Biden's incoming national security adviser calls on Russia to release Navalny

3:52 p.m.

Biden still expects to take oath of office on West Front of Capitol despite security concerns

2:46 p.m.

Lindsey Graham: Impeachment could 'destroy' GOP

2:14 p.m.

Russia detains Putin critic Navalny upon defiant return to Moscow

1:37 p.m.

Israel may be starting to show 'herd effects' of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, expert suggests

12:45 p.m.

New Yorker reporter's footage provides 'clearest view yet' of Capitol rioters inside Senate chamber

11:26 a.m.

Biden's inaugural address expected to push unity, optimism

8:30 a.m.

Here's what Biden reportedly plans to do his 1st day in office

January 16, 2021

Biden introduces new science team, says it's 'most exciting' announcement so far

January 16, 2021

Why historians may 'suffer far from more holes' than usual while researching the Trump administration

January 16, 2021

Trump reportedly began 'choreographing' premature victory speech weeks before election

January 16, 2021

GOP officials are reportedly worried controversial pro-Trump House members could run for Senate, governor

January 16, 2021

India launches massive vaccination campaign

January 16, 2021

HHS Secretary Azar latest White House official to criticize Trump, plans to stick around to aid Biden transition

January 16, 2021

U.S. carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

January 16, 2021

Biden doubles down on promise to distribute 100 million vaccines in 1st 100 days

January 15, 2021

NBA fines Kyrie Irving $50,000 over indoor party

January 15, 2021

More transmissible coronavirus variant may be dominant strain by March — a bad sign for already overwhelmed hospitals

January 15, 2021
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The president has been suspiciously quiet about the "Trump vaccine" he once touted
WandaVision is delightfully weird
After a year-and-a-half hiatus, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is back — and stranger than ever
Swap your stew for goulash
Hello, paprika!
Who were the Capitol rioters?
Why class alone can't explain those who stormed the Capitol
'The death of American exceptionalism'
Views from abroad on U.S. Capitol attack
The conservative case for Trump's Twitter ban
Social media isn't biased against Republicans. Hate speech and racism are a different matter.
Here's to hope and hugs
I wonder if this year I'll get to invite my son inside
Why D.C. statehood isn't off the table
Senate Democrats can keep the filibuster and still pass statehood
American individualism and our collective crisis
A political scientist explores how our national and social identity have affected the U.S. response to the pandemic
The week's big question
What will be the fallout of Trump's 2nd impeachment?
The week's good news
It wasn't all bad!
Will Republicans convict Trump?
Why the outcome of Trump's second impeachment could be different than that of the first
Impeachment's familiar story
The GOP purge of Trump fails to materialize. Again.
Democrats find their courage
Rapid-fire impeachment shows the potential of a united Democratic Party
"The political currency of 'impeachment' has been so thoroughly debased during the last four years that any attempt to argue against Wednesday's proceedings would be as pointless as objecting to the congressional baseball game."
Impeachment season is just beginning
On the cynical nature of Trump's second impeachment
The slippery slope of speech-policing
How banning 'harmful' online speech could backfire
The Republican truth-tellers
These lawmakers are risking their seats and perhaps their lives to tell Trump voters what they need to hear
23 books to read in 2021
Add them to your to-be-read pile
we should be doing everything in our power to encourage those who have momentarily broken free from the spell of the fantasy to act on their newfound convictions.
A rendezvous
with reality
American politics finally confronts the fact that lies can have dire consequences
"The Capitol putsch was already a massive crime spree; all is needed is to enforce the laws that are already on the books."
Do Democrats realize the danger they are in?
What they need to do to protect themselves — and the country
The GOP's impeachment predicament
If Republican leaders turn on Trump, will the voters turn on them?
The Gordian Knot of social media
On deplatforming Trump and the seemingly intractable problems of Big Tech
Take the 25th
Why it would be better for everyone if Trump's own party are the ones to oust him
5 cartoons about Trump's second impeachment
Artists take on the Capitol riot, the president's defiance, and more
America's cult of punishment
What people on both sides of the aisle want most out of politics
"There can be no better encapsulation of what Blue Lives Matter really stands for than the image of a self-described 'patriot' beating a police officer with an American flag because he was defending the national legislature from an attempted putsch."
The truth about 'Blue Lives Matter'
Far-right terrorists murdered a police officer while trying to overthrow democracy
Democrats' false choice
The impeachment rules that seem to tie Schumer's hands can be easily altered
What Mike Pence should learn from Judas
Whatever noble and good things you do in your life, you will forever be remembered for your last big act
Can the MAGA militia be contained?
Or is the effort too little, too late?
31 TV shows to watch in 2021
These are the shows that will help get you through year two of the pandemic
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Solving COVID
Jake Sullivan.

Biden's incoming national security adviser calls on Russia to release Navalny

3:52 p.m.
Kate Bedingfield.

Biden still expects to take oath of office on West Front of Capitol despite security concerns

2:46 p.m.
Lindsey Graham.

Lindsey Graham: Impeachment could 'destroy' GOP

2:14 p.m.
Alexey and Yulia Navalny.

Russia detains Putin critic Navalny upon defiant return to Moscow

1:37 p.m.
Coronavirus vaccination in Israel.

Israel may be starting to show 'herd effects' of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, expert suggests

12:45 p.m.
Jake Angeli.

New Yorker reporter's footage provides 'clearest view yet' of Capitol rioters inside Senate chamber

11:26 a.m.
Joe Biden.

Biden's inaugural address expected to push unity, optimism

8:30 a.m.
Joe Biden.

Here's what Biden reportedly plans to do his 1st day in office

January 16, 2021
Joe Biden introduces science team.

Biden introduces new science team, says it's 'most exciting' announcement so far

January 16, 2021
National Archives building.

Why historians may 'suffer far from more holes' than usual while researching the Trump administration

January 16, 2021
Donald Trump.

Trump reportedly began 'choreographing' premature victory speech weeks before election

January 16, 2021
Marjorie Taylor Greene.

GOP officials are reportedly worried controversial pro-Trump House members could run for Senate, governor

January 16, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination in India.

India launches massive vaccination campaign

January 16, 2021
Alex Azar.

HHS Secretary Azar latest White House official to criticize Trump, plans to stick around to aid Biden transition

January 16, 2021
The federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind.

U.S. carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

January 16, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden.

Biden doubles down on promise to distribute 100 million vaccines in 1st 100 days

January 15, 2021
Kyrie Irving

NBA fines Kyrie Irving $50,000 over indoor party

January 15, 2021
A person recovers from coronavirus in Houston.

More transmissible coronavirus variant may be dominant strain by March — a bad sign for already overwhelmed hospitals

January 15, 2021
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