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The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing Wednesday a challenge from Texas and several families who have adopted Native American children who are challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 06:20

At issue is whether the the Indian Child Welfare Act — aimed at preventing Native American children from being separated from their tribes — is tribal protection or racial classification.

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 05:30

A scientific discovery could forever change China and the U.S. industrial balance.

Joe Kent, center, a Trump-endorsed Republican who is challenging Herrera Beutler, speaks during a "Justice For J6" rally near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Sept. 18, 2021, in support of people who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:58

The Washington congressional race has highlighted how heated political divisions have become politics as usual in this year's midterms.

Mail-in ballots sit in a secure area of the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse in Pittsburgh on Nov. 3. Pennsylvania state law does not allow election officials to start processing mail ballots for counting until 7 a.m. ET on Election Day.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:07

Some states, like Pennsylvania, may be slower to report election results because of laws that don't allow officials to start preparing mail ballots for counting until Election Day.

Jimmy Driggers and his wife Shirley pose for a portrait on Oct. 28, 2022 in Pine Island, Fla., where their home was severely flooded by a storm surge from Hurricane Ian in September.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:01

Fishers in southwest Florida are desperate to save their shrimping fleet, and their lifestyle, decimated by Hurricane Ian more than a month ago.

People look on during the Cherry Blossom Festival Veterans Day Parade Sunday in Macon, Ga. Georgia's Senate race, which could decide control of the Senate, might not be resolved for a month.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:01

It all comes down to this. After months of campaigning, ups and down, Election Day is here. Here's what to watch, as the night unfolds.

President Biden during the world leaders' summit at the UN COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:00

President Biden has pledged to quadruple the annual U.S. contribution to international climate aid to $11 billion. He has a long, tough road to get there.

Connor Gibson looks forward to casting his ballot for Republicans on Tuesday. "I want leaders that are going to try and attempt to reach out to young people and understand our needs and our concerns," he said.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:00

Young conservative voters aren't a monolith. They have different policy priorities and different views on what role former President Trump should play in the Republican Party.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former Trump White House press secretary, addresses the America First Policy Institute's America First Agenda Summit at the Marriott Marquis on July 26.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:00

The majority of U.S. politicians are white men. This cycle, some states are poised to make history by electing female, LGBTQ, or Black governors for the first time.

Patients had a reduced risk of developing long COVID after taking Paxlovid, and the benefits were seen among those who were vaccinated and unvaccinated.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 04:00

For those at high risk, Pfizer's antiviral drug helps stave off severe COVID-19. Now research suggests it may also reduce their chances of long COVID.

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of Poland's ruling party Law and Justice, speaks at a news conference in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday Oct. 26, 2021.
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 03:53

The comments by governing party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski that tied women's alcohol consumption to low birthrates quickly drew criticism from opposition politicians, activists and celebrities.

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 00:56

People magazine named Captain America movie star Chris Evans as the sexiest man alive, taking the baton from another Avenger, Paul Rudd.

A customer is handed Powerball tickets purchased at Lichine's Liquor & Deli in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. Monday night's drawing is estimated to be a record $1.9 billion.
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 23:18

Monday night's Powerball drawing has been delayed, as one participating lottery needs more time to carry out security procedures, lottery officials said.

A man ponders the options at a Dollar Store in Alhambra, California. Shoppers continue to face high prices on everyday goods. Inflation is the top voter concern in the midterm elections.
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:08

Rising prices are a top concern for voters in this year's midterm elections, outpacing abortion, crime and defending democracy. Prices in September were up 8.2% from a year ago.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, listens to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, giving a speech during the COP27 U.N. Climate Summit.
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:01

A new early warning system for weather disasters, calls for wealthy nations and corporations to pay up and dire descriptions of human suffering. Here's what happened at COP27 today.

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