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A Historian On Where Biden's Inauguration Fits In History

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Heather Cox Richardson, an American historian at Boston College, about the historical significance of President Biden's inauguration.
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House Passes Equality Act, Landmark Bill Protecting LGBTQ Rights

House Passes Equality Act, Landmark Bill Protecting LGBTQ Rights

The future of the bill, which would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, remains uncertain. Read more ...

Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman for the first time, but didn't say if...

Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman for the first time, but didn't say if they discussed Khashoggi's murder

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden spoke with King Salman of Saudi Arabia for the first time on Thursday, ahead of the public release of a highly anticipated... Read more ...

Historic LGBTQ rights bill passes - after exposing GOP divisions

Historic LGBTQ rights bill passes - after exposing GOP divisions

The House passed sweeping legislation on Thursday to ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, delivering a major victory to the LGBTQ... Read more ...

Holocaust survivors and their families get vaccinated

Holocaust survivors and their families get vaccinated

Brookline, MA. - February 25: Dr. Stacey Brauner, a physician at Massachusetts Eye and Ear fills a needle with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination clinic for... Read more ...

Biden Gets His Energy Chief

Biden Gets His Energy Chief

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be President Joe Biden's energy secretary, per the AP. The vote was 64-35. Granholm, who served two... Read more ...

Manhattan Prosecutor Receives Trump Tax Returns After Lengthy Legal Battle

Manhattan Prosecutor Receives Trump Tax Returns After Lengthy Legal Battle

The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. confirmed that it obtained the former president's tax returns and related documents on Monday. Read more ...

De Blasio made his wife an unofficial ‘co-mayor.' New York's next mayor won't

De Blasio made his wife an unofficial ‘co-mayor.' New York's next mayor won't

NEW YORK - The phenomenon of de Blasio fatigue underpinning New York City's mayoral race has extended to first lady Chirlane McCray. Since the beginning of Mayor Bill de... Read more ...

Capitol Police chief: We asked for National Guard help early on Jan. 6

Capitol Police chief: We asked for National Guard help early on Jan. 6

The chief of the Capitol Police, who took over after the Jan. 6 insurrection, says her predecessor asked top House officials for National Guard assistance on that day far... Read more ...

Greene Mocks Colleague's Trans Flag With 'Gender' Sign

Greene Mocks Colleague's Trans Flag With 'Gender' Sign

Rep. Marie Newman, a freshman Democratic congresswoman from Illinois, has been going to bat to get an LGBTQ rights bill known as the Equality Act passed. Newman has shared that... Read more ...

Trump has finally turned his taxes over to New York prosecutors after losing...

Trump has finally turned his taxes over to New York prosecutors after losing a lengthy court fight

Summary List Placement The Manhattan district attorney's office has obtained former President Donald Trump's closely held tax returns after a long court fight. CNN on Thursday... Read more ...