Laquan McDonald shooting continues to follow Rahm Emanuel, now in confirmation battle
The White House is confident Emanuel will be confirmed by the Senate despite sharp criticism by several of the president's allies. The White House also expects he will win support from several Senate Republicans.
Colin Powell, four-star general and first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dead at 84
Powell rose from a childhood in a fraying New York neighborhood to become the nation's chief diplomat.
Biden appoints Debra Shore to lead EPA Midwestern office
Debra Shore, a wastewater treatment official in Chicago, will oversee EPA's Region 5, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, and oversees efforts to clean up the Great Lakes, industrial and agricultural pollution, and tainted drinking water.
Biden's approval slumps after a slew of crises: AP-NORC poll
Notable changes include approval among Independent voters dropped from 68% to 38%, and among Black Americans a drop from 86% to 64% approval. Just 34% say the country is headed in the right direction, as compared to 50% from the first months of Biden's presidency.
Kabul Airport Attack Kills 60 Afghans, 13 US Troops
The blasts came hours after Western officials warned of a major attack, urging people to leave the airport. But that advice went largely unheeded by Afghans desperate to escape the country.
The Illinois Service Men and Women Killed in Afghanistan
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Who in Adam Kinzinger's 16th District is Donating to Adam Kinzinger?
His finances dwarf all potential challengers, but we wanted to find out who is donating to his reelection campaign from his own 16th District.
Full Transcript from President Joe Biden’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress
Approaching his 100th day in office, President Joe Biden addressed the joint session of Congress for the first time.
Jury Delivers Verdict in Officer Derek Chauvin Trial
The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, touched off international protests.
The Presidential Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as 46th President of the United States
Full transcript of President Biden's Inaugural Address.