Negotiations over a new COVID-19 rescue bill were in flux Friday after the White House floated cutting an unemployment benefits boost to as little as $100 and President Donald Trump turned to a new priority, adding money to build a new FBI headquarters.
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.
President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands, but even in a part of the country where many remain supportive of the president, the event has drawn controversy and protests.
While preparations continue for fireworks this weekend at Mount Rushmore, some people see the price tag as an economic investment for the state, others are concerned about the money being spent, and say, it could be spent elsewhere.
Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported.
The White House plans to brief select members of Congress after news reports citing U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan.
With a policing overhaul stalled in the Senate, House Democrats are returning to Washington for a daylong debate and vote on their sweeping proposal to address the global outcry over the death of George Floyd and other Black Americans.
Voters in Sioux Falls are a step closer to finding out whether Theresa Stehly or Alex Jensen will be filling the city's at-large council seat. A three-person board began re-processing thousands of ballots Wednesday.
In an exclusive interview, Gray Television Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro speaks one-on-one with Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee. Policastro also speaks one-on-one with Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee.