Top Senate Democrats steered the upper chamber to the left as they used their slim majority to pass Joe Biden's massive coronavirus relief bill. On Saturday, the Senate voted 50-to-49 to pass the nearly $2 trillion package. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) missed the vote for personal reasons.
After the COVID relief package passed in the upper chamber, critics pointed out how many Americans will actually miss out on getting a stimulus check.
The president of Mexico defended his decision to place a barrier across the presidential palace to block off protesters on International Women's Day. On Saturday, the Mexican president said the 10 foot barrier was to avoid provocation and protect historic buildings.
According to data released on Friday, the Department of Homeland Security is hosting nearly 4,000 unaccompanied migrant children. Reports showed more than 3,300 unaccompanied children and young adults were being held at the U.S.-Mexico border and more than 70 percent of them are expected to be released into the U.S.
California introduced a new bill, which would require big retailers to organize toys in a "gender-neutral" section. All stores with 500 or more employees would fall under the proposal, which applies to childcare items such as kids' clothes and toys.
Utah legislature decided to end the statewide mask mandate as soon as April. On Friday, state lawmakers passed the bill, dubbed the "pandemic endgame, which will lift some health restrictions after the state reaches certain thresholds and case rates.
One person is dead after a car crashed into a post office in Georgia. Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter said officers responded to the crash Saturday and found the car inside the building.
New York's Democrat-controlled legislature voted on Friday to remove the emergency powers Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) was granted last year to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
The University of Michigan blocked more than 300 of its own students out of non-residential buildings. This week, the school announced it deactivated 375 students' M-Cards after they failed to comply with mandatory COVID testing
A new transportation method called the "Vaxi Taxi" has become available to take people across the U.K. to vaccination centers. Citizens with underlying conditions who are more susceptible to coronavirus have expressed joy for this new service as it allows them to avoid public transportation. Some riders were even vaccinated in the cab and never had to exit.
The remains of Emil Kapaun, the Catholic priest and Korean War prisoner of war, have been identified, the Pentagon said Friday. Kapaun was given the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2013.
In remarks after a divided Senate approved his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Biden credited dogged lawmakers and widespread public support with getting it across the finish line.
Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.
The state public utility commission had faced requests to reverse billions of dollars' worth of charges. But doing so might end up causing unintended consequences, the PUC said.
The NASA rover traversed some 21 feet of terrain this week, in its first test drive since landing on the red planet. It also captured photos of its touchdown site and the wheel tracks it left behind.
The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.
The 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader scrapped plans to receive the injection at home, opting instead to travel to a clinic. "More people should have courage to take this injection," he said.
Amanda Gorman, who became a sensation after her poem at Joe Biden's inauguration, says a security guard told her she looked "suspicious."
At work every day, Agnes Boisvert attends to ICU patients "gasping for air" and dying from COVID-19. But communicating that harsh reality to her skeptical community has been a challenge.
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s "rage & vindictiveness" have made former staffers "fearful to speak" about him as more accusations of sexual misconduct piled up against the Democrat, a reporter claimed Saturday night.
The 2021 Mid Eastern Athletic men’s basketball tournament will determine which team gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The 2021 Mid Eastern Athletic women’s basketball tournament will determine which team gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
NASA's Super Guppy is an aircraft built specifically to ferry large cargo.
Notice of a British newspaper's loss in a court case involving Meghan Markle must appear on its front page -- and be posted on its website for a full week, a U.K. judge has ruled, according to a report.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, along with the Department of Public Safety (DPS), on Saturday launched ‘Operation Lone Star,’ a program that will work to combat the smuggling of drugs and people across the southern border.
The headquarters for Portland’s Public School system was hit with an arson attack in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Boyton Beach Police arrested 66-year-old Roberto Colon for first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Mary Stella Gomez-Mullet, who went missing on Feb. 20.
Two decades-old "Looney Tunes" characters were in peril of being canceled recently after a New York Times columnist took issue with them in an op-ed about six nixed Dr. Seuss books.
The attorney for the family of Bowling Green State University sophomore Stone Foltz, who is in critical condition following a hazing incident involving alcohol, said the 19-year-old's organs will be donated.
Internal FBI text messages show widespread concern about bad reporting in Russia case. ‘The press is going to undermine its credibility.’
Experts had warned of potential reversal following holidays
Authorities began tracking the data point in 2019
Stimulus checks to most Americans likely to soon follow.
Both Democratic and Republican leaders have rescinded significant pandemic orders.
She allegedly said she would ask God for forgiveness afterwards.
Whirling cloud of plasma observed over North Pole.
Tech magnate’s fortune peaked at $210 billion.
Young brains are "very plastic," scientists claim
Tech company has engaged in "systematic viewpoint-based discrimination," they claim.
Universally banning chokeholds might have sounded like common sense after George Floyd's death, but former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik on Newsmax TV warns further handcuffing police over one incident is going to make them and us less safe.
Progressives are pushing hard to completely open the nation's border with Mexico in hopes that Democrats can "remain in perpetual power," former acting Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Mark Morgan told Newsmax TV Saturday. "There may be some Democratic voters who...
President Joe Biden tried in insult conservatives by calling them "Neanderthals" on rolling back COVID-19 lockdown measures, but Trump campaign senior adviser Lara Trump on Newsmax TV called that another fail.
The Society of Professional Journalists, saying it is "frustrated and fed up" with the arrests of reporters doing their jobs, has called on Myanmar to release Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw and five others detained while covering protests in the Southeast Asian nation.
Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor's mansion Saturday to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is scheduled to go on trial in the death of George Floyd.
The United States could be in line for an above-normal tornado season this spring in a repeat of what happened in 2011 when a La Nina weather pattern combined with an active jet stream to create record cold temperatures during the winter before the severe storms hit.
Former President Donald Trump has demanded that three main Republican groups stop using his name and likeness to help raise money, a Trump adviser said on Saturday.
The reopening of churches is leading to "a spiritual revival in our beloved country," says Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, calling for statehood for the island territory, urged the Senate, particularly those on the Republican side of the aisle, not to prejudge voters and to remember that Puerto Ricans are American citizens who should have voting rights.
Pope Francis walked down a narrow alleyway in the holy city of Najav to hold a historic meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric and visited the birthplace of the Prophet Abraham on Saturday to condemn violence in the name of God as "the greatest blasphemy."