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Democrats face divide crafting multitrillion-dollar bill without GOP

WASHINGTON — Progressives want to get to work on a massive $6 trillion economic package. Moderate Democrats say that's too pricey.From price tag to policy details, Democratic leaders are confronting


'Incredibly vulnerable': Businesses lobby for billions more in pandemic aid

The U.S. economy is surging back from Covid-19, but restaurants, hotels and other industries hit hardest by the pandemic are telling Congress they still need tens of billions of dollars in new


Democrats scramble to unify before election bill brawl

Democrats are racing against the clock as they try to strike an internal deal on a sweeping election overhaul that can unify their 50 members.The Senate will vote Tuesday on the For the People Act,


Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

Washington — President Biden on Thursday signed into law a measure that makes June 19, or Juneteenth, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Vice President Harris,


As Gaetz investigation ramps up, feds probe into Central Florida: Sources

Since federal prosecutors obtained the cooperation of GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz's once close-ally in May, sources tell ABC News the ongoing investigation, which includes sex trafficking allegations


Biden's 'off-limits' list for Russian cyberattacks criticized as 'green light' to target everything else

President Biden's list of 16 key infrastructure entities that are "off-limits" to Russian cyberattacks has effectively given the Russians a green light to target everything not on that list without


Hardliner poised to win Iran election as nuke deal hangs in balance

Tehran — Iran is still battling a serious COVID-19 epidemic, but it hasn't stopped the government from going ahead with a presidential election. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cast the first


Is the stock market closed for Juneteenth? Why exchanges will remain open for first federal Juneteenth holiday

U.S. stock markets will remain open Friday even though President Joe Biden signed a bill that will add Juneteenth, which commemorates the date in 1865 when slaves in Texas first learned


Record-shattering heat wave bakes western US, raising drought and fire concerns

This week the temperatures hit 106F (41C) in Billings, in northern Montana. In Arizona, animals were scorching their paws on blistering asphalt. In Texas, authorities asked residents to limit


'There's no water,' says California farm manager forced to leave fields fallow

By Norma Galeana (Reuters) - Salvador Parra, the manager of Burford Ranch in California's Central Valley agricultural breadbasket, is worried about the lack of water. California's worst drought


US supreme court upholds Obamacare after Republicans seek to gut law

The US supreme court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, after Republicans attempted to gut an important provision of the law during the Trump era. In a 7-2 decision, the


1 dead, 12 injured after random drive-by shooting spree: Police

One person is dead and a dozen people injured after an apparent drive-by shooting spree near Phoenix, authorities said. Police are investigating at least eight different shooting incidents that