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New allegations pressure ICE to release immigrant detainees

A new report alleges “cruel treatment and neglect” of detainees.
3 hours ago
Detainees leave the cafeteria under the watch of guards during a media tour at the Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, La., Sept. 26, 2019.
May 01

White House blocks Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying before Congress

A subcommittee meets next week to discuss the government response to COVID-19.
May 01
Anthony Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases appears during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Coronavirus Preparedness and Response, March 12, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
May 01

Pentagon report shows 3% increase in sexual assaults

Officials often attribute increases to awareness among troops about reporting.
May 01
In this 2011 file photo, female US Marines are shown marching.
May 01

Trump says he has spoken to handful of families of those killed by coronavirus

Asked by ABC News if he had spoken with families that lost loved ones to COVID-19, President Donald Trump said on April 28, 2020, that he had spoken to three or four “unrelated to me.”
May 01
VIDEO: : President Trump says he has spoken to 3 or 4 families of coronavirus victims who have died ‘unrelated’ to him
May 01

Coronavirus government response updates: FDA authorizes emergency use of remdesivir

Roughly 25 states are lifting some form of restriction over the weekend.
May 01
President Donald Trump listens during an event with Gilead Sciences on their work on HIV and Hepatitis C, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, May 1, 2020.
May 01

New White House press secretary holds 1st briefing

Kayleigh McEnany faced reporters for the first time in the White House Briefing Room on Friday.
May 01
New White House press secretary holds 1st briefing
May 01

Canada bans assault weapons

Canada is banning military-style assault weapons after the country's deadliest mass shooting in history, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday.
May 01
Canada bans assault weapons
May 01

NY schools closed statewide rest of academic year

Schools and colleges will remain closed the rest of the academic year and will continue with distance learning, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
May 01
VIDEO: NY schools closed statewide rest of academic year
May 01

Russia bills US $660K for aid that included gas masks, household cleaning gloves

Details of cargo raise question about how much of the shipment was useful.
May 01
A Russian military transport plane carrying medical equipment, masks and supplies lands at JFK International Airport during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in New York, April 1, 2020.
May 01

Biden denies sexual assault allegation from former Senate staffer

This is the first time Biden has directly addressed the claims.
May 01
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus in Wilmington, Del., March 12, 2020.
May 01

Trump pushes payroll tax suspension unlikely to help unemployed, experts say

The president said he prefers the cuts over another round of stimulus checks.
May 01
President Donald Trump speaks about reopening the country, during a roundtable with industry executives, in the State Dinning Room of the White House, April 29, 2020, in Washington.
May 01

House Democrats ready virtual organizing as coronavirus derails ground games

House Democrats launch a "Virtual Action Center" on Friday.
May 01
Rep. Cheri Bustos speaks to reporters outside of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on April 23, 2020.
May 01

The Note: Biden, Trump confront pivotal moments 6 months out from election

It isn’t a stretch to see this as a defining moment for both Trump and Biden.
May 01
President Donald Trump gives a daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, April 23, 2020, left. Former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a debate, March 15, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
May 01

Americans uneasy about returning to normal as restrictions loosen: POLL

Republicans are more likely than Democrats to be willing to restart activities.
May 01
President Donald Trump speaks about protecting seniors, in the East Room of the White House, April 30, 2020, in Washington.
May 01

Trump admin pulls NIH grant for coronavirus research over ties to Wuhan lab

Despite Trump's attacks, the US group doing the research defended the Wuhan lab.
May 01
Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli is seen inside the P4 laboratory in Wuhan, China, Feb. 23, 2017.
May 01

How Congress is handling coronavirus oversight

A look at the oversight of the stimulus and coronavirus response.
May 01
President Donald Trump listens to a speaker during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, April 23, 2020, in Washington, DC.
May 01

Supreme Court livestreams are high stakes test for justices, public

Millions will get first opportunity to hear justices working, in real time.
May 01
The Supreme Court building stands in Washington, Jan. 27, 2020.
May 01

Maryland hiding testing kits, purchased from South Korea, from US government: Hogan

