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Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders had called on the Minnesota Democrat to apologize for comments on social media about Israel.
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told reporters that he believes Congress can approve the legislation and send it to the president before the Friday night deadline to avert another partial shutdown.
The plan is massively ambitious and faces political blockades. Proponents believe it’s what’s necessary to start saving the world from the threat of climate change and to reshape the U.S. economy.
The president made the case for his agenda, not bowing to the new divided-government power dynamic in Washington. And he did not appear ready to negotiate to avoid another partial government shutdown.
Residents who were once the governor’s allies are now wrestling with what to make of a racist yearbook photo and his insistence on remaining in office.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the rapper, long associated with Atlanta, is actually a U.K. citizen who came to the U.S. in 2005 and overstayed his visa.
Job growth picked up for the 100th consecutive month even as hundreds of thousands of federal workers were furloughed during the partial government shutdown. Wage growth held steady.
Space scientists on Earth have improvised a tool on the Mars rover to help them figure out how a giant mountain on the Red Planet came to be. Their surprising conclusion: It’s likely windswept sand.
The former attorney general, nominated to return to run the Justice Department, backed President George H.W. Bush’s decision to pardon ex-Reagan officials caught up in an earlier imbroglio.
Iran says its intentions are peaceful, but the U.S. worries the planned launches are really about developing weapons — specifically, intercontinental ballistic missiles.