White House Eyes Piecemeal Pandemic Aid After Trump Ends Talks On Overall Package

October 7, 2020 - 10:14am EDT
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But a top aide to Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted that she spoke to the treasury secretary Wednesday about a standalone measure to help airlines. A previous attempt to do this failed amid GOP opposition.

Sep 20 - 5:00am EDT

President Biden gives his first address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He may find some skepticism for his pitch to work together on COVID-19 and climate after some recent decisions.

Sep 20 - 5:00am EDT

Investigations into former President Donald Trump's family business by the Manhattan district attorney and the New York state attorney are still underway, and more charges may be coming.

Sep 19 - 10:30pm EDT

The Senate parliamentarian said including a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants was beyond the scope of the process Democrats are using to pass key legislation without GOP votes.

Sep 19 - 5:12pm EDT

Canadians go to the polls tomorrow for a snap election called by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He is gambling his handling of the pandemic will win his Liberal Party more seats in parliament.

Sep 19 - 3:17pm EDT

Kabul's interim mayor did not give an exact number on just how many female employees would be forced to stay home because of the new rule. Previously about a third of city employees were women.

Sep 18 - 11:22am EDT

Demonstrators planned to protest the ongoing prosecutions of people who participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection, which left several people dead.

Sep 18 - 8:06am EDT

Demonstrators plan to protest the ongoing criminal cases of individuals charged in the violence at the U.S. Capitol. NPR has been tracking the progress of every case.

Sep 18 - 5:00am EDT

Sources tell NPR the Biden administration is close to announcing its pick to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the $11 trillion mortgage market.

Sep 17 - 5:52pm EDT

With efforts to vaccinate the world's poorest countries lagging, President Biden plans a virtual summit alongside the United Nations General Assembly to set new goals in the pandemic fight.