January has already become the worst month for US Covid-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
Israel is leading the world in rolling out vaccines, but the Palestinian territories are way behind.
President Biden will direct federal agencies this week to reopen the ObamaCare marketplaces and roll back the Trump administrations changes to Medicaid in a repudiation of his predecessors health care policies.
The outcome of former President Trumps second impeachment trial has largely been determined after 45 Republican senators voted in support of a resolution declaring it unconstitutional and the impeachment of a private citizen illegal.
Top officials in Puerto Rico say they believe they can make progress toward statehood, after voters on the island approved a statehood referendum and now that Democrats control Congress and the White House.
President Biden and his administration have hit the ground running on cybersecurity during his first week in office, with a particular emphasis on addressing the recent Russian hack that hit the federal government a
"Why are you detaining me? Have I violated any laws?" demanded Yulia Navalnaya, as four policemen surrounded her on Saturday. She was on her way to a protest in Moscow, where thousands had gathered to demand the release of her husband, Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, from jail.
The "Trump defense" is taking shape among some alleged Capitol rioters. One by one, die-hard supporters of former President Donald Trump are now blaming him for their actions that day, after being charged by federal prosecutors and facing possible jail time.
Failing to establish truth will could doom us to repeat past mistakes.
Meadows will operate behind the scenes to help put more conservative firebrands in Congress.
President Joe Biden's pledge that there will be sufficient vaccines for 300 million Americans by the end of summer represents a bold and politically risky response to criticism his pandemic plan lacks ambition.
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Ben Shapiro claims the controversy surrounding his turn as a guest writer of Politico's Playbook has extended to conservatives slated to follow him in the editorial role.
Former President Trump's standing among Republicans has slightly improved since leaving office, with about half of GOP respondents indicating in a new poll they'd like to see him play a significant role in the party's future.
Prosecutors in Tennessee and in DC told very different stories about the actions of Eric Munchel, AKA Zip-Tie Guy, and his mother. The difference