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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law that will raise taxes on guns and ammunition. The federal government already taxes guns at 10% or 11%.
The second Republican presidential debate is drawing near with a smaller on-stage lineup than last month’s event. The two-hour debate starts at 9 p.m.
Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, whose deft glovework and folksy manner made him one of the most beloved and accomplished athletes in Baltimore history, has died.
A political adviser to Rudy Giuliani is slamming Hunter Biden’s lawsuit against the former mayor. Hunter Biden sued Giuliani and another attorney on Tuesday, claiming the two wrongly accessed and shared his personal data after obtaining it from the owner of a computer repair shop.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $75 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to settle claims that the bank enabled the sex trafficking acts committed by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Lionel Messi’s arrival in the United States has boosted his team and Major League Soccer. No. 10 jerseys have been flying off the shelves, ticket prices have at times reached unheard-of levels and Inter Miami’s games have been selling out, even on the road.
South Korea has paraded thousands of troops and an array of weapons capable of striking North Korea through its capital as part of its biggest Armed Forces Day ceremony in 10 years, as its president vowed to build a stronger military to thwart any provocation by the North.
Jalen Hurts threw for one touchdown and ran for another to help the Philadelphia Eagles remain unbeaten with a 25-11 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Former President Donald Trump has stopped by a gun shop and admired a Glock handgun while returning to in-person campaigning in South Carolina.
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump are arguing that attempts to kick him off the presidential ballot under a rarely used constitutional clause for engaging in “insurrection” are improper attempts to interfere with his freedom of speech.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey is rejecting calls to resign, saying that nearly half a million dollars in cash found in his home was from personal savings, not from bribes.
Last year’s spike in inflation, to the highest level in four decades, was painful enough for American households.
More Americans believe they’ve personally felt the impact of climate change because of recent extreme weather, including a summer that brought dangerous heat for much of the United States.
Hundreds of school systems around the country have adopted four-day weeks in recent years, mostly in rural and western parts of the U.S.
More research is showing that we carry genes from other kinds of ancient humans, and their DNA affects our lives today.
A Georgia man says authorities wrongly arrested him based on a match generated by facial recognition technology.
Past high-profile trials suggest additional scrutiny and stress for the four judges overseeing the indictments against former President Donald Trump.
The exclusive online livestream for the second Republican presidential debate this week will take place on Rumble, an alternative video-sharing platform that has been criticized for allowing far-right extremism, bigotry, election disinformation and conspiracy theories.
Actors, who joined the writers on strike in July, have their own issues but there have been no discussions about resuming negotiations with their union yet.
President Emmanuel Macron says France will end its military presence in Niger and pull its ambassador out of the country now that its democratically elected president has been deposed in a coup.
Colorado fell out of The Associated Press college football poll after a resounding loss in one of the weekend’s showcase games and the teams toward the top of the rankings were shuffled and tightened.
Authorities on Monday will begin allowing the first residents and property owners to return to their devastated properties in Lahaina, many for the first time since the historic town was demolished by a wildfire nearly seven weeks ago.
As Congress considers payments to victims of Cold War-era nuclear contamination in the St. Louis region, people who were targeted for secret government testing from that same time period believe they’re due compensation, too.
Nearly a day after being downgraded from a tropical storm, Ophelia is still threatening much of the Northeast with coastal flooding, life-threatening waves and heavy rain from Washington to New York City.
The six-day United Nations General Assembly formally wrapping Tuesday shows how in-person diplomacy has fully come back.
Rep. Andy Kim of New Jersey has announced that he will run against Sen. Robert Menendez in the state’s Democratic primary for Senate next year, saying he feels compelled to run against the three-term senator after he and his wife were indicted on sweeping corruption charges.
Allies of Speaker Kevin McCarthy are working furiously to shore up support for the latest Republican plan to prevent a government shutdown.
The U.S. ambassador to Canada has said that information shared from members of an intelligence-sharing alliance was part of what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used to make public allegations of the Indian government’s possible involvement in the assassination a Sikh Canadian.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy has turned to a strategy that so far has preserved his tenuous hold on House leadership, but also marked his tenure by chaos.
The White House says President Joe Biden has gotten the updated COVID-19 vaccine and the annual flu shot. The White House physician, Dr.
The landmark Washington National Cathedral has unveiled new stained-glass windows with a theme of racial justice.
It probably wasn’t how President Joe Biden envisioned his big foreign policy week ending. Biden spent much of the time trying to convey to world leaders, Democratic donors and voters that his decades of foreign policy experience and his moral stands set him apart from Donald Trump, the early front-r
A growing number of states are offering dental care to low-income adults who once had to rely on charity or the emergency room to treat their tooth problems.
Russia says Ukraine has launched another missile attack on Sevastopol on the occupied Crimean Peninsula.
Pope Francis is challenging French President Emmanuel Macron and other European leaders to open their ports to people fleeing hardship and poverty.