(CNN) In 2016, Belqees Al-Doais won a lottery that she was sure would change her life: the chance at a visa to come to the United States. She was in her fourth year of university, living in Yemen, a newlywed and soon to be pregnant when she found out she wo...
In his first public comments since leaving the White House, Trump plans to target President Joe Biden, attacking his immigration policies and demanding that he "get the schools open right now." "The future of the Republican Party is as a party that defends...
Washington (CNN) The White House and congressional Democrats on Sunday defended the House's passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package without any Republican support, arguing the Senate must now move quickly on the proposal to...
(CNN) Rep. Karen Bass said Sunday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout is failing African Americans and systemic racism is playing a role in vaccine distribution. "But you know when we say that doesn't mean that people are deliberately withholding vaccines,...
(CNN) New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office has asked the New York attorney general and the chief judge of the court of appeals to jointly select an independent attorney to conduct "a thorough review" of sexual harassment claims against the governo...
(CNN) White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that the Biden administration will "keep fighting" for Neera Tanden's confirmation to lead the Office of Management and Budget despite her slim chances amid bipartisan resistance in the Senate. "We rem...
(CNN) The Justice Department has charged a Texas man who was allegedly caught on video attacking a dozen police officers with a chemical spray during the Capitol insurrection, according to court records. Federal prosecutors say Daniel Caldwell, 49, used a c...
(CNN) In the depths of the early Covid-19 crisis last year, New York Gov. Disturbing allegationsThe new sexual harassment allegation emerged Saturday evening in an article in the New York Times . Bennett told the Times that Cuomo did not make a physical adv...
(CNN) Democratic lawmakers are wrestling with how to move forward with a series of immigration bills that would legalize undocumented immigrants, with some pushing for sweeping immigration revisions out of the gate and others urging caution. Lawmakers are h...
(CNN) GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy said Sunday that he believes if the Republican Party focuses on former President Donald Trump to win back seats in 2022 and the presidency in 2024, "we will lose." "If we idolize one person, we will lose," Cassidy told CNN's Dana...
This week, public schools in the county will open their classroom doors for the first time in almost a year. It's a hybrid model -- students in each grade will be in the school just two days a week. "Practically, that means the difference between two days a...
(CNN) Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, on Sunday urged Americans to take any of the three "highly efficacious" coronavirus vaccines now available to them and not delay getting one vaccine over another. His comments come after t...
The story of Virginia politics in 2021 is a tale of two political parties. Democrats are riding a wave of demographic change and suburban revolt away from the GOP to political power. And Republicans are searching for a way forward, while trying to placate a...
Washington (CNN) White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Sunday defended the Biden administration's decision to not directly sanction Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the brutal death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying there are "more effective ways...
Biden has pledged to reopen most schools for in-person instruction by May , but some experts fear the revised guidance published by his administration could make it harder for some schools to do so -- even by next fall. Elementary school students in New Yor...
Those words explain why Trump's pugnacity continues to grip the GOP despite his electoral defeat, second impeachment and mounting legal woes. They reflect the existential dread motivating the conservative White Christians who form the party's core constitue...
(CNN) A second former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the New York Times. The former aide, Charlotte Bennett, alleges that Cuomo asked her questions about her sex life, whether she had monogamous relatio...
The speech makes it clear just how important the very conservative part of the GOP is to Trump's political future. From center to right, UNH asks voters whether they are moderate, somewhat conservative, fairly conservative or extremely conservative. The vas...
"Let me tell you right now, Donald J. Trump ain't going anywhere," Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday. "There's nothing he can say that can make me change my mind about him," Bob Paxton of Ocala, Florida, told CNN. He bragged about his efforts at CPAC, claimin...
(CNN) President Joe Biden sent a letter to congressional leadership Saturday explaining the reasoning behind Thursday's airstrike in Syria, which has been criticized by some Democrats in the latest fight between the executive and legislative branches over w...