White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
The Senate on Monday approved President Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th Secretary of the Treasury, making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sarah Sanders, Donald Trump's former chief spokeswoman, announced she's running for Arkansas governor at a time other…
NEW ORLEANS -- Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Louisiana have dropped to the lowest level since late December — prior to a post-holiday seaso…
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to federal charges that he molested three male patients and violated their civil rights.
Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high level…
Coronavirus catch-up: Deaths and cases per day in the U.S. have dropped but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is a race between the vaccine and the mutating virus.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new Brazilian variant of the coronavirus has made its first known appearance in the United States in a person who recently returned to Minnesota after traveling to Brazil, state health officials announced Monday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers in their 60s on Monday described years of sexual abuse by a firebrand activist priest who has gained fame speaking out on national politics from the pulpit and for taking on drug dealers in South Side neighborhoods around his Chicago church.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said the Biden administration's coronavirus relief package needs to be refined before she can sign on to it.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to end coronavirus restrictions limiting private and public gatherings to 10 people or fewer passed the House on Monday and is headed to the Senate.
The American Film Institute on Monday announced its top 10 films of the year, including Pixar’s jazz themed “Soul” and two of Chadwick Boseman’s final films: the August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and Spike Lee’s Vietnam drama “Da 5 Bloods,” both of which are Netflix films.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After two days of silence, Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania confirmed a New York Times report, saying Monday that he had introduced then-President Donald Trump to a top Justice Department lawyer who, according to the newspaper, discussed a plan to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who once served in the Air Force was sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison Monday for planning to offer top-secret information from the National Security Agency to the Russian government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment case against Donald Trump is heading toward a historic Senate trial, but Republican senators are easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Mills administration told lawmakers Monday the state cannot afford to fully mirror federal tax cuts on pandemic aid that funneled into Maine, saying it would cost $100 million. Republicans pushed backed, saying more needs to be done to help hard-hit businesses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting that the nation could soon be vaccinating 1.5 million Americans on average per day.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted stay-at-home orders across the state Monday in response to improving coronavirus conditions, a surprising move hailed by beleaguered businesses. But some local health officials worried could undo the recent sharp drop in cases and hospitalizations.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler said Monday the ongoing criminal destruction and violence occurring in his city, which has been the epicenter of protests against racial injustice for eight months, is “unacceptable.”
Can you do 28 tricks in a minute? Two border collies named Wish and Halo can, and they have set the Guinness World Record for the feat.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Groups of youths confronted police in Dutch towns and cities Monday night, defying the country's coronavirus curfew and throwing fireworks. Police in the port city of Rotterdam used a water cannon and tear gas in an attempt to disperse a crowd of rioters who also looted shops.
Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donal…