Bipartisan agreement will now move to the desk of President Joe Biden to be signed into law
US births in 2022 didn't return to pre-pandemic levels
Birth numbers were flat last year, as the nation saw fewer babies born than it did before the pandemic, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Tropical depression forms on the first day of hurricane season
A storm system has spun up in the Gulf of Mexico north-west of Ft Myers, Florida, on the first official day of the Atlantic hurricane season, but it does not pose any threat.
US Senate passes bill overturning student loan cancellation
President Joe Biden plans to veto the Republican-led measure overturning his widely popular plan to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loans for 43 million people.
US fines British Airways $1.1m over delayed refunds
The Department of Transportation is fining the airline for failing to provide timely refunds to passengers for flights to and from the US during the Covid pandemic.
Only Washington and Beijing can resolve Ukraine crisis, think tank's new director Bronwen Maddox tells The National
After more trials, the device could be approved for clinical use within the next three years