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Biden mourns 500,000 dead, balancing nation’s grief and hope

WASHINGTON — With sunset remarks and a national moment of silence, President Joe Biden on Monday confronted head-on the country's once-unimaginable loss — half a million Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic — as he tried to strike a balance between mourning and hope.

Key senators oppose Biden budget pick, confirmation at risk

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget was thrown further into doubt on Monday as moderate Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Mitt Romney of Utah said they would vote against confirming her.

Supreme Court rejects Trump election challenge cases

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a handful of cases related to the 2020 election, including disputes from Pennsylvania that had deeply divided the justices just before the election.

Germany: Nazi guard deported from U.S. agrees to be questioned

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is enough evidence against him to bring charges, authorities said Monday.

Biden pays a visit to ailing former GOP Sen. Bob Dole

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden paid a visit Saturday to former Sen. Bob Dole, days after the World War II veteran and 1996 Republican presidential nominee announced he'd been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

Impeachment vote becomes defining moment for GOP senator

WASHINGTON — When Sen. Richard Burr stood and said “guilty” there were hushed gasps in the Senate chamber. But the North Carolina Republican’s vote to convict former President Donald Trump should not have come as a shock.

Biden declares ‘America is back’ in welcome words to allies

In his first big appearance on the global stage, President Joe Biden called on fellow world leaders to show together that “democracies can still deliver" as he underscored his administration's determination to quickly turn the page on Donald Trump’s “America First” approach.

US reverts to targeted immigration enforcement under Biden

Immigration enforcement in the U.S. would be more targeted under President Joe Biden than under his predecessor, with authorities directed to focus on people in the country illegally who pose a threat, according to guidelines released Thursday.

Riot lawsuit just part of Trump’s post-impeachment problems

NEW YORK — Acquitted by the Senate of inciting last month's U.S. Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump faces more fallout from the unrest, including a lawsuit from a congressman Tuesday. But his biggest legal problems might be the ones that go much further back.

Biden faces pressure as U.S. sets new course on immigration

While President Joe Biden has taken some major steps in his first weeks in office to reverse Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, his administration hasn't lifted some of the most significant barriers to asylum-seekers.

Support grows for Capitol riot inquiry after Trump acquittal

WASHINGTON – After what one called a “heartbreaking” verdict, House prosecutors who argued for Donald Trump’s conviction of inciting the U.S. Capitol riot said Sunday they had proved their case and railed against the Senate’s Republican leader and most of his colleagues for “trying to have it both ways” in acquitting the former president.

7 Republicans vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — Seven Republicans voted Saturday to convict former President Donald Trump in his Senate trial, easily the largest number of lawmakers to ever vote to find a president of their own party guilty at impeachment proceedings.