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Biden receives national security briefing from experts outside government as Trump resists transition

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden receives a national security briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 17, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden received...

GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley, 87, tests positive for coronavirus

Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, speaks to members of the media while walking to Senate Republican policy luncheons at Hart Senate Office...

Facebook and Twitter defend election safeguards and moderation practices before the Senate

Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, testifies remotely as Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., looks on during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Breaking...

State officials say they’re baffled, offended by false election claims

For many of the officials who helped guide the nation through a 2020 presidential election that saw record turnout in the midst of a...

Trump campaign loses Pennsylvania Supreme Court case on Philadelphia vote count observers

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at his hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 28, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on...

DOJ scrutinizes Louisiana prison’s handling of COVID-19 spread

A report states staff at times failed to isolate prisoners who tested positive. November 17, 2020, 9:38 PM • 6 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email...

Lawmakers grill Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey in post-election hearing

The chief executives of Facebook and Twitter faced lawmakers Tuesday for a wide-range grilling on their platforms' handling of misinformation and more during the...

Pentagon announces troop reductions in Afghanistan and Iraq

2,500 American troops will remain in each country by mid-January. November 17, 2020, 8:40 PM • 4 min read Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article The U.S....

Shelton Fed nomination fails key Senate procedure vote, possibly ending her chances

Judy Shelton's controversial nomination to the Federal Reserve suffered a possibly fatal blow Tuesday in a key procedural vote in the Senate. The upper chamber...

Congress is far from sending more stimulus help as coronavirus cases surge and economic...

The U.S. Capitol dome is reflected on an ambulance at sunset in Washington, November 10, 2020. Erin Scott | Reuters Congress appeared nowhere close to passing...