Joe Biden is pledging to unveil a series of proposals in coming weeks aimed at reversing the economic devastation wrought by the pandemic and addressing inequalities that have contributed to protests sweeping the country.
It's the time of the year when Supreme Court justices can get testy. They might have to find a new way to show it.
The Republican Party is facing a reckoning over some of its most divisive candidates. So far the results are mixed, and that's dicey for the GOP as a country shuddering from coast-to-coast civic unrest hurtles toward November elections.
Congressional Democrats, powered by the Congressional Black Caucus, are preparing a sweeping package of police reforms as pressure builds on the federal government to respond to the death of George Floyd and others in law enforcement interactions.
The New York City police department says a police officer has been shot in Brooklyn.
For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic. Now fears are growing within the White House that the very thing that finally shoved the virus from center stage — mass protests over the death of George Floyd — may bring about its resurgence.
The mumbling and dodging this week by Republicans came straight from the GOP playbook that helped the party endure President Donald Trump's cringe-inducing choices.
President Donald Trump's Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief.
Minneapolis distillery, which started making hand sanitizer after COVID-19, is now a food-donation center
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Former WCCO-AMer Jeff McKinney shot to international fame Tuesday after he inadvertently photo-bombed Anthony Weiner's latest sexting news conference.
Sen. Al Franken knows how to find a few minutes of semi-privacy at the State Fair so he can eat an ear of corn.
Imam Ikram ul-Huq thinks the debate over a mosque near the site of the former Twin Towers is dumb and downright un-American.
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Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday told members of three congressional committees that before he was abruptly fired, he was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's use of government resources as well as the secretary's decision to approve a multibillion-dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia.
Former President Barack Obama is taking on an increasingly public role as the nation confronts a confluence of historic crises that has exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper is facing the most politically charged crisis of his tenure, criticized for calling protester-filled streets a military "battle space" and accused of failing to keep the military out of politics.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has endorsed the Democratic primary challenger of a veteran House committee chairman whose New York district is adjacent to her own, the progressive freshman's latest challenge to party leaders.