Editor's Note: The author of "Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power" is USA TODAY’s Washington bureau chief Susan Page, who has covered six White House administrations and 10 presidential elections.Susan Page, the journalist and best-selling author of "The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty," is releasing another biography of a famous woman in Washington: Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
Census Bureau shows that the combined millennial, Generation Z and younger generations numbered 166 million people.The combined Generation X, baby boomer, and older cohorts represented 162 million U.
But even when we do, people will need data to see the impact of vaccinations.“How many new cases were already on their radar and how many weren’t?
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump turned heads on Tuesday when he mispronounced the word "Yosemite" at a White House event to sign a bipartisan conservation bill.But he stumbled over Yoh-sem-it-ee, pronouncing it YO-se-MIGHT, and then adding a syllable, "YO-se-min-NIGHT.
And even in parts of the country where the outbreak appears contained, restaurants' revenue is far below normal because social distancing requirements – and wary diners – mean fewer tables, fewer customers and limited hours.The virus resurgence has prompted officials in California, Texas, Florida and other states to order restaurants shut again.
PHOENIX – Crews on Sunday detonated a 150-foot portion of a bridge over Tempe Town Lake in Arizona, which was damaged in a train derailment last week.A series of horn blasts warned those nearby to clear the area minutes before the stretch of rail bridge was detonated.
After a roughly two-month stay on the International Space Station, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are on their way home in a history-making SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.The mission, officially designated SpaceX Demo-2, was a demonstration flight of SpaceX's crewed Dragon spacecraft, and the return leg of the trip will mark the final stage in the more than 60-day flight to the International Space Station.
The rest will pay for the first 100 million doses, with an option on 500 million more.This is the fourth deal in which the federal government has committed to buy doses if companies develop successful coronavirus vaccines.
WASHINGTON – The discussions over another stimulus package turned testy Friday as Democrats and Republicans each blamed the other for their inability to come to an agreement just hours before a $600 weekly unemployment benefit for Americans officially ends., criticized Republicans for waiting months before attempting to take up another emergency package, noting the surge of coronavirus cases and high unemployment rate.
The DHS Intelligence and Analysis Directorate was ordered to halt the information collection, after Wolf was notified of the work, first disclosed by the Washington Post.OPINION: Track terrorists, not journalistsFor weeks, state and local authorities had raised questions about tactics used by federal officers, leading to an agreement this week for federal authorities to withdraw its force from the streets of downtown Portland.
If Tropical Storm Nana forms, her memes may just break the internet.Forecasters learned that short, distinctive names for tropical storms and hurricanes improved communication and helped avoid confusion.
WASHINGTON – The Justice Department plans to send nearly 100 federal agents and officers to Detroit, Michigan, Cleveland, Ohio, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as part of Operation Legend, a federal crime initiative that began earlier this month and has since been expanded to several cities.The announcement comes as state and local officials, drawing from the unrest in Portland, Ore.
PHOENIX – A train derailed and was on fire over an Arizona lake on Wednesday morning.A portion of the Salt River Union Pacific Railroad Bridge, which stretches over Tempe Town Lake, has collapsed, and the train on the bridge was on fire.
Officials in several states said residents have reported receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail that appear to be sent from China and are urging the public not to plant them.“I opened them up and they were seeds,” Culley said.
On Monday, Lewis – the civil rights icon known as the "conscience of the Congress" – will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda, his body resting on the same wooden platform constructed in 1865 to support Lincoln's casket.His motorcade is expected to pass by several notable landmarks, including Black Lives Matter Plaza, the site of one of his last public appearances.
when a driver honked his horn and turned right onto a street where there was a crowd of protesters, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said Sunday.Several protesters — including Foster, who was holding an assault rifle — approached the car, Manley said.
When she brought participants to Washington each year, Lewis would take them through the books, photos and other memorabilia of the civil rights movement in his office.When the driver arrived to take him to the airport, Lewis said: “The books are ready.
If you have at least $10 in spare change, a Chick-fil-A in Virginia will offer you free food for them.Amid the nation's coronavirus-caused coin shortage, franchise owners in the city of Lynchburg are running a special on Wednesday.
The team remains in Philadelphia to continue undergoing testing, with the outbreak spreading throughout the clubhouse.DH Garrett Cooper and outfielder Harold Ramirez were also out of Sunday's lineup.
A semi-truck hauling 12,000 bottles of Templeton Rye overturned around 5 a.Wednesday on a highway in southern Missouri near the Arkansas border.