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LOS ANGELES — When workers for the company operating the Elly drilling rig saw oil in the water miles from the California shoreline, they didn’t immediately call authorities. Instead, … more
As rioters breached barricades and bludgeoned police with flagpoles before storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, some employees at Facebook Inc. took to an internal discussion board … more
Get ready for a barrage of campaign ads — even more than usual. Democrats and Republicans are setting a torrid fundraising pace more than one year out from the midterm … more
Democrats’ latest paid family and medical leave proposal would offer workers four weeks annually — significantly lowering the promised benefits and leaving the U.S. lagging much of the … more
Nearly a year after offering up a hefty bounty for evidence of voter fraud in the wake of Donald Trump’s loss, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has handed out his first reward. But … more
The staff of the Food and Drug Administration said the benefits of Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s COVID-19 vaccine for young children likely outweigh its risks, ahead of a meeting next week … more
U.S. officials encountered more than 1.7 million migrants crossing the border with Mexico over the past year — a record number likely to escalate Republican attacks on the … more
A gunman opened fired on Doral police on a busy road Friday morning, wounding two officers before they returned fire and killed him, the department said. Both officers are expected … more
A tactical event scheduled for Saturday in southwest Missouri that organizers said was to train Christians in areas including "hand-to-hand combat" has been canceled. more
The U.S. posted the second-largest annual budget deficit on record for 2021 as pandemic-relief spending sustained the federal government’s massive borrowing needs. The deficit for the fiscal … more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention backed COVID-19 booster shots from Moderna Inc. and Johnson & Johnson, a move that will allow recipients of all three shots cleared in the U.S. to … more
Pfizer Inc. said the COVID shot it’s developed with BioNTech SE was 90.7% effective against symptomatic cases in young kids ages 5 to 11, according to a briefing document posted on the Food and … more
Brian Laundrie’s remains have been confirmed. Dental records from the remains discovered Wednesday in a Florida park made the identification official, the FBI said Thursday. more
The House on Thursday voted 229-202 to hold former White House adviser Stephen Bannon in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the select committee … more
Human remains were found in a Florida nature preserve where authorities have been searching for fugitive Brian Laundrie, the only suspect in the strangulation death of his … more
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized booster doses for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and for certain populations who got the Moderna COVID-19 … more
Scammers have bilked American consumers out of more than $586 million through fraud schemes inspired by the global COVID-19 pandemic. From the start of October 2020 through Oct. 14, 2021, … more
Congressional Democrats’ hopes to expand voting rights died Wednesday afternoon when Senate Republicans blocked voting on a bill that would have established Election Day as a … more
U.S. organized labor is having a moment after decades of erosion in both influence and power, giving workers their best chance in recent memory to claw back lost ground.  more
In his first televised one-on-one interview since he was fired last week, former Miami police chief Art Acevedo said he had a few regrets from his six-month tenure. Among them: … more
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