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America has chosen Democrat Joe Biden as its 46th president, CNN projects, turning at a time of national crisis to a man whose character was forged by aching personal tragedy and who is pledging to restore calm and truth after Donald Trump's exhausting and manic single term.
Facebook and Twitter made the decision to limit the distribution of a news article from the New York Post that claims to show "smoking gun" emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his son.
"He is the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics."
Dr. Michael Osterholm, director of the Center of Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, said the country needs leadership.
Joe Biden will win Georgia, CNN projected Friday, striking at the heart of what has been a Republican presidential stronghold for nearly three decades. The former vice president is the first Democratic nominee to triumph in Georgia since Bill Clinton did it in 1992.
The FBI is investigating the alleged harassment of a Joe Biden campaign bus last week by motorists displaying Trump 2020 flags.
A top scientific journal lowballs the percentage of Americans who are already covering their faces.
A 5-4 Supreme Court blocked New York from imposing limits on attending religious services, with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett casting the pivotal vote to depart from past cases that deferred to state authorities on public-health measures.
The libertarian-minded platform aims to challenge tech giants through a focus on free speech. Hedge-fund investor Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah, who have previously financed a number of conservative causes, are among the company’s financial backers, according to people familiar with the matter.
If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him?
President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
Donald Trump and Joe Biden each need 270 electoral votes to win the presidency. Follow here for the latest updates on voting and election results.
Facebook’s CEO long left politics and policy to deputies. No more. As the company’s influence has grown, and with it controversies, political acumen has become an essential tool.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult on Monday, with President Donald Trump blocking government officials from cooperating with President-elect...
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office in January, nearly half of the transition team laying the groundwork for his administration is made up of people of color, and women are in the majority.
Why have Republican leaders abandoned their principles in support of an immoral and dangerous president?
All four congresswomen known as the Squad -- Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts -- have won reelection, CNN projects.
Stacey Abrams deserves to be recognized for why Georgia is a swing state on the verge of making election history.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired the Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump's claims of widespread voter fraud.
President Donald Trump's tax records show he has pursued expansive business projects in China for years and even maintains a Chinese bank account, The New York Times reported Tuesday, disclosures that deal a blow to the President's efforts to paint Democratic nominee Joe Biden as the presidential candidate who is soft on China.
President Donald Trump's efforts to deny the outcome of the 2020 election cannot change an undeniable reality: Joe Biden won decisively, and his lead nationally and in key states has grown over time as more votes have been counted.
A handful of GOP activists and candidates had asked the state's highest civil court to rule Harris County's drive-thru voting locations illegal and invalidate votes that have already been cast. The challenge has also been filed in federal court.
Romney said he's "troubled" by U.S. politics having "moved away from spirited debate to a vile, vituperative, hate-filled morass" unbecoming of America.
America will have to contend with that fact.
Given what we know about Donald Trump, his refusal to accept loss as he begins a revenge purge of his perceived enemies should not surprise us. He is a tiny man, devoid of moral fiber and character, defined only by his self-interest.
President Donald Trump suggested to a Florida crowd he may fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after the election, escalating his feud with the nation's leading expert on infectious diseases and providing a window into a potential post-November 3 administration purge.
A mere 3% of Donald Trump voters think Joe Biden legitimately won the 2020 election as the president makes unsubstantiated claims of fraud.
The Georgia Republican Party is beset with infighting as leading Republicans in the state come under public attack from President Trump and his supporters following his apparent defeat by President-elect Joe Biden there.
A friend reported that I disappointed his wife with the insufficient intensity of my dislike.
President Donald Trump's demand for vote counting to stop in an election that is still undecided may have been his most extreme and dangerous assault on the institutions of democracy yet in a presidency replete with them.
Chad Wolf was not legally serving as acting Homeland Security secretary when he signed rules limiting applications and renewals for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and those rules are now invalid, a federal judge ruled Saturday.
No other country will be able to buy remdesivir, which can help recovery from Covid-19, for next three months at least
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg told an all-staff meeting on Thursday that former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had not violated enough of the company's policies to justify his suspension when he urged the beheading of two senior U.S. officials,...
A Muslim prayer app with over 98 million downloads is one of the apps connected to a wide-ranging supply chain that sends ordinary people's personal data to brokers, contractors, and the military.
The business partner of Hunter Biden who flipped on the Biden family from prison provided access to 26,000 emails, Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer said in a Saturday morning radio appearance. | Politics
President Donald Trump spent much of the year laying the groundwork for the strategy of concerted dishonesty he has deployed in the hours after Election Day.
