At a Senate hearing, officials also urged repeal of the 1991 Gulf War and 2002 Iraq war laws, portraying them as obsolete and unnecessary.
President Biden told reporters that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would seek to implement a new federal moratorium on evictions in communities across the country hardest hit by the virus.
President Biden signaled a new level of frustration with Republican leaders in states where the highly contagious Delta variant is surging.
Investigators said they corroborated the claims of 11 women who accused Mr. Cuomo of inappropriate behavior, from suggestive comments to instances of groping.
President Biden on Tuesday criticized the pandemic responses of Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas and Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, and urged them to drop their opposition to mask mandates.
American forces have stepped up a bombing campaign, but the White House and the Pentagon insist these are the final days of combat support.
President Biden called for the resignation of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York after an investigation by the state’s attorney general found that Mr. Cuomo had sexually harassed 11 women.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it would impose a 60-day ban on evictions in places hit hard by the Delta variant.
Dozens of groups criticized what they see as a misguided White House strategy that focuses on organizing instead of federal legislation.
What’s in the $1 trillion proposal, from broadband and bridges to ports and pedestrian crossings.
The sprawling, 2,702-page bill includes historic investments in traditional projects as well as broadband expansion and funds for some climate projects.
An evolving virus and 18 months of ever-changing pandemic messaging have left Americans angry, exhausted and skeptical of public health advice.
The White House Covid-19 response team said the United States reached President Biden’s goal of having 70 percent of eligible adults partially vaccinated. The milestone came a month behind schedule, amid a surge in Delta variant infections.
Citing new concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the administration will continue to rely for now on a Trump-era policy.
After the expiration of the moratorium over the weekend, the White House called on state and local governments to protect renters and sought to speed the flow of federal aid.
States with low vaccination rates are seeing more people seeking out the shots as the Delta variant creates a new wave of cases.
The legislation contains $65 billion to connect rural communities and low-income urban residents who cannot afford high-speed internet service.
White House officials called on state governments to extend local moratoriums on evictions and accelerate the distribution of billions in rental aid, to soften the impact of the federal moratorium’s expiration on Saturday.
The bill falls short of the transformational climate measures that President Biden has requested.
Tokyo and Washington confound expectations.
Hundreds of scientists and policy experts left the government during the Trump administration. The jobs remain unfilled six months into President Biden’s term.
Suspicion and skepticism among lawmakers complicates deal-making.
The administration made a last-ditch, failed appeal to extend the moratorium to buy more time for states to distribute rental aid.
Both sides have much to lose if a delicate negotiation over limiting Iran’s activities in return for a lifting of sanctions falls short.
Readers discuss an editorial defending a New Jersey woman’s right to display crude political banners.
Delta-driven surges are prompting new measures from the federal government, states and cities, companies and the military, as well as defiant rejections.
G.O.P. resistance to public health measures has helped fuel Covid’s resurgence. But the president will be left to clean up the mess.
An Ohio Republican who is retiring after decades in Washington has teamed with an Arizona Democrat in her first term to try to secure an agreement on one of President Biden’s top priorities.
“Leave the rest to me” and to congressional allies, the former president is said to have told top law enforcement officials.
The military is trying to navigate how to get more service members to take the shot without issuing an order.
Readers discuss the president's remarks and the continuing hesitancy of the unvaccinated. Also: Natan Sharansky on anti-Semitism.
A weird, though not symmetric, role reversal on economic rhetoric.
Senate Democrats who won’t give up the filibuster to secure voting rights are fooling themselves.
Rising case counts and stagnant vaccination rates could prove equally frustrating for President Biden and the G.O.P., making it impossible to shift the public’s attention to other priorities.
The first group of Afghan interpreters and others who helped Americans during the war will stay on an Army base in Virginia until they are resettled.
¿Los demócratas dieron por sentado el voto hispano en 2020? Algunos en el partido creen que sí y que no pueden permitirse los mismos errores en el futuro.
The early success of the deal vindicated the president’s faith in bipartisanship. If he can keep it on track, it will help affirm the rationale for his presidency.
The president said those refusing to get a coronavirus shot should expect inconveniences as long as they decline a vaccine.
