Nancy Pelosi biography from USA TODAY's Susan Page set for April 2021

Nancy Pelosi biography from USA TODAY's Susan Page set for April 2021

08/04 20:59 Anonymous 0

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.

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Trump mispronounces Yosemite at White House event

08/04 20:59 Anonymous 0

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.

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Restaurants at risk of closure with coronavirus resurgence

08/02 19:49 Anonymous 0

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.

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SpaceX Crew Dragon splashdown live: Watch NASA astronauts return

08/02 19:49 Anonymous 0

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.

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Trump, Pelosi cast blame as unemployment ends

07/31 18:39 Anonymous 0

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.

Homeland Security gathered intel on journalists covering Portland

Homeland Security gathered intel on journalists covering Portland

07/31 18:39 Anonymous 0

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.

Justice Dept. sending federal agents to Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee

Justice Dept. sending federal agents to Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee

07/29 17:29 Anonymous 0

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.

John Lewis, 'conscience of Congress,' to lie in state at the Capitol

John Lewis, 'conscience of Congress,' to lie in state at the Capitol

07/27 16:19 Anonymous 0

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.