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Eviction moratorium to expire Saturday as House leaves town without passing extension
An eviction moratorium for renters from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on track to expire Saturday night, after the House of Representatives adjourned for August recess without passing an extension.
Biden administration sues Texas over Gov. Abbott's migrant transport order
The Biden administration is taking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to court over an executive order he issued earlier this week targeting the transport of migrants recently released from US Customs and Border Protection custody.
Opinion: How 58 hours in Midland, Texas, changed the future of TV news
There were a few key stories in the 1980s and 1990s -- the Challenger explosion; the O.J. Simpson Bronco chase; Operation Desert Storm -- that propelled the evolution of TV news from nightly half-hour broadcasts to around-the-clock coverage.
Opinion: The Biden administration has a life-or-death decision to make about Afghanistan
As America's war in Afghanistan comes to an end, many see the inevitable parallels to Vietnam -- a long aimless war, a determined enemy ready to out bleed us, and now an evacuation reminiscent of the chaos of Saigon's final hours.
3 expelled by Bowling Green State University in relation to hazing death of student
Bowling Green State University in Ohio announced on Friday that it has permanently expelled three students and suspended 17 in connection to the death of a sophomore participating in fraternity hazing in March of this year.
Georgia GOP inches closer to takeover of elections in state's largest county
Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County -- a move that could result in a GOP takeover of election operations in a heavily Democratic region of this battleground state.
Senate confirms Biden's pick to serve as US Citizenship and Immigration Services director
The Senate confirmed Ur Jaddou to serve as US Citizenship and Immigration Services director on Friday, delivering the agency a permanent head -- and the first woman to hold that position -- after years of acting leadership.
Opinion: Texas offers Americans a stark history lesson
There have been three critical moments where Texas has proved decisive for democracy and voting rights in this country. The first two, in 1890 and 1965, afford us key insights into how we can make the most of the third one -- taking place right now.
Public health official says he was called racial slurs after council meeting on mask mandate
Faisal Khan, acting director of the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health, said he faced "racist, xenophobic, and threatening behavior" after a County Council meeting on the mask mandate on Tuesday.
Fact-checking RNC false tweet about Surgeon General's masks comments
The recent change of mask guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created some confusion and also ample opportunity for political attacks against President Joe Biden's administration, some of which rely on misinterpretations from partisan sources.