Policy + Politics
  • Impeachment Article Engrossment ceremony against U.S. President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

    Trump Impeached Again: What's Next?

    The House on Wednesday impeached President Trump for the second time in 13 months, this time for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in trying to overturn the results of the election and...

  • A day after Trump supporters occupied the U.S. Capitol building, in Washington

    After the Capitol Attack: What Happens Next

    The fallout from Wednesday’s chaos at the Capitol continued Thursday — and will likely be felt for some time. Here are the top developments: Congress certifies election, Trump says he will leave:...

  • Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in Washington

    How Do We Respond to the Trump Insurrection?

    Today, January 6, 2021, is a date which will live in infamy, to borrow President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s words after Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941. Only today’s horrifying attack on American...

  • Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) arrives at Democratic Party caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/ File Photo

    Factbox: What happens in a U.S. government shutdown?

    By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell and Amanda Becker and Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell and Amanda Becker, Reuters

    In shutdowns, nonessential government employees are furloughed, or placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep...

  • FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin at a local pharmacy in Provo

    Delaware Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors Over Epidemic

    By Nate Raymond, Reuters

    (Reuters) - Delaware on Friday became the latest state to file a lawsuit accusing corporations of helping fuel the national opioid epidemic, suing a wide range of companies involved in making,...