Justice Department needs to prove it is not politicized: Report

The Justice Department watchdog says the department needs to prove to the public that it is…

Biden says Fed chair pick could come this week

President Biden said Tuesday that he expects to announce his pick to chair the Federal Reserve…

Democratic leadership divided over how Biden should address rising gas prices

The Congressional Democratic leadership stands firmly divided over whether President Biden should tap into the nation’s…

Biden visits New Hampshire in effort to shore up bridges, Democrats’ fortunes

President Biden took his sagging poll numbers and shrinking political coattails to New Hampshire on Tuesday…

Ping-pong balls could determine Biden vaccine mandate’s fate

The fate of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers could come down to…

FBI contradicts Biden cyber director’s claim of a slowdown in Russian cyberattacks on the U.S.

A top FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau has not seen a decrease in cyberattacks…

Rep. Jackie Speier of California, survivor of 1978 Jonestown assault, to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) – Longtime California Rep. Jackie Speier, who first ran for office after surviving a…

Greece’s tavernas, coffee shops close for pandemic protest

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – Associations representing restaurants and catering businesses in Greece organized strikes and protests…

‘Breakthrough’ infections complicate COVID-19 response, disrupt workforce

COVID-19 wasn’t a prime suspect when Caren Gordon Cohen felt a tickle in her throat on…

District to lift indoor mask mandate Monday

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Tuesday that the city’s indoor mask mandate will be lifted on…

Alejandro Mayorkas, DHS chief: ‘I give myself an A for effort’

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas graded himself with an “A for effort” on Tuesday, telling senators…

Manchin doubts Biden’s claim that more spending will curb inflation: ‘Have to check on that one’

Sen. Joe Manchin III on Tuesday expressed skepticism about arguments that President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social welfare…

Sen. Dick Durbin demands ouster of federal prison director

Sen. Dick Durbin is calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to dismiss Bureau of Prisons Director…

Times Square is back open on New Year’s Eve — with vax proof

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowds will once again fill New York’s Times Square this New Year’s…

Sen. Steve Daines: Curb high energy costs with more oil, gas production on fed lands

Sen. Steve Daines wants President Biden to spur domestic energy production to combat skyrocketing gasoline and…

Riot Games surprise-releases Ruined King RPG and announces more games

Riot Games on Tuesday unexpectedly launched the first titles from its Riot Forge publishing arm. Both…

DHS defends delay in the investigation into Border Patrol agents accused of whipping Haitians

Homeland Security issued a statement Tuesday defending the lengthy delay in the investigation into Border Patrol…

Biden exits three-hour Xi summit; no White House mention of China’s growing nuke arsenal

President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met via video teleconference for more than three hours…

Pfizer agrees to let other companies make its COVID-19 pill

LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow…

Mayorkas faces questions over honesty as Senate panel prepares to grill him on border crisis

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will take the witness seat in Congress on Tuesday facing new…