Trump dubs COVID-19 ‘Chinese virus’ despite hate crime risks

Since coronavirus infections started appearing in the United States in January, Asian Americans have shared stories of minor aggression to blatant attacks from people blaming them for the pandemic, which has killed more than 130 people in the United States.

Warren ends presidential campaign, centering race on 2 men

Known for having "a plan for that," Warren electrified progressives for much of the past year by releasing reams of policy proposals that addressed such issues as maternal health care, college debt, criminal justice reform and the new coronavirus.

Trump acquittal now likely this Wednesday; Senate nixes witnesses

The vote was 51-49 with two Republicans, Maine Senator Susan Collins and Utah Senator Mitt Romney voting with Democrats. Two other potential Republican crossovers Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski voted no with the Rpeublican majority. 

Trump travel ban heads back to court

After the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries in 2018, the ruling appeared to shut down legal challenges that claimed the policy was rooted in anti-Muslim bias.

GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote

Over three days of arguments, Democrats warned that the senators will live to regret not delving deeper into Trump's dealings with Ukraine. One of the managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, even told them it was “treacherous” to vote against gathering more evidence.