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President Biden spoke during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday.

In news conference to mark first year in office, Biden says US is weary from COVID but in a better place

President Biden also said he would likely have to settle for “big chunks” of his signature economic package to break an impasse in Congress. 1 hour ago

Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch.

Justice Gorsuch reportedly refused to wear mask during Supreme Court arguments

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch reportedly refused to wear a mask when the group gathered to hear arguments earlier this month for the first time since the Omicron surge swept across the United States over the holidays. 1 hour ago

Tourists visit the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court justices issue statements rebuking report over masks

Two Supreme Court justices issued a rare statement Wednesday over what is for many Americans a common refrain — whether their coworkers should wear a mask. 1 hour ago

Watch live: President Biden holds a formal press conference

President Biden is set to hold a formal press conference on Wednesday afternoon. Watch live here at 4 p.m.

Anson Carter helped carry the banner as former Boston Bruins player Willie O'Ree had his No. 22 jersey retired prior to the game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Tuesday.

House votes to award former Bruin Willie O’Ree the Congressional Gold Medal

Congress' highest honor came a day after the Boston Bruins retired O'Ree's number in recognition of his pathbreaking role as the NHL's first Black player.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., spoke during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 30, 2021.

‘American democracy is under attack’: Warren urges support for voting rights legislation, rails against filibuster

In a speech that lasted over an hour, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren unleashed a fiery defense of voting rights legislation that Democrats have labeled as being crucial to protecting democracy late Tuesday.

A woman held up the Spanish message "Take your rosaries out of our ovaries" during a march for abortion rights in Mexico City, Sept. 28, 2019.

Abortion advocates in Mexico look to help women in US

Decades ago, Mexican activists drove women into the United States to terminate their pregnancies at clinics. Now it’s women in the US who are facing more challenges to accessing abortion services and again Mexican activists are stepping up to offer support.

Voters queued outside The Coliseum ballroom, a polling location in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Election Day in 2020.

Polling for Democrats in the midterm elections has been bad. But it’s recently gotten even worse.

Democrats are increasingly unpopular at levels their party hasn’t seen in decades.