Republicans opposed the measure to suspend the federal borrowing limit, leaving the national government teetering on the brink of a partial shutdown.
Apart from Bennett's exit, the announcement from Saturday Night Live also includes the departure of Lauren Holt, two promotions and three new hires at NBC's sketch comedy series.
Under the governor's executive order, all executive department employees are required to show proof of vaccination by Oct. 17. Up to 20% of state police employees reportedly are not vaccinated.
The number of murders in the U.S. rose nearly 30% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to FBI statistics. It is the largest single-year increase since the record-keeping began.
A jury found the disgraced R&B star guilty of charges that included sexual exploitation of a child, racketeering and sex trafficking. He faces a possible sentence of 10 years to life in prison.
In its first public safety alert in six years, the Drug Enforcement Administration says many counterfeit prescription drugs sold online contain a potentially lethal dose of the opioid.
The team will become the Cleveland Guardians in 2022 after a long push to abandon a name Indigenous activists fought for years to change.
A Facebook page reportedly called on the international community to "extend a hand of friendship" to the Taliban. But Ashraf Ghani's verified Twitter page said the Facebook account had been hacked.
A jury found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in 1982. On Monday, his lawyer said the "momentous event" of Hinckley's full release in June is appropriate and required by the law.
The six-term Democrat is one of the more high-profile names to enter the race to be LA's next mayor.
Dr. Patricia Bath transformed cataract surgery and fought to eradicate preventable blindness. Marian Croak pioneered the technology behind audio- and videoconferencing and text-to-donate services.
The governor and speaker said Georgia’s first responders have weathered tremendous hardships in the last 18 months dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a loss of respect for law enforcement that accompanied the national “defund the police” movement sparked by some street protesters last summer.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton, who delivers his first album in five years with the help of some friends including Jennifer Hudson.
President Biden publicly received a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine after public health authorities last week cleared a booster shot for high-risk Americans.
Former U.S. Sen. Fred Harris is the last surviving member of the Kerner commission, appointed in 1967 to study the root causes of social unrest in America. Its groundbreaking report blamed racism.