President Donald Trump has yet to formally concede the 2020 presidential race, but he's already planning to run again in four years' time.
The White House included ending the coronavirus pandemic on a list of the Trump administration's science and technology accomplishments, despite nearly half a million Americans tested positive for Covid-19 in just the last week.
Manhattan prosecutors on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump's lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his financial records, emphasizing that their investigation extends beyond hush-money payments and pointing to public reports of "extensive and protracted criminal conduct" at the Trump Organization.
Democrat Mark Kelly will defeat Republican Sen. Martha McSally in Arizona's special election, CNN projects Friday, flipping a seat from red to blue as Democrats face a narrow path to a Senate majority.
We need a president with decency and a sense of respect.
President Donald Trump's administration is taking on the characteristics of a tottering regime -- with its loyalty tests, destabilizing attacks on the military chain of command, a deepening bunker mentality and increasingly delusional claims of political victory.
A Michigan state judge has rejected an attempt by two poll challengers to block the certification of a Joe Biden win in Detroit, which helped carry his victory in the state. The judge also denied the request for an audit of the election.
The Trump administration has carried out sweeping changes atop the Defense Department's civilian leadership structure, removing several of its most senior officials and replacing them with perceived loyalists to the President.
In the five years since Jon Stewart left ‘The Daily Show,’ American politics has been in a state of constant turmoil and he has remained mostly out of the spotlight.
White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC in an interview Wednesday that the United States is "going in the wrong direction" as coronavirus cases rise in 47 states and infected patients overwhelm hospitals across the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s chances of reelection dwindled last week, his campaign began blasting out a nonstop stream of emails and text messages that led to a website raising...
Taylor Swift has a message for her fans: Vote early.
Trump was ineffective and easily beaten. A future strongman won’t be.
As two of his top surrogates, President Donald Trump's eldest sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, have spread a significant amount of false information this campaign season on topics ranging from the coronavirus, to their father's alleged successes, to attacks against his Democratic opponent former Vice President Joe Biden.
The Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday canceled the second debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden after the President declined to do a virtual debate despite concerns over his Covid-19 diagnosis, organizers said.
President Donald Trump made a series of egregious false claims in his Election Night address at the White House -- falsely claiming he had already won re-election, that he had already won states that were actually still up in the air at the time, and that his opponents were perpetuating a fraud.
Former Vice President Joe Biden's 30-year quest for the presidency culminated in victory over President Donald Trump as vote counts continued into Saturday and CNN projects Biden will win Pennsylvania, giving him the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House.
The Justice Department's top election crimes prosecutor resigned Monday in protest after Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors that they should examine allegations of voting irregularities before states move to certify results in the coming weeks.
Facing a disappearing pathway to victory, President Donald Trump offered little indication on Friday he was prepared to concede defeat, leading those around him to wonder who might be able to reckon with a leader who has given virtually no thought to leaving the White House.
The outgoing president has two ‘election defense funds’ – but the small print shows donations will go towards paying off debt
President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. government would not deliver a coronavirus vaccine to New York if and when one is available.
It was the nightmare scenario everyone saw coming: a nail-biter presidential election that was too close to call on election night, with the entire world forced to patiently wait on slow results from Pennsylvania as it sifted through millions of mail-in ballots.
President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Monday that he has fired Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, and that Christopher Miller, who serves as director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become acting secretary "effective immediately."
Former Vice President Joe Biden took all five of the votes cast for president in Dixville Notch, a tiny New Hampshire township along the US-Canada border that is among the first places in the country to make its presidential preference known.
Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford said Wednesday that he will intervene if the Trump administration has not allowed President-elect Joe Biden access to presidential daily intelligence briefings by the end of the week, one of the first rights of a presidential candidate after winning the election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has publicly disengaged from the battle against the coronavirus at a moment when the disease is tearing across the United States at an alarming pace....
State judges in Arizona and Pennsylvania and a federal judge in Georgia rejected election-related lawsuits Thursday from Republicans and the Trump campaign.
Democrat to become America’s 46th president after election marked by vast turnout amid pandemic and social upheaval
"Defendant faces the very real possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison," a federal judge said about Manafort on Tuesday
Here’s what’s become of them.
A senior federal election security official who was appointed by President Donald Trump has blasted the President's false post-election claims, calling them "baffling", "laughable" and "insulting".
