400 Lights, For 400,000 Dead, Illuminate Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

January 19, 2021 - 5:22pm EST
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"Sharing grief brings people together," says historian Micki McElya. The ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday was the most prominent memorial so far to the victims of COVID-19.

Feb 25 - 2:50pm EST

Former economic adviser Lindsey Boylan alleges harassing behavior starting in 2016, including an unwanted kiss and a suggestion of strip poker, after being told the governor had a "crush" on her.

Feb 25 - 1:55pm EST

New Yorker writer Luke Mogelson says many of the insurrectionists he filmed at the Capitol "had no inkling that what they were doing was wrong or suspicion that it could result in any consequences."

Feb 25 - 1:47pm EST

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

Feb 25 - 7:18am EST

Democrats are using the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill to introduce measures they say will reduce poverty. People already at risk for falling behind have seen big setbacks over the past year.

Feb 25 - 5:08am EST

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill who wanted to know why Americans are still experiencing delays in getting their mail. Only the USPS board of governors can oust DeJoy.

Feb 25 - 5:08am EST

Drew Garza welcomed the Biden White House lifting a ban on transgender recruits. But Garza and other would-be transgender recruits are waiting for the formal requirements and rules for their service.

Feb 25 - 5:08am EST

The massive failure of the Texas energy system has spurred a blame game and fresh calls for reform. Texas lawmakers are debating what went wrong, and how to keep it from happening again.

Feb 25 - 5:00am EST

The White House is consulting young activists on a range of policy, but they are still pressing Biden publicly for aggressive action on immigration, gun control and other issues.

Feb 24 - 10:10pm EST

The change means the wait is over for hundreds of thousands of job-seeking foreigners and those pursuing permanent residency in the U.S., to apply for the coveted immigration documents.