HOUSE PASSES $1.9T PANDEMIC BILL ON NEAR PARTY-LINE VOTE

WASHINGTON - The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried...

EDISON LOOKS TO MOVE UP IN THE 27-5A RANKS

Edison baseball hasn't qualified for the postseason since 2013, under retired coach Billy Montemayor.

 
 
 

CONVERSE, JUDSON ISD OPEN WARMING CENTER TO AID RESIDENTS LEFT IN THE COLD

As a series of winter storms hit the area, the City of Converse and Judson ISD joined efforts to provide local residents with place...

HIGH COURT TELLS SANTA CLARA IT CAN'T BAR IN-PERSON WORSHIP

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is telling California's Santa Clara County that it can't enforce a ban on indoor religious worship services...

 
 
 

AT CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE, TRUMP IS STILL THE GOLDEN BOY

WASHINGTON - A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump on Friday as speakers...

DURHAM REMAINS SPECIAL COUNSEL OVERSEEING TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney John Durham said Friday that he will resign from his position as the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut...

 
 
 

OATH KEEPER CHARGED IN CAPITOL RIOT RENOUNCES MILITIA GROUP

A member of the Oath Keepers militia group charged with plotting with other extremists in the attack on the U.S. Capitol disavowed...

CALIFORNIA TO SPEND $28M TO HELP ARRIVING ASYLUM-SEEKERS

SAN DIEGO - California is freeing up as much as $28 million to help immigrants arriving from Mexico and being released in the U.S....

 
 
 

NOT REAL NEWS: A LOOK AT WHAT DIDN'T HAPPEN THIS WEEK

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they...

TOP US DIPLOMAT 'VISITS' MEXICO, CANADA ON VIRTUAL TRIP

WASHINGTON - Diplomats sat beside stacks of briefing papers, flanked by flags and emphasized their closeness. But they were geographically...

 
 
 

CONGRESS SPLIT ON US STRIKES IN SYRIA ON IRAN-BACKED MILITIA

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration defended the U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as legal and appropriate Friday, saying they took...

DEMOCRATIC-LED HOUSE MAKES CONSERVATION PUSH WITH LANDS BILL

WASHINGTON - The House passed legislation Friday that would create about 1.5 million acres of new wilderness and incorporate nearly...

 
 
 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COVID-19 RELIEF BILL ADVANCING IN CONGRESS

WASHINGTON - The House is expected to pass a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package late Friday that includes $1,400 checks for most...

PYTHONS, IGUANAS: FLORIDA RESTRICTS SOME EXOTIC REPTILES

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Pythons, iguanas, monitor lizards, oh my! Florida is moving to restrict 16 invasive reptile species that have...

 
 
 

DEMS NEAR RELIEF BILL OK BY HOUSE, PONDER WAGE PLAN RESCUE

WASHINGTON - A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the pandemic seemed headed toward House passage Friday,...

ALERT: US OFFICIALS BELIEVE SAUDI CROWN PRINCE APPROVED OPERATION TO 'CAPTURE OR KILL' JOURNALIST, SAYS NEWLY RELEASED DOCUMENT

WASHINGTON - US officials believe Saudi crown prince approved operation to 'capture or kill' journalist, says newly released document.

 
 
 

US IMPLICATES SAUDI CROWN PRINCE IN JOURNALIST'S KILLING

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia's crown prince likely approved an operation to kill or capture a U.S.-based journalist inside the Saudi consulate...

US ARMY CROWDSOURCES IDEAS TO COMBAT SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Sgt. Taylor Knueven always knew sexual assault and harassment plagued the U.S. Army. But the combat medic's own assault...

 
 
 

NATIVE AMERICAN NOMINEE'S GRILLING RAISES QUESTIONS ON BIAS

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian Country...

AT PIVOTAL MOMENT IN AFGHANISTAN WAR, BIDEN WEIGHS A DILEMMA

WASHINGTON - America's longest war is approaching a crossroads. President Joe Biden's choices in Afghanistan boil down to this: withdraw...

 
 
 



LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the...

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

Summary List Placement House Democrats approved President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion emergency spending package in a 219-212 vote early on Saturday morning, sending the... Read more ...

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

Uniform mix-up can't stop Thunder from beating Hawks

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

Mass. doctor says J&J COVID-19 vaccine helps 'getting us back to the new normal'

South Shore Health's Dr. Simone Wildes says the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will significantly reduce hospitalizations and death. Read more ...