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Congress Just Passed Another Round Of COVID Checks And Unemployment Aid

Checks of $1,400, unemployment benefits, and hundreds of billions of dollars in aid are coming soon. President Joe Biden will sign the bill Friday. View Entire Post ›

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Michael Regan Will Be The First Black Man To Lead The EPA

“We will move with a sense of urgency on climate change,” Michael Regan told Congress last month. “We will stand up for environmental justice and equity.” View Entire Post ›

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All US Adults Will Be Eligible For A COVID-19 Vaccine By May 1, Joe Biden Said

Biden's announcement, part of a national address, shifts the responsibility for the pandemic response to the federal government. View Entire Post ›

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Biden Is Vetting BIPOC Judicial Nominees After Trump Filled The Courts With...

The FBI recently did a background check for a lawyer who would be the first American Muslim federal district judge, according to a source familiar with the process. View Entire Post ›

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Democrats And Republicans Alike Are Talking About Breaking Down Big Tech...

Politicians in Congress are talking about returning to the days of robust anti-monopoly enforcement. View Entire Post ›

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My Mom Believes In QAnon. I’ve Been Trying To Get Her Out.

Because she sees me as a member of “the liberal media,” it’s impossible to persuade her. View Entire Post ›

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Prosecutors Expect To Start Offering Plea Deals To Alleged Capitol Rioters In...

Plea deals would mean a swifter resolution of the hundreds of Capitol riot prosecutions and could reveal which defendants are cooperating with the investigation. View Entire Post ›

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Andrew Cuomo Is Refusing To Resign As More Women Have Accused Him Of Sexual...

The New York governor questioned the motives of the women accusing him of harassment in a conference call Friday. View Entire Post ›

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A Large PR Firm Pledged To Fight Climate Change. Then It Took Millions From A...

Edelman, a PR firm that’s pledged to “work with an environmental conscience,” was paid $4 million to promote one of the most extreme fossil fuel trade groups in the country, new tax filings show. View...

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Polarization Is Good For America, Actually, Says Facebook Executive

In a Thursday presentation, Facebook executives told employees the company isn’t to blame for social division in the country. One researcher said some polarization can be a good thing, citing the civil...

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An Alleged Leader In The Capitol Attacks Can Go Home As He Awaits Trial

Thomas Caldwell and eight members of the Oath Keepers are accused of conspiring in the Jan. 6 insurrection. View Entire Post ›

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An American Who Fought With Extremists In Ukraine Will Be Extradited To Face...

Craig Lang, who was once a US soldier, allegedly killed a couple as part of a bizarre and bloody plan to fund adventures fighting abroad. View Entire Post ›

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Deb Haaland Will Be The First Native American To Lead The Interior Department

One senator dubbed the controversy over Haaland’s confirmation “a proxy fight over the future of fossil fuels.” View Entire Post ›

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The US Will Use A Dallas Convention Center To Handle Children Crossing The...

The federal government plans to open the center on Wednesday to try to decrease overcrowding at facilities on the border. View Entire Post ›

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Hundreds Of People Who Joined The Capitol Riot May Never Face Charges

Roughly 800 people entered the Capitol on Jan. 6, but few were arrested on the spot. View Entire Post ›

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Police Had To Release A Man Who Assaulted Cops At The Capitol After They Were...

DC police officers had to let the man go “due to the chaotic nature of the day” and other rioters cheered, according to charging papers. View Entire Post ›

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COVID-19 Has Torn Through Prisons. Advocates Want Biden To Act Now.

The president's team has talked and met with advocates eager for change in the federal prison system after a pandemic-ravaged year. Now activists are losing patience for results. View Entire Post ›

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Proud Boys Members Allegedly Warned That Cops Were “The Primary Threat” The...

A grand jury indicted four Proud Boys leaders in the latest conspiracy case to come out of the riot investigation. View Entire Post ›

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Democrats Are Willing To Rein In Their Gun Control Ambitions To Break The...

“The NRA kind of walks around like they own Congress,” said Sen. Tim Kaine. “Rather than wait for a comprehensive bill, why not do something?” View Entire Post ›

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Five Staffers Were Fired Over Past Weed Use Even Though The White House Said...

“Just look at the fact that three of the five last presidents have admitted to past cannabis use,” said one marijuana advocate, “including Biden’s former boss.” View Entire Post ›

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Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Condemned The “Scapegoating" Of Asian Americans...

“For the last year, we've had people in positions of incredible power scapegoating Asian Americans," Vice President Kamala Harris said in Atlanta. View Entire Post ›

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A Judge Ordered Jail For One Of Two Men Charged With Assaulting Officer Brian...

The case hasn’t revealed concrete information so far about how Sicknick died. View Entire Post ›

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Sidney Powell Now Argues “No Reasonable Person” Would Believe Her Voter Fraud...

Powell is facing billion-dollar lawsuits after accusing voting technology companies of rigging the election. View Entire Post ›

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Powerful Scenes From The Colorado Shooting That Left 10 Dead

Ten people, including one police officer, were killed in a mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday. View Entire Post ›

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Joe Biden Demanded That The Senate Act On Gun Control After 10 People Were...

