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EXPLAINER: Employers have legal right to mandate COVID shots

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The state of California. New York City. Hospitals and nursing homes. Colleges and universities. Employers are putting… Continue reading

 

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks to a news conference as the Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that enshrines protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws for LGBTQ people, a top priority of President Joe Biden, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press)

U.S. House approves conservation package

The House has passed legislation that would create about 1.5 million acres of new wilderness and incorporate nearly 1,200 miles of waterways into… Continue reading

 

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat and bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys in marching before the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Nordean, 30, of Auburn, Washington, has described himself as the sergeant-at-arms of the Seattle chapter of the Proud Boys. The Justice Department has charged him in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., with obstructing an official proceeding, aiding and abetting others who damaged federal property, and knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building. He asked a judge Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, to release him from detention pending trial. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File)

Judge halts Proud Boy’s release in Capitol breach case

The self-described “sergeant-at-arms” of the Seattle chapter of the far-right group Proud Boys will remain in custody… Continue reading

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 file photo Ethan Nordean, with backward baseball hat and bullhorn, leads members of the far-right group Proud Boys in marching before the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Nordean, 30, of Auburn, Washington, has described himself as the sergeant-at-arms of the Seattle chapter of the Proud Boys. The Justice Department has charged him in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., with obstructing an official proceeding, aiding and abetting others who damaged federal property, and knowingly entering or remaining in a restricted building. He asked a judge Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, to release him from detention pending trial. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster,File)
President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

President Joe Biden moved swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that… Continue reading

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump’s pardon largesse a boon for patrons, friends

A former congressman who pocketed millions of dollars in bribes from defence contractors. A Republican fundraiser who… Continue reading

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, as their children Ashley and Hunter watch.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Biden takes the helm: ‘Democracy has prevailed’

President takes oath in peaceful power transfer

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, as their children Ashley and Hunter watch.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday in Washington. (Gerald Herbert/The Associated Press)

President impeached in historic second charge

Trump calls for no violence, vandalism

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Tuesday in Washington. (Gerald Herbert/The Associated Press)
Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. (J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press)

Chaos in Capitol: Riots over election

Mob breaks into Capitol

Police with guns drawn watch as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. (J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press)

President Donald Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Sunday, ending days of drama over his refusal to accept… Continue reading

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions

Experts: Edict will merely delay the issuance of green cards for a minority of immigrants

Trump signs immigration order featuring numerous exemptions
Trump, Congress near deal on small business, hospital aid
Trump, Congress near deal on small business, hospital aid
Some US manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat

Some US manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat

Boeing and a small number of other manufacturers around the U.S. geared… Continue reading

Some US manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat
Trump gives governors 3-phase plan to reopen economy
Trump gives governors 3-phase plan to reopen economy
Stimulus checks to bear Trump’s name in unprecedented move

Stimulus checks to bear Trump’s name in unprecedented move

Treasury: Decision to add Trump’s name will not delay issuance

Stimulus checks to bear Trump’s name in unprecedented move
Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid

Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid

Joe Biden left as likely Democratic nominee

Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid
US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

Move overturns rulings from judges in Washington, Oregon, California

US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions