WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives elected Donald Trump's candidate Elise Stefanik to their leadership, succeeding Liz Cheney, who they ousted earlier this week for criticizing the former president's continued false claims of election fraud.
(Reuters) — Schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Some U.S. border patrol agents are so frustrated with President Joe Biden's more liberal border policies that they are considering early retirement, while other disgruntled colleagues are buying unofficial coins that say “U.S. Welcome Patrol.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) — President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he sees room for a compromise on his proposal for trillions of dollars in infrastructure spending after meeting with Republican leaders but will move forward without the opposition party if necessary.
(Reuters) — As normality filters back into American lives after a year of lockdowns, hospitals and other institutions are busy making provisions for one aspect of that old normal they would rather consign to the past — mass shootings.
(Reuters) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday scrapped a Trump-era rule that changed the way the agency weighed the benefits and costs of a new regulation, which had been intended to make it harder to craft more stringent public health measures.
(Reuters) — The governors of Missouri and Tennessee are joining five other Republican-led states in ending all federally funded pandemic-related unemployment benefits this summer, saying the extra money is keeping those out of work from rejoining the labor force and making it hard for employ…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. House Republicans on Wednesday voted to remove Liz Cheney from their leadership, punishing her for criticizing former President Donald Trump's false claims that last year's election was stolen from him through election fraud.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Over 100 former Republican officials will sign a letter on Thursday declaring that if the Republican Party does not break with former President Donald Trump and change course, they will back the creation of a third party.
TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) — A red pickup truck pulls up next to a migrant tent encampment in the Mexican city of Tijuana, its bed filled with loaves of bread and clothes. Men, women and children run to meet it.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik's first turn in the national limelight came when she mounted an impassioned defense of Donald Trump at his first impeachment trial in 2019, leading the then-president to declare that "a star is born."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Democrats in the U.S. Senate hope on Tuesday to advance sweeping election reform legislation making it easier for Americans to cast ballots, despite intense opposition from Republicans, many of whom support new restrictive voting rules at the state level.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) — A man fatally shot six people including his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself early on Sunday at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but did not fire on traumatized children who were present inside a trailer at a mobile home park.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Top U.S. Republicans on Sunday sought to portray their expected ouster of Representative Liz Cheney as an act of unity, despite warnings that the move could deepen divisions over former President Donald Trump and sink party hopes in the 2022 elections.
(Reuters) — Democrats who narrowly control the U.S. Congress will confront twin threats to advancing President Joe Biden’s agenda as they return to Washington from a break this week: United opposition from Republicans and bickering in their own ranks.
NEW YORK (Reuters) — The largest U.S. fuel pipeline system, Colonial Pipeline, shut down on Friday after a cyber attack, prompting worries about a spike in gasoline and diesel prices ahead of the peak summer driving season if the outage does not end soon.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Three people including a four-year-old girl were shot in New York City's Times Square after gunfire broke out in a dispute that they were apparently not involved in, the city's top police official said Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez on Friday joined a growing list of lawmakers being censured by state Republican Party officials for voting to impeach former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney warned on Wednesday that her Republican Party is "at a turning point" as it prepares to try to remove her from leadership for rejecting former President Donald Trump's false claims the election was stolen from him.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A federal judge on Wednesday threw out the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's nationwide moratorium on evictions but agreed to put a temporary hold on her ruling as the government seeks to reverse the decision on appeal.
(Reuters) — As Covid-19 upended education during the past year, Pennsylvania middle school teacher Jennifer Lundberg often began her English lessons gauging the mental wellbeing of her students.
(Reuters) — Americans had the lowest number of babies in more than four decades last year, mirroring a slump in European birth rates, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced more people to take care of sick family members or deal with job losses.
(Reuters) — Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's suspension of former President Donald Trump but gave the company six months to determine a “proportionate response” going forward, a verdict that may chart how social media will treat rule-breaking world leaders in …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize the use of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds very soon, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday said former President Donald Trump was "poisoning our democratic system" with his persistent false claims that his November election defeat was the result of fraud.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden said on Monday he has resurrected a plan to raise refugee admissions this year to 62,500 after drawing a wave of criticism from supporters for initially keeping the refugee cap at a historically low level.
SEATTLE (Reuters) — Billionaire benefactors Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of one of the world's largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce on Monday after 27 years of marriage but pledged to continue their philanthropic work together.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) — The United States this week will reunite four migrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration, U.S. officials said, a small step toward fulfilling a campaign promise by President Joe Biden.
(Reuters) — Four people were killed and more than two dozen injured on Sunday when a boat suspected of attempting to smuggle migrants into California broke apart off Cabrillo National Monument at San Diego's rugged Point Loma, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said it screened 1.63 million passengers on Sunday at U.S. airports, the highest number since March 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand.
HOUSTON (Reuters) — Police responding to reports of a kidnapping said on Friday they had found more than 90 people crammed into a two-story suburban Houston home and suspected it was being used in a human smuggling operation.
(Reuters) — The United States has administered 243,463,471 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.
(Reuters) — U.S. investigators are seeking to review Rudy Giuliani's phones and computers for communications with more than a dozen people, including a high-ranking prosecutor in Ukraine, according to a warrant executed at his apartment this week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new $1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, pleading with Republican lawmakers to work with him on divisive issues and to meet the stiff competition posed by China.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden took aim at China in his first speech to Congress on Wednesday, pledging to maintain a strong U.S. military presence in the Indo-Pacific and promising to boost technological development and trade.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden's address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling on Wednesday, as two women — Vice President Kamala Harris, who is also the Senate president, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — sat behind the president for the first time in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Joe Biden completes 100 days in office on Friday, April 30.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A U.S. military ship fired warning shots after three vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy or IRGCN came close to it and another American patrol boat in the Gulf, the United States military said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) — Australia will spend A$747 million ($580 million) to upgrade four military bases in its north and expand war games with the United States, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will say on Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) — A Republican-led effort to recall California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has garnered enough valid signatures to make the ballot, state election officials said on Monday.
(Reuters) — Texas, Florida and North Carolina are among the states that will gain congressional seats based on new population data from the U.S. census, a shift that could boost Republican chances of recapturing the U.S. House of Representatives from Democrats in next year's midterm elections.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Vice President Kamala Harris unveiled an additional $310 million in U.S. aid to Central America after a virtual meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Monday, as the two countries agreed to work together to control migration.
CHICAGO (Reuters) — U.S. states and local governments are raring to tap billions of dollars coming their way in new federal stimulus funding, but are anxiously awaiting guidance to determine whether items on their wish lists are allowed.
(Reuters) — The U.S. Supreme Court stepped back into the heated debate over gun rights on Monday, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the National Rifle Association to New York state's restrictions on people carrying concealed handguns in public.
(Reuters) — When a majority of Cornell University's Republican club voted to endorse President Donald Trump in the 2020 election, many of its moderate members left the group.
(Reuters) — The United States can immediately resume use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, top health regulators said on Friday, ending a 10-day pause to investigate its link to extremely rare but potentially deadly blood clots.
(Reuters) — Caitlyn Jenner, a former Olympic gold medal winner and transgender activist, on Friday added her celebrity status to a growing band of Republicans seeking to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom, whose business-disrupting pandemic response has fueled a recall drive.
(Reuters) — A Pennsylvania teenager whose profanity-laced outburst on social media got her banished from her high school's cheerleading squad is in the spotlight at the U.S. Supreme Court this week, arguing "I shouldn't have to be afraid to express myself."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday is set to approve, for the second time in less than a year, legislation making the District of Columbia the 51st state in a move sure to further inflame tensions between Democrats and Republicans in Congress.