Democracy Dies in Darkness
The pandemic, racial justice protests and political unrest have roiled life for residents of the nation's capital.
States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But the policy had already changed, and no stockpile exists.
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal includes more than $1 trillion in direct relief to families and $350 billion in emergency funds for state, local and tribal governments.
The rapid spread of the variant first detected in the United Kingdom heightens the urgency of getting people vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
The United States is an outlier for its lack of a paid sick leave requirement. The president-elect's plan seeks to eliminate loopholes that prevented some 100 million workers from accessing it during the pandemic.
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If deaths remained below 200,000, he said in March of last year, it would show his administration had “done a very good job.”
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They’ve not been on Fox cable news shows since a legal pushback from the voting-technology companies they maligned.
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Biden announces $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan, including stimulus checks
President-elect Joe Biden revealed his $1.9 trillion emergency relief plan on Jan. 14, which included aid to American families, businesses and communities.
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Russia’s move leaves another foreign policy challenge for the incoming Biden administration.
U.S. authorities said Cienfuegos helped a cartel ship thousands of kilos of drugs to America.
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Many opposed to China’s repression, including in Taiwan, put their faith in the U.S. leader — but overlook his undemocratic actions.
The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch is being invoked as a cautionary tale for Washington in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.
Bidzina Ivanishvili said he’s stepping away at the height of his influence to focus on philanthropy.
Wind advisories and high wind warnings are up in 13 states from the Gulf Coast to Canada. The storm will temper some before shuttling a line of downpours into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast along a cold front overnight.
The plans are in addition to a combined force of about 20,000 guardsmen expected in D.C.
The National Federation of the Blind will form a task force to create “a safe, inclusive and welcoming culture free of sexual misconduct,” its president said.
The U.S. government has executed a drug trafficker for a series of slayings in Virginia in 1992, despite his recent infection.
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience
Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
IMF leader Kristalina Georgieva backed more stimulus as the pandemic goes ‘from bad to worse.’
French oil giant Total leaves over differences on subsidies for electric vehicles and carbon pricing.
'This is not about giving money to Republicans and Democrats — this is about extremists,' Illinois treasurer says.
Wine sales are expected to be strong this year, particularly online.
The backlog for paper returns is large and likely to grow. The IRS received roughly 16 million paper individual returns last year and as of Dec. 25 had a backlog of 6.9 million unprocessed individual returns.
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After initially resisting the role, Odom is getting Oscar buzz as an actor and songwriter for the Regina King-directed film “One Night in Miami.”
The show, postponed at the National Gallery until 2023, reflects us in a state we may not want to face, but need to.
This spring, the star-studded show is being remade into six days of smaller events performed before live and virtual audiences.