Source: Debt ceiling 'agreement in principle' has been reached
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an “agreement in principle" late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal that to limit federal spending and resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline,
Ken Paxton impeached by the Texas House of Representatives
In a historic vote, the Texas House of Representatives voted 121-23 to impeach Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Debt ceiling talks 'closer to an agreement,' stuck on work requirements for food aid
The US could default on its debt obligations by June 5 if lawmakers don't act in time.
Debt ceiling deadline extended to June 5 as Congress breaks for holiday
An upbeat President Joe Biden says a deal to resolve the government’s debt ceiling crisis seems “very close."
Indiana doctor reprimanded for speaking publicly about 10-year-old girl's abortion
A medical board voted that Dr. Caitlin Bernard didn’t follow privacy laws when she told a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment in a case that gained attention in the national abortion debate.
East Bay professor announces run for Barbara Lee's congressional seat
An East Bay professor and Oakland resident is the latest candidate in the race for U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee's seat in Congress.
A majority of Californians say Sen. Dianne Feinstein is no longer fit to serve, new poll finds
Nearly two-thirds of registered voters in California feel that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is no longer fit to continue serving as a senator, a new poll released Thursday morning by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies found.
Indiana doctor who provided abortion for 10-year-old girl to face discipline hearing
The hearing comes after Indiana's attorney general accused Dr. Caitlin Bernard of violating state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to police and federal patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.
Kevin McCarthy's Republicans push debt ceiling talks to brink, lawmakers leaving town for weekend
Legislators are just days out from a possible devastating debt default if Congress fails to act to raise the borrowing limit. The fallout could hurl the global economy into chaos.
Debt ceiling talks stuck, sides 'far apart' as June 1 deadline nears
A defiant House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the debt ceiling standoff is “not my fault" after he sent Republican negotiators to the White House to finish out debt limit talks.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis releases first presidential campaign ad: 'Great American comeback'
It's official: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is running for president, the latest Republican to join the 2024 presidential race.
Gov. Ron DeSantis files with FEC, launches presidential campaign ahead of Twitter announcement
Gov. Ron DeSantis has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Wednesday, entering the 2024 presidential race ahead of his expected Twitter announcement.
Who is running for president in 2024? Meet the candidates
From a former president to a current president, here’s all the people who have launched campaigns to win the White House in 2024.
California’s Newsom faces tough question: Who would replace Feinstein?
In 2021 Newsom promised to appoint a Black woman should Feinstein’s seat become open. Meanwhile, a 2024 Senate campaign is underway to fill the seat when the senator’s term ends in January 2025.
Nebraska woman pleads guilty to burning and concealing fetus after taking medication to end pregnancy
A Nebraska woman has pleaded guilty to burning and concealing a fetus after she took medication to end her pregnancy when she was more than 20 weeks along.
Gov. Ron DeSantis to announce candidacy for president Wednesday on Twitter: sources
Sources familiar confirmed to Fox News that the two-term governor will declare that he's candidate for president on Wednesday during a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter.
Nebraska governor signs abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors
Under the law signed by Gov. Jim Pillen, the abortion ban starts immediately, and restrictions on gender-affirming care begins on Oct. 1.
Debt ceiling: No agreement yet, but Biden, McCarthy say they're optimistic after meeting
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy say they and their lead negotiators have had a productive meeting at the White House on the impasse over the government's debt ceiling.
Child dropped over Mexico-U.S. border in footage captured by surveillance camera
A heartbreaking scene was captured of a person appearing to drop a child over the Mexico-California border.
Debt ceiling explained: Why it's a struggle, how the impasse could end
Negotiations are continuing over raising the nation's debt ceiling and mere days before the government could reach a “hard deadline” and run out of cash to pay its bills.