House passes bipartisan measures targeting Iran over death of Mahsa Amini, missile program

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved measures Tuesday targeting Iran for its human rights record and placing restrictions on the country's ability...

Former New York City police commissioner Howard Safir dies

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NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Safir, the former New York City police commissioner whose four-year tenure in the late 1990s included sharp declines in...

Drew Barrymore dropped as National Book Awards host after her talk show resumes during...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Barrymore has been dropped as host of the upcoming National Book Awards ceremony, a day after her talk show...

US says Elon Musk should not be immune to testifying about the former Twitter

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The U.S. government says the former Twitter's request to end oversight of its data privacy and security practices is “meritless” and owner Elon Musk...

Biden plan would overhaul 151-year-old mining law, make companies pay royalties for copper and...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is recommending changes to a 151-year-old law that governs mining for copper, gold and other hardrock minerals on...

Sharply higher gas prices pushed up inflation in August, yet underlying price measures cooled

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A spike in gas prices pushed up inflation in August, yet most other costs rose at a more modest pace, evidence...

FACT FOCUS: Critics twist California bill that would weigh gender-identity support in custody cases

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Democratic California lawmakers have approved a bill that would instruct courts to consider, among many other factors, whether a parent affirms a child’s gender...

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor rejects GOP’s surprise redistricting plan

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers shot down as “bogus” a surprise plan Republicans floated Tuesday that would have the Legislature...

Cyclone that devastated Libya is latest extreme event with some hallmarks of climate change

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The Mediterranean storm that dumped torrential rain on the Libyan coast, setting off flooding that’s believed to have killed thousands of people, is the...

‘Rustin’ puts a spotlight on a undersung civil rights hero

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TORONTO (AP) — Bayard Rustin, the civil rights activist and primary architect of the 1963 March on Washington, who often worked tirelessly out of...