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Trump signs 4 executive actions on coronavirus relief

The actions were announced at a press conference Saturday afternoon.
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President Donald Trump signs executive orders extending coronavirus economic relief, during a news conference in Bedminster, N.J. on Aug. 8, 2020.
August 08

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden amid VP selection process

This is the first known meeting between Biden and a vice presidential contender.
August 08
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer delivers her State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Jan. 29, 2020.
August 08

After Biden's comments on Black diversity, some worry blunders could impact support

Even after an apology, some have concerns about Biden's comments.
August 08
In this July 28. 2019, file photo, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
August 08

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Scowcroft served as national security adviser in Bush and Ford administrations.
August 08
Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, in the offices of a mid-town law firm, New York City, New York, February 4th, 1988.
August 08

Trump goes after Biden's religious beliefs, as Biden attacks the president's policies

The debates don't start until September, but already the candidates are getting their jabs in ahead of the conventions.
August 08
VIDEO: Trump Goes After Biden’s Religious Beliefs and Remarks about African Americans, As Biden Attacks the President’s Policies Calling Them Irresponsible.
August 08

COVID relief bill: Negotiations reach breaking point, Trump plans executive order

Mnuchin said he will recommend Trump take executive action this weekend.
August 08
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks, flanked by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after meeting with the White House Chief of Staff and the US Treasury Secretary on coronavirus relief at the US Capitol in Washington, Aug. 7, 2020.
August 07

At least 6 GOP operatives working to get Kanye West on the 2020 ballot

It raises questions about their motives to put West’s name on the ballot.
August 07
Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, in North Charleston, S.C., July 19, 2020.
August 07

Sunday on 'This Week': Senator Chuck Schumer, Larry Kudlow

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, August 9.
August 07
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
August 07

Russia working to boost Trump's reelection, 'denigrate' Biden: US intelligence report

A top U.S. official released a statement Friday on foreign election meddling.
August 07
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photo during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, June 28, 2019.
August 07

Bureau of Prisons spends nearly $3 million on UV sanitizing gates

The WHO warns against using UV light on humans.
August 07
A Federal Bureau of Federal Prisons truck drives past barbed wire fences at the Federal Medical Center prison in Fort Worth,TX, May 16, 2020.
August 07

Cruise cut short after passenger tests positive for COVID-19

The ship was carrying 63 passengers and crew.
August 07
Passengers use kayaks from aboard the cruise vessel "Wilderness Adventurer" in an undated photo from the UnCruise Adventures website.
August 07

Trump can't stop lawsuit by E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of rape: Judge

A New York judge cited a recent Supreme Court ruling.
August 07
Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll poses for a photo in New York, June 23, 2019.
August 07

Pelosi says White House declined $2T coronavirus deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the Democratic leaders offered to lower their price from $3.4 trillion to $2 trillion if the administration was willing to raise theirs from $1 trillion to $2 trillion.
August 07
Pelosi says White House declined $2T coronavirus deal
August 07

US sanctions Hong Kong leader, police commissioner, others for crackdown

Like the administration's other sanctions, these are mainly symbolic.
August 07
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference at the Central Government Offices in Hong Kong, July 7, 2020.
August 07

House Dems can sue to enforce McGahn subpoena, federal court rules

McGahn was a central figure in the Mueller investigation.
August 07
White House Counsel Don McGahn listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, Sept. 4, 2018.
August 07

Trump-backed Bill Hagerty wins contentious Tennessee Senate primary

Hagerty, with the help of Trump, overcame insurgent momentum to win the race.
August 07
Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty speaks at a polling place Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Brentwood, Tenn.
August 07

No agreement reached on COVID-19 relief bill

President Trump said he’ll intervene with executive orders if the House and Senate cannot reach a deal.
August 07
President Trump said he’ll intervene with executive orders if the House and Senate cannot reach a deal.
August 07

Experts, scientists confident in vaccine process, despite criticism of 'Warp Speed'

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the agencies aren't cutting any corners on safety.
August 07
A volunteer is given a COVID-19 trial vaccine at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Aug. 5, 2020
August 07

