The National Zoo’s three giant pandas are set to return to China in early December with no public signs that the 50-year old exchange agreement struck by former President Richard Nixon will continue.
Restrictions on carrying guns in public that are tied to an emergency public health order are going under the legal microscope in U.S. District Court in New Mexico.
Opening statements are set to begin in the trial of three Tacoma, Washington, police officers charged in the death of Manny Ellis, a 33-year-old Black man, in 2020.
Students have marched through downtown Mexico City to mark 55 years since the military massacred hundreds of students in Tlatelolco plaza.
Sheriff Paul Penzone of Arizona’s Maricopa County says he is resigning in January after serving almost two terms. Penzone’s surprise announcement came Monday.
Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo filed a lawsuit challenging the state ethics commission’s authority to censure and fine the former Clark County sheriff for using his publicly issued sheriff’s badge during his 2022 gubernatorial campaign.
Washington state’s minimum wage will increase 54 cents to $16.28 an hour next year. The Seattle Times reports the Washington Department of Labor and Industries made the announcement Friday.
The Baltimore City Council has voted to confirm Richard Worley as the city’s new police commissioner.
Iowa’s health agency has said it will take steps to develop home and community-based services for children with severe mental and behavioral needs as part of an agreement with civil rights groups that filed a class action lawsuit.
At least part of a Republican-backed overhaul of the Ohio’s K-12 education system will take effect as planned, despite a court order Monday delaying the changes after a lawsuit said they violate the constitution.
A judge has ruled that Alabama cannot shut down freestanding birth centers that meet certain standards.
When California Gov. Gavin Newsom needed to fill the U.S. Senate seat of his late mentor Dianne Feinstein, he could have turned to a big-city mayor, a member of Congress or a powerful legislator.
Authorities are searching a remote section of California’s Point Reyes National Seashore for a swimmer missing since a possible shark attack during the weekend.
A 95-year-old painter and his family who were threatened with eviction from their dune shack at the Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts have won a reprieve.
A national Democratic law firm is suing Wisconsin elections officials over the state’s witness requirements for absentee voting.
Two Republican members of Congress say the federal government should investigate potential fraud in one of its largest anti-poverty programs.
The United Nations’ top official in divided Libya has called for a unified mechanism to lead the reconstruction a coastal city that was wrecked by devastating floods last month.
A federal judge has approved a final settlement eliminating a ban on providing gender-affirming care under Arizona state employee health insurance.
Brazil’s government has started removing non-Indigenous people from two native territories in a move likely to affect thousands who live in the heart of the Amazon rainforest.
A judge is planning a spring trial for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife. The couple are accused of accepting bribes of cash, gold bars and a luxury car from three New Jersey businessmen who sought the senator’s help and influence over foreign affairs.
When U.S. lawmakers approved a spending bill Saturday that averted a widely expected government shutdown, the measure didn’t include the $6 billion in military assistance that Ukraine said it urgently needed.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed an energy bill and the legislature’s annual regulatory reform measure.
The U.N. Security Council has voted to send a multinational force led by Kenya to Haiti to help combat violent gangs in the troubled country.
Mexico’s president says that about 10,000 migrants per day are heading to the U.S. border, and he blames U.S. economic sanctions on countries like Cuba and Venezuela for the influx.
The federal government has joined 21 former rail workers in suing Union Pacific over the way it used a vision test to disqualify workers the railroad believed were color blind and might have trouble reading signals telling them to stop a train.
Authorities say a construction worker who died Saturday when a section of a former automated train system fell in Indianapolis has been identified.
Defense department authorities say the remains of an Ohio sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, have been identified.
The civil trial against Donald Trump that kicked off Monday in New York is just one of many legal problems facing the former president as he campaigns for a return to the White House.
Saudi state media say a Saudi soccer team has refused to play a match in Iran because of busts of a slain Iranian general placed on the sidelines.
Egypt’s incumbent President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has confirmed he will run in the presidential elections scheduled for December, entering the race as the clear favorite.