Biden, who is considering running for president, declared transgender rights to be “the civil rights issue of our time” as he delivered a keynote speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner Saturday.
Chaffetz’s candidacy underscores turmoil in the House GOP little more than a week after Speaker John Boehner’s surprise resignation.
More than 500 balloons representing dozens of states and nearly 20 different countries registered for the event this year.
At least five weather-related deaths have been reported since rains began spreading over the Eastern Seaboard.
A flash flood warning was in effect in parts of South Carolina, where authorities shut down the Charleston peninsula to motorists.
Ultimately, regulators in the 26 states will issue final approvals after considering issues such as the amount of local competition and the companies’ financial conditions.
An arrest warrant on a capital murder charge was issued for a woman accused of planning the killing. She remains a fugitive.
Campaigning in South Carolina on Friday, Fiorina said she “absolutely” stands by her criticism of Planned Parenthood.
Computer software allowed VW diesel cars to spew between 10 to 40 times more nitrogen oxides (NOx) than allowed by regulation.
Meet the nine victims of Thursday’s mass shooting in Oregon.
The Coast Guard said it had covered more than 850 square miles in its search so far.
He tried to stop the gunman from entering the classroom and was shot three times at that point, his aunt said.