DENVER (AP) — The Army has temporarily halted the destruction of chemical weapons at a Colorado facility to repair a small dent in the door of a chamber used to blow up shells containing mustard agent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen "felt dehydrated at the end of a long speech under bright lights" Thursday in Massachusetts and was seen by medical personnel as a precaution, the Fed said in a statement.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor and his wife were given decades-long prison sentences Thursday for their convictions in a moneymaking conspiracy linked to 68 drug overdose deaths, with the judge saying the couple was motivated purely by greed.
By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress on Thursday began advancing bills urgently needed to avoid federal agency shutdowns on Oct. 1 while navigating conservatives' demands to punish Planned Parenthood over an abortion controversy. The Senate defeated Republican efforts to use a funding extension bill to cut off money to Planned Parenthood, clearing the way for a version without that provision that extends all previous funding through Dec. 11. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has set the first procedural vote on that measure for Monday, two days before the federal fiscal year ends on Sept. 30.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pope Francis visited the nation's capital on Thursday, becoming the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress and calling on the lawmakers to help immigrants "and embrace the stranger in our midst."
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general said Thursday she does not think she will be eligible to run for a second term next year if her law license remains suspended as she faces perjury, obstruction and other charges.
A police escort led a UPS truck from the Langhorne Carpet Company in Pendel Thursday afternoon. Inside, a special creation - the 75x9-foot runner that Pope Francis will walk on when he steps off the plane in Philadelphia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before a planet in a galaxy far, far away is completely constructed inside a computer or entirely built somewhere in the real world, "Star Wars" filmmakers are now able to visit it in virtual reality before production commences.