The Md. National Guard, state police secured the kits at an undisclosed location
May 01
COVID-19 testing kits from LabGenomics are unloaded from a Korean Air plane at Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Monday, April 20, 2020.
April 30

Coronavirus government response: Trump declares May 'Older Americans Month'

Pence wore mask for the first time in public during tour of ventilator facility.
April 30
President Donald Trump holds up a presidential proclamation declaring an "Older Americans Month 2020" during an event about senior citizens and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the East Room at the White House in Washington, April 30, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
April 30

Despite exit, US may use Iran nuclear deal to extend UN arms embargo on Tehran

The controversial move has sparked criticism.
April 30
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo smiles during a news conference at the State Department, in Washington, April 29, 2020.
April 30

Government watchdog group warned of 'fragmented' response to a pandemic in 2018

It's not the first time the government was warned about a potential crisis.
April 30
Emory University Hospital registered nurse Aisha Bennett takes a nasal swab at a pilot large scale drive-through COVID-19 testing site in the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Ga., April 16, 2020.
April 30

Washington’s coronavirus stay-at-home order will extend beyond May 4

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan discusses what it will take for Seattle to successfully reopen and what it will look like.
April 30
VIDEO: Washington’s coronavirus stay-at-home order will extend beyond May 4
April 30

30-day delay in Roger Stone beginning prison sentence due to COVID-19

The judge sentenced him to 40 months in prison.
April 30
Roger Stone leaves Federal Court after a sentencing hearing, Feb. 20, 2020, in Washington, DC.
April 30

White House orders intel agencies to investigate China, WHO

The DNI said it's looking at whether the outbreak started with a lab accident.
April 30
In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan.
April 30

Jared Kushner faces backlash after praising Trump's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The comments came one day after the U.S. surpassed one million COVID-19 cases.
April 30
Jared Kushner listens during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, at the Newseum in Washington, Dec. 9, 2019.
April 30

Biden campaign reaches deal to allow Bernie Sanders to retain hundreds of delegates

The deal is a major step towards party unity ahead of the general election.
April 30
Former Vice President Joe Biden, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, greet one another before they participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, March 15, 2020.
April 30

Unions, advocates say Trump putting meat packing workers at risk

The president called for meat processing plants to stay open amid COVID-19.
April 30
A Tyson Fresh Meats plant is seen April 27, 2020, in Emporia, Kan.
April 30

The Note: #MeToo questions loom over Biden veepstakes

Dems can point out that more women have accused Trump of sexual improprieties.
April 30
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus in Wilmington, Del., March 12, 2020.
April 30

Joe Biden announces committee to vet potential running mates

Biden has pledged to select a woman to round out the ticket
April 30
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during his first campaign event as a candidate for President at Teamsters Local 249 in Pittsburgh, April 29, 2019.
April 30

US weighs restricting travel from Brazil amid its worsening coronavirus outbreak

Asked about the growing death toll, Brazil's president said, "So what?"
April 30
President Donald Trump speaks before a dinner with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at Mar-a-Lago, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Palm Beach, Fla.
April 30

Minority groups at risk as states withhold, provide partial COVID-19 racial data

Race and ethnic data is missing in over 50% of cases federally reported.
April 30
President Donald Trump holds up a swab for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, April 19, 2020.
April 30

Inside the Army's 24/7 lab working to develop a unique coronavirus vaccine

Infectious disease research is key to Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
April 30
A researcher works on coronavirus vaccine development at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Md., April 28, 2020.
April 29

Coronavirus government response: Trump rejects a new normal: 'This is going away'

He said he would travel to Arizona next week, his first trip in a month.
April 29
President Donald Trump speaks about reopening the country, during a roundtable with industry executives, in the State Dinning Room of the White House, April 29, 2020, in Washington.
April 29

With COVID-19 response, Trump may have 'failed' managing expectations: Chris Christie

Mistakes were bound to happen because Congress had to respond quickly, he said.
April 29
President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, April 28, 2020.
April 29

Trump, Fauci tout 'good news' from remdesivir drug trial in treating COVID-19

"What it has proven is that a drug can block this virus," Anthony Fauci said.
April 29
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases speaks as President Donald Trump meets with Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, April 29, 2020.
April 29

Nevada governor outlines plan to reopen state as stay-at-home order is extended

Gov. Steve Sisolak joined other Western states to collaborate on safety plans.
April 29
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak responds to a question during a news conference at the Sawyer State Building in Las Vegas, March 17, 2020.
April 29

For tribes, casinos fund what the government doesn't. Now, they're closed.

