The legislation — passed by both Senate and House of Representatives — was headed to US President Joe Biden's desk for signing.
Destructive fires in recent years that burned too hot for forests to quickly regrow have far outpaced the US government's capacity to replant trees.
Ex-president Donald Trump sat for hours watching insurrection on live TV on January 6, 2021, ignoring pleas by his children and other close advisers to urge his supporters to stop the violence, witnesses tell US congressional hearing.
US Supreme Court's ruling striking down New York state's limits on carrying concealed handguns in public is likely to provide legal ammunition to challenge other regulations around the country even as Congress has passed modest reforms.
“I’m doing my part. I want Congress, states and industry to do their part as well,” US President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend federal taxes on gas and diesel fuel for three months, a move that was faced with doubts by many lawmakers.
The proposed legislation will include support for tougher background checks and increased mental health resources.
US President Biden tells virtual summit that pandemic is not over yet as US reaches grim milestone of over million deaths with Congress so far refusing to authorise billions of dollars in emergency Covid money.
Apart from Uttar Pradesh, the BJP also retained control of Uttarakhand and looked set to form governments in Goa and Manipur, while the Aam Aadmi Party scored a landslide win in Punjab.
A confidence-building step between Washington and Ankara would help enable broader cooperation in the delicate act of balancing Russia.
Ukrainian officials warn Kiev residents that fighting is underway against Russian forces, who are storming towards the capital on the third day of Moscow's military campaign. Here are the latest updates:
State Department approves over $4.5 billion military sales to its allies in the Middle East, including 12 F-16 fighter jets and upgrades to Amman.
Even opposition parties don’t challenge the plight and lack of representation of Muslims in India’s climate of religious intolerance and violence.
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