A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to the White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border and is also suspected of sending similar poisoned envelopes to law enforcement agencies in Texas, officials said Monday.
As the U.S. surpasses its 200,000th pandemic death, the losses are taking shape in heartbreaking ways.
The U.S. Postal Service must live up to its responsibilities to timely process election mail by treating it as a priority, a New York judge ordered on Monday, adding that the agency's workers should be permitted to make extra deliveries and work overtime near the November presidential election.
With 42 days left until Election Day, most election experts expect two typically blue states that voted for Donald Trump in 2016 – Michigan and Pennsylvania – to swing back blue again. Even so, a lot will depend on seven states judged too close to call, along with their 105 electoral votes.
The newly formed U.S. Space Force is deploying troops to a vast new frontier: the Arabian Peninsula.
It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real.
Some of the Supreme Court’s most consequential decisions are nail-biters. And for Native Americans, a single vote can be what affirms their sovereignty.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications of cancer. An architect of the legal fight for women’s rights in the 1970s, the 87-year-old served 27 years on the nation’s highest court.
On July 20, 1993, after becoming only the second woman ever nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee about how she saw the court, the country and herself. Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87 after a long battle with cancer, invoked Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and the progress America had made in living up to its ideals and its Constitution.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump’s nominee to a vote with just over six weeks before the election.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87, repeatedly showed a steely resilience in the face of personal loss and health problems.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
The Trump administration announced Friday that it would release nearly $13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico to help the island rebuild its electrical grid and repair schools from the devastation of Hurricane Maria three years earlier amid criticism that the assistance was overdue and being released now only for political purposes.
The federal government said Friday that it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they have experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Forecasters ran out of traditional names for storms Friday, forcing them to begin using the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s, with more than two months left in the record-shattering hurricane season.
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.
An Ohio judge has temporarily blocked the Republican secretary of state’s order limiting counties in the critical presidential battleground to one ballot drop box, and the state and Republicans have appealed.
Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs, according to an audio of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press.
The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a “shocking” and “serious” admission of discrimination.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back Friday against the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco's criticism of COVID-related restrictions, saying he should “follow science” rather than advocate for fuller in-person gatherings for Mass and worship.
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