In our news wrap Monday, records show some 900 U.S. Secret Service employees tested positive for COVID-19 from March 2020 to March 2021. About half were agents protecting the president, vice president and their families. The White House acknowledged that…
The U.S. Defense Department on Tuesday embraced a major reform aimed at stamping out sexual assault in the military. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a statement saying he supported removing commanders from having any voice on whether service…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Footballer Carl Nassib's decision to come out as gay on Monday makes him the first active player in the NFL's history to do so. Others have come out only after they retired or left the game. Nassib, however, is a…
By Amna Nawaz
A bipartisan group of senators proposed the gas tax should be indexed to inflation to help pay for new infrastructure spending, an approach Biden calls 'regressive.'…
By Theodore J. Kury, The Conversation
By Susan Haigh, Associated Press
People age 21 and older will be allowed to possess and consume marijuana beginning on July 1 under the new law. The measure also lays the groundwork for a new cannabis industry in the state and attempts to address racial…
By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
The unprecedented work will include compiling and reviewing decades of records to identify past boarding schools, locate known and possible burial sites at or near those schools, and uncover the names and tribal affiliations of students, she said.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Thirteen Democrats and two Republicans engaged in a last effort to rally supporters Tuesday as voters cast their ballots in New York City's mayoral primary, the first citywide election to use ranked choice voting.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday responded to concerns from Republican lawmakers about spiking inflation by reiterating his view that current price increases will likely prove temporary.
By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay.
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