North Carolina's two major-party U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to participate in a televised debate next month.
Veterans groups are slamming GOP senators for blocking a bill that would have given health care and benefits to veterans affected by from toxic chemicals and burn pits in wars dating back to Vietnam.
It would support domestic manufacturing of semiconductor chips that power the nation's smartphones, cars, computers and medical equipment. The bill cleared a procedural Senate vote Tuesday.
The measure would free some borrowers from debt incurred by spouses – sometimes abusive ones – and could lay a path toward loan forgiveness.
A bill would include incentives for states to pass red-flag laws, funding for school safety and mental health resources, expanded background checks and more.
Negotiations have narrowed proposals to address school safety, standards for safe gun storage, federal support for mental health programs and incentives for states to create red flag laws.
Oz led McCormick by less than 1,000 votes as state officials conducted a recount after the May 17 primary.
A likely recount would mean that the race between Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick might not be decided until June 8, the deadline for counties to report their results to the state.
Delayed contests and crowded fields made for an unusually busy primary season in this midterm election. Here's a look at some of the key results.