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Not all of the coronavirus health guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the Trump administration was based on the best scientific evidence or even primarily authored by the agency’s staff, according to a review ordered by the CDC’s new director. The review aimed to ensure that the CDC’s current and …

WASHINGTON—The House passed the first of a pair of gun-control bills, a priority for Democratic leaders impatient over years of little success on the issue amid broad Republican opposition. The vote was 227 to 203 on a measure to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales. Eight Republicans supported the bill, while one Democrat …

The Queen “Saddened” After Meghan & Harry’s Interview  Jimmy Kimmel Live Queen Elizabeth II breaks silence after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah bombshell interview  Yahoo Entertainment The royal family saga is a mirror of America  The Washington Post The Meghan-Harry interview shows why the palace worried ‘The Crown’ was too believable  NBC News Lee Cohen: After Meghan’s Oprah …

BOSTON (AP) — The SolarWinds hacking campaign blamed on Russian spies and the “grave threat” it poses to U.S. national security are widely known. A very different — and no less alarming — coordinated series of intrusions also detected in December has gotten considerably less public attention. Nimble, highly skilled criminal hackers believed to operate …

“Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again,” Trump said in response to McConnell’s remarks. “He will never do what needs to be done, or what is right for our Country. Where necessary and appropriate, I will back primary rivals …

Congressman Bennie Thompson, the Democratic lawmaker who is partnering with the NAACP in a lawsuit against former President Trump and Rudy Giuliani, says he is looking forward to his day in court. “Donald Trump has to go away. If he doesn’t, we will put him out of business,” Thompson, the chair of the House Homeland …

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to delay the start of the impeachment trial of former President Trump until February, multiple sources familiar with the plan tell CBS News. McConnell confirmed his proposal in a statement late Thursday.  This would give impeachment managers and Mr. Trump’s defense at least …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Testing wristbands are in. Mask-wearing is mandatory. Desks are socially distanced. The clearest sign that there’s a new boss at the White House is the deference being paid to coronavirus public health guidlines. It’s a striking contrast to Donald Trump’s White House, which was the epicenter of no less than three separate …

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies of him and his family. The last-minute clemency, announced after midnight …

Washington — The Senate is holding confirmation hearings for five of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees on Tuesday, as Democrats rush to approve key officials soon after Mr. Biden’s becomes president on Wednesday. Senators reconvened for the first time since Mr. Trump was impeached for a second time. They are holding confirmation hearings for five …