Senate confirms Kristen Clarke to lead DOJ's Civil Rights Division - Axios
The civil rights attorney was confirmed on the anniversary of George Floyd's killing.
U.K. Supreme Court rules Uber drivers are "workers," not independent contractors - Axios
It's a major blow to Uber's business model.
Biden holds first call as president with China's Xi Jinping - Axios
Ahead of the call, the White House laid out Biden's China strategy.
Robinhood faces congressional inquiries over GameStop stock - Axios
Robinhood recognized it may face policy challenges as a would-be disruptor in a regulated industry.
Senate panel to hold hearing after high-flying Reddit stocks cause Wall Street chaos
Senate Banking Committee Chair Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) announced Thursday that he plans to hold a hearing on "the current state of the stock market" in response to this week's volatility.
Woman who allegedly stole laptop from Pelosi's office to sell to Russia is arrested
She's charged with illegally entering the Capitol as well as violent entry and disorderly conduct.
Biden picks Warren allies to lead SEC, CFPB
Gary Gensler and Rohit Chopra will be seen as welcome picks by progressives.
Fauci: 100 million doses in 100 days is “absolutely" doable - Axios
Biden promised to invoke the Defense Production Act to ramp up vaccine manufacturing.
The coronavirus variants: What you need to know - Axios
Viruses mutate and evolve and the coronavirus is no different.
Drivers and union challenge Prop. 22's constitutionality
This is the first legal challenge the proposition has faced since passing in November.
All the platforms that have banned or restricted Trump so far - Axios
Platforms are rapidly removing Trump’s account or those affiliated with pro-Trump violence and conspiracies.
Apple threatens to remove Parler from app store after deadly Capitol siege - Axios
The app “appears to continue to be used to plan and facilitate further illegal and dangerous activities,” Apple said.
How right-wing media explained the pro-Trump siege of the Capitol - Axios
They offered an alternate reality in which everyone but pro-Trump rioters were to blame.
GOP considers drastic options against Trump including 25th Amendment - Axios
With 13 days left, confidants and Republican officials are considering dramatic steps.
Scoop: Trump administration declassifies unconfirmed intel on Chinese bounties
The disclosure comes months after reports of Russian bounties and after Trump vowed to ratchet up pressure on China.
GOP Sen. Josh Hawley says he will object to Electoral College certification
He is the first senator to say he will object.
Acting Pentagon chief halts Biden transition briefings - Axios
The move shocked officials across the Defense Department.
Scoop: Mayor Pete may get China post - Axios
Letting him deepen his foreign policy chops could boost Buttigieg's future.
How to avoid Election Day misinformation - Axios
The antidote to misinformation is a mix of media literacy and healthy skepticism.
Texas early voting surpasses 2016's total turnout - Axios
The state's 38 Electoral College votes are in play.
USPS IG: Postal service changes compounded significant negative service - Axios
The changes "had a significant impact on the Postal Service," the inspector general's report found.
Buzz grows around Andrew Cuomo as Biden's attorney general - Axios
The AG would be among the most politically sensitive jobs in a Biden administration.
Judge dismisses Trump campaign lawsuit over Pennsylvania drop boxes - Axios
The ruling is a major blow to the Trump campaign in a battleground state.
The American Investment Council PAC Gives More To Republicans For Federal Elections - Axios
The American Investment Council PAC is contributing fewer overall dollars than in past cycles.
Biden Condemns Violence On All Sides After Deadly Portland Shooting - Axios
"We must not become a country at war with ourselves."
Senate Report Finds Manafort Passed Campaign Data To Russian Intelligence Officer - Axios
It's the fifth and final volume of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation.
Why You Should Be Skeptical Of Russia's Coronavirus Vaccine Claims - Axios
There is no published data to back up its claimed efficacy.
Lincoln Project's $4 Million Ad Blitz Targets Alaska, Maine And Montana Senate Seats - Axios
It's the "never Trump" group's biggest buy to date.
Exclusive: Trump Never Raised Russia's Taliban Bounties With Putin - Axios
"I have never discussed it with him."
Federal Agents Arrested 18 During Portland Protests This Week - Axios
They face charges including assaulting federal officers, arson and damaging federal property.
The State Of The Global Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine - Axios
A look at the leaders, and the stakes
Facebook Ad Boycott Calls Grow Louder - Axios
The North Face and a prominent ad agency joined a call to drop Facebook ads over content moderation concerns.
Advertising Giants Agree To Evaluate Mutual Definition Of Hate Speech - Axios
The group notably includes a few Big Tech companies, like Facebook, Google and Twitter.
Veto-proof majority of Minneapolis City Council vows to disband police department - Axios
"Our efforts at incremental reform have failed. Period.”
Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks statewide stay-at-home order - Axios
The order had closed schools for the rest of the academic year.
NBA suspends season over the coronavirus after player tests positive - Axios
It's the latest in a wave of event cancellations.
Movie industry braces for major hit due to coronavirus - Axios
The Chinese box office has so far lost an estimated $200 million in 2020.
Senate passes $8 billion emergency coronavirus funding package - Axios
It's a rare bit of bipartisan lawmaking across both the House and Senate.
Family of Mexican teen killed by border agent cannot sue, SCOTUS rules - Axios
The court noted a cross-border shooting case has "foreign relations and national security implications."
Facebook says political candidates can use paid memes - Axios
Branded content is a tricky area to define and regulate.
As coronavirus spreads, UN aviation agency blocks critics of Taiwan policy on Twitter
The aviation agency said it blocks "offensive" content