No rivalry here? Buttigieg lavishes praise on Harris amid staff shakeup, 2024 speculation

A joint trip by Vice President Kamala Harris and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to North Carolina…

Instagram CEO to testify before Congress next week on alleged harms to kids

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri will testify before a Senate subcommittee next week about his company’s impact…

Inside the Beltway: Young Republicans have reason to celebrate

NEWS AND OPINION: There is some joy percolating within the Republican Party. No, really. Consider the…

Omicron variant detected in Colorado

DENVER — Colorado became the third U.S. state to detect a case of the omicron variant…

GOP senators announce bill to block payments to illegal immigrants from separated families

More than two dozen Republican senators, including party leader Mitch McConnell, signed onto a bill Thursday…

New Jersey Republicans defy COVID mandate: ‘You have no right to stop us’

TRENTON, N.J. — Disorder and confusion erupted outside the New Jersey Assembly as several Republican lawmakers…

Biden predicts government shutdown won’t happen

President Biden on Thursday said he doesn’t believe the federal government will shut down this weekend, despite mounting…

Pushing COVID-19 boosters, Biden says ‘we need to be ready’

BETHESDA (AP) – With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases predicted this winter, President Joe Biden on…

Starbucks fights expanding unionization effort at its stores

Starbucks is fighting an expanded effort to unionize its stores, even as a union vote proceeds…

Letitia James, N.Y. attorney general, says state should become abortion sanctuary

New York’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state should create a fund to help out-of-state…

Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions

PARIS (AP) – Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit…

‘Ah-mic-ron?’ ‘Oh-mic-ron? New variant becomes a tongue-twister

There are many unknowns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus, including whether it spreads faster…

Outside Supreme Court, crowd amplifies abortion arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hundreds of abortion debate partisans crowded the plaza in front of the Supreme…

Ghislaine Maxwell warned Jeffrey Epstein housekeeper – don’t look him in the eye, New York trial told

Ghislaine Maxwell told a former maintenance man for Jeffrey Epstein not to look the financier in…

GOP lawmakers push government shutdown over Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A cadre of GOP House and Senate lawmakers say they are planning to force a government…

Supreme Court tests Roe; conservative justices mull scrapping ‘viability’ standard for abortion bans

The Supreme Court flirted Wednesday with unraveling the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that created…

Former Facebook workers’ testimony spotlights lawmakers’ disagreement over censorship

Two former Facebook workers’ testimony to House lawmakers on Wednesday revealed that a major barrier to…

Pelosi, citing her own Catholic faith, says abortion ‘shouldn’t even be a political issue’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said abortion is a faith-based choice that should be backed by the…

U.S. official: 1st case of omicron variant identified in U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) – A person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an…

Variants, boosters turn rich-poor vaccine gap into chasm

PARIS (AP) – The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge…