Under pressure from progressive lawmakers like Rep. Cori Bush, the CDC extends eviction moratorium
Under pressure from progressive lawmakers, particularly Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new eviction moratorium aimed at curbing transmission of COVID-19 that will remain in effect until Oct. 3.
Poll: Two-thirds of Republicans still think the 2020 election was rigged
A majority of Republicans still believe the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
Arkansas governor says he regrets law banning mask mandates
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he regretted signing a law banning local mask mandates as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in his state.
Poll: Most Americans now favor mask mandates to slow Delta's rapid spread
As the Delta variant of the coronavirus fuels more cases across the U.S., and as scientists discover that vaccinated people can experience breakthrough infections more than expected, a majority of Americans once again favors mask mandates, according to a Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
Citing U.S. vaccination milestone, Biden says 'the message is getting through'
President Biden celebrated a belated milestone on Tuesday, saying that achieving the goal of vaccinating 70 percent of U.S. adults for COVID-19 “will make a big difference” in helping end a pandemic made worse by the spread of the Delta variant.
White House to DeSantis, Abbott: Handle Delta spike or 'get out of the way and let people do the right thing'
Case counts are mounting in Texas and Florida, the two states where one-third of all infections nationwide were recorded last week. But the Republican leaders there have strenuously resisted public health advice, pushing back against mask mandates and vaccination requirements.
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How hard a line should progressives take in infrastructure talks?
Left-leaning Democrats may have the leverage to take a stand on issues like climate and economic equality, but pressing too hard could put President Biden's signature legislation at risk.
Biden calls on Cuomo to resign over sexual harassment allegations
The president called on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign Tuesday after an investigation found he had sexually harassed nearly a dozen women.
Religious, civil rights leaders urge Congress to take actions to combat domestic terrorism
Witnesses provided the Senate Homeland Security Committee with recommendations for how the federal government can address the threat of racially, ethnically, religiously and politically motivated attacks by domestic extremists.
John Kerry says Trump destroyed America's credibility on climate change
Former President Donald Trump all but destroyed America's credibility when it comes to addressing climate change, John Kerry, President Biden's special envoy for climate, said in a new interview with the New Yorker magazine.