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Manchin: Commission on veterans facilities to be dismantled

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of U.S. senators has agreed to effectively dismantle a commission tasked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out closures, downsizing and other significant ...

U.S. senators introduce broad Taiwan bill to boost security assistance

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - A duo of U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday to significantly enhance support for Taiwan, including provisions for billions of dollars in U.S. security assistan...

Senators urge CNH Industrial to offer striking workers more

A group of U.S. senators led by Vermont independent Bernie Sanders is lending its support to workers at two CNH Industrial plants who have been on strike for better pay and benefits for more than a mo...

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 adults in Texas school rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom at a Texas elementary school in a rampage that also left two adults dead, officials said, adding to...

Gunman kills at least 19 children at Texas elementary school

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the latest gruesome...

Feds sue operator of dog breeding facility, seize beagles

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials have accused a company that runs a Virginia facility breeding dogs for research of violating animal welfare law and recently seized at least 145 beagles found to...

Taiwan legislators ask AIT to support IPEF bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (May 19), a multi-party delegation of lawmakers asked the United States to support Taiwan’s bid ...

Army pressed to fix dilapidated base housing by senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army must put more money and effort into repairing poorly maintained and substandard base housing for military service members and their families, U.S. senators demanded Thursday...

US decides to limit leasing in Alaska petroleum reserve

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Interior Department has issued a decision to limit roughly half the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to oil and gas leasing, rolling back a Trump-era policy criticized ...

Pa. Senate candidate McCormick earned $22M as hedge fund CEO

Dave McCormick earned more than $22 million last year as CEO of the world's largest hedge fund, a job he quit to run for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, according to a financial disclosure form that offe...

EXPLAINER: Where do US opioid trials, settlements stand?

The effort to hold drug companies, pharmacies and distributors accountable for their role in the opioid crisis has led to a whirlwind of legal activity around the U.S. that can be difficult keep tabs ...

Accounts deceivable: Email scam costliest type of cybercrime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A shopping spree in Beverly Hills, a luxury vacation in Mexico, a bank account that jumped from $299.77 to $1.4 million overnight. From the outside, it looked li...

Accounts deceivable: Email scam costliest type of cybercrime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It's a crime that siphons untold billions from the economy — but many people have never heard of it. Business Email Compromise scams involve criminals hacking i...

Abrams-backed election lawsuit goes to trial in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — When she ended her first bid to become Georgia governor in 2018, Stacey Abrams announced plans to sue over the way the state's elections were managed. More than three years later, as sh...

Alaska man faces sentencing after threats to kill senators

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rural Alaska man who threatened to assassinate both of Alaska’s U.S. senators in a series of profane messages left at their congressional offices is scheduled to be sentence...