The official U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 1 million, a staggering moment of grief and the highest toll for a single country.
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Swedish PM Magdalena Andersson has announced that Sweden will join Finland in seeking NATO membership in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Authorities say multiple people have been shot at a church in Southern California and a flea market in Houston.
Mars Wrigley US and Canada issued a voluntary recall of numerous gummy candies Friday, saying there could be a thin metal strand inside the candies or loose in the bag. The gummies were distributed in Canada, the United States and…
The lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner said Friday her pre-trial detention in Russia has been extended by one month.
Elon Musk said that his planned $44 billion purchase of Twitter is "temporarily on hold" pending details on spam and fake accounts.
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection subpoenas Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers as part of its probe.
Astronomers have unveiled the first wild but fuzzy image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.
In a dramatic move, Finland's leadership says it supports joining NATA, paving the way for the alliance to expand amid Russia's war in Ukraine.
The 12-story tower in Florida collapsed abruptly, destroying dozens of condo units and burying victims under tons of rubble. Rescuers spent weeks looking for survivors and bodies.
The almost party-line tally promises to be the first of several efforts in Congress to preserve the nearly 50-year-old court ruling, which declares a constitutional right to abortion services.
More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation's escalating overdose epidemic.
Inflation slowed in April after seven months of relentless gains, a tentative sign that price increases may be peaking.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will reverse Twitter’s ban of former President Donald Trump if his deal to buy the social media company goes through. Musk, speaking virtually at an auto conference, said Twitter’s Trump ban was a “morally bad decision” and “foolish in the extreme.” He said bans of Twitter accounts should be rare and reserved for accounts that are scams or automated bots. Musk earlier gave his support to a new European Union law aimed at protecting social media users from harmful content after he met with the bloc’s single market chief.
The national average price for regular gasoline climbed more than 4 cents today to $4.37 a gallon, a new record high.
UPDATE: Authorities say a former Alabama jail official has died and the murder suspect she is accused of helping escape from custody has been apprehended in Indiana after more than a week on the run.
Rich Strike wasn’t even in the Derby field until Friday when Ethereal Road was scratched, making room for the colt trained by Eric Reed.
America’s employers added 428,000 jobs in April, extending a streak of solid hiring. See 8 charts tracking the US economy.
The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 15 million people have died of COVID-19 or related causes, more than double the official death toll.
The oldest son of former President Donald Trump has met with the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. That's according to two people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private session. The interview with Donald Trump Jr. took place Tuesday. He's one of nearly 1,000 witnesses interviewed by members of the House committee as they work to compile a record of the worst attack on the Capitol in more than two centuries. He's the second of Trump’s children known to speak to the committee. His sister Ivanka Trump sat down with lawmakers for eight hours in early April.
The half-point hike in the Fed’s key rate — its largest since 2000 — raised it to a range of 0.75% to 1%, the highest point since the pandemic struck two years ago.
Update: Biden blasts 'radical' draft opinion on abortion; Roberts orders probe into 'egregious' leak
Chief Justice John Roberts has confirmed the authenticity of a leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade and orders a probe into the "egregious" leak.
President Biden said that the "stability of our law" requires that the Supreme Court does not overrule Roe v. Wade, says he'll work to codify abortion rights.