The measure still faces iffy prospects in the Senate, where Democrats are poised to block it in hopes of spurring slow-moving talks on immigration. The 230-197 vote came after an influential bloc of House conservatives won promises of future action
The parents of 13 malnourished children found in alleged captivity in Southern California have been charged with committing years of torture and abuse and could face up to life in prison
"Dr. Nassar was not a doctor," said the 2012 Olympic gold and silver medalist to the Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts. "He left scars on my psyche that may never go away."
The U.S. State Department said Thursday that it would not presently deliver on a December pledge to provide $45 million in food aid to a United Nations emergency appeal for Gaza and the West Bank
Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming
Amazon has narrowed the list of potential cities where it will build its second headquarters to 20 cities with major metropolises like New York and Philadelphia in the running along with smaller cities like Nashville and Pittsburgh
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States is getting evidence that international sanctions are "really starting to hurt" North Korea, even as he accused Russia of not implementing all of the measures
President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. Trump tweets that "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it"
For those taking the pill for 10 years or more, the risk of ovarian cancer was 40% lower compared to women who had never used the pill or used them for less than a year, and 34% lower for endometrial cancer
Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline during a flight from Santiago. The couple had been unable to have a church ceremony due to Chile's 2010 earthquake
Jacinda Ardern, the world's youngest female head of government, announced that she and her partner are expecting their first child in June. Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will serve as acting Prime Minister for six weeks
Amidst tension over President Donald Trump's stance on immigration from certain countries, residents of Haiti, Belize and Samoa will lose eligibility for temporary agricultural and seasonal work visas this year, according to a notice from DHS