Pandemic fuels business and politics for GOP nominee

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The Republican nominee for a vacant congressional seat in New Mexico…

AP FACT CHECK: Biden hails record job growth, skips caveats

WASHINGTON (AP) – Taking a page from his predecessor’s boastful ways, President Joe Biden is claiming…

National World War I Memorial unveiled in DC

A new memorial honoring the 4.7 million people who served in World War I was introduced…

Democrats try to steer clear of ‘defund the police’ messaging for now

After House Democrats unexpectedly lost seats in November, significantly narrowing their majority, lawmakers blamed “defund the…

Top Senate Democrat faults Biden for blocking ‘vetted refugees currently waiting’ to enter US

President Joe Biden’s apparent retention of the refugee cap set by former President Donald Trump has…

Judicial Branch prepares to begin reopening some courthouses

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut Judicial Branch is conducting safety inspections and making modifications at…

Lawyers say Arizona’s fine over prison care could reach $23M

PHOENIX (AP) – Lawyers representing Arizona prisoners say a third round of contempt of court fines…

Vartan Gregorian, longtime president of Carnegie Corp., dies

NEW YORK (AP) – Vartan Gregorian, the noted scholar and philanthropic leader who led the Carnegie…

Majorie Taylor Greene, Lauren Boebert cast lone votes against bone marrow, blood programs

Reps. Majorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Lauren Boebert of Colorado were the sole House members…

Colorado Asian leaders demand apology from newspaper

DENVER (AP) – Leaders of Colorado’s Asian community have demanded an apology and are planning a…

Virus-related unemployment claims rise in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Virus-related claims for unemployment benefits, including initial and continuing claims and the…

Wisconsin Senate leader frames legal marijuana as job safety issue

The Republican leader said there’s not enough votes in the Wisconsin Senate to legalize marijuana. Senate…

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar to launch ‘America First Caucus’ that praises ‘Anglo-Saxon political traditions’

Firebrand right-wing Republican Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Paul Gosar reportedly plan to start…

After liberal backlash, White House says Biden will increase refugee cap

The White House reversed plans not to raise the refugee cap after being met by strong…

Psaki Says Biden Will Announce ‘Final, Increased Refugee Cap’ Next Month After Widespread Outcry

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) The Biden administration received serious criticism Friday, including from many prominent Democrats, over…

Elon Musk Reportedly Beats Out Bezos to Score $2.9 Billion NASA Contract to Take the US Back to the Moon

Win McNamee/Getty Images A big victory for Elon Musk’s SpaceX came on Friday, with the company…

AP source: Virus surge in Michigan slows Ram truck plant

DETROIT (AP) – Michigan’s worst-in-the-nation COVID-19 outbreak is beginning to slow auto production, with a major…

Ohio lawmakers work to clear $2B in federal COVID relief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – More than $2 billion in federal aid to Ohio schools, businesses and…

Minneapolis Public Schools switching to virtual learning ahead of George Floyd trial verdict

Public schools in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will shift to virtual learning ahead of the verdict in the…

How the National Guard prevented massive riots after Daunte Wright shooting

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota — The National Guard and local Minneapolis groups throughout the week de-escalated the…