WASHINGTON (AP) — A victory for President Barack Obama in the Senate, where Democrats have voted to uphold the nuclear accord with Iran, overcoming ferocious GOP opposition. A disapproval resolution fell two votes short of the 60 needed to move forward as Democratic and independent senators banded together against it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is making plans to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the coming budget year. That's a significant increase from the 1,500 people who were originally cleared to resettle in the U.S. since civil war broke out in the Middle Eastern country more than four years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped set up and maintain Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server refused to testify to a House committee today. Bryan Pagliano asserted his constitutional right not to incriminate himself.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Five family members, including three children, were found dead in their lakeside home in an upscale western Minneapolis suburb. Police say it appears to be a case of murder-suicide.
SKIPPERS, Va. (AP) — An Amtrak train that travels between North Carolina and New York hit a tractor-trailer in Virginia today, splitting the trailer in half and leaving the driver with minor injuries. No passengers or crew members on board were hurt.