With evictions looming, Congress strains to extend banCongress is trying to extend the nation's eviction moratorium just hours before it is set to expire Progressive Cori Bush says 'some Democrats went on vacation instead' of preventing the eviction moratorium from expiringOnce the moratorium expires on July 31, about 6 million Americans will risk eviction in the coming months. Police to detail violence, injuries at first Jan. 6 hearingDemocrats are launching their investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection US flies 200 Afghan interpreters and family members to Virginia‘Today is an important milestone as we continue to fulfill our promise to the thousands of Afghan nationals who served shoulder-to-shoulder with American troops and diplomats over the last 20 years in Afghanistan,’ said Joe Biden Longtime Jewish senator Carl Levin dies at 87Michigan Democrat remembered for his 'personified integrity and the notion of putting the public good above self-interest' Biden orders federal workers to get COVID vaccine or submit to testingPresident Biden on Thursday said that federal employees must either get vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to regular testing amid a national resurgence of new cases. ‘Terror’: Crackdown After Protests in Cuba Sends a Chilling MessageIn a remarkable act of defiance, thousands of Cubans took to the streets two weeks ago and chanted “We’re not afraid!” Many are now terrified. CDC backtracks with new mask guidanceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reversed guidance from just two months ago by saying fully vaccinated people should now mask up in certain areas, underscoring the growing threat posed by a new strain of the coronavi Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visasWASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. The $2.1 billion bill would also increase the number of visas for allies w Illinois COVID-19 hospitalizations jump 35% in a week, Chicago embraces indoor masking guidelines: ‘This isn’t forever’Daily case numbers have reached thee highest levels seen in three months, and hospitals are beginning to feel the brunt of that exponential increase.