Democrats urge President Joe Biden to commute sentences of death row inmates
A group of Democratic members of Congress is urging President Joe Biden to commute the sentences of dozens of federal death row inmates. The 35 legislators, led by members of...
30 minutes ago - New York Post
Extension of unemployment benefits to resume in Pennsylvania
The payments are funded through Congress' most recent stimulus package to aid economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 hour ago - Post Gazette
Sen. Tom Cotton takes heat for past claim of Army Ranger status
An incendiary new report blasts GOP Sen. Tom Cotton for past claims to have served as an Army Ranger - but had to reach back to his first run for Congress, in 2012, to do it...
2 hours ago - New York Post
For GOP firebrand Rep. Lauren Boebert, anger and suspicion linger after Capitol riot
Just days into her first term as a member of Congress, GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert is already proving to be a provocative and disruptive force.
10 hours ago - ABC News
Imperiling quick $1,400 checks, moderate Republicans push back on Biden's economic plan
Biden's team appears ready to invest political capital trying to get Congress to approve another round of stimulus payments.
14 hours ago - NBC News
Democrats start reining in expectations for immigration bill
WASHINGTON - It's taken only days for Democrats gauging how far President Joe Biden's bold immigration proposal can go in Congress to acknowledge that if anything emerges, it...
18 hours ago - My Sanantonio
Man in Minnesota charged with threatening member of Congress
The call was made five days after the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
22 hours ago - KETV
National Guard Soldiers Seen Resting in Parking Garage Causes Outcry
Photographs of Guard soldiers resting on the concrete floor of a parking garage prompted swift condemnation and apologies from members of Congress.
22 hours ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Insurrection, Impeachment, Inauguration
This week: On Wednesday, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States. As tens of thousands of National Guard troops stood by, President Biden...
1 day ago - FOX News
Lawmakers Respond After Guard Soldiers Seen in Parking Garage
Photos of Guard soldiers resting on the concrete floor of a parking garage sparked swift condemnation and apologies from members of Congress.
1 day ago - NY Times - 2 articles
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Central Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades
In a remarkable moment during his sentencing hearing, the judge allowed Ramos' 84-year-old grandmother to see his face closeup for the first time since he was jailed.
Trump shuns 'ex-presidents club' - and the feeling is mutual
Like so many other presidential traditions, Trump seemed happy to flout them. Now that he's left office, it's hard to see him embracing the stately, exclusive club of living...
Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87
Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles, according to a tweet posted by his network, Ora Media. He was 87.
1 winner of Mega Millions $1B prize; 3rd largest ever in US
Friday night's drawing came two days after a ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers drawn and won a $731.1 million Powerball jackpot.
Accused Capitol rioter Garret Miller called for AOC's assassination, court...
A Texas man accused of taking part in the Capitol riot allegedly called for the assassination of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Garret Miller of Richardson, Texas, was...
Illinois health officials announce 5,152 new COVID-19 cases, 97 deaths
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department of Public Health on Saturday reported 5,152 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the state, including 97 additional...
FBI: Texan charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'
DALLAS - A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to...
UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: How to watch, fight card
The Notorious is back. After a year off from fighting, Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for UFC 257, taking on Dustin Poirer in a rematch of their 2014 bout. You can watch...
Deshaun Watson reportedly prefers trade to Jets
Go ahead, Jets fans. Dream big - Deshaun Watson big. The disgruntled Pro Bowl quarterback reportedly has the Jets atop his wish list followed by the rival Dolphins, according...