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Victory aside, Pelosi’s return as House speaker not a given

Vilified by Republicans on the campaign trail, Nancy Pelosi emerged as President Donald Trump’s preferred choice to become speaker of the House, arriving on Capitol Hill with an air of inevitability after leading her party back to the majority.

Trumbull, national veterans leader to lay wreath at Tomb of Unknowns

He will be among the leaders of various veterans organizations who will lay a wreath at the iconic tomb that afternoon, such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Military Order of the Purple Heart.

President mocks GOP election losers

Some Republicans kept their distance from the president Associated Press WASHINGTON Rejecting

Sessions out as attorney general

Move has possible implications for Mueller’s probe Associated Press WASHINGTON Attorney

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After Trump confrontation, White House suspends CNN’s Acosta

The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference.

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NYPD salutes K-9 just before she loses cancer battle

The New York Police Department gathered about 20 saluting officers and held an aviation flyover to honor an Emergency Services K-9 just before she died.

DeWine wins Ohio gubernatorial race

Associated Press COLUMBUS Two of Ohio’s winningest politicians did it again Tuesday, as

Ohio likely to consider medical pot for opioid addiction

An Ohio physician and medial professor believes medical cannabis should be used to treat opioid addiction in a state that saw a record number of overdose deaths last year.

Parties make final appeals to voters

Associated Press WASHINGTON An epic battle for control of Congress and the future of Donald

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UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing

Earth’s protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said.

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Winner from Iowa claims huge Powerball jackpot

After hearing someone from Iowa had won half of a nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot, Lerynne West couldn’t find the ticket she’d bought the day before so asked her sister to check her pickup truck.

St. Louis day-care workers charged in ’toddler fight club’

Two St. Louis day-care workers are facing felony charges after preschool children in their care were encouraged to fight each other.

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Jewish nurse: I treated mass-shooting suspect out of love

A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man’s eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love.

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NAFTA 2.0 could draw some jobs back to US, but at what cost?

President Donald Trump insists his new North American trade deal will deliver a victory for U.S. factory workers by returning many high-paying jobs to the United States. Maybe.

Police: Woman in viral rant against 2 others faces charges

Authorities say a white woman in North Carolina whose racist rant against two black women having car trouble in an affluent area is facing charges she communicated threats and misused the 911 network.