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Vaccinated foreign travelers will be allowed into the U.S. starting Nov. 8

The White House says airline travelers will have to show proof of vaccination as well as a negative COVID-19 test. → Read More


There's a backlog at U.S. ports. Here's how Biden hopes to get you your goods, faster

President Biden addressed ongoing supply chain problems, as major retailers warn of shortages and price hikes during the upcoming holiday season. → Read More


Documents show Trump lost millions operating D.C. hotel

The Trump International Hotel incurred tens of millions in losses, while the former president claimed it was making money, according to a new cache of documents released by congressional Democrats. → Read More


The Postal Service is slowing the mail to save money. Critics say it's a death spiral

As of Oct. 1, some first-class mail has been delivered more slowly. Some say between that and recent price increases, it spells trouble for the agency. → Read More


Biden Hasn't Named Picks For Posts To The FCC, And That's Frustrating Democrats

A 2-2 split on the commission could become a 2-1 GOP majority at the end of the year. That could stymie Democrats' efforts on a number of policies, including net neutrality standards. → Read More


After Months Of Bans, Fully Vaccinated Travelers Will Be Allowed To Fly To The U.S.

The White House says fully vaccinated international travelers will have to present proof of vaccination and get tested before flying. The policy is slated to take effect in November. → Read More


Justice Clarence Thomas Says The Supreme Court Is Flawed But Still Works

Justice Thomas defended the Supreme Court's independence, arguing that despite disagreements about the court's role, "it works. It may work sort of like a car with three wheels, but it still works." → Read More


Justice Amy Coney Barrett Insists That The Supreme Court's Rulings Aren't Partisan

The newest justice — picked by former President Donald Trump to fill the seat left open by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death — said, "I think we need to evaluate what the court is doing on its own terms." → Read More


After 9/11 Security Became Omnipresent In Washington, But Threats Are Different Now

After the attacks, barriers and thigh-high cement bollards sprouted up seemingly overnight in Washington, D.C. But new threats show the need for adaptability. → Read More


Biden Brushes Off The GOP Threats To Sue Over Vaccine Mandates

President Biden said he was saddened that some GOP governors are threatening to sue over the new mandates. To them, he said, "Have at it." → Read More


Biden Lays Out The Costs Of War To Defend His Decision To Leave Afghanistan

"I was not going to extend this forever war," President Biden said from the White House, "and I was not extending a forever exit." → Read More

Man Who Claimed To Have Bomb Near The U.S. Capitol Surrenders

Several hours after the report of the incident, Facebook said it had deactivated a livestream, purportedly of the suspect in his truck. → Read More


As The Taliban Made Their Way To Kabul, Biden Ordered Troops Into Afghanistan

President Biden gave the order last week to send U.S. troops into Afghanistan as it became clear the Taliban were overrunning Afghan government forces on their way to taking the capital of Kabul. → Read More


Democracies 'Are Standing Together,' Biden Says As He Kicks Off His 1st Trip Abroad

Biden arrived in the U.K. on Wednesday, beginning an eight-day trip that also includes a meeting with Vladimir Putin. Biden says he'll meet with Putin to "let him know what I want him to know." → Read More


Harris Wanted To Talk About Migration, But Instead Got Pushed About A Border Visit

Vice President Harris met Tuesday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in her trip to assess the root causes pushing migrants to seek asylum at the U.S. border. → Read More


Kamala Harris Tells Guatemalans Not To Migrate To The United States

The vice president met with Guatemala's president to talk about the root causes behind migration to the United States, including corruption. But another prominent Democrat called that "disappointing." → Read More


In Wake Of Colonial Attack, Pipelines Now Must Report Cybersecurity Breaches

The action, the first of several planned steps by the federal government, follows the ransomware hack of the Colonial Pipeline. → Read More


George Floyd's Family Meets With Biden Amid Negotiations Over Police Reform Bill

Negotiators on Capitol Hill continue to work on a police overhaul bill named after Floyd, which President Biden had hoped to sign by now. → Read More


Beyond Airports, TSA Also Manages Pipeline Security. That Could Be A Problem

The agency was put in charge of pipeline cybersecurity when it was formed, but experts say it lacks funding and support for the job. The Colonial Pipeline hack made the issue even more pressing. → Read More


Biden Says 'Help Is On The Way' As Colonial Pipeline Restarts Flow Of Fuel

The president cautions it will be several days before gas flow is fully restored. He urges consumers not to panic and hoard gasoline while warning gas stations not to gouge prices. → Read More