The nation’s schools need thousands of more teachers, full-time and substitute, to keep classrooms open during coronavirus outbreaks.
The lives of the people who died on a single January day reflect an extraordinary national loss.
A vast majority of Americans do not approve of the riot at the Capitol. But experts warn that the widespread belief there was election fraud, while false, could have dangerous, lasting effects.
Dr. King’s speeches have particular resonance today amid a year of sickness and death, Black Lives Matter protests and the storming of the Capitol.
Baseless election fraud claims and the Capitol riot have compounded already-looming threats to his bottom line. And the cash lifelines he once relied on are gone.
It doesn’t exactly comport with his “regular Joe from Scranton” persona, but beyond the politics of it, the bike could present cybersecurity risks.
When Gottlieb’s Bakery reopened in Savannah, Ga., I rediscovered a taste of my childhood. But that link to the past shattered with a pandemic, and a death.
The ruling strikes down weak rules for coal-burning power plants and gives the Biden administration a freer hand to impose tighter restrictions.
The certification by the secretary of state paves the way for Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock to be sworn in as senators.
The finding by the Trump administration is the strongest denunciation by any government of China’s actions and follows a Biden campaign statement with the same declaration.
The bar scene so central to the city’s economy and allure is about to become the stage for an unusually muted and bittersweet celebration.
Skylar Mack, an American college student, was released last week after spending more than a month behind bars. She said, “I deserved it.”
The official is President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to take over while his attorney general nominee, Merrick Garland, seeks Senate confirmation.
The Blackstone chief executive stuck with President Trump despite the occasional slight, and stopped short of criticizing him even after the Capitol attack.
Rivian, which has raised another $2.65 billion, plans to sell a pickup truck and S.U.V. it has worked on for more than a decade.
A few heads of state have refused to celebrate their successors. “It’s usually a sign that American society is in the midst of major political feud,” the presidential historian Douglas Brinkley said.
The court heard arguments on a technical legal question in a case that demands fossil fuel companies help pay for the costs of dealing with climate change.
Dr. Levine, who is currently Pennsylvania’s health secretary, would become the first transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate.
As their fiscal woes become worse, some government officials are looking more closely at public-private partnerships as a way to jump-start their economies.
Tuesday: An update on the state’s plagued unemployment system. Also: California’s changing of the guard.
Adoptions set a record in the U.S. early in the pandemic, but now millions of animals could be in danger of being abandoned or returned to shelters.
Des beaux-enfants, des nièces, un mari aimant, l’ex-femme de ce dernier: la famille de la vice-présidente, recomposée, multiraciale et multiconfessionnelle, reflète un peu de l'Amérique contemporaine et innove à la Maison Blanche.
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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated medical tourism, but pent-up demand remains for affordable treatment in foreign lands.
Despite losing a Senate seat and seeing Joe Biden win the state, state party leaders in the land of Barry Goldwater and John McCain aren’t switching gears. They’re doubling down.
The youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history will read a work she finished after the riot at the Capitol. “I’m not going to in any way gloss over what we’ve seen,” she says.
One of the biggest galaxies in the universe seems to lack its dark centerpiece.
The report charges that Americans are being indoctrinated with a false narrative of the nation’s founding and identity, including the role of slavery in its history.
The president’s proclamation, which would not take effect until Jan. 26, after Joe Biden assumes office, was part of a flurry of orders that Mr. Biden is likely to reverse.
Inauguration Day brings with it an awkward transition when one family moves in and another moves out, made all the more so this year by the coronavirus and President Trump’s stormy departure.
President Trump ordered an end to the ban on travelers from Europe and Brazil to the United States, a move that was quickly rejected by aides to President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Events on Wednesday, when Joseph R. Biden Jr. takes the oath of office, will have a more celebratory theme.
The inaugural of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is not the first to take place at a tense moment in American history.
The project had already been languishing, but the action by Mr. Biden would signal his determination to undo President Trump’s environmental legacy.
The Trump White House released the report of the presidential “1776 Commission,” a sweeping attack on liberal thought and activism that calls for a “patriotic education,” defends America’s founding on the basis of slavery and likens progressivism to fascism.