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Why Biden health officials decided to pause J&J’s coronavirus vaccine
14.04.2021 - 04:20

Their goal was to protect the public and be transparent, but critics worry they overreacted and might undermine vaccine confidence.


Biden laments strain on Capitol Police as he speaks in personal terms at slain officer’s service
14.04.2021 - 04:15

Capitol Police officer William “Billy” F. Evans, who served for 18 years on the force, will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday.


Black lawmakers press Biden to deliver on his promises
14.04.2021 - 03:50

In Oval Office meeting, the Congressional Black Caucus leadership raised police shootings, voting rights and diversity in the president’s appointments.


House panel to vote on slavery reparations bill for first time, supporters are calling it an important milestone
14.04.2021 - 02:08

The bill would establish a 13-person commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination and suggest “appropriate remedies.”


With Afghan pullout, Biden aims to reset America’s global agenda
14.04.2021 - 01:38

Biden watched three presidents fail to end a war he saw as distracting from bigger threats like China and Russia. Now he’s pulling the plug.


With Afghan pullout, Biden aims to reset America’s global agenda
14.04.2021 - 01:38

Biden watched three presidents fail to end a war he saw as distracting from bigger threats like China and Russia. Now he’s pulling the plug.


How much did Trump’s presence on the ballot warp 2016 and 2020 polling?
14.04.2021 - 00:22

It's a recurring question that so far lacks a solid answer.


The Trailer: Less talking, more spending: How Biden's avoided a 100-day slump
14.04.2021 - 00:07

Joe Biden's political invisibility, Donald Trump's 10:30 p.m. mindset, and John Boehner's retirement love letter to the GOP.


Senate poised to advance rare bipartisan measure aimed at hate crimes against Asian Americans
13.04.2021 - 23:50

Democrats and Republicans alike signaled their willingness to merge a few different proposals, though they cautioned that the tentative framework still could fall apart.


Chauvin defense team attempts to put George Floyd’s drug addiction on the stand
13.04.2021 - 23:40

Defense attorney Eric Nelson faces the complex and delicate task of cross-examining a deceased man’s drug abuse.