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.

CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, Google face new grilling by Congress

As malicious conspiracy theories continue to spread, lawmakers are pounding the social media companies over their market dominance, harvesting of user data and practices that some believe actually encourage the spread of engaging but potentially harmful misinformation.

Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill passed by House lawmakers

The House passed a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes $1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of dollars for schools, state and local governments and businesses. Here's a look at some highlights of the legislation.

House approves $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

The bill also authorizes more than $100 billion to expand internet access for rural and low-income communities and $25 billion to modernize the U.S. Postal Service’s infrastructure and operations, including a fleet of electric vehicles.

Impeachment hearings: Who is testifying next and when

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moves into its second week of public hearings, and the House Intelligence Committee will hear from nine more witnesses over the next three days.