The president called on Congress to close background check loopholes and ban assault weapons after shootings in Boulder, Colorado, and Atlanta. View Entire Post ›

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Republican Senators’ New Argument Against Stronger Gun Control: It’s Racist

Republican language is changing as party members fight to kill increasingly popular gun control measures in Congress after shootings in Colorado and Georgia. View Entire Post ›

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The Justice Department Is Investigating Officials Who Talked To The Press...

Michael Sherwin, the former acting US Attorney in DC, had told media “the facts” support charging some Capitol rioters with sedition. View Entire Post ›

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These Photos Show The US Has A Long History Of Racism Toward Asian Americans

Photographer Tōyō Miyatake, who was forced into a camp himself, documented the experiences of Japanese Americans during their World War II incarceration by the US government. View Entire Post ›

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In His First Press Conference, Biden Moved Closer To Supporting Radically...

In his first White House press conference, Biden suggested he could support drastic change to how the Senate works. View Entire Post ›

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Biden Said He’s Negotiating With Mexico To Take Back More Families At The...

With no space to hold the families in US facilities, and Mexico refusing to take them back, they’ve started to be released in Texas border cities. View Entire Post ›

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Reporters Did Not Ask Biden About The Pandemic But Apparently We're Already...

Sixty-five days into his first term — as 1,000 people a day continue to die of COVID-19 in the US — reporters asked Biden whether he was going to run for reelection. View Entire Post ›

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She Left QAnon. Now She Doesn’t Know What To Believe.

A millennial stay-at-home mom from South Carolina, a gay couple from Texas, and a social worker in New York believed in QAnon. Now that Biden is president, they’re not sure where to go from here. View...

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A Court Made It Harder For Prosecutors To Keep Capitol Riot Defendants Behind...

The DC Circuit ruling was applied almost immediately to two defendants in the Oath Keepers conspiracy case who were granted bond. View Entire Post ›

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“Sorry For The War” Is An Honest And Brutal Portrayal Of America

“In some way, everyone in this country is incriminated by the violence contained in the photographs in this book.” View Entire Post ›

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Prosecutors Dropped A High-Profile Fight To Keep Two Alleged Capitol Rioters...

A judge ordered Eric Munchel and Lisa Eisenhart released to home detention. View Entire Post ›

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Biden Announced An Aggressive First Push To Diversify The Federal Courts

The White House announced judicial nominees who would break barriers if confirmed. View Entire Post ›

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The Lawsuits Against Donald Trump Are Stacking Up Over "Stop The Steal"

In the latest case, two US Capitol Police officers sued Trump for the injuries they sustained during the Jan. 6 insurrection. View Entire Post ›

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The Pandemic Is Ending, And The Optimized, Ever-Distant Future Is Probably...

Because there was no end in sight, the pandemic paused the idea of a future where the tech disruption would end, the economy would level out, and we'd ascend to our final post–social media forms. And...

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Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is No Green New Deal, Progressives Said

“I think it’s a step towards our vision of a Green New Deal,” an activist from the Sunrise Movement said. They just think it falls far short. View Entire Post ›

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A Judge Ruled Trump’s Campaign Can’t Enforce An Ex-Staffer’s “Unduly...

The decision keeps alive a legal fight that could end up voiding all NDAs signed by staffers who worked on Trump’s 2016 campaign. View Entire Post ›

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Four People — Including A 9-Year-Old Boy — Were Killed In A Mass Shooting In...

“It appears that a little boy died in his mother’s arms as she was trying to save him during this horrific massacre,” the Orange County district attorney said. View Entire Post ›

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An Alleged Capitol Rioter Will Stay In Jail After He Threatened To Lynch A...

Garret Miller also tweeted “Assassinate AOC” after the Jan. 6 insurrection. (Warning: This article contains graphic racist language.) View Entire Post ›

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Two Members Of The Oath Keepers Who Allegedly Rode A “Grand Theft” Golf Cart...

Two more members of the Oath Keepers were added to the government’s conspiracy case. Their conversations while riding to the riot are detailed in a new indictment. View Entire Post ›

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The Progressive Group That Helped Bring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Congress...

Odessa Kelly, 39, is taking on an incumbent Democrat in Tennessee. She would be the first openly gay Black woman elected to Congress. View Entire Post ›

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Prosecutors Are Nearing A Cooperation Deal With A Man Accused Of Using Bear...

Jon Schaffer, who wore an Oath Keepers hat on Jan. 6, has been doing “debrief” interviews and is a potential cooperator, according to a court filing that was mistakenly posted publicly. View Entire Post ›

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Stop Freaking Out: You Probably Already Have Some Type Of Vaccine Passport

Schools, international travel, and military service — people in the US already have to prove they are vaccinated against many diseases. View Entire Post ›

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Biden Signed Narrow Gun Control Measures And Begged Congress To Act On The...

President Joe Biden announced he is cracking down on “ghost guns," but major changes like universal background checks and an assault rifle ban are up in the air. View Entire Post ›

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Prince Philip, The Husband Of Queen Elizabeth II, Has Died At 99

The prince was a central figure in British public life for almost three-quarters of a century. View Entire Post ›

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Biden Is Already Facing Pushback From His Own Base On Judicial Nominees

“We want to push the administration to be better. It’s not just, ‘You’re not Trump.’” View Entire Post ›

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The Jan. 6 Insurrectionists Caused More Than $2.5 Million In Damage To The...

Court documents in dozens of cases show the scale of the chaos at the Capitol, from kicked-in doors to a stolen bottle of bourbon. View Entire Post ›

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