House approves bill to help West fight wildfires, drought

The House on Friday approved wide-ranging legislation aimed at helping communities in the West cope with increasingly severe wildfires and drought -- fueled by climate change -- that have caused billions of dollars of damage to homes and businesses in recent years. 

House passes semi-automatic gun ban after 18-year lapse

The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide.

Pence met with protests ahead of Stanford speech

Former Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech to a sold-out crowd at Stanford University Thursday evening. It's the third stop on his 2021-2022 campus tour. But former President Trump's second-in-command was met with protests ahead of the event.