The president said that White House staff were “putting out a message right now” that “we should include in the reconciliation bill the immigration proposal.”
New vaccine rules for federal workers will cover civilians in the military, but not the active-duty troops who work with them.
Activists are pressing for Democrats to try again to bring up an elections overhaul bill, anticipating that Republicans would block it and intensify pressure to eliminate the filibuster.
The president is encouraging paid time off to get vaccinated and other incentives to combat Covid-19 infections.
Political scientists who study legislative compromise (and the lack thereof) explain how this collaborative effort has unfolded.
President Biden announced that all civilian federal employees must receive the coronavirus vaccine or be forced to submit to regular testing, social distancing, mask requirements and travel restrictions. Mr. Biden also urged states to use financial incentives to get more people vaccinated.
A group of lawmakers and family members called for the release of Paul N. Whelan and Trevor Reed, both former U.S. Marines who have been sentenced to prison in Russia.
The first lady stepped on an object that became lodged in her left foot while walking on a beach in Hawaii, her spokesman said.
Some experts, especially in the early days of the vaccination campaign, have expressed concern over the idea of paying people to get vaccinated, worrying that it could be perceived as out of step with messaging that vaccines bring enormous benefits on their own.
A bipartisan group of senators reached the agreement on Wednesday, paving the way for President Biden’s environmental agenda.
The moratorium on residential evictions is scheduled to expire on Saturday.
The vote was a breakthrough after weeks of wrangling among White House officials and senators in both parties, clearing the way for action on a top priority for President Biden.
The announcement, expected on Thursday, is also set to include social distancing, masking and restrictions on travel for the unvaccinated.
Qin Gang rose from working for a foreign news agency to becoming a trusted aide to Xi Jinping, China’s top leader.
Comparing the infrastructure plan President Biden proposed in March with the one the Senate may take up soon.
Expulsados a países que apenas conocían después de cumplir una condena por sus delitos, los veteranos esperan poder regresar. Algunos tendrán la oportunidad.
President Biden unveiled a plan to increase the percentage of U.S.-manufactured components required in products purchased by the federal government from 55 percent to 75 percent.
The Biden administration has quietly undone a Trump policy that severely restricted penalties imposed on facilities that violated safety standards.
Republicans say President Biden’s spending plans will keep inflation rising, but the White House says the proposals could help tame costs.
The effort is a way to get beyond the patchwork of mandates and voluntary actions to protect electric utilities, gas pipelines, water supplies and industrial sites that keep the economy running.
Anxiety about the pandemic has begun to rise again.
It would be a significant shift in approach by President Biden that reflects the government’s growing concern about the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
Trump pint glasses. Trump T-shirts. Trump memberships. Six months after the former president left office, his party’s fund-raising success depends heavily on his vaunted name.
The new guidance represented a return to the stringent masking rules that defined the early months of the Biden administration.
President Biden said a mandate requiring all federal employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus was under consideration, reflecting concern over the spread of the Delta variant.
A New Jersey woman can leave her banners as is after a ruling that the American Civil Liberties Union hailed as a victory for free speech.
The first hearing of the special House committee investigating the attack, which included testimony from four police officers who fought off the mob, has concluded.
Time is running short for negotiators ahead of a scheduled August recess.
Lloyd J. Austin III, the American defense secretary, became the first high-ranking official in the Biden administration to travel to a region that has long received close attention from Beijing.
Did Democrats take the Hispanic vote for granted in 2020? Some in the party think they did, and can’t afford the same mistakes going forward.
Building up domestic manufacturing and innovation is important. But we also need tariffs, long an effective tool of economic policy.
After a fast-tracked screening at the border, the United States can turn back families it determines do not qualify for asylum. Immigration advocates say the decision denies due process.
President Biden met with Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi of Iraq at the White House and said the U.S. military’s combat mission in that country will conclude by the end of the year, with the United States shifting into an advisory and supportive...
The negotiations have entered that most excruciating of phases: tantalizingly close to an agreement, but with none in hand. And patience is wearing thin.
Is China scrapping its “minimum deterrent” strategy and joining an arms race? Or is it looking to create a negotiating card, in case it is drawn into arms control negotiations?
