Senate passes short-term funding bill to avert government shutdown

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday passed a short-term funding bill that averts a partial government shutdown that was expected late Friday night.The final vote tally was 77-13. The measure now heads to the president's desk.The new funding deadlines for the government spending bills... Read More.

Ghana’s parliament passes controversial new anti-LGBTQ bill

LONDON -- Ghana’s parliament has passed a controversial new anti-LGBTQ bill following months of debate that could make it illegal to identify as a citizen of the LGBTQ in the West African nation.The bill -- named the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill... Read More.

Senate passes aid bill for Israel, Taiwan, Ukraine

(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine, setting up a showdown in the House of Representatives where Republican leaders have resisted such legislation.The Senate voted 70-29 to approve the bill... Read More.