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Senate passes bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

By: Sam Cohen The Senate on Tuesday has unanimously passed legislation establishing Juneteenth, June 19, as a federal holiday. The passage…

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Naomi Osaka announced Monday she is withdrawing from the French Open to focus on mental health concerns.

AAPI hate crime bill passed by the House

By: Sam Cohen The House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to increase resources for investigating hate crimes, especially those targeting the…

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine authorized by FDA for use in peoples ages 12 to 15

By: Sam Cohen The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization to allow the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19…

Chauvin found guilty on all charges in death of George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, listen as Assistant Minnesota Attorney General Matthew Frank, questions witness Donald Williams, as Hennepin County…

Senate passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) By: Sam…

House of Representatives plan on increasing direct-payment checks to $2,000

By: Sam Cohen WASHINGTON — Now that President Donald Trump has signed a government spending bill that includes $900 billion for…

Congress reaches deal on $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus package

By: Sam Cohen WASHINGTON — Leaders in Congress say they have reached a deal on a $900 billion long-awaited COVID-19 relief…