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Summer swelter: Persistent heat wave breaks records, spirits

Summer swelter: Persistent heat wave breaks records, spirits

A heat wave that's already lasted more than a week keeps on baking the US, Asia and even the Arctic.

Sapporo USA to acquire California craft brewer Stone Brewing

Sapporo USA to acquire California craft brewer Stone Brewing

Sapporo will continue to produce Sapporo-branded beers for U.S. distribution at Stone's breweries in Escondido, California and Richmond, Virginia.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years.

Hearing: Trump told Justice Dept. to call election 'corrupt'

Hearing: Trump told Justice Dept. to call election 'corrupt'

Former top Justice Department officials have testified to the Jan. 6 committee that President Donald Trump hounded the department to pursue his false election fraud claims.

Feds search Trump-era official's home, subpoena GOP leaders

Feds search Trump-era official's home, subpoena GOP leaders

Federal agents have searched the Virginia home of a Trump-era Justice Department official who championed efforts by President Donald Trump to overturn the results of the 2020 election.

States with strict gun-permitting laws consider next steps

States with strict gun-permitting laws consider next steps

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a New York state law that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public.

Judge approves $1B+ deal in deadly Florida condo collapse

Judge approves $1B+ deal in deadly Florida condo collapse

A judge has given final approval to a settlement of more than $1 billion for victims of the collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium.

U.S. sending advanced rocket systems, other aid to Ukraine

U.S. sending advanced rocket systems, other aid to Ukraine

The United States says it is sending another $450 million in military aid to Ukraine, including some additional medium-range rocket systems, to help push back Russian progress in the war.

Wall Street shakes off a midday stumble and ends higher

Wall Street shakes off a midday stumble and ends higher

Stocks shook off a midday slump and ended higher Thursday, keeping the market on track for its first weekly gain after three weeks of punishing losses.

LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan

LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan

The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under new rules proposed by the Biden administration.

Title IX: NCAA report shows stark gap in funding for women

Title IX: NCAA report shows stark gap in funding for women

The number of women competing at the highest level of college athletics continues to rise along with an increasing funding gap for men's and women's sports programs.

Biden teams with East Coast governors to boost offshore wind

Biden teams with East Coast governors to boost offshore wind

The White House is launching a partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry.

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

Health officials have ordered vaping company Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the U.S. market.

Proud Boys riot trial delayed due to committee hearings

Proud Boys riot trial delayed due to committee hearings

A federal judge has agreed to postpone a trial for the former leader of the Proud Boys who is charged with attacking the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying the Electoral College vote.

Former West Virginia lawmaker gets 3 months in Jan. 6 riot

Former West Virginia lawmaker gets 3 months in Jan. 6 riot

A former West Virginia lawmaker who livestreamed himself on Facebook storming the U.S. Capitol and cheering on what he described as a "revolution" has been sentenced to three months in prison.

Uvalde school police chief on leave after mass shooting

Uvalde school police chief on leave after mass shooting

The Uvalde school district's police chief has been put on leave following allegations that he erred in his response to a mass shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead.

Man found not responsible for Times Square vehicle rampage

Man found not responsible for Times Square vehicle rampage

A man who used his car to hit pedestrians in Times Square has been cleared of responsibility because of mental illness.

Report: Woman accused Commanders' Snyder of 2009 sex assault

Report: Woman accused Commanders' Snyder of 2009 sex assault

The Washington Post has obtained a letter detailing a woman's accusations that Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder sexually harassed and assaulted her on a team plane in 2009.

'Heightened alert': Abortion providers brace for ruling

'Heightened alert': Abortion providers brace for ruling

Providers and some in law enforcement are preparing for an increase in violence once the Supreme Court rules in a case that could end Roe v. Wade.

U.S. stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

U.S. stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

Stocks gave up an afternoon gain and ended slightly lower on Wall Street Wednesday.

Powell: Fed aims to avoid recession but says it's possible

Powell: Fed aims to avoid recession but says it's possible

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sought to reassure the public that the Fed will raise interest rates high and fast enough to quell inflation, without tightening credit so much as to throttle the economy and cause a recession.

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months.

U.S. importing baby formula from Mexico to ease shortage

U.S. importing baby formula from Mexico to ease shortage

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it is providing logistical support to import the equivalent of about 16 million 8-ounce baby formula bottles from Mexico.

Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods

Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods

Throngs of tourists have gleefully returned to watch geysers erupt and bison cross roads at Yellowstone National Park as it partially reopens following destructive floods.

New poll asks Americans about Jan. 6 hearings and more

New poll asks Americans about Jan. 6 hearings and more

Quinnipiac University released the results of a new national poll on Wednesday.