New eviction moratorium that would last until October 3 is expected to protect areas heavily impacted by coronavirus, where about 90 percent of US population lives.
More than 15 million people in 6.5 million US households are currently behind on rental payments, according to a study by the Aspen Institute and the Covid-19 Eviction Defense Project, collectively owing more than $20 billion to landlords.
Deal likely unlocks the most funding for roads, bridges and ports in decades that will help stimulate the country's economy.
The US House of Representatives passes the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act with a strong bipartisan vote of 364 to 62, weeks after it cleared the Senate with nearly unanimous support.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will establish a 9/11-style commission to explore Capitol rampage and asks retired Army Lieutenant General Russel Honore to lead an immediate review of Capitol's security process.
Dominated by strategic concerns for two decades, the relationship appears to be caught between US policy drift towards India and its new ‘Cold War’ with Beijing.
Democrats use their remaining hours of arguments in the impeachment trial to lay out the physical and mental harm caused by the attack, discuss Trump’s lack of action as it unfolded and do a final presentation on the legal issues involved.
Trump is being tried for "incitement of insurrection" for his role in last month's deadly riot at the US Capitol.
A growing number of US Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceedings, pushing back with both political and constitutional arguments.
Former president Donald Trump will go on trial in the US Senate soon after a fresh impeachment case against the former president is transmitted on Monday by the House of Representatives.
FBI says Riley June Williams was part of the crowd that stormed Capitol Hill, alleging she stole a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and planned to sell it to a Russian spy agency.
One week before Trump is to leave office, a total of 232 lawmakers, including 10 Republicans who broke with the president, voted to impeach the US leader.
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