Biden's Child Tax Credit seems like it should be a political slam dunk, but it's getting scaled back anyway
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As government policy changes go, it's hard to find one that helps millions of Americans as rapidly and directly as President Joe Biden's expanded Child Tax Credit.
McAuliffe, Abrams warn Virginians that commonwealth could look like Texas, Georgia with Youngkin win
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Stacey Abrams had a message for Democrats in Virginia on Sunday: If Republicans win on November 2, the commonwealth will begin looking a lot more like Georgia or Texas, two states […]
Florida is ditching palm trees to fight the climate crisis
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When you think of Florida, images of beaches and palm trees come to mind. But what if those palm trees were slowly replaced with other trees? That's what could happen over time […]
Ed Sheeran says he tested positive for Covid-19
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Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran announced on Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Facebook Oversight Board member calls for more transparency
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As more of Facebook's internal documents are revealed, Facebook Oversight Board member and PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel emphasized that the platform must do a better job with […]
La Liga, Premier League, F1, NFL and other sports: Live updates
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Today Drake celebrates his 35th birthday
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Pop the bottle, it's the Champagne Papi's birthday today.
Virginia Democrats sue USPS over delayed delivery of election-related material
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The Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the US Postal Service Friday, alleging local branches failed to deliver and process election-related material ahead of its […]
What to know for the World Series matchup between the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves
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Major League Baseball's next champion will soon be crowned as the Atlanta Braves take on the Houston Astros in the best-of-seven World Series starting Tuesday night.
Blumenthal says Facebook's calls for regulation are the 'height of disingenuousness'
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Sunday balked at claims made by Facebook that it would support government regulation of social media platforms, calling it the "height of […]
'Eternals' expands the Marvel universe with a messy, history-spanning origin saga
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Adapting a relatively obscure comic into a sprawling epic, "Eternals" might be Marvel's boldest bet since "Guardians of the Galaxy," and that worked out. Whether this […]
Biden hosts Manchin in Delaware to discuss finalizing spending bill
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President Joe Biden is hosting critical moderate Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at his home in Delaware on Sunday in a push to finalize an agreement on […]
Clarence Thomas at the Supreme Court through the years, in his own words
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Justice Clarence Thomas' unconventional ideas, daring rhetoric and booming baritone have distinguished him from his Supreme Court colleagues over the past 30 years.
Family of Halyna Hutchins mourns slain cinematographer as investigation into 'Rust' film set shooting continues
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Family, peers and community members of Halyna Hutchins mourned the cinematographer's untimely death after the 42-year-old was killed on the film set of "Rust" from a firearm […]
Pelosi says Democrats plan to have 'agreement' on spending bill and vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill in the next week
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday Democrats are planning to have an "agreement" on a framework for President Joe Biden's sweeping social safety net plan and a vote on the […]
Former Afghanistan envoy says he quit because debate wasn't rooted in reality
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President Joe Biden's former Afghanistan envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, said he quit the administration because internal debates weren't rooted in events on the ground.
Giant 4,000 pound sunfish was rescued from a fishing net off the Spanish coast of Ceuta
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To the surprise of researchers and sunfish enthusiasts worldwide, a more than 4,000-pound sunfish was found tangled in the nets of a tuna-fishing boat off the coast of Ceuta, an […]
A 'triple play' of weather hazards will unfold this week across the US
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It's time to stay weather aware as a barrage of threats unfolds across the United States this week, creating hazards from coast to coast.
Biden still hasn't nominated an OMB director. Here's why that matters.
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Nine months after taking office, President Joe Biden still doesn't have a permanent director of a critical agency in his administration.
Premier League, F1, NFL and weekend sports: Live updates
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How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America
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A member of a scientific coalition advising Puerto Rico's government on the coronavirus pandemic recently joked about the island's high Covid-19 vaccination rate, attributing it […]
'Dune' caps off solid month for movie theaters with strong opening
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"Dune" — the science fiction epic from Warner Bros. — took in an estimated $40.1 million at the North American box office this weekend.
2 children were killed and 8 other people injured when a car lost control at Texas drag race
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Two young boys were killed Saturday afternoon in Kerrville, Texas, after a vehicle taking part in a drag racing event lost control and struck spectators, police said.
Free community college is out of Biden's plan, but a bigger Pell grant could still help cut costs
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President Joe Biden's plan to make tuition free at community colleges is unlikely to make it into the final bill to expand the nation's social safety net. But boosting the federal […]
Inflation to fall to acceptable levels in second half of 2022, Treasury secretary says
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US inflation levels are not expected to decrease to acceptable levels until the latter part of 2022, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday.
Pelosi floats Democrats acting alone as 'one path' to raising debt ceiling but still hopes for bipartisanship
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday suggested that the budget reconciliation process could be one way toward raising the debt ceiling in December.
A nurse created a baby registry for a new father after his unvaccinated wife died of Covid-19 before meeting their baby
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Eric Robison will never run out of words to describe his wife.
3.6 magnitude earthquake rattles metro Los Angeles
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The Los Angeles metro area was hit with a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday, according to data from the United States Geological Survey.