Sen. Patrick Leahy has been taken to a hospital for observation after not feeling well, a spokesman says. Hours earlier, the 80-year-old Leahy began his role of presiding over the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump.
President Joe Biden says the federal government will purchase enough coronavirus vaccine to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer. The Biden administration is buying an additional 100 million doses each of the two approved vaccines.
AP Exclusive: The Justice Department has rescinded a 2018 memo establishing a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. The massively unpopular policy led to thousands of family separations.
PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of farmers drove long lines of tractors into India’s capital, breaking through police barricades to storm the historic Red Fort. the protest revealed the scale of their challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
BREAKING: The Biden administration says it will give states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine doses next week following complaints of shortages so severe that some vaccination sites had to cancel tens of thousands of appointments.
The 55-45 procedural vote suggests it is unlikely there will be enough votes to convict former President Trump for inciting the deadly U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Two-thirds of senators are needed to convict.
An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages. States were expected to find out their latest weekly allocation of vaccines today amid complaints about inadequate supplies.
A federal judge has barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas.
Officials say a Florida man who had been recently named “Paramedic of the Year” helped a supervisor steal COVID-19 vaccines meant for first responders. Police say the man forged paperwork to help cover up the theft of 30 doses of the Moderna vaccine.
For nine months, Gordon Bonner has been in the “hinterlands of despair and desolation” after losing his wife of 63 years to the coronavirus pandemic that has now taken the lives of more than 100,000 people in the United Kingdom.
Turkmenistan's autocratic leader has established a national holiday to honor the local dog breed, the Central Asian shepherd dog, or Alabai. In 2019, then Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was given an Alabai puppy as a gift.