New York Gov. Cuomo asks to buy Covid vaccine directly from Pfizer amid dose shortages

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 15, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Monday for the ability to buy Covid-19 vaccine doses directly from the company. But the company … Read more

FBI investigating woman said to have stolen Pelosi’s laptop during Capitol riot to sell to Russia

US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, speaks during her weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on January 15, 2021. – Pelosi tasks retired general Russel Honoré with the security review after US Capitol riot on January 6. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via … Read more

Parler’s website shows signs of life but mobile apps remain offline

The Parler website home screen on a laptop computer arranged in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images The website of Parler — a social media platform popular with conservatives and supporters of President Donald Trump — is back online, albeit in a … Read more

Biden picks Rohit Chopra to lead consumer protection agency

Rohit Chopra testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on February 14, 2018. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, two sources told NBC News. Chopra, a member of the Federal … Read more

Police arrest New Mexico man near US Capitol for alleged role in January 6 riot

Rep. Jamie Raskin on January 17. CNN Lead impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin said Sunday morning the article of impeachment will be sent to the Senate “soon,” as he also passionately argued that President Trump’s second impeachment was crucial for holding the President to account for his actions — even as the Maryland Democrat deals … Read more

Biden national security advisor calls for Russia to immediately release detained Putin critic

A file photo dated September 29, 2019 shows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during a rally in support of political prisoners in Prospekt Sakharova Street in Moscow, Russia. Alexei Navalny is unconscious in hospital after allegedly being poisoned according to his press secretary. Sefa Karacan | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe … Read more

Biden plans immediate executive action to roll back Trump era after inauguration speech

President-elect Joe Biden plans to take immediate executive action to turn the page on the Trump era after his inauguration speech this week, chief of staff Ron Klain said Sunday after laying out Biden’s plan for his first days office. Biden is planning a 10-day blitz of executive action on what his administration is calling … Read more

Trump retains overwhelming support from Republicans after deadly U.S. Capitol attack: NBC poll

President Donald Trump retains overwhelming support from Republican voters in the final days of his term, an NBC News poll conducted after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol shows. Nearly nine in 10 Republicans approve of Trump’s job performance, according to the survey, a figure virtually unchanged from just ahead of the … Read more

Democratic governors accuse Trump administration of misleading them about vaccine stockpile

Several Democratic governors are criticizing the Trump administration for apparently misleading public health officials about holding a stockpile of Covid-19 vaccines in reserve. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday that the government would begin releasing doses of vaccine that were being held in “physical reserve” to ensure enough supply for second … Read more