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Li Zhou

Why Mitch McConnell relented on a Senate filibuster stand-off

2021-01-26T03:40:00+00:00
Mitch McConnell didn’t get all he’d hoped for in delaying the Senate’s organizing resolution, but got some Democrats to reaffirm their commitment to the filibuster.
Clare Foran and Jeremy Herb, CNN

Senators to be sworn in for Trump impeachment trial

2021-01-26T10:00:00+00:00
Senators will be formally sworn in as jurors on Tuesday for the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, though the trial won't get into full swing until the week of February 8.
Daniel Villarreal

Joe Biden May Adjust Income Threshold for Third Stimulus Check in $1.9 Tn Relief Proposal

2021-01-26T03:09:52+00:00
"There is legitimate reason for people to say, 'Do you have the lines drawn the exact right way? Should it go to anybody making over X number of dollars? I'm open to negotiate those things,'" Biden...
Sheikh Saaliq

Angry farmers storm India's Red Fort in huge tractor rally

2021-01-26T05:47:02+00:00
NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesting farmers drove long lines of tractors into India's capital on Tuesday, breaking through police barricades, defying tear gas and storming the...
Helene Cooper, Michael D. Shear

Biden Ends Military’s Transgender Ban, Part of Broad Discrimination Fight

2021-01-26T00:21:00+00:00
The action reverses a Trump administration move, and came less than a week after the new president issued another wide-ranging civil rights executive order.
Martha C. White

Janet Yellen confirmed as first female treasury secretary in U.S. history

2021-01-25T23:28:00+00:00
Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was confirmed Monday as the first female treasury secretary in U.S. history.
Paul Gross

Winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. for parts of Metro Detroit: Periods of snow today

2021-01-26T09:29:00+00:00
The most consistent snow will fall north of 8 Mile Road, with less additional snow during the day south of there.
Joe Sutton and Hollie Silverman, CNN

At least 1 dead after a large and dangerous tornado rips through Birmingham area

2021-01-26T07:34:00+00:00
A tornado described as "large and extremely dangerous" by the National Weather Service (NWS) in Birmingham, Alabama, left at least one person dead, others with serious injuries and caused significant damage throughout Jefferson County and surrounding areas Monday night, including ripping through a hotel and tearing off part of the roof of a church.
CBS News

California Governor Gavin Newsom lifts virus stay-at-home orders

2021-01-25T21:09:00+00:00
The move opens the way for a return to limited restaurant dining, religious services and other activities.
Laura Barrón-López, Anita Kumar, Sabrina Rodriguez

Biden open to breaking his immigration bill into pieces

2021-01-26T09:30:00+00:00
Hill Democrats may be fine with that. Even immigration reform advocates say they’d understand.