Doug Larsen is pictured.

North Dakota state senator, his wife and 2 kids killed in plane crash

North Dakota state senator Doug Larsen and three of his family members died when their plane crashed shortly after takeoff.


Migrants sit in a queue outside of The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City.
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Adviser to NYC mayor calls for Biden to 'close the border'

0:35The Supreme Court building.
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Supreme Court returns to the bench for first time since June

Laphonza Butler
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Laphonza Butler to fill the late Dianne Feinstein's Senate seat

1:44The U.S. Supreme Court.
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Supreme Court starts new term: Voting, guns, social media on docket

4:16President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
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Biden expresses frustration after Congress narrowly avoids shutdown

Former President Jimmy Carter
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Tributes pour in on former President Jimmy Carter's 99th birthday

0:41Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.
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Gaetz says he will seek to oust McCarthy as speaker this week

1:14An armed forces color guard carries a casket containing the body of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein's body returns to California on military flight

2:11President Joe Biden
The White House

Biden signs last-minute bill to avoid government shutdown

5:04Migrants sit in a queue outside The Roosevelt Hotel.
John Minchillo / AP

What's driving Venezuelans to migrate to the US?

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

On brink of government shutdown, House passes a 45-day funding plan

House Speaker Kevin McCarth and President Joe Biden.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden, amid low poll numbers, blames House GOP for looming shutdown

4:10An airliner approaches the runway

What a government shutdown means for air travel

3:07Donald Trump
Charlie Neibergall / AP

Civil fraud trial against Donald Trump set to begin in New York

Asylum-seekers from Egypt walk as they wait to be processed by U.S. Border Patrol.
(AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Baby found abandoned at US-Mexico border amid crisis

3:05A view of Arches National Park in Utah.

A shutdown that closes national parks would stop millions in revenue

The bail bondsman, who was accused of participating in a breach of election equipment, Scott Hall.
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Bail bondsman is first Trump co-defendant to take plea deal in Georgia

3:07Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaking to reporters.
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Are government shutdowns the new normal?

6:52Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy
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House fails to pass short-term funding bill to keep government open

0:29The United States Supreme Court building.
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Supreme Court to take up case on state laws limiting social media

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with officials.

Putin orders former Wagner commander take charge of 'volunteer units'

4:25The dome of the U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / AP

Minimal progress made in budget deal on Thursday

The Grand Canyon National Park entrance in Tusayan, Ariz.
(AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Utah, Arizona to cover national parks if government shuts down

Donald Trump.
(AP Photo/Mike Mulholland)

Court rejects Trump's effort to delay trial after fraud ruling

6:35Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., speaks during the House Oversight Committee impeachment inquiry.
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Republicans hold first Biden impeachment inquiry hearing

A sandwich sign indicates the need for bilingual Spanish-speaking applicants for jobs at a Tractor Supply Co.
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Latinos keeping US economy stocked with workers, report finds

0:45California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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Calif. Gov. Newsom: DeSantis is 'off the ball,' GOP rivals 'JV team'

Republican presidential candidates.
(AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

GOP 2024 candidates attack Biden, Trump at second debate

2:32Adi Guajardo with John Martin at the Opportunity Center for the Homeless
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Welcome center in El Paso helps with massive influx of migrants

The Montana State Capitol in Helena, Montana.
(AP Photo/Tommy Martino)

Montana judge blocks ban of gender-affirming health care for minors