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Bipartisan infrastructure talks in dire state ahead of pivotal week

The bipartisan infrastructure negotiations entered their darkest phase in more than a month on Monday, with the parties openly feuding over policy and former President Donald Trump urging Republicans


Democrats move to elevate Cheney’s role on Jan. 6 commission, giving her prime speaking slot Tuesday

Democrats are seeking to elevate the role of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) on the committee examining the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, scheduling her to deliver one of the two opening statements at the


California's largest fire burns homes as blazes scorch West

INDIAN FALLS, Calif. (AP) — California’s largest wildfire merged with a smaller blaze and destroyed homes in rugged and remote areas, as numerous other fires burned across the U.S. West.The Dixie


Leading medical groups urge mandatory vaccination for all health care workers

Health care employers should mandate vaccinations for all their workers, a coalition of leading medical groups said Monday, as cases of Covid-19 continue to spike across the nation.While 60 percent


With virus surge, US to keep travel restrictions for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta


Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented


Tokyo Games while you were sleeping: Simone Biles feels the pressure; 13-year-old wins skateboard gold

Katie Ledecky did not win a gold medal.  No, the sky is not falling – Ledecky still captured silver in the women's 400 freestyle – and she has the 200, 800 and 1,500


Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

TOKYO (AP) — First, the sun. Now: the wind and the rain.The Tokyo Olympics, delayed by the pandemic and opened under oppressive heat, are due for another hit of nature’s power: a typhoon arriving


Schumer could push for U.S. Senate infrastructure debate this week

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Senate could vote again this week on whether to begin debating a key piece of President Joe Biden's agenda, a $1.2 trillion bipartisan


NYC to require vaccines or weekly testing for city workers

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will require all of its municipal workers — including teachers and police officers — to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor


13-year-old Olympian is one of youngest gold medal winners ever

At 13 years old, skateboarder Momiji Nishiya of Japan just became one of the youngest gold medal winners ever at the Olympic Games. The girls standing by her side on the podium? Also teenagers


With no rain in sight, drought in Oregon makes fighting wildfires more challenging

Forty-one days. That's how long it's been since Portland has received any measurable rain. In Medford, it's been 33 days. In Klamath Falls, near the Bootleg Fire, it has been 31 days. No rainfall