The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a US$2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic.
The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on Tuesday officially recognizing the Armenian genocide, a symbolic but unprecedented move that angered Turkey amid already-heightened tensions with Washington.
The Republican Party has retained its majority in the US House of Representatives, projections suggest early Wednesday. The TV networks ABC and NBC both projected a Republican majority in the 435-seat chamber, which the party has controlled since 2010.
The United States House of Representatives concluded a tumultuous three-week debate Thursday on trade when Democrats reversed themselves and approved a bill designed to provide financial help to US workers who can show they lost their job because of international trade.
The US House of Representatives has passed a 1.1tn dollar budget hour before government was due to shut down at midnight on Thursday. The Republican measure passed by 219 votes to 206 after President Barack Obama had urged Democrats to support the measure.
The US House of Representatives passed legislation to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials found to have violated protesters' rights during demonstrations earlier this year.
The US House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday, to impose sanctions on Venezuelans responsible for human rights abuses during anti-government protests, despite Obama administration worries that they could threaten talks seeking to ease the unrest.
More than 100 Democrats from the US House of Representatives have called on the UN to take responsibility for introducing cholera to Haiti. It is the latest twist in the allegation that UN peacekeepers unwittingly introduced the disease.
The US House of Representatives has approved a measure to fund the US government for a further two weeks, avoiding a looming shut-down. The bill from the Republican-led chamber would cut government spending by 4 billion USD in that period.