WASHINGTON ― The Senate reached a deal Monday to fund the government and potentially provide a path forward for a larger immigration agreement.
Two devices found at a Florida mall originally thought to be improvised explosives were actually marine flares, authorities said on Monday.
A Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after he tried to order a burrito at a Bank of America drive-through window.
Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emerged. Insurgents armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests attacked the landmark Intercontinental Hotel overlooking the Afghan capital late Saturday in an assault that lasted more than 12 hours and prompted questions over how the attackers breached security. Officials have said that at least 14 foreigners were killed.
Hawaiian Gov. David Ige (D) has made the embarrassing admission that his office did not immediately inform the public about the state’s missile alert false alarm partly because he had forgotten the password to his Twitter account.
The oldest son's transcript from a local college shows he had a near-perfect grade point average.
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday.
Atlas, a golden retriever, even has a stuffed Pluto toy at home.
Israeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century since their discovery, an Israeli university has said. The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been thought to come from a variety of different scrolls, a Haifa University spokesman told AFP on Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the state’s congressional map went so far to benefit Republicans that it violated the state constitution.
For the first time, a U.S. state has legalized marijuana with the stroke of a pen, not a vote at the ballot box.
There were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed. Investigators opened 25,339 murder probes last year, up nearly 25 percent from the 2016 tally, interior ministry data released on Saturday showed. Mexico has struggled with years of violence as the government has battled vicious drug cartels that have increasingly splintered into smaller, more bloodthirsty, gangs.
One passenger went missing overboard while another fell to her death on separate Carnival Cruise Line ships
Three USA Gymnastics directors have resigned amid fierce criticism that the organization failed to protect its athletes from team doctor Larry Nassar, a serial predator whose sentencing hearing continues this week.
The flu epidemic is three times worse than it was last year, and every part of the continental U.S. is under siege. NBC News’ Anne Thompson sits down with a doctor to find out what’s made the flu so severe.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent.
Newly released texts between ex-Mueller team members suggest they knew in advance that Clinton would be exonerated.
Pope Francis compared gossiping nuns to terrorists during his latest South American tour stop in Lima on Sunday.
The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity made the request last year while applying to obtain nearly 50 million voter records from the state with the second-largest Hispanic population in the US. On the data request form, policy adviser Ron Williams ticked a box asking for “Hispanic surname flag notation” to be included in the files. Officials said the data was never supplied because a lawsuit filed by voting rights campaigners blocked the state from sending any information to the commission.
A video reportedly showing Customs and Border Protection agents demanding proof of citizenship from Greyhound bus passengers in Florida last week has sparked fresh outrage over the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies. Customs and Border Protection said a woman was detained because she overstayed her tourist visa, though they did not specify if it was the same person shown in the viral video. “While performing an immigration inspection at a Ft. Lauderdale bus station, Border Patrol agents identified a passenger who was illegally residing in the United States,” the agency told the Miami Herald in a statement.