Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick...

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

By TIMOTHY D. EASLEY and TRAVIS LOLLER | The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Vandals lashed out at the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate...

US hits 20 million mark in coronavirus cases

BALTIMORE — The number of confirmed U.S. coronavirus cases has surpassed 20 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. That’s nearly twice as many...

Texas official urges people to stay home as virus cases soar

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials in the Texas state capital on Wednesday again urged people to avoid holiday gatherings to slow the spread...

No immediate ruling after hearing on fate of DACA program

JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately issue a ruling following a court hearing Tuesday on the fate...

Jupiter, Saturn merging in night sky, closest in centuries

By MARCIA DUNN |AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Jupiter and Saturn will merge in the night sky Monday, appearing closer to one...

Biden to receive COVID vaccine as Trump remains on sidelines

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television as part...

US clears Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, 2nd shot in arsenal

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal Friday, boosting efforts...

Bidens to get first vaccine dose on Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will be getting their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday. That’s according to Biden’s...

Pence, wife Karen, surgeon general get COVID-19 vaccines

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN | The Associated Press WASHINGTON  — Vice President Mike Pence was vaccinated for COVID-19 on Friday in a live-television...