Manuel Rocha, a retired U.S. ambassador, said Thursday that he will plead guilty to charges of serving as a secret agent for Cuba’s spy agency, affirming what the Justice Department described as one of the most serious infiltrations of U.S. government in history.
She’s been known to kick a soccer ball while wearing a gown and wedges. She’s played doubles with British tennis star Emma Raducanu, crewed in the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix and raced her husband, Prince William, on spin bikes. It’s perhaps partly because Catherine, the Princess of Wales, has so often been the very picture of health and fitness that her health-related absence from public life has stirred so much commentary in Britain and beyond this week.
The House on Thursday approved legislation to extend the expiration date for federal funding later into March, sending the measure to prevent a partial government shutdown that was set for Saturday to the Senate, where it is expected the pass.
Ruling against Texas efforts to take control of immigration enforcement, a federal judge on Thursday blocked a state law that would have empowered local law officers to arrest and state judges to deport migrants along the southern border.
Bad weather conditions on the launch corridor for a human spaceflight from Kennedy Space Center prompted a two-day delay, so SpaceX took the opportunity to roll out and try and shoehorn a launch without humans from nearby Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Thursday.
Control of both chambers of Congress is in play this year, and Federal Election Commission data shows Senate and House candidates up this year have already raised nearly $1.4 billion and spent $881 million. But all elections are most decidedly not created equal.
Alaska has some of the most expensive groceries in the country. Many rural Alaskans depend on food stamps, and many grocery stores rely on their customers’ use of those benefits to support their businesses. So, when the state delayed residents’ requests for food aid for months at a time, the crisis threw entire communities into disarray.
Hunter Biden, the president's son, sharply rebuked House Republicans' impeachment inquiry during a closed-door deposition Wednesday, condemning their investigation as a "partisan political pursuit" that was based on a "false premise" and fueled by "lies."
A Republican senator on Wednesday blocked quick passage of a bill that would establish federal protections for in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments in the wake of a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos should be considered children.
The Supreme Court will review Donald Trump’s unprecedented claim that he is shielded from prosecution for actions taken while in office, further delaying the former president’s federal trial in the nation’s capital on charges of conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss to remain in power.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Wednesday that people 65 and older get a second dose of the coronavirus vaccine made available last fall because they are at higher risk for severe disease from the virus.
The federal judge overseeing Trump’s criminal trial for allegedly mishandling classified documents ruled Wednesday against his lawyers’ bid to see more of the classified filings prosecutors have submitted - concluding that the access Trump’s team sought was not typically granted in such cases.
Donald Trump said he’ll likely be forced to sell properties to cover a $454 million verdict against him in New York state’s civil fraud case if the judgment isn’t put on hold, instead offering to post a $100 million bond backed by some of his assets while he appeals.
The French government’s pioneering push to become the first country in the world to enshrine abortion rights in its constitution got a huge boost Wednesday with lawmakers in the right-dominated Senate voting to inscribe abortion as a “guaranteed freedom.”