Here's what to know about the Derek Chauvin trial
10 months after George Floyd's death, opening statements in the former Minneapolis police officer's trial are set to begin Monday before 12 jurors and two alternates.
Congress passes $1.9T Covid relief bill, with $1,400 checks, in major win for Biden
The measure will also extend jobless benefits and increase funding for vaccine distribution and schools.
House passes 'Protect the Right to Organize Act,' 225-206, sends bill to Senate
Despite Biden's stated support for unions, the labor reform measure faces an uphill battle.
Supreme Court won't stop grand jury from getting Trump's tax returns
The decision marks a decisive defeat in Trump's prolonged legal battle to keep his tax records out of the hands of investigators.
GOP senators pitch Biden on slimmed-down Covid relief bill
The Republicans propose a relief package that is much smaller than Biden’s $1.9 trillion proposal.
Global Covid cases top 100 million as new strains emerge
A tally from Johns Hopkins University places the U.S. first in global infections with more than 25 million.
Filibuster clash paralyzes Senate. Democratic frustration grows on how to proceed.
The fate of top Democratic priorities like $1,400 checks and an immigration overhaul could hang in the balance.
Biden signs two executive orders on Covid economic relief, worker protections
Biden has signed a number of executive orders to roll back Trump-era policies, as well as address the Covid-19 pandemic.
Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden's immigration proposal
The resistance includes Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, the two remaining GOP authors of the "Gang of Eight" overhaul in 2013.
Trump hires defense lawyer for second Senate impeachment trial
Trump adviser Jason Miller would not say whether others had signed on or whether South Carolina-based lawyer Butch Bowers would be the sole lawyer representing Trump.
Sam Liccardo : Trump's second impeachment after Capitol riots isn't enough. He needs to go to prison.
Political sanction did not deter the president from abusing his power again, nor should we believe it would deter anyone else. A criminal conviction will.
The CDC was damaged by marginalization and politicization. This is how Biden can fix it.
It won't be easy for Dr. Rochelle Walensky to re-establish trust, both with our public servants and the public at large. But the CDC's work requires it.
Andrew Yang run for NYC mayor
The former presidential candidate proposes a cash relief program for the city to help recover from the pandemic.
What we know about the people arrested after the Capitol riots
Some of the people who were arrested recorded themselves committing the acts for which they are being charged.
FBI, NYPD told Capitol Police about possibility of violence before riot, senior officials say
The FBI visited more than a dozen extremists before the rally last week to urge them not to travel to D.C., senior law enforcement officials said.
Republican AGs group sent robocalls urging march to the Capitol
“At 1 p.m., we will march to the Capitol building and call on Congress to stop the steal,” said the voice on the recording, which was obtained by NBC News.
Inside the House chamber as the Capitol was overrun by an angry mob
NBC News congressional reporter Haley Talbot was inside when the violence and chaos started.
Speaker Pelosi called military chief about 'unhinged' Trump's access to nuclear launch codes
Pelosi has called for Trump to immediately be removed from office after his supporters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday.
Man with foot up on desk in Pelosi's office at Capitol arrested
Images apparently showing Richard Barnett of Arkansas in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office became emblematic of the mayhem that tore across the U.S. Capitol.
Capitol Police chief resigning amid criticism over pro-Trump mob
The announcement comes just after the head of the department's union called for a "change at the top."
Over 100 lawmakers are calling for President Trump's removal. Here's who they are
Only one Republican has so far joined the call to remove or impeach Trump after Wednesday's riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Woman killed in Capitol was Trump supporter who embraced conspiracy theories
Social media profiles connected to Ashli Babbitt were almost singularly focused on radical conservative topics and conspiracy theories.
Trump administration officially says huge hack was likely a Russian espionage operation
The statement from the CIA, FBI, NSA, DHS and ODNI comes after Trump cast doubt on a Russian origin for the hack, saying it might be China.
New York becomes fourth state to record 1 million Covid-19 cases, more than 350,000 people have died from the coronavirus
As of Saturday, New York had 1,014,044 confirmed cases, according to NBC News counts. California remains at the top of the list with 2.3 million confirmed cases, the most of any state in the country. Los Angeles County alone has reported about 806,210 cases as of Saturday, according to public health officials. Florida and Texas have 1.3 million cases and 1.7 million cases, respectively. Also on Saturday, the U.S. reported more than 350,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
Sen. David Perdue, facing tight runoff in Georgia, will quarantine after close Covid contact
Perdue was scheduled to rally with President Donald Trump in Georgia ahead of the runoffs that will decide control of the Senate.
As Supreme Court reconsiders Jim Crow-era split juries, past cases could earn new trials
"If the gold standard for American constitutional law is a trial by your peers with a unanimous verdict, then Louisianans have been getting a substandard American experience."
Capitol Hill leaders make progress on Covid relief price tag, but policy disputes linger
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Trump ally, says he has "never been more hopeful that we'll get a bill."
Biden predicted a GOP 'epiphany' after the election. Trump's standing in the way.
President-elect Joe Biden predicted that Republicans would have an "epiphany" after President Donald Trump lost. Three weeks after the election, there's no sign of it.
2 missing boys. 2 different outcomes. And questions about Amber Alerts.
"You can either do it when you shouldn’t or not do it when you should," one expert said. "There’s no perfect science to know when it’s right. It’s always a judgment call."
As Covid-19 cases surge, Congress sounds pessimistic about a new relief package
"I'm kind of discouraged, frankly, right now," Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said.
70% of Asian Americans support affirmative action. Here's why misconceptions persist.
With the Harvard affirmative action case a step closer to the Supreme Court, Asian American activists say much of their work involves dispelling myths about affirmative action's impacts.
Suspects in Ahmaud Arbery murder case denied bail in Georgia
Travis and Gregory McMichael must remain behind bars, a judge ruled, following a lengthy hearing.
Supreme Court Justice Alito's Federalist Society speech shows how political the court will get
One of the Supreme Court's leading conservatives openly joined the culture wars, and clearly telegraphed his intentions now that he's in the majority.
Asian Americans are growing fastest in Nevada. Here's how they voted.
In Nevada, observers say, Filipino Americans illustrate the complexity of — and the need for nuance in — voter outreach efforts.
Clinching victory, President-elect Biden declares 'time to heal in America'
In his first speech as president-elect, Biden promised to be the leader of "the whole people" and outlined an agenda for his first term.
Here's what happened when NBC News tried to report on the alleged Hunter Biden emails
Analysis: Trump complains the media isn't reporting on Hunter Biden's emails. But NBC News met obstacles, including Rudy Giuliani, when it tried.
How a fake persona laid the groundwork for a Hunter Biden conspiracy deluge
A 64-page document that was later disseminated by close associates of President Donald Trump appears to be the work of a fake "intelligence firm."
One battleground state, two rallies — and radically different versions of reality
Trump and Harris held dueling campaign events in the Phoenix area, but voters could be forgiven for thinking the rallies were held in different universes.
Judge says Justice Department cannot defend Trump in E. Jean Carroll rape defamation suit
The DOJ tried to represent Trump in a defamation lawsuit brought by E. Jean Carroll, a writer who has claimed that he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s.
GOP bets Democrats won't expand Supreme Court. Progressives say: Call their bluff.
Progressives saw Mitch McConnell's recent comments that Democrats “won’t be able to do much about [Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation] for a long time to come” as a dare.
Inside the campaign to 'pizzagate' Hunter Biden
Pizzagate-style rumors in 2016 were largely confined to far-right message boards. This year, they are reaching the mainstream with help from a website boosted by Trump.