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Federal guidelines recommend that smokers under the age of 65, considered high-risk for severe Covid-19 symptoms, be eligible for the vaccine in early phases of distribution, frustrating essential workers lower in the priority line.
Posted: January 16, 2021, 12:49 am
Teacher Naseeb Gill has been through a full range of reactions since the pandemic closed down in-person learning 10 months ago.
Posted: January 16, 2021, 12:09 am
The review of US Capitol security in the wake of this month's riots will be handled by retired Lt. General Russel Honoré, the widely praised former commander of the First Army who became a household name as he coordinated relief efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 11:50 pm
Rep. Jason Crow didn't expect to vote to impeach a US President twice in when he came to Congress.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:49 pm
The Manhattan district attorney's office has expanded its criminal investigation into the Trump Organization's finances to include the family's compound in Westchester County, according to lawyers and people familiar with the investigation.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:48 pm
A pheasant took flight from the White House Thursday afternoon.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:10 pm
The pandemic has further expanded the divide between people who are thriving financially and those who are barely hanging on. The stock market continues to soar, enriching wealthy investors, while millions of other Americans are out of work and must rely on unemployment and other benefits.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:10 pm
When Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner shared their decision to pick up and move their family to Washington from New York four years ago, multiple sources who know the couple said the idea was the White House years would allow easy entree to their ambitious next steps: Kushner would become a powerful player in global politics and Trump would become a shoo-in to a higher office of her own.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:50 pm
The incoming Biden administration appointed a dozen communications staffers on Friday, including deputy press secretary and chief photographer.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:09 pm
"WandaVision," Marvel Studios' first original series for Disney+, hits streaming this weekend. That's excellent news for Disney+, considering that Marvel is the company's mightiest brand. And it's bad news for Disney's rivals, since the new service has notched 86 million subscribers, even without an exclusive original series from Hollywood's biggest blockbuster franchise.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:32 pm
Costco is closing its photo centers at all of its roughly 800 stores next month, ending a number of services that have a decidedly retro vibe.
Posted: January 14, 2021, 2:52 pm
The overall impeachment process laid out in the Constitution is relatively simple: President commits "high Crime or Misdemeanor," House votes to impeach, Senate conducts a trial.
Posted: January 13, 2021, 4:20 pm