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WASHINGTON (AP) — The congressman shot in June at a baseball practice is returning to work at the Capitol after three months in the hospital and at a rehabilitation facility. That's the word from Majority Whip Steve Scalise's office. The Louisiana Republican will vote Thursday...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a conference on school choice at Harvard University. Some Harvard students plan to protest outside her speech Thursday. They say they're protesting DeVos' decision last week to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will waive federal restrictions on foreign ships' transportation of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter Thursday that President Donald Trump has "authorized the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers from New York and New Jersey are introducing legislation Thursday to force federal transportation officials to implement a rule to test train engineers for sleep apnea. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and New Jersey U.S. Sen...
DENVER (AP) — The man who opened fire on a crowded movie theater in suburban Denver in 2012, killing 12 people and wounding 70 others, is being housed at a facility in Pennsylvania, the Federal Bureau of Prisons disclosed Thursday. James Holmes' location had been a tightly held...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has invited experts and people affected by addiction to opioids to the White House for a listening session and discussion about the epidemic. The first lady is hosting Thursday's event in the State Dining Room and has invited journalists to attend...
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Maria was finally racing east in the Atlantic on Thursday, giving the United States a rest from the constant threat of tropical weather for more than a month. No injuries have been reported on the U.S. mainland with Maria, which mainly lashed North Carolina's...
DENVER (AP) — A onetime helicopter-flying millionaire who helped launch a pay-to-play scandal involving two former Utah attorneys general will ask a federal appeals court Thursday to reverse his conviction for lying to banks to keep his online business afloat. Jeremy Johnson is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you pay for an estimated $5.8 trillion tax cut? For President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, that is the mostly unanswered $5,800,000,000,000 question. The plan they released Wednesday took a first step toward outlining how...