The Justice Department, ostensibly independent, is subject to the political machinations of either the attorney general or the president who appoints him.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order to make the federal government carbon-neutral by 2050, aiming for a 65% reduction in planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and an all-electric fleet of car and trucks five years later.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order to make the federal government carbon-neutral by 2050.
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow will face a severe economic pain if it tries to attack Ukraine, but promised prospective talks to address Russia's concerns about NATO's expansion.
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Shawnee Winery Trail won Best Pivot in the Silver Lining Stories award category for business model adaptability during the pandemic.
California clinics and their allies in the state Legislature have revealed a plan to make the state an abortion "sanctuary" if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
A Cook County judge on Tuesday denied a request from a rejected bidder to block state gambling regulators from proceeding with a vote on the license for a long-sought Waukegan casino.
The Jefferson School, a cultural arts and history center in Charlottesville, plans to use the bronze from the statue to create a new work of public art.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders reached an elaborate deal Tuesday that will allow Democrats to lift the nation’s debt limit without any votes from Republicans, likely averting another last-minute rush to avoid a federal default. Hours later, the House passed legislation overwhelmingly along party lines that kicked off a multi-step process.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by McHenry and Kankakee county officials, clearing the way to end detention of federal immigration detainees at their county jails.
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel was assured of a place in the history books as soon as she became Germany's first female chancellor on Nov. 22, 2005.
Oral arguments began Tuesday in three lawsuits challenging the new Illinois legislative district maps that lawmakers passed earlier this year.
BEIJING (AP) — China accused the United States of violating the Olympic spirit on Tuesday after the Biden administration announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games over human rights concerns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face for over two hours, President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin squared off in a secure video call Tuesday as the U.S. president put Moscow on notice that an invasion of Ukraine would bring sanctions and enormous harm to the Russian economy.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors, the latest in a string of victories for Republican-led states pushing back against Biden’s pandemic policies.
Here is a look at how we got to where we are and how the crisis might be eased.
A federal judge has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees of federal contractors.
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