Inside the Beltway: January 6 anniversary just a week away

NEWS AND OPINION: The first anniversary of the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol is…

Joe Manchin loses conservative supporters with pledge to help gut Trump tax cuts

Sen. Joe Manchin’s eagerness to repeal the Trump-era tax cuts has conservatives questioning the West Virginia…

‘Frozen in fear’: How Ghislaine Maxwell lured girls to be abused

Four women gave evidence against Ghislaine Maxwell during her trial in New York. The court was…

Ghislaine Maxwell: Two men, one woman, and a journey which ended in a New York courtroom

When Ghislaine Maxwell faced the cameras in November 1991, from the deck of a yacht named…

Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of recruiting underage girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell has been found guilty of recruiting underage girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey…

NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams to take oath at Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Adams will take his oath of office in the wee hours…

China ‘brain control’ warfare work revealed

NEWS AND ANALYSIS: Commerce Department sanctions imposed on Chinese technology companies and announced last week revealed…

Conservative group plans candlelit vigils on Capitol riot anniversary

A conservative group is planning to host several candlelight vigils to mark the one-year anniversary of…

Looking to the stars in 2022

OPINION: The heavens are a little more crowded as 2021 draws to a close. There are…

Stocks dip mostly lower; retail companies rise

Stocks were losing momentum in Wednesday afternoon trading, putting the S&P 500 barely below the record…

Nuclear treaty conference likely to be delayed due to virus

UNITED NATIONS — Days before its start date, an international conference on a landmark Cold War-era…

France ups pressure on unvaccinated amid record infections

PARIS — France’s government is forging ahead with efforts to increase pressure on unvaccinated people to…

U.S. sets new record for daily COVID cases as omicron variant dominates

The average number of daily COVID-19 cases in the U.S. hit a record high seven-day average…

Widespread flight cancellations continue as omicron spreads

NEW YORK — Hundreds of flights were canceled Wednesday as the omicron variant creates havoc both…

The best video essays of 2021

As coronavirus cloistered the world, the genre of video essays continued to augment in popularity on…

How democracy was dismantled in Hong Kong in 2021

HONG KONG — As the days of 2021 dwindled, so did any remaining traces of democracy…

President Joe Biden, Russian President Vladimir Putin to speak Thursday as Ukraine tensions rise

President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak by phone on Thursday to discuss mounting…

New COVID-19 cases in U.S. soar to highest levels on record

CHICAGO — More than a year after the vaccine was rolled out, new cases of COVID-19…

Smithsonian to temporarily close four museums because of COVID-19

The Smithsonian will temporarily close four museums in Washington from Wednesday through Monday as COVID-19 cases…

Anthony Fauci in line for biggest annual retirement payout in U.S. history — more than $350,000

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he won’t be retiring any time soon, despite qualifying for the largest…