Biden, allies increasingly pushing back at GOP’s virus barbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden looked out over an audience of government scientists and framed his latest plan for fighting COVID-19 as an opportunityRead More

Roe ‘settled’ law? Justices’ earlier assurances now in doubt

WASHINGTON (AP) — During his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh convinced Sen. Susan Collins that he thought a woman’s right to an abortionRead More

DeSantis proposes a new civilian military force in Florida that he would control

(CNN) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to reestablish a World War II-era civilian military force that he, not the Pentagon, would control. DeSantis pitched the ideaRead More

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Stricter testing requirements for travelers coming to the US will take effect Monday

(CNN) — The Biden administration’s new, stricter Covid-19 testing requirements for all travelers coming to the United States will take effect on Monday, an administration official toldRead More

Pushing COVID-19 boosters, Biden says ‘we need to be ready’

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases predicted this winter, President Joe Biden on Thursday appealed for Americans to get their boostersRead More

Lawyers allied with Trump ordered to pay $175K in sanctions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump were ordered Thursday to pay Detroit and Michigan a total of $175,000 inRead More

Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 afterRead More

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Free rapid tests part of Biden’s winter COVID strategy

As COVID-19 cases surge in Massachusetts and around the country and scientists begin to get a better picture of a worrisome new variant circulating, PresidentRead More

Biden to attend Kennedy Center Honors, resuming tradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will be in the house for the Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday. Biden and first lady Jill Biden planRead More

Republican senators threaten to shut down government over vaccine mandate ahead of Friday deadline

 (CNN) — The federal government faces the threat of shutting down Friday at midnight, despite an announcement from congressional leaders Thursday of an agreement to extendRead More