For a gridlocked capital, Washington has been amazingly productive.
National security concerns over the Chinese-owned viral video app remain unresolved. Lawmakers and regulators are increasingly pushing for action.
A new intelligence assessment of the Al Qaeda threat was prepared after a drone strike killed Ayman al-Zawahri, the group’s leader. But some outside counterterrorism specialists said it was overly optimistic.
Congress gave final approval to the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower the cost of prescription drugs, extend health care subsidies and invest billions into climate and energy programs.
The approach is part of a concerted effort to make sure the law enforcement operation is not seen as partisan.
The passage of the bill, which appeared dead just weeks ago, would cap a Democratic effort to deliver on major components of President Biden’s agenda.
Veterans and their advocates describe continuously burning fires on overseas bases that consumed the military’s trash and produced toxic smoke.
Prices have increased rapidly since last year, but barely budged in July — a positive development, though not yet enough for a victory lap.
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq.
Speaking at the White House, the president declared that his “economic plan is working.”
Tehran has dropped a key demand that stalled the talks for months, but it now has a new one.
The expansion of NATO has received overwhelming support among Democrats and Republicans in a deeply divided Washington.
Here’s how policies to slow global warming can also shield consumers from rising prices.
Democrats say the climate and tax bill will help win over a skeptical electorate in November, as Republicans try to galvanize their base against a progressive wish list.
People who have predicted election after election are scratching their heads about this one, as Election Day approaches.
On climate, Biden got almost everything he wanted.
White House aides say the string of victories compares favorably to the two-year legislative record of most any other modern president.
The Federal Maritime Commission, traditionally obscure, has been cast by Congress and the administration to help lead the campaign to tame inflation.
Terrorism experts were surprised by the president’s descriptions of Ayman al-Zawahri, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike.
The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.
The Senate bill avoided the political pitfalls of past legislative attempts by offering only incentives to cut climate pollution, not taxes.
The president needs to seize this moment and brag about his wins.
A practicing Catholic, President Biden has long sought a middle ground on abortion. But activists see the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade as a sign that Democrats have tiptoed too carefully around the issue.
Rest on your laurels, and don’t run for re-election, Mr. President.
Tensions over Taiwan underscore the need for the United States to engage more deeply with China on more than just trade.
Jobs aplenty. Sizzling demand. If the United States is headed into a recession, it is taking an unusual route, with many markers of a boom.
With a new corporate minimum tax, Democrats would be adding complexity to an already byzantine tax system.
Liberal Democrats who once demanded a far more ambitious plan appear ready to support a climate, health and tax package that could be their party’s last chance to enact some of its agenda.
Employers hired rapidly and paid more in July, suggesting the Federal Reserve may have to remain aggressive in its effort to cool the economy.
The basketball star’s supporters are pressing for action. But critics of any possible deal are already fuming.
Empowering Medicare to negotiate prices directly with drug makers has been a Democratic goal for 30 years, one the pharmaceutical industry has fought ferociously.
Amid the hostility over the war in Ukraine, a court imposed nearly the maximum possible sentence on the American basketball star Brittney Griner, intensifying calls to win her release.
Lawmakers in both parties are eager to act after former President Donald J. Trump and his allies sought to exploit a 135-year-old law to overturn the 2020 election.
The order is short on specifics, directing federal officials to consider how to help those traveling out of state for abortions.
In many ways, across state and even party lines, voters did it together.
A federal investigation into Donald Trump’s former lawyer over his work in Ukraine during the 2020 campaign is winding down with no indictment expected.
The Biden administration has built an economic and diplomatic strategy in Asia to counter China, assuring friendly countries that the U.S. is in the region for the long haul.
The U.S. search for Ayman al-Zawahri had spanned decades. His presence on a balcony at a safe house in Kabul presented an opportunity to strike.
President Biden now confronts the question of what, if anything, he will do in response to the revelation that the Taliban were again sheltering a leader of Al Qaeda.
Bullies don’t usually read concessions as anything but signs of weakness.
The Biden administration will increase assistance to areas that lack the capacity to apply for improvements to their sanitation and storm water systems.
With tensions rising in Taiwan, we look at the shared interests of China, Russia and Iran.
Al Qaeda’s leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, has been killed by a U.S. drone strike. Who was he and what impact will his death have?
The American drone strike is a symbol of success but also of failures in nation building.
The timing could not be worse. The Ukraine war is not over.
Xi Jinping has long vowed to answer any challenge to China’s claim to Taiwan. But current economic and political forces may make him unlikely to court a crisis.
Goody bags include the biggest surprise of all: action on climate change.
Remember when there was talk of Joe Biden as a transformational figure?
The president tested positive on Saturday morning and will once again isolate, though his symptoms have not come back, the White House physician said.
Along the way to the $369 billion package, the West Virginia senator secured an array of concessions for his state and for the fossil fuel industry.