Recent federal mask mandates on all public transit have burdened bus drivers with difficult and sometimes dangerous duties to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Saudi's crown prince approved the killing and dismemberment of a Washington Post columnist in 2018, the Biden administration says. So how can the US still see the Saudis as good partners?
In the past week, the Biden administration has shown it is willing to back up words with actions in dealing with both Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The federal minimum wage's purchasing power has rarely been lower since it created in 1938 as part of the New Deal.
At least 92 US military veterans were deported between 2013 and 2018. These deportees are not currently included in Biden's effort to reunite families as part of his new immigration reform plan.
Monthly payments to families with children could lift millions of US children out of poverty.
Research shows that when one country – particularly a powerful one – puts more women in power, other nations tend to follow suit.
If confirmed, US Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico would be the first Native American to run the agency that interacts with tribal nations. But her agenda extends far beyond Indian Country.
Researchers are developing ways to lock captured CO2 into cement. It could help rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure and deal with climate change at the same time.
The president is calling for sweeping changes in health care policy. Tens of millions of Americans could be affected.
The Biden administration is trying to shore up SNAP, a mainstay of the safety net.
With Beijing signalling its interest in joining, the Trans-Pacific Partnership may offer Canberra an opportunity to end the trade dispute that is damaging both countries.
Students from other countries found the US less attractive during the Trump administration. Will things be any different under President Biden?
The United States has a robust food supply chain and a social safety net in place that could, if fully utilized, nearly eliminate hunger within its borders.
Some people wonder what they can do to support Black colleagues and junior employees who face institutional discrimination at work and elsewhere.
Closer political ties between Joe Biden and Justin Trudeau likely means a more constructive and co-operative approach to solving challenges between the two countries in the agri-food sector.
For decades, presidents beginning with Andrew Jackson routinely replaced large swaths of the government workforce, often requiring them to pay fees to political parties in exchange for their jobs.
The results from an emerging study suggest governments should act quickly if they plan to impose travel bans – before the virus can spread widely to other countries.
Electric cars get a lot of hype, but what really matters for the climate are excess emissions from the many millions of gasoline vehicles still sold each year.
Biden wants to restore US global leadership after four years of Trump's isolationism and antagonism. These are some of the challenges and opportunities he'll face, from China to Latin America.