Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

WASHINGTON — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President...

Cyberattack hobbles major hospital chain that owns RGV facilities

WASHINGTON — A computer outage at a major hospital chain thrust healthcare facilities across the U.S. into chaos Monday, with treatment impeded as doctors...

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app TikTok

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MATT O'BRIEN | AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that...

Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

By ZEKE MILLER, LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the...

Report: Trump disparaged US war dead as ‘losers,’ ‘suckers’

By JAMES LAPORTA | Associated Press DELRAY BEACH, FLa. (AP) — A new report details multiple instances of President Donald Trump making disparaging remarks about...

Tiger found in a Houston garage moved to a wild animal ranch

By EMILY FOXHALL Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (AP) — The anonymous tipster called the city's non-emergency line on a rainy February day last year. "Somebody I know...

Oil price goes negative as demand collapses; stocks dip

NEW YORK — Oil prices plunged below zero on Monday as demand for energy collapses amid the coronavirus pandemic and traders don’t want to...

College seniors face job worries, family stress amid virus

Sent home from college because of the coronavirus outbreak, Carter Oselett is back in his childhood bedroom, paying rent on an empty apartment near...

`LIBERATE!’: Trump goads states to lift virus restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after laying out a roadmap for gradually reviving economic activity, President Donald Trump urged his supporters to “LIBERATE” three...

Record 22 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

WASHINGTON — The wave of layoffs that has engulfed the U.S. economy since the coronavirus struck forced 5.2 million more people to seek unemployment benefits last...