Politics & Policy

Why it matters: President Biden has made the COVID-19 crisis and a post-Trump return to national unity and traditional democratic ideals his top priorities. From vaccinations to stimulus to schools, Biden is seeking bipartisan compromise while showing a willingness to use executive authority and bare Democratic majorities in the U.S. House and Senate to implement his policies. Republican leaders are navigating deep party divisions over if and how to move beyond former President Trump.

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Rebecca Falconer
Updated 2 hours ago - Technology

TikTok CEO to tell Congress app ban would hurt U.S. economy

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for assaulting police at Capitol riot

Rebecca Falconer
5 hours ago - World

Saudi Arabia releases American imprisoned for tweets about MBS

 A billboard shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman hanging over a highway on June 20, 2018 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Senate Republicans cool on House plans to question Manhattan DA

Alvin Bragg

DeSantis opens Pandora's box

Ron DeSantis

Meet the N.Y. prosecutor who could bring historic Trump indictment

Alvin Bragg, Manhattan district attorney, speaks during an interview in New York, US, on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022.
Shawna Chen
Updated 7 hours ago - Health

Oklahoma Supreme Court: State constitution grants "limited right" to abortion

Families scramble as union strike shutters hundreds of L.A. schools

workers distribute food

Manhattan DA office won't "be intimidated" in Trump probe

Photos of Donald Trump speaking on the left and Alvin Bragg speaking on the right

Los Angeles schools shut down for 3 days as union strike begins

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Alberto Carvalho speaks during a news conference at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex in Los Angeles Thursday, September 22.