House okay's Obama's plan to train, equip Syrian rebels

The US House of Representatives Wednesday approved President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of efforts to fight the Islamic State militant group.

US House approves bill averting government shutdown

US lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend funding for federal operations into December, likely preventing a repeat of last October`s disastrous government shutdown.

Top Republican to resign from US Congress

Just hours after stepping down as US House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor announced he would resign from his congressional seat later this month.

US House backs resolution supporting Israel

The US House of Representatives has backed a resolution expressing support for Israel and its right to self-defense.

US House leader says he plans to sue Obama

The leader of the US House of representatives says he intends to file a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress.

US House majority leader to step down

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he would resign his leadership post by July 31, after he was defeated Tuesday in a primary election to newbie David Brat, a Tea-Party backed rival, in Virginia state.

US House passes government spending bill

The Republicans-controlled US House of Representatives Friday approved a stopgap spending bill that strips out funding for President Barack Obama`s signature healthcare law.

House warns Kerry he could be 1/16,000th poorer

Republican lawmakers are threatening to withhold salary representing less than one-sixteen thousandth of multimillionaire Secretary of State John Kerry`s net worth.

US House passes bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has approved a legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, one of the most stringent pro-life bills to pass a Congressional chamber in a decade.

US House passes amendment tying human rights with aid to Pak

The US House of Representative passed an amendment linking the American military aid with the human rights in Pakistan, in particular those of religious and ethnic minorities.

US House votes to resume deporting immigrants

The Republican-controlled House voted to resume the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.

US House approves USD 9.7 billion in Sandy flood aid

The first aid package for victims of the deadly Superstorm Sandy started moving through the US Congress as the House approved USD 9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims.

US House passes bill normalizing Russian trade

The House has voted overwhelmingly to end Soviet-era trade restrictions while approving a measure that punishes Russian officials for human rights violations.

US House OKs bill to ease Myanmar aid restriction

The House of Representatives has backed legislation that eases another restriction on the US providing aid to Myanmar.

US House condemns Sikh Gurdwara shooting

The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting that left six worshippers dead last month.

US House approves electric reliability law

The US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan legislation to protect electricity reliability in the country.

US House votes to cut aid to `traitor` Pak by $650 mn

The top Republican lawmaker, Ted Poe called the country "Benedict Arnold", the most well-known traitor in American history.

US House to consider designating Haqqani network as FTO

The Haqqani network is believed to be responsible for a number of terrorist attacks against US facilities inside Afghanistan.

Bill tabled in US House to freeze all aid to Pak

A key American lawmaker from
Texas has introduced a resolution in the House of Representative to freeze all US aid to Pakistan.

US House panel approves $47.2 bn in foreign aid

The Republican-crafted bill would provide USD 47.2 billion for the next budget.