FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Video surfaced Wednesday showing U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican QAnon promoter, following David Hogg near the U.S. Capitol, harassing him and trying to goad him into responding.
Larry Grooms believes that “abortion is denying the right to life to many South Carolinians.” The Republican state senator, who has been in office since 1997, has introduced a bill to restrict abortion access nearly every year because, he says, “the right to life to me is a sacred issue.”
HOUSTON — Far-right leaders across the nation — disillusioned by former President Donald Trump’s defeat and banished from mainstream social media — have launched recruitment drives in new radicalization efforts that have turned into a “meme war” among groups such as the Boogaloo Bois, the Pr…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman, an Oscar-winner for her portrayal of a lonely housewife in “The Last Picture Show” and a comedic delight as the fearsome Frau Blücher in “Young Frankenstein” and neighbor Phyllis on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” has died. She was 94.
Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge to use all available tools to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic.
LOS ANGELES — The young mountain lion was in the central Santa Monica Mountains on a Saturday night when he crossed paths with some biologists.
NEW YORK (AP) — Democracy, as President Joe Biden declared in his inaugural speech, survived a barrage of misinformation and an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to achieve a peaceful transfer of power.
NEW YORK — A New York City resident and right-wing Twitter troll was arrested for spreading disinformation on the social media platform, telling people they could vote by text in the 2016 presidential election in an effort to suppress votes for Hillary Clinton, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
An upstate New York man who bragged in a Facebook video that he was in the “Capitol building smoking with all my people!” has been charged in the Jan. 6 siege, federal court documents show.
AUSTIN, Texas —A beloved Austin pediatrician was slain Tuesday by another doctor who police say had entered her office around closing time and held her hostage before killing her and himself.
ST. LOUIS — Aerial surveillance in Baltimore led to a small improvement in solving serious crimes during its six months of operation last year, researchers said Wednesday.
CHICAGO — The Chicago South Side home of Emmett Till and his mother — where the boy was living when he was tortured and murdered during a 1955 trip to Mississippi — was granted city landmark status by the City Council on Wednesday as a group seeks to turn it into a museum.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin Wednesday warning that “domestic violent extremists” who object to the outcome of the presidential election still pose a threat following the U.S. Capitol siege on Jan. 6, just three weeks ago.
The U.S. Census Bureau is aiming to deliver the long-delayed numbers used for divvying up congressional seats by the end of April, but a holdup on redistricting data could disrupt several states’ abilities to redraw their own legislative maps ahead of upcoming elections, an agency official s…
WASHINGTON — Virus mutations that could accelerate the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine distribution challenges are two of the main issues facing the country as states work to get shots in arms, Biden administration health officials told reporters Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is under pressure from progressives to eliminate the long-standing filibuster rule that lets the chamber’s minority block legislation, a politically explosive step aimed at clearing a path for President Joe Biden’s agenda.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has selected three people who have served during the coronavirus pandemic as honorary captains for the Super Bowl along with inaugural poet Amanda Gorman for an original poem.