Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients

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By Deepti Hajela The Associated Press NEW YORK Mask rules, vaccination mandates and business shutdowns have all landed in the courts during the COVID-19 outbreak, confronting...

More than 90 snakes found under Northern California home

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By Olga R. Rodriguez The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called...

‘Lawless city?’ Worry after Portland police don’t stop chaos

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By Sara Cline The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. A crowd of 100 people wreaked havoc in downtown Portland, Oregon, this week – smashing storefront windows, lighting...

McConnell seizes on debt standoff to undermine Biden agenda

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By Lisa Mascaro AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON In the frantic bid to avert a default on the nation’s debt, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell held a...

Nevada among last states to add rapid tests to virus tally

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By Sam Metz AP / Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. Nevada this week became one of the last states to publicly report rapid antigen tests...

Toymakers race to get products on shelves amid supply clogs

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By Anne D'Innocenzio The Associated Press NEW YORK Running out of time to get its products on store shelves ahead of the holidays, the Basic Fun...

Congress foresees short-term debt fix amid perilous standoff

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By Kevin Freking and Josh Boak The Associated Press WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic leaders edged back Wednesday from a perilous standoff over lifting the nation's borrowing...

Biden: Senate filibuster change on debt a ‘real possibility’

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By Lisa Mascaro AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON To get around Republican obstruction, President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Democrats are considering a change to the Senate's...

State Department discloses number of nukes in US stockpile

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By Robert Burns AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON In a reversal of Trump administration policy, the State Department on Tuesday disclosed the number of nuclear weapons...

Ex-Facebook manager criticizes company, urges more oversight

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By Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay AP Business Writers WASHINGTON While accusing the giant social network of pursuing profits over safety, a former Facebook data scientist...