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NC man pleads guilty to storming Capitol to disrupt Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol last year to disrupt Congress from certifying the Electoral College vote, court filings show. ...

As US mourns shootings, NRA in turmoil but influence remains

HOUSTON (AP) — For a brief moment in 2012, it seemed like a national stalemate over guns was breaking. Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old gunman, had forced his way into a Connecticut elemen...

In Georgia, 2 Black candidates to compete for Senate seat

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Wayne Black was one of the few African Americans in the crowd as about 100 people gathered recently at the Republican Party headquarters near Columbus, Georgia, to hear from U.S. ...

Today in History: May 28, Dionne quintuplets are born

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 28, the 148th day of 2022. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28...

Recount begins in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Recounting began Friday in the too-close-to-call Republican primary contest for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, with barely 900 votes separating celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet ...

Live updates | Putin calls on Ukraine to remove sea mines

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Ukraine should remove sea mines from areas near its ports to allow safe shipping. Putin made the statement in Friday’s call with A...

Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jo Rae Perkins wins Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oregon primary election.

Liberal Los Angeles could take right turn in mayor's race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many voters in heavily Democratic Los Angeles are seething over rising crime and homelessness and that could prompt the city to take a turn to the political right for the first time...

Senators talk expanded gun background checks, red flag laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is considering how Congress should respond to the horrific shooting of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, restarting gun control talks that...

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that wou...

No charges for agents in botched Larry Nassar probe

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will not pursue criminal charges against former FBI agents who failed to quickly open an investigation of sports doctor Larry Nassar despite...

US general: No need to add ground forces in Sweden, Finland

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweden and Finland's push to join NATO won't require adding more U.S. ground forces into either country, the U.S. general nominated to take over European Command told senators Thursd...

Senate confirms Steven Cliff to lead highway safety agency

DETROIT (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed former California pollution regulator Steven Cliff to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. President Joe Biden’s pi...

Florida gov signs condo safety bill after building collapse

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will require statewide recertification of condominiums over three stories tall under new legislation Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday as a respons...

Recount cranks up in Pennsylvania's GOP primary for Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With just 910 votes separating the two leading candidates in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate, counties were preparing Thursday to start the recount between cel...