Children need real help, not empty rhetoric.
The differences in how President Biden has handled the wars offer insight not only into America’s strategic interests, but also in how he views the two conflicts.
Employees who provide direct patient care have eight weeks to get inoculated against the coronavirus or face penalties including possible removal.
People with persistent health problems from a coronavirus infection can qualify for benefits under the Americans With Disabilities Act, the president said on Monday.
Washington hopes to find areas of collaboration, while also confronting Beijing on disputed issues. But talks between the two sides began with harsh words from Chinese officials.
Black people need their voting rights protected. The president won't go all-out to help them.
The president has stacked his administration with crusaders who have spent their careers challenging corporate consolidation.
The deal appears to be the latest effort by the Iraqi prime minister to balance the needs and demands of the country’s two closest allies: the United States and Iran.
Anita Dunn, who is returning to her Democratic consulting company next month, has long faced questions about how her influence in the White House intersects with her company’s corporate work.
A desire to crack down on tax cheats is overshadowed by years of G.O.P. resentment toward the agency.
The Pentagon said it was defending allied Somali forces from afar in the latest drone attack against Shabab fighters.
Readers urge Donald Trump to persuade the vaccine holdouts. Also: Prosecuting rapists; the appeal of Texas; Republicans and Jan. 6; China crackdown; higher education.
The president, trading his more serene presidential demeanor for a fiery campaign one, whipped up the crowd and sought to portray Mr. McAuliffe as a critical partner in a shared vision.
The renewed sense of urgency was aimed at millions of people who have not yet been vaccinated and therefore are most likely to be infected.
The president is increasingly at odds with leaders of the voting rights movement, who see a contrast between his soaring language and his willingness to push Congress to pass federal legislation.
Kaseya said the key was “effective at unlocking victims.” How the company obtained the key was a mystery.
The clock is ticking.
Among those facing the human rights sanctions are Cuba’s defense minister and special forces troops who swept up protesters in a wave of arrests larger than any other crackdown over the last few years, if not decades.
The White House-Facebook coronavirus battle distracts us from the real problem: We don’t agree on anything.
Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon is delaying a hearing until the administration answers questions about the response to last year’s unrest in Portland.
The decision not to seek the death penalty in federal cases around the country has raised defense lawyers’ hopes that the administration may end the practice.
The president also defended his opposition to eliminating the Senate filibuster, even though it is being used to block voting rights legislation he has championed.
“I don’t want the debate to only be about whether or not we have a filibuster,” the president said at a CNN town hall.
The president also said he expected children under the age of 12 would be approved to get the vaccine on an emergency basis “soon.”
The failed test vote reflected mistrust between Democrats and Republicans, raising questions about whether they could agree on a key piece of President Biden’s agenda.
We need smart policy like immigration reform for sustained growth.
The agreement infuriated both Republicans and Democrats in Congress, who accused the Biden administration of being soft on Russia.
Mr. Biden toured a union training center and then headed to Cincinnati, where he will participate in a town hall airing at 8 p.m. Eastern.
La compañía no conoce algunos detalles sobre cómo las falsedades sobre la COVID-19 y las vacunas contra el virus se propagan en su red social.
The disclosure about the breadth of state-sponsored cyberattacks was part of a warning to pipeline owners to increase the security of their systems to stave off future intrusions.
By enacting big spending initiatives under the auspices of pandemic relief and infrastructure, and avoiding health care, President Biden may have found a way to skirt an ideologically divisive fight.
The strike was the first against the militants since the Biden administration put strict limits on military action in the East African nation pending a review of drone policy.
Our congressional reporter Emily Cochrane explains the latest legislative wrangling and its implications.
President Biden’s administration has revived a tradition of championship invitations that had grown sporadic under former President Donald J. Trump.
As a graduate student in the 1980s, Tracy Stone-Manning was linked to a tree-spiking effort by environmentalists. Republicans say that makes her unfit to lead the Bureau of Land Management.
President Biden hosted a ceremony honoring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 2021 Super Bowl win, where quarterback Tom Brady stole the show with apparent jabs at former President Donald J. Trump.
