While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Joe Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly. Party leaders say they don't want to re-litigate the election, but their allegiance to Donald Trump means they can’t escape his focus on the past.
The huge policy turnaround caught senior White House and administration officials, medical experts, elected officials and business leaders off guard and prompted some physicians to criticize the move as premature.
The president's infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
People across the Washington region sought to find a new equilibrium Saturday when it comes to wearing masks after the Centers Disease Control and Prevention said they were no mostly no longer necessary for people vaccinated against the coronavirus. Many people gladly took them off, embracing the guidance, while others kept their faces covered out respect for others or ongoing concerns about their own health.
College sweethearts Clifford and Susan Feldman transformed their love affair into a lasting professional partnership that took them and their two children around the world to witness history in the making.