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Record Asian American turnout helped Biden win Georgia. Can it help flip the Senate?

Joe Biden won rapidly diversifying Georgia partly because Asian Americans mobilized to an unprecedented degree. With two critical Senate runoffs approaching, these voters

The Washington Post 28 Nov 2020 7:00 pm

Biden bets on a diverse Cabinet and staff to handle the problems of a diverse nation

His initial picks seem to make good on his campaign commitment to put in place leaders who look like the country he will preside over.

The Washington Post 28 Nov 2020 5:30 pm

Trump moves to strip job protections from White House budget analysts as he races to transform civil service

Up to 88 percent of the workforce at the Office of Management and Budget could be affected.

The Washington Post 28 Nov 2020 5:55 am

Republicans lob accusations of elitism at Middle Class Joe a sign of the upended politics of populism

The burgeoning dynamic underscores how Trumpism is likely to animate the nations politics even after a billionaire president is replaced by Biden in the White House.

The Washington Post 28 Nov 2020 5:13 am

Federal appeals court panel rejects Trump request to block certification of Pennsylvanias election results

The sharply worded opinion written by a Trump appointee said the campaigns challenge has no merit.

The Washington Post 27 Nov 2020 11:35 pm

All the times Trump has basically acknowledged he lost the election

Trump is out of options, and every week, hes starting to talk more and more like he knows hes lost.

The Washington Post 27 Nov 2020 9:51 pm

Police Beat Black Man on Video as France Debates Filming Officers

Footage showed police beating a Black man in Paris amid a debate over a bill that would restrict the publics ability to film and post images of officers that make them id

The Wall Street Journal 27 Nov 2020 5:37 pm

GHMC polls: Asaduddin Owaisi has national aspirations but is not contesting e..

Owaisi's AIMIM contests just 51 seats out of 150 in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election.

DNA India 27 Nov 2020 11:01 am

Trump commits to stepping down if electoral college votes for Biden

But the president said he would continue his fight, and it is going to be a very hard thing to concede.

The Washington Post 27 Nov 2020 4:53 am

Trumps imprint on Supreme Court shows conservative effect in key coronavirus ruling

In dramatic fashion, the courts new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Robertss past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.

The Washington Post 27 Nov 2020 1:19 am

What hunting Bigfoot taught a Republican congressman about politics

Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) doesnt believe in Bigfoot. But he learned a lot by immersing himself in the world of those who do.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 10:50 pm

Fact-checking Trumps cellphone rant of election falsehoods

In less than 10 minutes, the president made at least 15 false or misleading claims

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 10:22 pm

Trumps baseless election fraud claims in Georgia turn Senate runoffs into a high-wire act for Republicans

GOP Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are trying to woo the presidents supporters without discouraging trust in the states voting system.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 8:25 pm

Diego Maradona: World Mourns Death of Argentine Soccer Icon

From Brazil to Italy, the death of Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona after a cardiac arrest has triggered an outpouring of grief. Maradona, who struggled for decades w

The Wall Street Journal 26 Nov 2020 6:07 pm

Biden tries to spread calm, as some Democrats worry about his willingness to fight

The president-elect has made good on his campaign vow to lower the temperature as he deals with Republicans and Democrats.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 4:30 pm

Supreme Court relieves religious organizations from some covid-related restrictions

Courts conservatives, strengthened by new justice Barrett, prevail in latest conflict

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 11:08 am

Coronavirus deaths reach ominous levels unseen since early in the pandemic

Covid-19 deaths are climbing at an alarming rate, presaging a deadly winter and a potentially bleak holiday season. Experts, fearing coronavirus fatigue, are urging Ameri

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 6:31 am

GOP effort to invalidate more than 2.5 million votes in Pennsylvania dealt another setback

Legal experts said the case had little chance of success, much like the other last-ditch GOP election lawsuits pending in battleground states.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 5:42 am

Trump, Carson tout covid-19 treatments as lifesavers. But regular people find them harder to get.

Frustrated doctors say they have had to ration the drugs because of short supply. How on earth do I decide? asks one doctor.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 5:29 am

2024 hopefuls in the Senate are taking a Trump-like approach to their early Biden opposition

That will likely manifest itself in trouble for Biden down the road.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 4:36 am

Who Joe Biden is picking to fill his White House and Cabinet

One of President-elect Joe Bidens very first tasks will be filling the key positions in his White House and Cabinet.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 3:22 am

Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI

Flynn later sought to withdraw his plea and the Justice Department tried to dismiss the case.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 2:43 am

NRA reports alleged misspending by current and former executives to IRS

The latest tax return shows the nonprofit gun rights organization in the red for the fourth year in a row.