The Note: Biden’s problems talking about race surface again

Running against Trump may change how any Biden missteps are perceived.
August 07
In this file photo taken on June 17, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden departs after speaking about reopening the country during a speech in Darby, Pa.
August 07

5 former CDC directors on where US went wrong in its COVID-19 response

"We will recover, but the question is: How long will it take?"
August 07
Medical staff prepare to administer rapid antigen COVID-19 tests at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens near Miami, Florida, on Aug. 5, 2020. In one of two state-run locations, Hard Rock Stadium is now offering rapid testing with same-day results.
August 07

Biden faces backlash for comparing diversity in African American, Latino communities

President Trump seized on the comments as "a very insulting statement."
August 07
In this July 28, 2020, file photo, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
August 07

Negotiations on brink of collapse with no clear path forward on coronavirus relief

Friday is the self-imposed deadline for an agreement to be reached.
August 07
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, joined by Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 6, 2020.
August 07

Wolf defends feds in Portland protests, rebuffs former Homeland Security leaders

The acting homeland security secretary appeared before a Senate panel Thursday.
August 07
Chad Wolf, acting Secretary of Homeland Security, appears before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Aug. 6, 2020, in Washington D.C. to explain the use of federal agents during protests in Portland, Ore.
August 07

Army promises changes at Fort Hood following Vanessa Guillen's murder

"We will do everything we can to protect her legacy," said Ryan McCarthy.
August 07
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy speaks at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas, Aug. 6, 2020.
August 06

Denying federal aid to state, local governments could put neediest residents at risk

Republicans and Democrats are split over supplying more COVID-19 relief funds.
August 06
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives to the U.S. Capitol on Aug. 6, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Negotiations on a COVID-19 relief package are expected to continue today.
August 06

Trump takes aim at science with string of attacks on doctors, experts: ANALYSIS

Trump says the coronavirus is "going away." Scientists warn it's not.
August 06
White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, left, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, both wearing face masks listen at the White House on May 15, 2020, in Washington, DC.
August 06

Air Force's new top general makes history as first black to head a military service

Gen. Charles Brown is the new Air Force chief of staff.
August 06
Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett administers the oath of office to incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr.during the CSAF Transfer of Responsibility ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 6, 2020.
August 06

Who is Val Demings?

Val Demings is a two-term congresswoman from Florida's 10th Congressional District.
August 06
Who is Val Demings?
August 06

As COVID spreads through nation's jails and prisons, lawmakers demand transparency

The virus is taking a severe toll on both prisoners and corrections officers.
August 06
An aerial view San Quentin State Prison on July 08, 2020 in San Quentin, California.
August 06

NY Attorney General lawsuit seeks to dissolve National Rifle Association

Letitia James accused the powerful gun lobby of a variety of ‘illegal conduct.’
August 06
In this undated photo shows the exterior of the Headquarters of the National Rifle Association in Fairfax, Va.
August 06

Who is Keisha Lance Bottoms?

Keisha Lance Bottoms is the 60th mayor of Atlanta.
August 06
Who is Keisha Lance Bottoms?
August 06

The Note: Debate over debates shapes campaign messaging

It's filling a void that might be occupied by actual campaigning.
August 06
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks as Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on during the town hall debate on Oct. 9, 2016, in St Louis.
August 05

GOP senators back additional airline aid amid coronavirus pandemic

U.S. airlines received $25 billion in payroll assistance in March.
August 05
Passengers wear masks as they walk through LAX airport, as the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues, in Los Angeles, Aug. 4, 2020.
August 05

On heels of Arizona Senate primary, Martha McSally challenges Mark Kelly to 7 debates

McSally is hoping to win a full term, following her 2018 loss to Sen. Sinema.
August 05
Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) speaks during a Senate Armed Subcommittee hearing on preventing sexual assault where she spoke about her experience of being sexually assaulted in the military on Capitol Hill, March 6, 2019. Earlier in the hearing, McSally said she had been raped by a superior officer and felt "horrified" by how her experiences were handled.
August 05

WH officials signal relief negotiations will end if agreement not reached by Friday

