Money given to villagers in Kenya has stronger benefits delivered as a lump sum, similar to Alaska PFDs, than it does as monthly payments.
Joseph Emerson faces 84 counts of endangering the Horizon Air jet and those aboard, after jurors didn't indict him on attempted-murder charges.
Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., still has holds on four-star generals' promotions over a Pentagon policy covering travel for abortion care.
The embattled congressman is accused by prosecutors of a number of financial misdeeds, including stealing money from his campaign donors.
There are efforts to change how decisions are made about which books libraries should stock and which section they belong in.
If you're wondering which organizations to support or how much money to donate, Kevin Scally of Charity Navigator has some advice.
Two occupants in the vehicle that exploded are both dead, according to The Associated Press and other media reports citing law enforcement sources.
Retailers have begun rolling out deals days or even weeks ahead of one of the biggest shopping day of the year, enticing customers with early offers.
The annual rush of holiday travelers will test an aviation system straining to keep up with demand. But federal regulators say the system is ready.
President Biden's Thursday approval came a day after the Senate approved the stop-gap spending bill, designed by new House Speaker Mike Johnson.
The senators say veterans who took a COVID forbearance are now at risk of losing their homes through no fault of their own.
Democrats had criticized House Speaker Mike Johnson's two-step construction for creating two additional funding deadlines.
Gasoline prices tumbled 5% during October, which helped to keep overall inflation — down from 3.7% in September — in check.
Concern about the rise of China has been an early feature in the 2024 U.S. presidential race. Some 58% of Americans say it's a critical threat.
Under the program, those who lost family members or were injured could receive more than $1 million — but they'd waive the right to sue.
If the federal law being challenged before the high court falls, so would similar laws in most states, and other important gun laws.
Two Southeast Alaska residents first spotted the whale on Oct. 10 off the coast of Gustavus, which is surrounded by Glacier Bay National Park.
In recent years, lawmakers have talked as if the timeworn twice-annual tradition might be on its last legs.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs have suffered from anxiety, insomnia, fear of flying and other emotional effects due to the incident.
"This is a very significant change," said Breno Braga, an economist at the Urban Institute and a co-author of the study. "It affects a lot of people."
The American Ornithological Society has vowed to change the English names of all bird species named after people, or deemed offensive or exclusionary.
More U.S. shoppers are buying into Halloween this year, scaring up a new spending record for costumes, decorations, candy and cute outfits for pets.
Seventeen million U.S. households were food insecure in 2022. That's 3.5 million more than the prior year.
Johnson, R-La., was the first of four GOP nominees who could secure enough support from within his party to win a majority of votes on the House floor.
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