The Supreme Court won't immediately block the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.
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The U.S. budget deficit totaled $2.77 trillion for 2021, the second highest on record but an improvement from the all-time high of $3.13 trillion reached in 2020.
Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to a Pfizer study.
Sheriff's officials said Halyna Hutchins, director of photography for the movie "Rust," and director Joel Souza were shot. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Baldwin was seen Thursday outside the sheriff's office in tears, but attempts to get comment from him were unsuccessful.
The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito.
The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
U.S. regulators signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead.
The White House released details of its plan for 28 million children to get the COVID-19 vaccine in pharmacies, doctors' offices and potentially their schools, as soon as next month.
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state who helped shape American foreign policy for decades, has died of complications from Covid-19, his family said.
A panel of U.S. health advisers endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot COVID-19 vaccine Friday.
The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday.
A British Conservative lawmaker has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England.
Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan as hundreds had gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 37.
Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center's intensive care unit for a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream, his doctors told CNN on Thursday."He was admitted to the ICU for close…
U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus.
Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, has blasted off toward space in a convergence of science fiction and science reality. Follow the coverage here.
Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022, the biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years.
The relief provided by passage of the legislation will only be temporary though, forcing Congress to revisit the issue in December.
Older adults without heart disease shouldn't take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, an influential health panel said Tuesday.
Gabby Petito's cause of death was ruled to be strangulation and the manner of death was homicide, Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said on Tuesday.He said that the time of Petito's death was estimated to be about three to…
Merck has asked U.S. regulators to authorize its pill against COVID-19 in what would add a new and easy-to-use weapon to the world's arsenal against the pandemic.
A bill to raise the U.S. debt limit cleared the Senate on Thursday night, likely staving off a default crisis. House approval is still needed.
An agreement has been reached to extend the government's borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting a debt crisis.