WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi described the impeachment of President Donald Trump as “urgent” but declined to say Friday when the House will send the single charge for inciting insurrection to the Senate to...Read more
WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden, inheriting responsibility for a pandemic that is unchecked and worsening after nearly a year, Friday detailed his plan to throw the weight of the federal government behind getting ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” with one rioter leaving a note for Vice President Mike Pence warning “justice is ...Read more
Some far-right groups are warning members to avoid the armed rallies planned before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, alleging that the federal government or rivals may be seeking to incite them to violence and ...Read more
NEW DELHI — India is launching one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives on Saturday, setting in motion a complex deployment plan aimed at stemming the wide spread of infections across a nation of more ...Read more
Gov. Larry Hogan is making one last effort to stymie partisan gerrymandering in Maryland before the next decade's election maps are drawn.
The Republican governor announced this week the creation of the state's first-ever...Read more
WASHINGTON — Just days before a new president enters the White House, promising to unify a dangerously divided country, the state of the union can perhaps be judged by this metric: America is facing a shortage of ...Read more
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The General Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a memorial to be sent to President-elect Joe Biden and others, asking him to reverse the Trump administration's decision to take the U.S. Space ...Read more
Kim Jong Un has rolled out a lot of new missiles in recent months, including at least one more this week. The next step is for him to fire them into the air to get President-elect Joe Biden’s attention.
The North Korean...Read more
The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-19 has been slowed by a federal program that sends retail pharmacists into nursing homes — accompanied by layers of bureaucracy and ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The State Department on Friday said it had new information suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic could have emerged from a Chinese laboratory and not through contact with infected animals, the latest salvo in the...Read more
Trump-touted plasma therapy shows no benefit against virus, researchers say
A large, national study in the U.K. examining convalescent plasma as a therapy for COVID-19 was ended after a finding that the treatment touted ...Read more
WASHINGTON — If any state knows the seriousness of the threats posed by domestic terrorists, it’s Michigan.
State lawmakers faced an armed invasion of the capitol in Lansing in May and a foiled plot to kidnap Gov. ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Frustrated by the loss of his Twitter account and forced to accept that he soon must leave office, President Donald Trump has effectively stopped doing his job, delegating daily responsibilities to Vice ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California legislators will again consider a bill to ban cosmetic surgery on small children born with atypical genitalia under a bill introduced Friday.
Senate Bill 225 by state Sen. Scott Wiener, a...Read more
MIAMI — Florida’s Department of Health on Thursday confirmed 13,720 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s known total to 1,531,720. Also, 217 new resident deaths were announced, bringing the state’s ...Read more
WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General said Friday it would open an investigation into the department’s activities in the days preceding the violent attack on Congress and the Capitol as ...Read more
The COVID-19 variant that emerged in the U.K. and sparked concerns of faster spread could become dominant in the U.S. as soon as March, government public health researchers said in a report.
Several lines of evidence ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President-Elect Joe Biden proposed to overhaul eligibility rules for coronavirus vaccines and open more sites to receive shots, but his plan to rev up U.S. inoculations largely retains the bones of the Trump...Read more
A large, national study in the U.K. examining convalescent plasma as a therapy for COVID-19 was ended after a finding that the treatment touted by U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t work.
The University of Oxford ...Read more
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