The Washington Post 26 Nov 2020 12:39 am

Thanksgiving Travelers Crowd Airports, Ignoring CDC Advice

Millions of Americans crowded airports as they traveled for Thanksgiving despite warnings from public health authorities. While the number of travelers is down about half

The Wall Street Journal 25 Nov 2020 7:04 pm

Live updates: Biden to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of the holiday

President-elect Joe Biden will discuss the shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season and say that we can and will get through the current crisis together

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 6:51 pm

Bidens national security rollout doesnt include a Pentagon pick

Former Obama official Michle Flournoy, often mentioned as Bidens most likely choice, said to remain in the running.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 4:30 pm

Trump tweets string of falsehoods about Wisconsin absentee voters

The president is casting doubt on Wisconsins election results, but every part of his claim is false.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 1:30 pm

Trumps assault on the election could leave a lasting mark on American democracy

The lingering damage to the countrys electoral system could be among the most consequential legacies of the Trump presidency, according to historians, diplomats and lawma

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 9:55 am

First 6.4 million doses of Pfizers coronavirus vaccine could go out in mid-December

More doses will be available each week as manufacturing ramps up, with health-care personnel at the head of the line to get shots, officials say

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 7:00 am

After long, bitter delay, Biden transition kicks into gear

President-elect Joe Bidens team kicked off its presidential transition in earnest Tuesday after President Trumps unprecedented refusal to concede the election held up the

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 6:50 am

McConnell still mum on Bidens win as Trump administration begins transition

The Senate majority leaders ongoing silence leaves a question mark over what could be the most important Washington relationship of the next two years.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 5:15 am

Christmas tree, turkey pardon: The Trumps thankfully showed up

These holiday ceremonies are something pleasant in the midst of a world of awful. Even if it is just a matter of appearances.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 5:08 am

Trump will soon leave the White House. How long before he stops dominating the conversation?

Essentially since he announced his candidacy, Donald Trump has hogged the public's attention.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 4:02 am

The Trailer: A liberal on how he won in a Trump district

In this edition: A conversation with the most liberal Democrat left in a Trump district, the protests to overturn the election wind down, and the Georgia races manage to

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 3:29 am

Biden Introduces National-Security Cabinet Nominees

President-elect Joe Biden introduced nominees for his national-security team during an event in Wilmington, Del., on Tuesday. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

The Wall Street Journal 25 Nov 2020 2:35 am

Nearly a sixth of the Senate Republican caucus has tested positive for coronavirus

It's a rate four times that of the country overall.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 1:39 am

Whats the biggest mistake a presidential transition team can make?

With the presidential transition moving forward, a few points from The Post's Next Four Years podcast.

The Washington Post 25 Nov 2020 1:13 am

Dow Reaches 30K; Watch How These Stocks Defied the Pandemic

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a milestone of 30000. WSJs Jason Bellini explains how we got here and what the 30000 figure tells us about the state of the stock

The Wall Street Journal 25 Nov 2020 12:09 am

The disloyal markets have improved more since this years election than they did in 2016

To Trump, market prices are always an indicator of how well he is doing or how badly his opponents are doing.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 10:33 pm

Tucker Carlson outlines the post-Trump playbook

A lengthy investigation and new restrictions on voting to start.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 9:05 pm

Congressman seeks to have Rudolph Giuliani disbarred over attempts to overturn election

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) cited fraud and misconduct in his complaints against Giuliani.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 9:04 pm

Head home or hunker down? The Thanksgiving covid dilemma.

Divided by politics and covid exhaustion, Americans debate how to celebrate.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 8:44 pm

Live updates: Biden to introduce foreign policy team as Trump allows transition to formally proceed

Trump insisted he would never concede just hours after the General Services Administration paved the way for president-elect Joe Biden to tap public funds, receive securi

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 6:44 pm

How Coronavirus Bailouts Could Help Spur Greener Air Travel

As much of the aviation industry fights to survive the coronavirus pandemic, some economists and engineers see the crisis as an opportunity to use stimulus funds to prope

The Wall Street Journal 24 Nov 2020 4:00 pm

China Launches Its First Mission to Bring Back Moon Samples

China sent the Change-5 spacecraft to collect and bring back to Earth samples from the moon. WSJs Trefor Moss reports on why the success of this mission could be a milest

The Wall Street Journal 24 Nov 2020 3:21 pm

Under pressure, Trump appointee Emily Murphy approves transition in unusually personal letter to Biden

The low-profile head of the General Services Administration had become a stand-in for the countrys divisions.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 9:11 am

