President Joe Biden announced on Thursday another diverse group of candidates for his second round of judicial nominations, a day after some in his first slate of picks went before a Senate committee.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
The remote landscape of badlands and prairie is bisected by the Missouri River. Bison historically roamed the area but were wiped out by overhunting across most of North America in the late 19th century.
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said in a statement that the agency is reviewing the lawsuit, but the agency plans to continue to offer loan forgiveness to "socially disadvantaged" farmers.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices has joined to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation. By a 6-3 vote, the court sided with Agusto Niz-Chavez.
By Associated Press
Places around the U.S. are offering incentives to energize the slowing vaccination drive and get reluctant Americans to roll up their sleeves.
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
The push in the Republican-controlled Legislature has alarmed law enforcement and gutted El Paso lawmakers whose hometown is still recovering from the trauma of one of the worst mass shootings in the nation's history.
By Associated Press
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have traded blame for cross-border shelling and clashes that killed at least four and injured dozens in a conflict over water supply. It was the latest outburst of tensions between the two ex-Soviet Central Asian neighbors.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
The Moscow prosecutor's office has petitioned a court to declare both the regional offices and Navalny's anti-corruption organization as extremist groups. The designation would outlaw their activities, expose members and supporters to lengthy prison terms.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor popular among Black smokers.
Officials from the FBI and Department of Justice will testify before the House Committee on Appropriations Thursday about the agencies' response to violent extremism and domestic terrorism.
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