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A Fourth of July symbol of unity that may no longer unite

July 04, 2021 10:37 am

Politicians of both parties have long sought to wrap themselves in the flag. But something may be changing: Today, flying the flag from the back of a pickup or over a lawn is increasingly seen as a clue, albeit an imperfect one, to a person’s political affiliation in a deeply divided nation.

'What planet' are they on, judge blasts Republicans for downplaying attack on US Capitol

June 24, 2021 10:18 am

Hundreds of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol that day in a failed attempt to stop Congress from certifying Democrat Joe Biden's presidential election victory.

Voting ends, wait for results begins in New York City mayoral primary

June 23, 2021 9:55 am

As results trickled in, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police captain who co-founded a leadership group for Black officers, was in a tight race with former city sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia and former de Blasio administration lawyer Maya Wiley.

Sweeping bill to address China tech threat likely to take weeks in US House

June 16, 2021 9:20 am

House Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said House committees were working on their legislation, which he hoped would pass with support from Republicans as well as Democrats.

In Congress, Republicans shrug at warnings of democracy in peril

June 15, 2021 12:15 pm

Republicans who have boasted of their intention to carry guns everywhere from bringing weaponry to the floor. Democrats regard their Republican colleagues with suspicion, believing that some of them collaborated with the rioters on Jan. 6.

Joe Biden assigns Kamala Harris another difficult role: Protecting voting rights

June 02, 2021 11:05 am

Biden told the crowd that he saw the protection of voting rights as one of the most fundamental — and most endangered — pathways to ensure racial equity.

Mask? No mask? New rules leave Americans recalibrating, hour by hour

May 16, 2021 11:37 am

Masking, a rare practice in the United States just 14 months ago, has become a normal part of American life. Some people questioned the CDC’s abrupt shift in guidance — noting that the agency’s position on masks has shifted before — and wondered aloud whether the latest turn was really safe.

Senate works through night with virus aid on path to passage

March 06, 2021 7:53 pm

Biden's foremost legislative priority is aimed at battling the killer pandemic and nursing the economy back to health.

US Democrats reintroduce legislation to prevent future Muslim bans

February 27, 2021 11:20 am

The Muslim travel ban, introduced by former US President Donald Trump, targeted several Muslim-majority nations and restricted the entry of people from Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Venezuela. President Joe Biden ended the Muslim ban on his day one in the office last month.

After long delay, leaders of Mexico and Brazil congratulate Biden on US election win

December 16, 2020 1:27 pm

Lopez Obrador and Bolsonaro are ideological opposites in the region but found common ground in waiting longer than nearly all other heads of state.