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2 crew members die in 'incident' on Holland America cruise ship

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 19:12
Two workers died onboard a Holland American cruise ship this week, according to a statement from the cruise line.

After Senate dodges gov't shutdown, Biden signs $1.2T funding bill into law

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 18:21
President Joe Biden on Saturday signed a $1.2 trillion government funding package to keep the lights on in Washington, hours after the Senate passed the measure in an early morning session.

Disgraced ex-Rep. Santos to run as independent after 'embarrassing' GOP vote

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 17:51
Former Republican Congressman George Santos says he will now attempt to run for office as an independent after what he called an "embarrassing showing" by the House GOP during a vote to avert a government shutdown.

Watch live: Kamala Harris to call for new gun safety measures in visit to Parkland, Fla.

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 17:30
The White House says Vice President Kamala Harris will announce two proposals to prevent gun violence and school shootings during a Saturday visit to Parkland, Fla., the scene of a 2018 mass shooting.

Texas Medical Board proposes new guidance for abortion medical exceptions

Sat, 03/23/2024 - 16:20
The Texas Medical Board has proposed a broad definition for what constitutes an emergency medical exception under the state's otherwise strict abortion ban, disappointing some abortion rights advocates.

In Texas, bus carrying pre-K kids on school field trip rolls over, killing 2

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 22:34
A school bus carrying pre-K students on a field trip in Texas rolled over Friday, killing one adult and one child.

Customs officers seize $2.71M shipment of fake sports merchandise

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 20:09
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Cincinnati on Thursday seized a large shipment of counterfeit sports championship rings.

GOP-led House committee subpoenas President Joe Biden's ghostwriter

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 19:40
House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Friday his committee had subpoenaed President Joe Biden ghostwriter Mark Zwonitzer.

Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene files motion to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 18:40
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., filed a motion Friday to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson after his successful bipartisan efforts to advance the current budget plan now being considered in the Senate.

Stellantis recalls 284,982 Dodge, Chrysler models for potential airbag hazard

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 18:11
Stellantis is recalling 284,982 Chrysler and Dodge models that have airbags that could rupture. Recalled are 2018-2021 Dodge Chargers and 2018-2021 Chrysler 300 vehicles.

Fisher-Price recalls Donald, Daisy Duck figures over choking hazard

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 17:59
Toy maker Fisher-Price is recalling tens of thousands of its Donald Duck and Daisy Duck figurines over choking concerns for young children.

FAA warns of added traffic, delays associated with Great North American Eclipse on April 8

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 16:17
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is warning of travel disruptions surrounding the total solar eclipse on April 8.

FBI probing Alaska Airlines flight with blown-out door plug as 'possible crime'

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 15:57
The 171 passengers aboard an Alaska Airlines flight in January that suffered a sudden midair decompression when a fuselage panel unexpectedly blew out may have been the victims of a crime, according to the FBI.

Missing student Riley Strain's body found in Tennessee's Cumberland River

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 15:30
Nashville police said Riley Strain's body was found in the Cumberland River. The University of Missouri student went missing in Nashville on March 8 after a night of drinking with Delta Chi fraternity brothers.

Hot honey, exotic spices pushing pizza into new flavors

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 15:26
At the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, pizza lovers looked at new technology, sampled unique international toppings and found out what's trending for 2024: hot honey, chimichurri, gochujang and miso.

Donald Trump says he has $500M cash, in contrast with attorney's bond claims

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 15:10
Donald Trump posted on social media Friday that he has almost $500 million in cash. His attorneys have claimed he does not have the $454 million needed to satisfy the judgment in the New York civil fraud case.

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots each approach $1 billion

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 14:34
Powerball and Mega Millions are both offering record-setting totals over the weekend as the lottery players are hoping to capture the first matching tickets in the game in months.

House Republicans sue 2 federal prosecutors to testify in Hunter Biden probe

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 08:28
House Republicans spearheading an impeachment probe into President Joe Biden have filed a lawsuit against two Justice Department prosecutors involved in the criminal investigation of Hunter Biden.

Tennessee Gov. Lee signs first-in-nation bill to protect musicians from AI

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 07:15
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation to protect musicians from artificial intelligence, making it the first state in the nation to enact such a bill amid growing concerns about the advanced technology.

Appeals court orders review of jurors in Boston Marathon bomber trial for bias

Fri, 03/22/2024 - 06:16
A federal appeals court has ordered the judge who oversaw the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to investigate claims of juror bias.