Politics

  • U.S. Aims to Boost Vaccine Distribution

    by - Jan 27, 2021
    By JONATHAN DREW and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press Answering growing frustration over vaccine shortages, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. is ramping up deliveries to hard-pressed states over the next three weeks and expects to...
  • Nonprofits Aim to Keep Aiding Elections

    by - Jan 27, 2021
    NEW YORK (AP) — Democracy, as President Joe Biden declared in his inaugural speech, survived a barrage of misinformation and an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to achieve a peaceful transfer of power. Yet the threats...
  • Biden Aims for Ambitious Climate Change Plan

    by - Jan 27, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In what would be the most ambitious U.S. effort ever to stave off the worst effects of climate change, President Joe Biden is aiming to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double...
  • Source: Lawmakers Threatened Ahead of Trial

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking...
  • High Court End Trump Emoluments Suits

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday brought an end to lawsuits over whether Donald Trump illegally profited off his presidency, saying the cases are moot now that Trump is no longer in office. The...
  • Biden Orders COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday reinstated COVID-19 travel restrictions on most non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders. He also added...
  • Biden Ends Ban on Transgenders in Military

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed an order Monday reversing a Trump-era Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from serving in the military. The new order, which Biden signed in the Oval Office during...
  • Impeachment Heads to Senate, Testing GOP

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment case against Donald Trump is heading toward a historic Senate trial, but Republican senators are easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the...
  • High Court Won’t Hear Nevada Church Case

    by - Jan 25, 2021
    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused a rural Nevada church’s request to enter a legal battle over the government’s authority to limit the size of religious gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic...
  • Austin Confirmed as Secretary of Defense

    by - Jan 22, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army’s elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday to become the nation’s first Black...

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