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Congress sends landmark gun violence compromise to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent President Joe Biden the most wide-ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades this afternoon, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists. The ...

‘We’ve done our part’: End of Roe brings answer to prayer

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — There is a prayer Tanya Britton has said in the hazy first moments of morning and in the stillness of the night. She's said it on her knees before her church's gold tabernacle and slumped in the embrace of her living room sofa. The words have morphed, sometimes touching ...

Abortion ruling exposes deep chasm over the issue in the US

America was convulsed with anger, joy, fear and confusion today after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The canyon-like divide across the country over the right to terminate a pregnancy was on full display, with abortion rights supporters condemning the decision as a dark day in ...

Fri. 10:02 a.m.: Giffords documentary comes as gun debates stay center stage

In the two years documentary filmmakers shadowed former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the most jarring moment for them was in the kitchen of her Tucson, Arizona, home. As cameras were rolling, she and her husband, Sen. Mark Kelly, nonchalantly opened the freezer. Kelly grabbed a plastic ...