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Government shutdown averted with little time to spare as Biden signs funding before midnight
Hutto mayor faces calls to resign after accepting controversial gift
A Hutto resident gifted the mayor a fruit stand of bananas and a monkey during a meeting in August.
McCarthy's last-ditched effort to avoid government shutdown collapses as Republicans defect
The bill’s complete failure a day before Saturday’s deadline to fund the government leaves few options to prevent a shutdown.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein dies at age 90
Feinstein was one of the chamber's few remaining veterans of the so-called Year of the Woman, and was the longest-serving woman in Senate history.
Who will replace Dianne Feinstein in the Senate?
Feinstein's death has put new pressure on California's governor to replace her quickly, and is shining a spotlight on the 2024 campaign for her seat.
Biden offers dire warnings about Trump, accuses mainstream GOP of 'deafening' silence
As Biden has tried in the past, Thursday's speech is designed to avoid alienating moderate Republicans while confronting the spread of anti-democratic rhetoric.
House begins impeachment inquiry against Biden as government shutdown looms
Rep. James Comer, the Oversight chairman, said the lawmakers have “a mountain of evidence” that will show that the elder Biden “abused his public office.
How SNAP and WIC are affected by a government shutdown
The USDA predicts that SNAP and WIC benefits in some areas could run out in as little as a few days if the government shuts down.
Republican candidates attack each other and go after Trump in second presidential debate
The debate comes at a critical moment in the GOP campaign, with less than four months before the Iowa caucuses formally launch the presidential nomination process.
Soldier who ran across border to North Korea back in US custody and heading to Texas
Pvt. Travis King, who had served in South Korea, sprinted into North Korea while on a civilian tour of a border village on July 18.
No evidence offshore wind farms and windmills kill whales
Former President Donald Trump recently claimed that “windmills are causing whales to die” in record numbers, but there’s no scientific evidence to support that.
Sen. Bob Menendez pleads not guilty to pocketing bribes in a wide-ranging corruption case
The New Jersey Democrat says allegations that he abused his power to line his own pockets are baseless.
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