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Senate vote on same-sex marriage protection delayed until after November elections

Thu, 09/15/2022 - 19:51
A vote in the U.S. Senate on the Respect For Marriage Act codifying same-sex marriage rights will be delayed until after the November midterm elections.

California's Mosquito Fire grows to 41,443 acres

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 21:52
The Mosquito Fire in California grew to more than 41,000 acres on Sunday as firefighters hope to contain it by next month.

Yellen expects higher gas prices in winter, says Fed will ‘need great skill’ to avoid recession

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 21:47
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday warned that gas prices will increase again in the winter and said the Federal Reserve will "need great skill" to avoid a recession amid economic sanctions targeting Russia.

Britain joins U.S. in rejecting Putin’s criticism of Ukraine grain export deal

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 19:05
The British Defense Ministry on Sunday joined the United States in rejecting a claim from Russian President Vladimir Putin that just a small amount of grain exported from Ukraine has reached developing nations.

1 dead, multiple injured after motorboat flips in at Grand Canyon National Park

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 18:03
One person died and several were injured when a motorboat flipped over on the Colorado River Saturday, Grand Canyon National Park officials said.

Visa, Mastercard, American Express to categorize gun store purchases separately

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 16:40
Visa, Mastercard and American Express plan to categorize purchases from gun stores separately after the International Organization for Standardization approved a new merchant category code for the retailers.

Biden speaks at Pentagon, VP Harris visits NYC to remember 21 years since 9/11

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 15:43
President Joe Biden delivered a speech from the Pentagon on Sunday to remember 21 years since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, saying that the United States has kept its promise to "never forget."

NYC settles lawsuit with woman who accused two NYPD officers of raping her

Sun, 09/11/2022 - 00:58
A New York woman who accused two NYPD officers of raping her reached a $125,000 settlement with the city just days before the trial for her civil lawsuit was set to begin.

Black pastor sues police after being arrested while watering flowers

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 19:42
A Black pastor who was arrested in Alabama while watering his neighbor's flowers filed a federal lawsuit against the city and three of its police officers.

Closures, warnings plague multiple California beaches over bacteria levels

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 19:15
Multiple beaches along the California coast have issued warnings to swimmers because of elevated bacteria levels, health officials cautioned on Saturday.

Tropical Storm Kay brings flooding to Southern California

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 17:29
The storm, which briefly became a hurricane on Thursday, has already caused heavy rain and flooding in Mexico. Strong winds and rainfall spread into Southern California and Arizona on Friday.

Chief Justice John Roberts defends Supreme Court's legitimacy

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 16:15
In his first public comments since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, Chief Justice John Roberts defended the court's legitimacy, saying that its job is to interpret the Constitution.

U.S. Navy orders investigation of SEALs training after death of sailor

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 03:38
The U.S. Navy has ordered an independent investigation into its SEALs selection course after the death of a sailor earlier this year, according to reports.

Trump, Justice Department submit nominees to review Mar-a-Lago documents

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 03:01
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump and the Justice Department late on Friday named their nominees to serve as special master to review documents seized from Mar-a-Lago last month.

Pentagon hopes for waiver to resume F-35 fighter jet deliveries

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 01:58
An investigation is "moving quickly" into how a Chinese alloy ended up in components for F-35 jets and Pentagon officials hope to soon get a waiver for production to resume.

Lawmakers call for $50M to house migrants bused to northern cities

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 01:11
A group of House Democrats has called for $50 million in funding to house and feed migrants bused to northern cities from Arizona and Texas in recent months.

Calls to new suicide prevention number rose 45% in August

Sat, 09/10/2022 - 00:23
Calls to the new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline number increased 45% compared to the same time last year, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Justice Gorsuch: Investigation on Supreme Court leak could wrap up soon

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 22:30
Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch said that the court's investigation into the leaker of the opinion that overruled Roe vs. Wade could be completed soon.

U.S. markets break three-week slump with strong Friday close

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 21:30
U.S. markets finished the week ahead after a third day of gains broke a three-week slump.

Treasury Department sanctions Iran's Intelligence Ministry for cyberattack

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 21:10
The U.S. Treasury Department slapped sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and its top intelligence official Friday in response to a July cyberattack against Albania.