmine, while country fans voted her song "The Good Ones" favorite country... Read More.
(BASEL, Switzerland) -- The International Handball Federation has updated its uniform rules after backlash over its women's bikini requirements. After being called out for fining the Norwegian women's handball team 1,500 euros (about $1,740) for opting to wear shorts -- which were listed as "improper... Read More.
Temeura Morrison is back and in charge as Boba Fett in the brand-new trailer for The Mandalorian spin-off, The Book of Boba Fett. "Every galaxy has an underworld," the sneak peek teases. As shown after the credits of The Mandalorian's second-season finale, the former bounty hunter takes the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court on Thursday ordered the Federal Election Commission to rule on pending complaints that allege the National Rifle Association used shell entities to illegally coordinate campaign spending with federal candidates, including with the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. In 2019,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that federal government employees and contractors will now be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will create a rule for private businesses with 100 or more employees to... Read More.
(AFGHANISTAN) -- For girls and young women accustomed to mountain climbing and physical fitness training six times a week, being confined in a crowded wedding hall near an airport in northern Afghanistan is a different kind of challenge -- one with their fates at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City health workers will be required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during a Wednesday news conference. "The delta variant continues to make more and more trouble, and we've got to fight... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The chief of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee addressed concerns of rising COVID-19 cases during a press conference on Tuesday and did not rule out the possibility of a last-minute cancellation of the games. “We can't predict what will happen with the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans were poised to gather behind closed doors Thursday evening to hear from candidates vying to fill the No. 3 role previously held by Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, who signaled in an interview she might run for president in order to... Read More.