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World  /  Published 07.10.21

Regulate FB: Ex-worker

A former Facebook product manager who turned into a whistleblower gave lawmakers an unvarnished look into the inner workings of the world’s largest social network on Tuesday and detailed how the...
By Cecilia Kang in Washington

World  /  Published 11.08.21

US Senate passes $1 trillion infra bill

With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan on Tuesday, a rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joining to overcome scepti...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 29.05.21

US Capitol riot probe blocked

Republicans in the US Senate on Friday derailed a bipartisan inquiry into the deadly assault on the Capitol by former President Donald Trump’s supporters, despite a torrent of criticism they wer...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 24.03.21

Vivek Murthy named US Surgeon General

Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy has been confirmed by the Senate as President Joe Biden's surgeon general, a role in which his top priority would be responding to the coronavirus pandemic t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington

World  /  Published 16.02.21

Senate trial not final word on riot

Donald Trump’s acquittal at his second impeachment trial may not be the final word on whether he’s to blame for the deadly Capitol riot. The next step for the former President could be the...
By AP in Washington

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World  /  Published 14.02.21

Trump acquitted, not exonerated

A Senate still bruised from the most violent attack on the Capitol in two centuries acquitted former President Donald J. Trump on Saturday in his second impeachment trial, as all but a few Republicans...
By Nicholas Fandos in Washington

World  /  Published 23.01.21

House to trigger Trump trial

The House will transmit its article of impeachment charging former President Donald J. Trump with “incitement of insurrection” to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of a trial unli...
By Nicholas Fandos in New York

World  /  Published 16.01.21

Trump: US Senate plans trial, party weighs risks

A day after the House impeached President Trump for inciting a violent insurrection at the Capitol, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate were developing plans on Thursday to try the departing presi...
By Nicholas Fandos, Catie Edmondson in Washington

World  /  Published 03.01.21

Senate overrides Trump veto of bill

The Senate on Friday voted overwhelmingly to override President Trump’s veto of the annual military policy bill as most Republicans joined Democrats to rebuke Trump in the final days of his pres...
By Catie Edmondson in Washington

World  /  Published 05.11.20

Democrats battle for Senate control

Democrats were on track early Wednesday to maintain a firm grip on the House, but their path to seizing the Senate majority from Republicans was rapidly narrowing as the two parties continued to fight...
By Nicholas Fandos, Carl Hulse, Catie Edmondson in New York


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