UK Lawmakers Back Bill to Ban Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 18 Forever

UK Lawmakers Back Bill to Ban Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 18 Forever

The British government’s plan for a landmark smoking ban that aims to stop young people from ever smoking cleared its first hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday.

Company Believes it Located Sunken Barge in Ohio River Near Pittsburgh

Company Believes it Located Sunken Barge in Ohio River Near Pittsburgh

A barge operator believes it has found a sunken barge in the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, one of 26 that floated downstream during weekend flooding.

Ohio Man Fatally Shot Uber Driver After Scammers Targeted Each, is Indicted for Murder

Ohio Man Fatally Shot Uber Driver After Scammers Targeted Each, is Indicted for Murder

An Ohio man who authorities say fatally shot an Uber driver has been indicted on a murder charge.

Maui Fire Department Releases Report on Deadly Wildfire

Maui Fire Department Releases Report on Deadly Wildfire

Additional equipment like fire trucks or water tankers would have helped the Maui Fire Department fight the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century last August, the agency said Tuesday.

Federal Appeals Court Overturns West Virginia Transgender Sports Ban

Federal Appeals Court Overturns West Virginia Transgender Sports Ban

An appeals court ruled Tuesday that West Virginia's transgender sports ban violates a teen's Title IX rights, which prohibit sex-based discrimination in schools.

Army, Air Force on Pace to Meet Enlistment Goals, Navy Falling Short

Army, Air Force on Pace to Meet Enlistment Goals, Navy Falling Short

U.S. Army and Air Force say they are on track to meet recruiting goals in 2024, through new programs and policy changes. U.S. Navy, while improving, expects to fall short.

Tornadoes Strike in Kansas and Iowa as Severe Storms Hit Parts of Central US

Tornadoes Strike in Kansas and Iowa as Severe Storms Hit Parts of Central US

Strong storms caused damage in parts of the middle U.S. Tuesday and spawned tornadoes in Kansas and Iowa, including one that left two people injured.

50-Nation Partnership to Stifle Pandemics is Proposed by Biden Administration

50-Nation Partnership to Stifle Pandemics is Proposed by Biden Administration

President Joe Biden's administration will help 50 countries to identify and respond to infectious diseases.

Elevated Inflation Could Delay Reduction of Interest Rate, Federal Reserve Says

Elevated Inflation Could Delay Reduction of Interest Rate, Federal Reserve Says

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday persistently elevated inflation is likely to delay any cut in the interest until later this year.

House Panel Says China Subsidizes Fentanyl Production, Fueling Crisis in US

House Panel Says China Subsidizes Fentanyl Production, Fueling Crisis in US

China is fueling the fentanyl crisis in the U.S. by subsidizing the manufacturing of materials used by traffickers to make the drug, according to a report by a special House committee.

First Seven Jurors Selected in Donald Trump's Hush Money Trial

First Seven Jurors Selected in Donald Trump's Hush Money Trial

The first seven jurors for Donald Trump’s hush money trial were chosen Tuesday after lawyers grilled members of the jury pool about their social media posts, political views and personal lives.

Supreme Court Questions Obstruction Charges Brought Against Jan. 6 Rioters

Supreme Court Questions Obstruction Charges Brought Against Jan. 6 Rioters

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday whether federal prosecutors went too far in bringing obstruction charges against hundreds of participants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.

Biden’s Next Steps Toward Student Loan Cancellation in Review Stage

Biden’s Next Steps Toward Student Loan Cancellation in Review Stage

President Joe Biden’s latest plan for federal student loan cancellation now has formal proposal status, giving him a chance to deliver on a 2020 campaign promise ahead of the Nov. 5 election.

House Republicans Send Mayorkas Impeachment Articles to the Senate

House Republicans Send Mayorkas Impeachment Articles to the Senate

The move forces senators to convene a trial on the allegations that Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce immigration laws.

Johnson Pushes Ahead on Foreign Aid Plan Despite GOP Backlash

Johnson Pushes Ahead on Foreign Aid Plan Despite GOP Backlash

Defiant and determined, House Speaker Mike Johnson pushed back Tuesday against increasing Republican anger over his proposed U.S. aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other allies.

UK Lawmakers Back Bill to Ban Tobacco Sales to Anyone Under 18 Forever

Company Believes it Located Sunken Barge in Ohio River Near Pittsburgh

Ohio Man Fatally Shot Uber Driver After Scammers Targeted Each, is Indicted for Murder

Maui Fire Department Releases Report on Deadly Wildfire

Federal Appeals Court Overturns West Virginia Transgender Sports Ban

Army, Air Force on Pace to Meet Enlistment Goals, Navy Falling Short