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Andrew Cuomo investigation: What we know and what’s next

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s monthslong fall from grace reached a nadir Tuesday, when investigators said they substantiated sexual harassment allegations against him from 11...

‘Recess Can Wait’: State Lawmakers Urge U.S. Senate To Pass Voting Rights Bill

Amid chants of “Recess can wait, democracy can’t,” nearly 150 state lawmakers from 30 states came to Washington on Tuesday to rally with Democratic U.S....

Big economic challenges await Biden and the Fed this fall

The U.S. economy is heading toward an increasingly uncertain autumn as a surge in the delta variant of the coronavirus coincides with the expiration of...

‘Boring’ but ‘important’: Biden hits six-month mark at White House

In a speech earlier this month, US President Joe Biden slipped a phrase into a major address on infrastructure spending with a bit of a...

Honoured to accept nomination to serve as US ambassador to India: LA Mayor Garcetti

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, nominated by US President Joe Biden as the country’s ambassador to India, has said that he is honoured to accept...

Massive Bill Aims to Keep U.S. Innovation Ahead of China’s

June 30, 2021 — The budget of the National Science Foundation (NSF) could double, to $81 billion over the next 5 years, if a...

jair bolsonaro: Bolsonaro in a bind over suspected graft in India vaccine deal

There was something fishy about the invoice: why was a company in Singapore billing Brazil $45 million for an Indian Covid-19 vaccine that hadn’t been...

GOP needs new health care target; ‘Obamacare’ survives again

The Supreme Court‘s latest rejection of a Republican effort to dismantle “Obamacare” signals anew that the GOP must look beyond repealing the law if it...

Democrat says Donald Trump counsel recounted ‘troubling events’

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump‘s top White House lawyer “shed new light...

Shock of January 6 insurrection devolves into political fight

In one of the most chilling scenes from the Jan 6 insurrection, a violent mob surged through the halls of the US Capitol chanting “hang...

US president Joe Biden to America after Floyd verdict: ‘We can’t stop here’

President Joe Biden said Tuesday the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd “can be a giant step...

US lays strategy to counter China, strengthen ties with India, allies | India News

Two powerful US senators have introduced a major bipartisan comprehensive legislation that seeks to boost the country’s ability to out-compete China, endorses the Quad initiative...

Joe Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allies notched a victory they called...

Senior House Democrat says using filibuster to stop minimum-wage hike is akin to using it to block civil rights

The third-ranking House Democrat, Rep. Jim Clyburn, tore into Republicans for opposing a minimum-wage boost, saying their threatened used of the filibuster in the Senate...

Biden scores legislative win as House passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan

President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats face...

Explainer: How Trump’s second impeachment trial will work

WASHINGTON: Former President Donald Trump‘s historic second impeachment trial begins Tuesday, forcing the Senate to decide whether to convict him of incitement of insurrection after...

FOMC Meeting Outcome: Fed maintains monetary stimulus, cites moderating recovery

By Matthew Boesler Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge...

senate: Biden’s Commerce department pick stresses investment in COVID-19 recovery

Washington: President Joe Biden‘s pick to oversee the Commerce Department says investments across the country are needed to provide Americans with a pathway to a...

Donald Trump: Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

WASHINGTON: The Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Capitol siege could draw its first challenge on Tuesday, with...

With no self-pardon in hand, private citizen Trump faces uncertain legal future

Donald Trump issued a list of pardons during his final hours as U.S. president but did not include himself, his children, or personal lawyer Rudy...

Paris climate agreement: Biden signs executive order rejoining Paris climate agreement

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to rejoin the historic Paris agreement on climate change, a commitment that he made during his...

For Joe Biden, there is a chance to turn the current economic and social crisis into opportunity

WASHINGTON: In the 11 weeks since Election Day, the collision of crises confronting President-elect Joe Biden have gone from staggering to almost unimaginable. More than...

McConnell said Trump ‘fed lies’ to mob about Biden election

WASHINGTON: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by the president...

Sharpshooters, Protesters, a Secret Train Trip: A look at times when the handover of power in US was tense

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office on Wednesday at a perilous moment in American history. The country is still being ravaged...

Joe Biden: U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the...