The director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is "encouraging children to ask for the vaccine" after regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12.
By Associated Press
Members of President Joe Biden's Cabinet testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee Tuesday on the administration's $2 trillion dollar infrastructure and jobs plan.
By News Desk and Associated Press
Democrats are escalating their charges that the Republican push for tighter state voting laws is designed to make it hard for people of color to vote.
By News Desk and Acacia Coronado, Associated Press/Report for America and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
The U.S. Capitol Police force needs “cultural change” after the broad failures of the Jan. 6 insurrection, the top watchdog for the department testified Thursday.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By Amna Nawaz, Alexis Cox
Two social media CEOs appeared virtually Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary Committee on censorship, disinformation and the 2020 election. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers about their content restrictions and classifications --…
By Nick Schifrin
As Election Day nears, protecting American voters and election systems from foreign disinformation is a daily struggle. The government and private companies have significantly stepped up their ability to expose disinformation from Russia, China and Iran since 2016, but these…
This election year is seeing increased attention and scrutiny regarding social media platforms -- and how they can be manipulated to spread misinformation. But the greater level of awareness hasn’t stopped the practices, either. And the battles over content moderation…
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee spent Wednesday completing their questioning of Amy Coney Barrett at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. While senators pressed again for answers on a range of issues, the nominee largely avoided committing herself. And given…
Amy Coney Barrett faced another day of questioning from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Lawmakers again brought up highly charged political issues such as abortion and the Affordable Care Act, but overall the hearing's tone was more…
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