Accusations of hacking and other moves by the Biden administration have surprised and angered China’s leaders, who are pushing back with punitive actions and vitriol of their own.
The Biden administration and the social media giant disagree over who is responsible for misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine.
The problem isn't just Republicans. The solution might be money.
A local judge ordered a New Jersey woman to take down political banners over obscenity complaints, setting up a First Amendment fight.
The stakes of the U.S.-China war over the future of the internet are escalating.
The company doesn’t know some specifics about how falsehoods about Covid-19 and vaccines for the virus spread on its social network.
Over the past decade, China reorganized its hacking operations, turning into a sophisticated and mature adversary.
A looming deadline and a last-minute need for a new revenue source are complicating a deal that was announced nearly a month ago.
Senators introduced a plan on Monday to tax iron, steel and other imports from countries without ambitious climate laws.
When the pandemic ends, thousands in home confinement will be recalled unless Congress acts or Biden issues mass commutations.
President Biden hosted King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House on Monday, the first Arab leader to visit during his presidency, in a sign of strengthening ties after a rocky relationship with the Trump administration.
The president said that he wished that Facebook would “do something” about false information about Covid vaccines.
King Abdullah has been seen by American presidents as a moderate, reliable ally in the Middle East, often playing the role of envoy from the Arab world in Washington.
The White House has come under heavy pressure to protect Afghan allies who helped the United States and speed up the process of providing them with special immigrant visas.
The Biden administration organized a broad group of allies to condemn Beijing for cyberattacks around the world, but stopped short of taking concrete punitive steps.
White House officials and Senate negotiators — including 11 Democrats and 11 Republicans — are working to salvage a deal on infrastructure by identifying a new revenue source.
The Biden team picked up where the Obama administration left off with the repatriation of a Moroccan man, reducing the prison population to 39.
La nueva legislación podría simplificar el mantenimiento de la tecnología y hacer que la compra de un nuevo teléfono inteligente o computador sea el último recurso.
President Biden’s chief of staff worked his whole career to reach the corner office of the West Wing. He says he’s just a “staff person,” but Republicans call him “Prime Minister Klain.”
The panel typically focuses on the Senate’s inner workings, but its chairwoman, Amy Klobuchar, is seeking to transform it into a major force on voting rights.
Washington dismissed warnings that democracy was unraveling under President Jovenel Moïse, leaving a gaping leadership void after his assassination.
Washington desestimó las advertencias de que la democracia se desmoronaba durante el mandato de Jovenel Moïse, lo que ha dejado un vacío de liderazgo después de su asesinato.
The social network and the Biden administration have engaged in an increasingly rancorous war of words over the issue of vaccine misinformation.
Not so fast, you enablers scurrying for the exits!
The judge said President Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he created the program, but for now people protected under it will retain the ability to stay and work in the United States.
A monthly surge in migrants and a ruling against a program that protects young immigrants underscored the difficult choices the president is confronting on an issue that could shape his legacy.
Why the president says Facebook is endangering Americans.
The president’s blunt statement capped weeks of frustration in the White House over the spread of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and other platforms.
President Biden’s Justice Department has ordered a moratorium on carrying out federal death sentences after a surge in executions under the Trump administration.
The Treasury secretary said an agreement made by the Trump administration, which remains under review, had failed to address fundamental problems between the two countries.
For at least a decade, many experts and advocates have called for expanding the public education system to level the playing field for students from “cradle to career.”
Money seems different when it shows up regularly, influencing not only how people use it, but also how they think about government aid.
Some of the wealthiest companies in the world are investing in the green economy. But they’re not investing in paying union wages.
Who would be helped by a 5 percent income cap suggested by the Biden campaign? High earners could wind up reaping the biggest benefits.
A ‘house divided’ cannot support our democracy.
President Biden welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to the White House for a final time as the two leaders sought to demonstrate a strong bilateral relationship following the Trump presidency.
There has been a huge change in what's considered politically feasible.
Virginia’s senior senator spent years in the Capitol eyeing the exits. Now he is seen as a “linchpin” in talks on infrastructure, social and environmental spending, and the tax increases to pay for it.