Washington & Politics

AP source: Beal in protocols, Tokyo Olympics status in doubt

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A person with knowledge of the situation says U.S. Olympic guard Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards has entered the health and safety protocols...

On farewell visit to US, Merkel brings message of stability

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Thursday for what is likely her last official visit...

‘Boogaloo’ ex-convict gets home confinement for illegal gun

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BALTIMORE — A Maryland man who belonged to an anti-government extremist movement was sentenced on Thursday to six months of home confinement for illegally...

Garland lets immigration judges put off deportation cases

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Attorney General Merrick Garland has tossed out a Trump administration policy that barred immigration judges from temporarily shelving some deportation cases. ...

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia — As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow-flow of vaccine doses from around the world is...

Biden’s Census nominee promises independence, transparency

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President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S....

Company says expansion will shore up US medical supply chain

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WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina-based pharmaceutical manufacturer is launching a $100 million expansion, something officials say is part of a broader effort...

Turkey marks 5th anniversary of crushed military coup

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey marked the fifth anniversary of a failed military coup with a series of events Thursday commemorating the people who died...

EXPLAINER: What will the end of the eviction ban mean in DC?

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WASHINGTON — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date...

Child tax credit starts hitting US families’ bank accounts

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WASHINGTON — The child tax credit had always been an empty gesture to millions of parents like Tamika Daniel. ...