Census Bureau makes last-minute push to tally non-citizens, watchdog says
Government officials balked when the Census Bureau set a last-minute deadline to assemble data on non-citizens as part of an apparent anti-immigration push by the Trump administration before leaving office, according to a new watchdog report.
'People can't afford to wait': Biden and allies push for quick confirmations of nominees, citing security threats
President-elect Joe Biden is on course to lag behind his recent predecessors who had Cabinet nominees confirmed on the day of inauguration, causing concern that Biden's administration could be hampered in its early efforts to face immediate security, health and economic challenges.
Troopers guard Texas Capitol and a few protesters gather as legislative session starts
Numerous law enforcement officers stood guard at Texas' Capitol building in Austin and about a dozen demonstrators gathered outside as the legislative session began Tuesday.
Analysis: No, big business hasn't suddenly come to Jesus about Trump
Corporate America has finally put its money where its mouth is -- just in time for Democrats to take control of Washington.
Crowds ignore warning and flood Tuscaloosa strip after Alabama wins national football title
A college football season shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic ended Monday with a familiar team and coach on top, and familiar -- even if warned-against -- scenes of celebrations.
Boeing reports strong end to its worst year in decades
Boeing ended its worst year in more than 40 years with its best month of 2020.
Panasonic's augmented reality display aims to change the way drivers see roads
The head-up display, which projects information onto the windshield for drivers, has been available in some cars since 1988. But while over the past decade they've gone from relatively simple information displays like speed and music selections, Panasonic wants to take things to another level by precisely linking up symbols and text with real-world objects and roadways in front of the car.
FBI warns 'armed protests' planned at all 50 state capitols and DC
The FBI has received information indicating "armed protests" are being planned at all 50 state capitols and the US Capitol in Washington, DC in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20, according to an internal bulletin obtained by CNN.
Mayor urges people to avoid DC as Secret Service begins inauguration prep early
Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday urged Americans to avoid the city during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week and the Secret Service has been instructed to begin its preparations for the inauguration ahead of schedule.
Sheriff's deputy killed by suspect the week he was set to retire
A Florida sheriff's deputy who was just one shift away from retirement was killed Monday by a suspect in a fatal car crash, Hillsboro County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a press conference.
The US has averaged more than 3,000 Covid-19 deaths a day over the past week
The magnitude of loss from Covid-19 is now on par with suffering the 9/11 attacks every day.
Sales of unapologetically ugly Crocs soar due to Covid
Crocs' bittersweet moment has arrived in the midst of a global pandemic. The foam clog, derided by many for being "ugly," expects 2020 to be a record sales year.
Only 39% of Americans can afford a $1,000 emergency expense
Just 39% of Americans would be able to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense, according to a new report from Bankrate.com.
For companies, breaking up with Trump is a delicate dance
Following last week's insurrection at the US Capitol, a growing number of companies are distancing themselves from President Donald Trump and supporters who are peddling false claims about his election loss.
Members of the public mistakenly allowed to sign up for Covid-19 vaccination appointments in Kentucky
Members of the general public in Kentucky were mistakenly allowed to sign up for Covid-19 vaccine appointments meant for health care workers, according to Louisville-based health system Baptist Health.
Trump administration names Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, frustrating Biden's efforts to boost relations
The Trump administration has designated Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday, reversing an Obama-era decision to remove the label and potentially hindering the efforts of incoming president Joe Biden to normalize relations with the country.
Yogananda Pittman named acting US Capitol police chief after riots
The US Capitol Police has appointed a Black woman as its acting police chief after the former head resigned in the fallout from the agency's inadequate response to pro-Trump rioters who staged an insurrection at the Capitol last week.
Colin Powell says he no longer considers himself a Republican
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday he is no longer a Republican following the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol incited by President Donald Trump and criticized the party for supporting his behavior.
Congress' impeachment fight: What could happen this week
The fear, the anger, the pain about what unfolded Wednesday is only beginning to sink in on Capitol Hill.
'America United' announced as inaugural theme
"America United" will be the theme for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, the Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Monday, drawing from a core pillar of his campaign that has now grown more poignant in light of the violent riot on Capitol Hill.
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What is next for immigrant 'Dreamers' after U.S. Supreme Court ruling?
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 5-4 against President Donald Trump's move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that offers work permits and deportation relief to certain immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.