United States Congress Headlines

  • The Latest: West Point posthumously admits shooting victim

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 5:05 p.m. U.S. Military Academy officials say they have posthumously offered admission to a 15-year-old last seen holding open a door for other students during last week's school shooting in Florida. West Point...

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  • US senator says $6B in aid for Jordan likely to rise

    The chairman of a U.S. Senate panel dealing with foreign aid says a recently signed agreement granting Jordan $1.275 billion a year through 2022 "is a floor" and that Congress is likely to authorize additional financial support for the kingdom. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South...

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  • Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

    Amer Othman’s life turned upside down in an instant.

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  • Ohio businessman, deported after 38 years in US, vows return

    Amer Othman's life turned upside down in an instant. The Ohio entrepreneur, who came to the United States 38 years ago and won praise for helping revive once-blighted downtown Youngstown, was arrested during what he thought was another check-in with immigration authorities. He was detained...

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  • Trump vents frustration over Russia probe, rails against FBI

    Venting his fury over the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump on Sunday asserted that the Obama administration bears some blame for the election meddling, insisted he never denied that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 U.S. campaign and said "they are laughing their asses off in...

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  • Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left

    A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski's father was first elected more than three decades ago. Now the younger Lipinski, a seven-term incumbent known as one of Congress' most conservative Democrats, is facing a tougher-than-usual...

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