The government is supposed to provide equal funding to land-grant, state-run historically Black colleges and universities under the Morrill Act of 1890.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to dozens of species — and to an ongoing political fight over oil and gas. Now, the Biden administration is hoping ending oil and gas leases will be a win.
A proposal from the Labor Department would make an estimated 3.6 million salaried workers newly eligible for overtime pay. It covers workers earning less than $55,000 per year.
A hearing is set for Friday on the parameters of a possible protective order dictating how former President Donald Trump and his legal team can talk about evidence in the Jan. 6 criminal case.
Seven tech companies, including Google, Meta and OpenAI, have voluntarily made commitments on developing and managing artificial intelligence. But there isn't much accountability in the process.
The meeting is likely to happen by the end of the year, National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said. President Biden has expressed concern over Netanyahu's judicial proposals.
Deaths from overdoses of Xylazine-laced fentanyl have surged. The White House drug czar says he's marshalling efforts on testing, tracking, treatment, and stopping the spread.
Under a judge's new ruling, much of the federal government is now barred from working with social media companies to address removing any content that might contain "protected free speech."
Jason Owens, the head of a busy Border Patrol sector in Del Rio, Texas, will lead the agency, the Biden administration announced. His predecessor is retiring at the end of the month.
With President Biden pledging a veto, the resolution amounts to a mostly symbolic show of congressional disapproval on a plan to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt.
The House's debt ceiling bill has critics on both sides. Bharat Ramamurti, the deputy director of the National Economic Council, says the administration was able to secure some of its key priorities.
The landmark plan outlines over 100 steps that federal agencies will take within a year. But the Biden administration says it will only work if other individuals and institutions take action too.
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kevin Rudd about President Biden deciding not to meet with leaders of Australia, India and Japan because of U.S. debt ceiling negotiations.
NPR's A Martinez asks Mimi Tsankov, president of the National Association of immigration judges, about the end of Title 42.
The U.S. came dangerously close to defaulting on its debt in 2011. Jack Lew, chief of staff and then treasury secretary under President Obama, offers some advice to the current administration.