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Exclusive-U.S. hopes to soon relocate Afghan pilots who fled to Tajikistan, official says

By Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States hopes to soon relocate around 150 U.S.-trained Afghan Air Force pilots (More…)

U.S. Supreme Court to hear challenge to Texas abortion ban

By Andrew Chung

(Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on Nov. 1 a challenge by President (More…)

Judge imposes harsher sentence than requested on man accused of encouraging U.S. Capitol rioters

By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A judge on Thursday imposed a longer prison term than prosecutors requested on a (More…)

U.S. appeals court rules against nursing homes over COVID-19 lawsuits

By Tom Hals

(Reuters) – In a setback to nursing-home operators facing hundreds of COVID-19 negligence and wrongful-death lawsuits, a (More…)

NOAA expects U.S. Southwest drought to continue or worsen this winter

By Karl Plume

(Reuters) – A harsh drought is expected to continue or worsen across parts of the U.S. West (More…)

Texas urges U.S. Supreme Court to maintain state’s abortion ban

By Andrew Chung

(Reuters) – Texas on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to keep in place a state law (More…)

Fed report shows wage pressures amid ‘modest to moderate’ economic growth

By Ann Saphir and Lindsay Dunsmuir

(Reuters) -U.S. employers reported significant increases in prices and wages even as economic growth (More…)

Biden under pressure as U.S.-Mexico border arrests reach record highs

By Kristina Cooke

(Reuters) – U.S. authorities arrested 1.7 million migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border this fiscal year, the most (More…)

California ports, key to U.S. supply chain, among world’s least efficient

By Lisa Baertlein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo (More…)

White House lays out plan to vaccinate kids ages 5 to 11

By Susan Heavey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined its plan to vaccinate millions of kids ages 5 (More…)