WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is calling the House back into session over the crisis at the U.S. Postal Service, setting up a political showdown amid growing concerns that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency ahead of the election.
JACKSON, Miss. — The baseball season descended deeper into crisis Tuesday, states such as Mississippi and South Carolina cast about for more hospital beds, and governors in some of the hardest-hit places staunchly resisted calls to require masks, despite soaring cases of the coronavirus.
The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government – one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race.
ELKHART — Billions of dollars’ worth of investment in national parks, forests, and land and water conservation only need President Donald Trump’s signature to become reality.
ELKHART — Lawmakers and RV industry officials alike on Thursday were applauding passage of a bipartisan Senate bill that would spend nearly $3 billion annually on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands.
WASHINGTON — Government relief checks began arriving in Americans’ bank accounts as the economic damage to the U.S. from the coronavirus piled up Wednesday and sluggish sales at reopened stores in Europe and China made it clear that business won’t necessarily bounce right back when the crisi…
ELKHART — COVID-19 does not care about your background or the language you speak. Still, local Hispanics say those issues can cause further problems during the pandemic.
HAMMOND — In coordination with the Department of Justice, Attorney General William Barr has directed U.S. attorneys to prioritize the investigation and prosecution of coronavirus fraud schemes.
Is it the flu, a cold or the new coronavirus? Patients and doctors alike are parsing signs of illness to figure out who needs what tests or care and how worried they should be.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican from Jimtown representing Indiana’s 2nd District, was among those joining President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday for the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski, R-IN-2, and Stephanie Murphy, D-FL-7, Tuesday introduced the bipartisan Travel Trailer and Camper Tax Parity Act (H.R. 4349) to restore inventory financing interest deductibility for all types of RVs, including travel trailers and campers.
ELKHART — During three campaign stops in the Midwest, including one planned in Elkhart on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing an overhaul of the nation’s economic policy that would include the closure of one federal department and the creation of another. She is also proposing…
ELKHART — During three campaign stops in the Midwest, including one planned in Elkhart on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing an overhaul of the nation's economic policy that would include the closure of one federal department and the creation of another. She is also proposing…
ELKHART — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seeking the Democratic nomination to run for president in 2020, will visit Elkhart next week, her campaign announced Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital started offering acupuncture for chronic pain.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Vice President Mike Pence and his new space advisory council want U.S. private companies moving faster and farther into the cosmos, with the government easing restrictions on these 21st century pioneers.
DETROIT — Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia.
WASHINGTON — Consider this cold comfort: A quick study of the brutal American cold snap found that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature.
LANSING, Mich. — In the capital of the U.S. auto industry, drivers have been slow to accept that more Americans are choosing bicycles over cars for commuting or for fun and exercise.
ATLANTA — Inside a classroom at a community college in Dallas, about two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles.
WASHINGTON — Those happy dogs sitting in a driver’s lap or hanging their heads out the car window may look like the model of canine companionship. But they’re also potential projectiles, poised to rocket through the air if there’s a crash.
WASHINGTON D.C. — On Dec. 13, U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Ron Johnson (R-WI), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), introduced bipartisan legislation to help students understand the financial implications of student loans and educational debt.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced legislation to increase oversight of taxpayer dollars spent by federal agencies. The Good Accounting Obligation in Government (GAO-IG) Act requires federal agencies to provide annual rep…
DENVER (AP) — A lacy, cloud-like pattern drifting across a Denver-area radar screen turned out to be a 70-mile-wide wave of butterflies, forecasters say.
ELKHART — Since starting out investigating juvenile crime 30 years ago, Elkhart Police Chief Ed Windbigler has seen firsthand what the cycle of abuse can do to families.
GOSHEN — While the flag gets few days off from proudly flying over countless homes and buildings across the country, it gets its due on June 14 every year for Flag Day.
GOSHEN — He survived a deadly rocket attack and suffered the effects of Agent Orange, but John Alheim says he still didn't have it as rough in Vietnam as others did.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski threw her support behind two bills that will increase the transparency of scientific data used to issue environmental regulations.
PLYMOUTH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-based Sargento Foods Inc., is expanding a voluntary recall of some cheeses due to a possible bacterial contamination from a Middlebury cheese factory.
ELKHART — A local woman who spent over a week camping in North Dakota to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline says she is "devastated and horrified" that the project is moving forward.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski voted Thursday to block a regulation issued in the final days of the Obama administration to extend background checks for disabled Social Security recipients mentally incapable of managing their own affairs.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A superintendent who faced questions about information on his resume and possible plagiarism can begin his new job this week after the Pittsburgh Public Schools board rejected one member’s request to rescind the hiring.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on a new report showing police in Connecticut appeared more likely to use stun guns on minorities in 2015 (all times local):
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An appeal of a financial settlement to be paid by a national dairy marketing cooperative to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers could delay the payments for at least a year.
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Robert De Niro is conjuring the legacy — and the stand-up jokes — of comedians like Rodney Dangerfield, Henny Youngman and Milton Berle while praising the natural beauty of New York’s Catskills region.
“So, what can we think? We cannot think anything. A terror attack might happen everywhere, it does happen everywhere.” — Ali Batur, whose brother died in the Istanbul airport attack.
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The world’s youngest country has cancelled its Independence Day celebrations, saying what little money it has would be better spent elsewhere as it recovers from a devastating civil war.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys for Cinemark want victims of a 2012 shooting at a Colorado movie theater to pay nearly $700,000 in legal fees after they unsuccessfully sued the theater chain.
HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who shot and killed the mother of his grandchildren outside a courthouse after a custody hearing in rural Arizona has been charged with first-degree murder.