US is imposing more than 500 new sanctions on Russia's war machine, indicts Russian businessmen
The Treasury Department plans to impose more than 500 new sanctions on Russia and its war machine on Friday as the U.S. vows to keep up its financial pressure on Moscow with the war entering its third grueling year.
Man who assaulted four officers during Capitol riot is sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison
A Minnesota man who repeatedly attacked police officers during the U.S. Capitol riot, wielded a police baton as a weapon and stole two riot shields has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
Texas passes on $450 million summer lunch program for low-income families
The USDA estimates the families of 3.8 million children could have received $120 per child to cover summer lunches if the state participated in the new $2.5 billion program launching this summer. Texas is one of 15 states opting out.
At odds with Abbott and Paxton, Rep. Stan Lambert is under fire and getting outraised in his GOP primary
District 71 is one of three-dozen Texas House races where statewide Republicans are trying to oust incumbents from their own party. Lambert says he knows his constituents better than they do.
Congress' top China critics arrive in Taiwan for a visit that's sure to draw scrutiny from Beijing
Some of the U.S. Congress' staunchest critics of China are visiting Taiwan in a show of support that's certain to draw scrutiny from Beijing, which views such interactions as a challenge to its claim of sovereignty over the island.
Lara Trump says she thinks GOP voters would like to see RNC pay Donald Trump's legal fees
Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law and handpicked choice to help lead the Republican National Committee said she thinks Republican voters would support having the political organization pay the former president’s ballooning legal fees.
Dallas’ city manager resigns, leaving one more major Texas city without a chief executive
City Manager T.C. Broadnax resigned amid tensions with city leaders, including Mayor Eric Johnson. Three of Texas’ major cities — Dallas, Austin and El Paso — now have vacancies at the top of their local governments.
How is an ex-FBI informant charged with lying about Bidens allegedly linked to Russian intelligence?
Federal prosecutors say the explosive allegations at the center of an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden were false and came from an ex-FBI informant who said he was in touch with Russian intelligence.
Supreme Court seems skeptical of EPA's 'good neighbor' rule on power plant pollution
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears skeptical of the federal government’s argument that the Environmental Protection Agency should be allowed to continue enforcing its anti-air-pollution rule in 11 states.