"We're not business casinos, we're community casinos."
April 29
The grounds of the Casino Del Sol Hotel which overlook the tribal lands of the Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation in Arizona, March 18, 2014. Some tribal casinos have been allowed to apply for a second round of government stimulus set aside for small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 outbreak.
April 29

Warren, AOC propose ban on mergers and acquisitions during the pandemic

The bill would freeze mergers made by firms with over $100 million in revenue.
April 29
In this image from video, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol, April 23, 2020.
April 29

Cuomo asks MTA for plan to disinfect subways each night

"Any essential worker who shows up and gets on a train should know that that train was disinfected the night before," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
April 29
VIDEO: Cuomo asks MTA for plan to disinfect subways each night
April 29

At women’s event, Biden navigates around lingering sexual assault allegation

The allegation from Tara Reade is becoming a test for the presumptive nominee.
April 29
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during his first campaign event as a candidate for President at Teamsters Local 249 in Pittsburgh, April 29, 2019.
April 29

Navy delays commander decision, widens investigation into carrier outbreak

The Navy's top admiral has recommended Capt. Brett Crozier be reinstated.
April 29
Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), gives remarks during an all-hands call on the flight deck, Dec. 15, 2019.
April 29

Governors were warned of a pandemic, told to stockpile. Why didn’t they do more?

"Right now it’s just chaos out there,” according to former DHS secretary.
April 29
Jim Malatras, President of SUNY Empire State College, left, listens as New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, right, speaks during his daily coronavirus press briefing at SUNY Upstate Medical University, April 28, 2020 in Syracuse, New York. Cuomo detailed guidelines to reopening parts of New York State around May 15, 2020.
April 29

The Note: GOP confronts ideological roadblocks in COVID-19 recovery

Some Republicans are signaling concerns about the deficit amid recovery efforts.
April 29
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 21, 2020.
April 29

Army sentinels stand watch at Tomb of Unknowns during pandemic

Coronavirus won't break 83-year vigil at Arlington National Cemetery.
April 29
The changing of the guard ceremony is still performed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 29

How the pro-Trump message machine is seizing on anti-lockdown fever

Amid the president's mixed messages, some supporters go against health experts.
April 29
A woman holds a Donald Trump flag to protest the closing of businesses and stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus in Las Vegas, April 23, 2020.
April 29

Pro-Trump group plans dozens of anti-lockdown protests, some in virus hot spots

The group claims the protests will be "drive-in" rallies.
April 29
A health care worker stands in the street in counter-protest to hundreds of people who gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to demand the stay-at-home order be lifted in Denver, April 19, 2020.
April 29

‘We are way ahead on testing’: Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. will conduct at least 5 million tests a day “very soon.”
April 29
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the U.S. will conduct at least 5 million tests a day “very soon.”
April 29

Trump signs order to keep meat processing plants open under Defense Production Act

The order will compel plants to stay open as part of critical infrastructure.
April 29
The Tyson Foods pork plant is seen, April 22, 2020, in Perry, Iowa.
April 28

Trump immigration suspension under fire as experts say economic benefits unclear

The suspension was framed as a vital component of helping U.S. workers recover.
April 28
President Donald Trump arrives with Vice President Mike Pence for the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, April 22, 2020.
April 28

Despite policy, Pence goes without mask while visiting patients at Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic said the vice president's office was informed of the policy.
April 28
Vice President Mike Pence, not wearing a mask, tours Mayo Clinic facilities supporting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) research and treatment, in Rochester, Minn., April 28, 2020.
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