Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip, brought life in much of Israel to a standstill and left more than 200 people dead.
The House on Thursday narrowly approved a $1.9 billion security upgrade for the U.S. Capitol in response to the Jan. 6 attack. The chamber voted 213-212 in favor of the spending bill. Reps. Cori Bush, D-Mo., Ilhan
On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into a law a bill outlawing abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. However, unlike the other so-called “heartbeat” bills, Texas’ bill has a provision that would allow private
President Biden says he expects quick de-escalation of attacks in Gaza, as Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu says he’s ‘determined’ to continue the strikes
President Biden spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone on Wednesday and said he expects a quick de-escalation of military attacks against Palestinian targets in Gaza to make way for a cease-fire. In response to
On Tuesday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his opposition to legislation that would establish a bipartisan commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson and Republican Congressman John Katko,
District Attorney says North Carolina sheriff’s deputies were ‘justified’ in fatal shooting Andrew Brown Jr.
Prosecutors said Tuesday that North Carolina sheriff’s deputies were justified in fatally shooting 42-year-old Andrew Brown Jr., a black man, during an attempted arrest last month, and added that no charges will be filed against law enforcement.
On Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. will share an additional 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with the world in the coming six weeks as domestic demand for shots drops. The doses will come
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear an abortion case that could alter nearly 50 years of rulings on abortion rights, particularly with three justices appointed by President Donald Trump as part of a 6-3 conservative majority.
At least two people were killed and more than 150 injured after a bleacher collapsed at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue on Sunday, the eve of a major Jewish holiday. The bleacher was packed with ultra-Orthodox worshippers
A Union Pacific Railroad train derailed on Sunday in Sibley, Iowa due to a bridge collapse. No one was reported as injured, though evacuations were ordered in a 5-mile radius around the scene of the derailment. In