Accused Capitol rioter allowed to travel for Mexico 'retreat'

A Texas woman charged in connection with last month’s siege at the U.S. Capitol has asked to be allowed to travel to Mexico for a "weekend retreat" -- and the federal judge assigned to the case approved the request, court papers show.

Crews work to repair washed-out scenic highway in Big Sur

The section that crumbled in Monterey County is about 30 miles south of a famous bridge that’s frequently photographed by tourists and was featured in the opening credits of HBO’s “Big Little Lies.” The winding highway is a popular driving route renowned for its ocean views.

Biden to reinstate COVID-19 travel rules

President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders, according to two White House officials.