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Politics Jan 13Founder of Oath Keepers, 10 other members charged with seditious conspiracy in Capitol insurrection
Stewart Rhodes is the highest-ranking member of an extremist group to be arrested in the deadly siege and it is the first time the Justice Department has brought a seditious conspiracy charge in connection with the attack on the Capitol.
Politics Jan 11WATCH: Biden, Harris deliver remarks in Georgia on protecting voting rights, election integrity
President Joe Biden says that he supports changing Senate rules in order to pass voting rights legislation, declaring that changing the rules would be to protect the “heart and soul of our democracy.”…
Politics Jan 03As worries about U.S. democracy grow, Democrats and activists push Biden for voting rights legislation
President Joe Biden only rarely talks about last January's violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and the conspiratorial lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
Arts Dec 23Joan Didion, revered author and essayist, dies at 87
Joan Didion, the revered author and essayist whose provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of a uniquely turbulent time, has died.
Nation Dec 22Biden extends student loan moratorium to May 1
The Biden administration is extending a student loan moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to put off debt payments during the pandemic.
Politics Dec 21WATCH: Biden announces 500 million free tests, other changes to COVID-19 strategy
Biden is expected on Tuesday to detail major changes to his COVID-19 winter plan, his hand forced by the arrival of the fast-spreading variant, whose properties are yet not fully understood by scientists.
Nation Dec 09WATCH: Bob Dole memorial services held at the National Cathedral and World War II monument
Bob Dole has been honored at a funeral service at Washington National Cathedral as top leaders from both parties gathered to display the kind of bipartisanship now rare in modern government.
Politics Nov 24White House says 92 percent of federal workers under mandate are vaccinated
The Biden administration's vaccine mandate for millions of federal workers seems to be working, with no apparent disruption to law enforcement, intelligence-gathering or holiday travel.
Politics Nov 23WATCH: Biden gives remarks on the economy, inflation ahead of Thanksgiving
President Joe Biden is ordering 50 million barrels of oil released from America's strategic reserve to help bring down energy costs.
Nation Nov 23U.S. to release 50 million barrels of oil from reserve to alleviate energy costs
The move is aimed at global energy markets, but also aimed at voters who are coping with higher inflation and rising prices ahead of Thanksgiving and winter holiday travel.