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US House votes to increase COVID stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000

WASHINGTON, DC - The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is passed a bill to increase direct coronavirus relief payments from $600 to some people to $2,000. Americans who have already received the original...

Beto O’Rourke to teach at the University of Texas starting in the Spring

AUSTIN, TX - Beto O’Rourke, the former El Paso City Council member, U.S. congressman, and Senate and presidential candidate, is about to earn another title: Professor. The Austin-American-Statesman reported that beginning in...

U.S Senate blocks confirmation of Trump Fed nominee Shelton

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday (November 17) blocked President Donald Trump's nomination of Judy Shelton to the board of the Federal Reserve, making her the latest in a string of failed nominees to the central bank.

Trump remakes Supreme Court as Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate handed President Donald Trump a major pre-election political victory on Monday (October 26) by confirming his Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, with the White House planning a celebratory event afterward.

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

The country's strictest abortion bill was previously approved by the Alabama House of Representatives and will now go to Republican Governor Kay Ivey, who has withheld comment on whether she would sign but is generally a strong opponent of...

U.S. Senate rebukes Trump over wall but he vows veto

The 59-41 vote marks the second Senate rebuke of Trump in two days. Senators on Wednesday approved a resolution seeking to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, rejecting Trump's policy toward the...
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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 7900 Westheimer Road

Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash at 7900 Westheimer Road about...
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Pakistan’s Karachi to enter partial lockdown to curb virus spread

Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, is to undergo a week-long partial lockdown starting Saturday (July 31) to curb the spread of the coronavirus...

England’s Stokes to take ‘indefinite break’ for mental wellbeing, injury recovery

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has taken an indefinite break from all cricket with immediate effect to prioritise his mental wellbeing and continue...

Man breaches White House outer fence, tackled by police

Secret Service agents chased down and apprehended a man who crossed an outer barrier in front of the White House on Friday...

Scarlett Johansson lawsuit shows stars are caught in industry transition

Scarlett Johansson's decision to sue Walt Disney Co alleging a breach of contract highlights how some Hollywood stars are caught in the...