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Biden signs law making Juneteenth a new federal holiday

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law legislation declaring a legal public holiday annually on June 19, the date of the...

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s voting record in the spotlight following Biden...

WASHINGTON—The White House on Wednesday said that comments made earlier this week by President Joe Biden about “two members of the Senate who vote...

Biden urges Congress to act on policing reform after meeting with...

WASHINGTON — A year after George Floyd’s killing by a Minneapolis police officer, his family returned Tuesday to Washington, D.C., where lawmakers have been...

President Biden picks Yale lawyer, civil rights educator for a top...

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Catherine Lhamon for assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, according to a White...

White House aims sales pitch for infrastructure plan at the states

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s 7,540 miles of highway roads in poor condition. Florida’s $100 billion in damages over the last decade from extreme weather events. The 1 in 4 Idahoans with...

Biden opens up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines, as infections surge in...

WASHINGTON — Every adult in the U.S. will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden said Tuesday, praising governors...

It’s official: Biden taps former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida...

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden said Friday that he’s picked former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida to head up NASA. The White House in its announcement...

Vaccinations slow after storms delay shipments of 6 million COVID-19 doses

WASHINGTON — The extreme cold weather across much of the country has delayed 6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, slowing a vaccination rate that has...

Biden backs reparations study, as House Dems push for commission

WASHINGTON—The White House on Wednesday indicated that President Joe Biden would support studying reparations for slavery, the same day that House Democrats held a...

A presidential election like none other, and now an inauguration like...

WASHINGTON — As with so many other events during the year preceding it, the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will be a ceremony unlike...

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