Joe Biden has won the presidency. Follow here for the latest news.
The Vermont senator, whose two campaigns for president pulled the Democratic Party to the left, ended his White House bid, leaving Joe Biden as the party’s presumptive nominee for the 2020 election.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to acknowledge Joe Biden's victory as President-elect, saying at the State Department Tuesday that "there will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration," igniting a furor and roiling diplomats.
President Donald Trump has refused to concede to Joe Biden in the presidential race, despite a strong lead by Biden in popular and Electoral College results.
Rupert Murdoch is not just interested in money – and the habits of a lifetime lead him to destroy anyone who gets in his way.
How Trump is destroying the civil service and bending the government to his will
Joe Biden closed his presidential campaign Monday night in Pennsylvania, lambasting President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and promising to unite a country in crisis if he wins Tuesday.
Actor Sam Elliott narrated an ad for Joe Biden's presidential campaign that aired on Tuesday during the first game of the World Series.
If the celebrations that spilled into the streets of New York City in the wake of Joe Biden's victory made one thing clear, it's that the Trumps aren't welcome here.
The nation's top infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has long been restrained as President Donald Trump and the White House have sidelined his approach for controlling the coronavirus pandemic, but the rift burst into public view Saturday, just days before an election defined by the pandemic.
Vice President Mike Pence echoed some of President Donald Trump's most common falsehoods and misleading statements during the lone vice presidential debate with Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday night -- though in a more restrained, neatly packaged way.
Joe Biden called President Trump’s unwillingness to concede the election an “embarrassment” but said it wouldn’t impede his White House transition, despite a standoff with the administration that is preventing the president-elect’s team from accessing key resources.
President Donald Trump will emerge from his Covid-forced isolation Saturday for a speech from a White House balcony, according to a White House official, allowing the public its first independent glimpse in days of a leader recovering from coronavirus.
The company is demanding that a New York University research project cease collecting data about its political-ad-targeting practices, setting up a fight with academics seeking to study the platform without the company’s permission.
Biden’s Michigan win, with 16 electoral votes, further narrows Trump’s path to victory
UK prime minister and health secretary test positive as chief medical officer goes into isolation
Cori Bush, a progressive community leader and veteran Black Lives Matter activist, won a House seat in Missouri, becoming the state's first Black woman to represent the state in Congress, according to CNN projections.
At least five people within President Donald Trump's orbit have tested positive for coronavirus, including his chief of staff and a top campaign aide, becoming the latest administration officials to be infected with the virus after a string of outbreaks in the West Wing.
Win in crucial key state of Pennsylvania hands Joe Biden the presidency
Barack Obama directly confronts the racist politics of President Donald Trump in the first volume of his post-presidency memoir, bluntly suggesting how he believes his historic election in 2008 opened a wave of bitter and divisive turmoil that fueled Republicans' obstructionism and ultimately changed the party, according to a copy of the book obtained by CNN.
The lawsuit in Michigan comes as President Trump faces an ultra-tight race against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
The top US general is standing firm amid sweeping changes at the Pentagon which have seen senior officials replaced by Trump idealogues and alarmed senior defense officials.
With three days to go in a campaign that's been dominated by the pandemic, President Donald Trump made the baseless claim that American doctors are profiting from Covid-19 deaths on his visit to the critical electoral region of the Midwest, where former Vice President Biden offered a contrasting message.
South Dakota is, by any measure, one of the epicenters of the coronavirus surge in the United States right now. The state has averaged more than 1,000 cases every day this month, according to The New York Times. Deaths from Covid-19 have surged 74% in just the last two weeks. Forbes just called South Dakota one of the 10 riskiest states in the country to visit.
US President-elect Joe Biden's climate plan could put the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to 1.5˚C "within striking distance," according to detailed analysis provided by the Climate Action Tracker.
The late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain would have wanted Joe Biden to be recognized and supported as President-elect, his widow Cindy McCain said Friday, as President Donald Trump and other GOP leaders have largely refused to acknowledge the results of the election.
Beijing condemned a move by President Trump to block American investments in some key Chinese companies, following a steep selloff in shares of several of the targets.
It’s not a partisan or cultural symbol, not a sign of weakness or virtue.
Legal experts have been saying for a week that President Donald Trump's court cases to throw out ballots and turn around his election loss were bound to fail.
The abrupt withdrawal overnight is a blow to the president’s efforts to overturn the result of the vote in court
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