"We will stay here as long as it takes," Senate Minority Leader Schumer said.
August 05
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows take questions from news reporters following a series of meetings on efforts to pass new coronavirus aid legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 28, 2020.
August 05

Can Trump demand payment from Microsoft, TikTok deal? Probably not

President Trump insisted that the U.S. government receive payment for its sale.
August 05
President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with reporters in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Aug. 4, 2020, in Washington.
August 05

Court upholds 'public charge' ruling blocking denial of legal status to immigrants

The term "public charge" is given to people who require assistance.
August 05
The Supreme Court, July 8, 2020, in Washington.
August 05

Progressive woman ousts Democratic family that held seat for 50 years in St. Louis

Missouri also becomes the 38th state to pass Medicaid expansion.
August 05
Missouri Democratic congressional candidate Cori Bush gives her victory speech at her campaign office on Aug. 4, 2020, in St. Louis. Bush, an activist, defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. William Lacy Clay in Tuesday's primary election to become the first black woman elected to represent the state of Missouri in Congress.
August 05

Health care execs have made millions during COVID, more scrutiny needed: Critics

Reports of a possible SEC probe involving Kodak surfaced Tuesday,
August 05
A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna, an American biotechnology company that is developing a vaccine against COVID-19, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 18, 2020.
August 05

Biden will no longer travel to DNC to accept Democratic nomination amid pandemic

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced the move in a release.
August 05
Joe Biden arrives to speak about modernizing infrastructure and his plans for tackling climate change during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, July 14, 2020.
August 05

Sen. Tim Kaine ties sexism to 'ambition' criticism of potential VP contenders

Kaine likens scrutiny of VP contenders to attacks of Hillary Clinton in 2016.
August 05
Senator Tim Kaine attends a hearing to examine COVID-19 response on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 23, 2020.
August 05

Sally Yates pushes back on Republicans' attacks on Russia probe origins

She appeared virtually before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
August 05
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is sworn in to testify remotely, as Senator Richard Blumenthal turns to look at her, during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Crossfire Hurricane investigation, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2020.
August 05

In another twist, State Dept.'s acting inspector general resigns amid Pompeo probes

The move comes after he served fewer than three months on the job.
August 05
The US Department of State building in Washington on July 22, 2019.
August 05

China's ambassador to US slams Trump for COVID-19 blame

"As soon as we discovered something, we shared it ... " the ambassador said.
August 05
China's ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai, speaks during a webcast of the Aspen Security Forum, Aug. 4, 2020.
August 05

Trump campaign, RNC sue Nevada over plan to mail ballots to voters

The president threatened litigation Monday, tweeting, "See you in Court!"
August 05
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 4, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
August 05

Who is Susan Rice?

Susan Rice has worked in the past two Democratic administrations, serving in policymaking positions and as a top adviser.
August 05
Who is Susan Rice?
August 05

The Note: Streamlined Trump campaign again meets scattershot candidate

It’s a campaign with a streamlined plan of attack against Joe Biden.
August 05
In this June 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak at a campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.
August 05

Biden campaign goes on offense, looks to expand map with $280 million ad buy

$220 million of the total investment will be spent on TV ads airing in 15 states
August 05
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 28, 2020 US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden smiles as he speaks during a campaign event at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Delaware. - Donald Trump's challenger in the US election, Joe Biden, is soon to announce his vice presidential pick.
August 05

How US Postal Service changes could complicate mail-in voting

President Donald Trump has derided mail-in voting as "fraudulent."
August 05
A U.S. postal service worker delivers mail during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Encinitas, Calif., July 30, 2020.
August 05

Election results: Progressive Cori Bush ousts establishment Democrat Lacy Clay in MO

Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington held statewide elections.
August 05
A person drops off a ballot for Washington state's primary election Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at a collection box at the King County Administration Building in Seattle.
In this file photo taken on June 17, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden departs after speaking about reopening the country during a speech in Darby, Pa.
In this file photo taken on June 17, 2020, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden departs after speaking about reopening the country during a speech in Darby, Pa.
Aug 07
Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images, File

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