Sen. Feinstein to step down as top Democrat on Judiciary Committee

The announcement from the California lawmaker comes weeks after liberal groups criticized her handling of Justice Amy Coney Barretts confirmation hearings.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 6:27 am

Bidens nominees have pushed policies that Trump used to fuel his rise

As establishment figures take control again, they face a populace altered since Democrats last held the White House.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 6:24 am

Michigan board votes to certify the states election results, dealing Trump another blow

In the run-up to Mondays meeting, President Trump made an extraordinary personal intervention in state, seeking to undo President-elect Joe Bidens win.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 3:08 am

The virus cared a lot less about politics than the politicians did

Republicans insisted that Democrats would abandon pandemic precautions after Nov. 3. The pandemic made that impossible.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 1:33 am

Why the Trump campaigns big legal flameout in Pennsylvania seems like a turning point, even for Republicans

Its hard to imagine what else would need to happen to prompt other Republicans to speak up.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 12:26 am

Post-Trump, his party and his favorite network have to figure out their relationship with reality

Fox News and the GOP face vocal opposition from Trump diehards who've embraced his falsehoods.

The Washington Post 24 Nov 2020 12:05 am

Obama, in Washington Post interview, says theres been some damage done on foreign relations

He expressed optimism that members of Bidens incoming administration could begin to restore divisions sown between the United States and its global allies.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 11:31 pm

Detroit had more vote errors in 2016 when Trump won Michigan by a narrow margin. He didnt object then.

Republican officials have called on the state to delay certifying the election results because of irregularities in Wayne County. But the numbers were worse four years ag

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 11:02 pm

Republican national security experts call on Trump to concede, begin transition

Imploring GOP lawmakers to speak up, more than 100 former officials issued a statement Monday saying Trumps refusal to accept the election results is dangerous and harmfu

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 9:07 pm

What line did Sidney Powell cross that Rudy Giuliani didnt?

Ridiculous claims and embarrassing behavior are clearly acceptable. So what wasn't?

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 8:42 pm

Live updates: Biden to meet with mayors; Michigan canvassing board plans meeting on election results

President-elect Joe Biden continues a transition to the White House that will also include the formal unveiling of his first Cabinet picks.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 7:09 pm

Conservatives grumbling about censorship say theyre flocking to Parler. They told us so on Twitter.

The pro-Trump Internet cant stop talking about their exodus from Big Tech. But very few of them have actually abandoned their long-time social media homes.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 6:30 pm

Now comes the hardest part: Getting a coronavirus vaccine from loading dock to upper arm

Buoyed by promising results from major clinical trials of two coronavirus vaccines, public health officials are preparing for the daunting task ahead of delivering those

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 5:30 pm

Ventilation Is Key to Battling Covid. Heres Why

As the weather gets colder and people head indoors, the risk of catching Covid-19 is rising. WSJ explains why air ventilation and filtration are one of our biggest defens

The Wall Street Journal 23 Nov 2020 5:30 pm

Joe Biden Had Big Ambitions for Taxes; Now Reality Sets In

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations. But the fate of Bidens plan rests largely on whether or not Democrats take control

The Wall Street Journal 23 Nov 2020 4:30 pm

Black Lives Matter: Protests Erupt in Brazil as Man Beaten to Death

Protesters demonstrated at Carrefour supermarkets across Brazil after the death of a Black customer who was beaten by two private security guards. His death by asphyxiati

The Wall Street Journal 23 Nov 2020 4:23 pm

Biden picks Antony Blinken as secretary of state, emphasizing experience and the foreign policy establishment

Biden is also planning to announce Linda Thomas-Greenfield as his nominee for ambassador to the United Nations.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 10:16 am

A noisy president goes (relatively) quiet in wake of election defeat

In 19 days since the election, 12 have included no events on the presidents schedule. He has appeared at public events four times and has played golf at his own Virginia

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 5:35 am

The Trailer: All the votes Trump and his allies are challenging

In this edition: How to get rid of 5.2 million votes, the down-ballot Republicans adopting the new don't concede mindset, and the latest from Georgia.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 4:33 am

In last-gasp maneuver, Trump campaign tries to invalidate thousands of votes as Wisconsin recount gets underwa..

The presidents campaign sought to disqualify all votes cast in person before Election Day in two Democratic strongholds.

The Washington Post 23 Nov 2020 12:58 am

Biden to name first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, top aide says

Incoming chief of staff Ronald A. Klain, however, declined to say who or what positions will be announced.

The Washington Post 22 Nov 2020 11:04 pm

Chris Christie calls the conduct of Trumps legal team a national embarrassment

He and several other Republicans have begun to publicly urge the president to concede.

The Washington Post 22 Nov 2020 10:21 pm