House Speaker Paul Ryan said the legislation will be ready "in the coming days."
With Congress offering no lifeline and residents fleeing in droves, the crisis goes from bad to worse
A mother said she cried for a month when her daughter was diagnosed
She later apologised for her words and highlighted her opposition to bullying
The US territory is struggling with massive debts and residents are fleeing eight years of recession
Fifth seed Sara Errani became the first major casualty of this year's Wimbledon as she was upset by teenager Monica Puig.
Ricky Burns will resist demands for a rematch with Jose Gonzalez after successfully defending his WBO world lightweight title for a third time in Glasgow on Saturday night.
The Florida Keys were a favourite of Hemingway – and they still enchant.
The number of people living with diabetes is soaring in the United States, as 18 states had at least a doubling in those with the illness since 1995, a government survey found.
Orlando Cruz's revelation hailed by campaigners and former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas
Greene looked like a man who had run into a nightmare – or a timewarp
A strong call to the world governing body of sailing and its national authorities to take more control and give more direction to racing programmes has been made in Barcelona by Ed Reynolds, American boss of the Quantum racing team.
Hurricane Irene cut power to more than a million people in Puerto Rico, downing trees and flooding streets today, and forecasters warned it could be a major storm as it threatens Florida and South Carolina by the end of the week.
They call him THE GOATSUCKER. Or rather they did. Because the chupacabra – a fearsome monster first spotted in 1995, who according to the Fortean Times, is the third most famous mythical beast after Bigfoot and Nessie (which sounds like an R&B producer duo about to open shop with Tinie Tempah) – has recently been revealed as a hoax by the other, smarter FT.