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President Joe Biden will present the nation's highest civilian honor to 17 people, including gymnast Simone Biles, actor Denzel Washington and the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, with whom Biden served in the Senate.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, one of the outgoing president’s fiercest GOP allies.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump presented the nation's highest civilian honor to Dan Gable, a renowned wrestler and coach from Iowa who won a gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Trump called Gable "the greatest wrestler, probably ever."…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a U.S. federal appeals court ordered the Justice Department to hand over grand jury testimony from the special counsel’s Russia probe. The panel ruled 2-to-1 that the House is entitled to the material as part…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Trump has focused mostly on sports stars this year when presenting the Medal of Freedom.
In our news wrap Monday, besieged drugmaker Purdue Pharma has filed for federal bankruptcy protection. The move was part of a plan by the manufacturer of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Also, after more…
Penske, 82, is a fixture in the Detroit automotive scene and one of America's most successful businessmen.
If there were a Mount Rushmore for golfers, Tiger Woods would probably be on it. But President Donald Trump's decision to award the nation's highest civilian honor to Woods has raised questions about whether the president should be boosting the…
By PBS NewsHour
Continuing in our series of meetings with top officials in the Obama administration as it comes to a close, Judy Woodruff sits down with Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the president. She discusses his agenda successes and failures, her criticism…
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