At the Pentagon, officials said they welcomed the action, and indicated that the department would begin implementing it quickly. “The department will immediately take appropriate…View More Biden Ends Military’s Transgender Ban, Part of Broad Discrimination Fight
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Thursday laid off roughly 185 people from its Postmates division, or about 15 percent of Postmates’ total work force, said…View More Uber, After Buying Postmates, Lays Off More Than 180 Employees
WASHINGTON — President Biden on Friday ordered the director of national intelligence to work with the F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security to conduct…View More White House Orders Assessment on Violent Extremism in U.S.
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday confirmed Lloyd J. Austin III as defense secretary, filling a critical national security position in President Biden’s cabinet and…View More Senate Confirms Austin in Historic Vote, Installing First Black Defense Secretary
WASHINGTON — It was the culminating moment of a transfer of power: President Biden and the first lady, Jill Biden, walked up the driveway to…View More Can Someone Please Open the Door?
The new White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, later dismissed the notion that Mr. Biden’s opening policy initiatives have not lived up to his unity…View More In Biden’s Washington, Democrats and Republicans Are Not United on ‘Unity’
WASHINGTON — The House and Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a special waiver to allow Lloyd J. Austin III, a retired four-star Army general, to…View More Congress Grants Waiver to Austin to Serve as Defense Secretary
WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, President Biden’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation, vowed to make climate change a top priority during his Senate confirmation…View More Buttigieg’s Climate Promises: What Could He Actually Do?
On Climate Change Chief among executive orders that begin to tackle the issue of climate change, Mr. Biden has signed a letter to re-enter the…View More President Biden’s 17 Executive Orders in Detail
Inauguration Day 2017 was notable, in part, for who wasn’t there: There were vast empty spaces on the National Mall, which the Trump Administration would…View More The Inauguration Kept Crowds Out and Tried to Bring America In