(CNN) President Joe Biden sharply criticized states such as Texas and Mississippi for lifting Covid-19 restrictions against pleas from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top public health officials, accusing those in power of "Neand...
(CNN) During his time as the White House physician for the last two presidents, Ronny Jackson allegedly behaved in an inappropriate way toward subordinates, violated protocols on drinking and took a prescription strength sleeping pill that raised concerns a...
(CNN) The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona as education secretary on Monday, jump-starting the Biden administration's long journey toward reopening schools across the country. One of his first acts as a newly sworn-in secretary will be to join first lady Jil...
Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday apologized for his behavior toward several women who have accused him of making unwanted advances but denied that he ever touched anyone "inappropriately" and rejected calls to resign. Cuomo, speaking at a press conference in Alban...
Washington (CNN) President Joe Biden has agreed to a compromise with moderate Democrats to narrow the income eligibility for the next round of $1,400 stimulus checks that are included in a bill the Senate is expected to take up this week, a Democratic sourc...
(CNN) The commanding general of the Washington, DC, National Guard testified Wednesday that he did not need authorization from Pentagon leaders before deploying troops in response to protests at the nation's capital last summer but that changed in the days...
Preliminary conversations that began under the Trump administration about a vaccine manufacturing partnership between the pharmaceutical giant and its competitor, Merck, whose own vaccine attempt had failed, were "incremental" and going nowhere fast, accord...
(CNN) Former Vice President Mike Pence is seizing on a Democratic-led initiative to streamline election standards to again push false claims of voting irregularities in one of his first public statements since leaving office. Pence expressed concern about "...
(CNN) Information provided by the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security warns of increased chatter among extremists, including members of the Three Percenters extremist group, discussing possible plots against the Capitol on March 4, a date that consp...
(CNN) More than 206,000 people signed up for Affordable Care Act policies on the federal exchange in the first two weeks of the special enrollment period ordered by President Joe Biden, federal data released Wednesday shows. Uninsured Americans who want to...
(CNN) As coronavirus case across the country are dropping, cases in Texas actually increased by 5% over the last two weeks, according to statistics from Johns Hopkins University . Which makes this a very odd time for Texas Republican Gov. What Abbott meant...
Washington (CNN) Sen. Susan Collins, a key moderate Republican from Maine, said Wednesday she will vote to confirm Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior secretary, further securing a likely successful confirmation for one of President Joe Biden's nominees...
Where things standSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer -- in coordination with key committee chairs -- has been working around the clock to finalize the bill text. As a result, legislative counsel has been drafting multiple iterations of the bill so that De...
Washington (CNN) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley defended efforts to deploy the National Guard to the US Capitol during the insurrection and said approval was given at "sprint speed," The Washington Post reported Tuesday. "If the forc...
Washington (CNN) First lady Jill Biden will make a trip to Meriden, Connecticut, and Waterford, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday to visit two public schools that have recently reopened for in-person learning. Biden will be joined on the trip by newly confirmed Se...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration never considered sanctions as a viable option against the powerful Saudi crown prince named as responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, even though the new President promised to punish senior Saudi...
Washington (CNN) President Joe Biden is still working through the process of replacing Neera Tanden's failed Office of Management and Budget director nomination, as congressional Democrats ramp up pressure for Shalanda Young, a well-respected congressional...
By the numbers, at least, Republicans are more on defense heading into 2022: Of the 34 Senate seats up next year, Republicans are defending 20 to Democrats' 14. The top 10 Senate seats most likely to flip are based on CNN's reporting, as well as historical...
(CNN) An airbase hosting US, Iraqi and coalition forces in Iraq was targeted on Wednesday by at least 10 rockets, US coalition officials said. The Al-Asad airbase was struck by grad missiles, Iraqi officials said earlier Wednesday. There are no reports of c...
(CNN) The House is expected to vote Wednesday on HR 1, a sweeping government, ethics and election bill that Democrats have made a signature legislative priority. HR 1 passed the House during the last Congress after Democrats won back the majority, but it fa...