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In shift, DHS head says images from border 'horrified' him

Sep. 21, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Photos and video of a Border Patrol agent on horseback using his long leather reins to lash at Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border prompted outrage Tuesday from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who sought to explain away the action a day earlier...

Officer accompanying CIA chief develops 'Havana' symptoms

Sep. 21, 2021 09:41 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. intelligence officer suffered symptoms linked to a series of suspected directed-energy attacks known as “Havana syndrome” while traveling with CIA Director William Burns in India this month. Experts are in the process of verifying the...

Emhoff touts Biden's infrastructure plan in preschool visit

Sep. 20, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Doug Emhoff, the spouse of Vice President Kamala Harris, visited a Massachusetts preschool on Monday to promote the Biden administration's plan to invest billions of dollars in early childhood education and ease financial pressures on working parents. ...

Kamala Harris to face panelists on 'The View' Friday

Sep. 20, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will visit “The View” studio on Friday for her sixth appearance on the daytime chat show — but her first as vice president. She'll answer questions about the pandemic, Afghanistan and other topics. Harris appeared three...

Rockies easily handle Nationals to keep rolling on road trip

Sep. 18, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Freeland struck out seven over six innings, Trevor Story hit a three-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Saturday. Brendan Rodgers had three hits, including his 14th homer three pitches into the game for a 2-0...

Hampton tops turnover-prone Howard 48-32 after VP coin toss

Sep. 18, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jett Duffey threw for three touchdowns, including a 95-yarder to Hezekiah Grimsley as Hampton defeated Howard 48-32 before 14,000 fans on Saturday in the inaugural Truth and Service Classic. The 95-yard hookup from Duffey to Grimsley, who made the...

McConnell unmoved on debt limit, risking turmoil for Biden

Sep. 16, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has been enlisting one emissary after another to convince Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to help raise the federal debt limit. It's not working. Despite the high-level conversations, including a...

Harris, Yellen make a personal case for fixing child care

Sep. 15, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

The U.S. Treasury Department issued a report Wednesday that detailed the high price and low wages for child care, a problem that makes it harder for parents to work and one that the Biden administration aims to fix with its budget proposal. Vice President Kamala Harris...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 15, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn more than...

EXPLAINER: How California could recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

Sep. 14, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California recall election that could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office wraps up Tuesday. Just over 8.5 million mail-in ballots — the form of voting most Californians use — were returned prior to Election Day out of 22 million sent to...