U.S.

Biden ally suggests the Iowa caucus process is more restrictive than Texas' voting law
Iowa state flag.
moving down in the lineup?

Biden ally suggests the Iowa caucus process is more restrictive than Texas' voting law

McConnell writes AG Garland letter defending parents' right to tell 'local schools what to teach'
Mitch McConnell.
school fights

McConnell writes AG Garland letter defending parents' right to tell 'local schools what to teach'

Why the Jan. 6 committee needs to 'lay the foundation' before making testimonial requests
The U.S. Capitol building.
capitol riot aftermath

Why the Jan. 6 committee needs to 'lay the foundation' before making testimonial requests

The hurdles ahead of a normal-looking school year
Students.
normalcy

The hurdles ahead of a normal-looking school year

Job market returns for college students, recent grads
Graduation caps.
post grad

Job market returns for college students, recent grads

Jobs report disappoints again with 194,000 additions
New York City restaurant
another miss

Jobs report disappoints again with 194,000 additions

New quarters will feature 5 trailblazing American women
Maya Angelou.
about time

New quarters will feature 5 trailblazing American women

Texas abortion providers say patients are well aware 'this opportunity could be short-lived'
Pro-choice demonstrators in Texas.
texas abortion ban

Texas abortion providers say patients are well aware 'this opportunity could be short-lived'

Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments downsized under Trump
Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.
reversals

Biden to expand 2 Utah national monuments downsized under Trump

Florida Board of Education approves sanctioning school districts over mask mandates
Ron DeSantis.
mask mandate meltdown

Florida Board of Education approves sanctioning school districts over mask mandates

Senate approves bill raising the debt ceiling until early December
Mitch McConnell.
crisis (temporarily) averted

Senate approves bill raising the debt ceiling until early December

How America's jobs recovery left Black women behind
Now hiring sign.
'the struggle is real'

How America's jobs recovery left Black women behind

American trust in media drops to 2nd-lowest point on record
Phone streaming CNN.
mass media

American trust in media drops to 2nd-lowest point on record

Wyoming banking heir donated 98 percent of funds for Abbott's Texas border wall
Texas state troopers with migrants
Abbott's Wall

Wyoming banking heir donated 98 percent of funds for Abbott's Texas border wall

Neighbors turn the tables and fix handyman's roof
A person fixes a roof.
lending a hand

Neighbors turn the tables and fix handyman's roof

Texas man sentenced to 15 months for COVID-19 grocery-licking hoax
H-E-B grocery store
Don't yell COVID in a crowded supermarket

Texas man sentenced to 15 months for COVID-19 grocery-licking hoax

Colorado hospital system says it won't perform transplants on unvaccinated patients
A doctor and patient.
vaccination nation

Colorado hospital system says it won't perform transplants on unvaccinated patients

Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas abortion ban
Pro-choice demonstrators.
breaking news

Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas abortion ban

White House to purchase $1 billion worth of rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests
A person walks by a COVID-19 rapid testing center.
fighting COVID

White House to purchase $1 billion worth of rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests

When should the public health emergency end?
Tourists in LA.
*checks watch*

When should the public health emergency end?

Bill de Blasio to reportedly test the gubernatorial waters
Bill de Blasio.
are you sure?

Bill de Blasio to reportedly test the gubernatorial waters

New poll stuffed with 'bad news' for Biden, Democrats
Joe Biden.
poll watch

New poll stuffed with 'bad news' for Biden, Democrats

The national divorce fantasy
America.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

The national divorce fantasy

Despite plea from Pope Francis, Missouri executes intellectually disabled man
Death chamber
Death Penalty

Despite plea from Pope Francis, Missouri executes intellectually disabled man

Controversial New York police union head steps down after FBI raid
Sergeants Benevolent Association office
NYPD blues

Controversial New York police union head steps down after FBI raid

This 9-year-old is helping get diverse voices into Utah's school libraries
Children's books on display at a library.
good news

This 9-year-old is helping get diverse voices into Utah's school libraries

Biden: Changing Senate's filibuster rules to raise debt ceiling 'a real possibility'
President Biden.
are you listening mitch mcconnell

Biden: Changing Senate's filibuster rules to raise debt ceiling 'a real possibility'

Biden: Economic bills not about 'moderate versus progressive'
Joe Biden.
come together

Biden: Economic bills not about 'moderate versus progressive'

DOJ reviewing decision not to charge agents in Nassar investigation
Simone Biles
'urgency and gravity'

DOJ reviewing decision not to charge agents in Nassar investigation

Capitol Police respond to yet another threat at SCOTUS
Capitol Police investigate suspicious activity outside Supreme Court.
'depressingly routine'

Capitol Police respond to yet another threat at SCOTUS

Francis Collins will reportedly step down as head of NIH
NIH Director Francis Collins.
a good run

Francis Collins will reportedly step down as head of NIH

Texas parole board recommends posthumous pardon for George Floyd
A British artist creates a mural of George Floyd.
george floyd

Texas parole board recommends posthumous pardon for George Floyd

Capitol rioter gets jail time after judge says 'a slap on the wrist' won't do
Jan. 6 Capitol insurrectionists
consequences

Capitol rioter gets jail time after judge says 'a slap on the wrist' won't do

Officials looking into possibility that a ship's anchor caused California oil spill
The oil spill in Orange County, California.
under investigation

Officials looking into possibility that a ship's anchor caused California oil spill

Biden administration reverses Trump-era abortion referral ban on clinics
A Planned Parenthood clinic.
reversals

Biden administration reverses Trump-era abortion referral ban on clinics

Pediatric cases of COVID-19 are declining
Melissa Moy
the coronavirus crisis

Pediatric cases of COVID-19 are declining