Holiday getting new name in LA

The City Council votes to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day as an official Los Angeles holiday.

State retires winning lottery machine

Lottery ticket buyers hoping to use the same Massachusetts machine as the recent $758.7 million Powerball jackpot winner are out of luck.

Familiar face to return to Washington

John McCain is returning to the Senate next week after undergoing treatments for brain cancer in Arizona over the August recess.

Another job for Congress to do?

A federal appeals court in New York says it’s the job of Congress, not the courts, to confront claims that female cadets face a sexually oppressive culture at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Luke Skywalker is back and it’s big

In The Last Jedi, Mark Hamill has a large role, making sure the latest film in the Star Wars franchise buzzes with its original hero.