The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened directed investigations in five states exploring whether statewide prohibitions on universal indoor masking discriminate against students with disabilities who are at heightened risk for severe illness from COVID-19 by p…

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding his second impeachment trial with the same verdict as his first impeachment.


President Joseph R. Biden Jr. took his oath of office Wednesday afternoon (Eastern Time) hoping to usher in an era of unity on the same spot where two weeks earlier, a mob had overrun the U.S. Capitol hoping to stop the confirmation of his election.

The Department of Homeland Security has begun a new nationwide public awareness campaign, “Be Your REAL ID Self” to promote awareness of the REAL ID requirements and encourage the public to act before the Oct. 1 full enforcement deadline.

The National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C., has requested approximately 265 Soldiers and Airmen in total from the Iowa Army and Air National Guard to assist federal, state, and local agencies with supporting missions for the 59th Presidential Inauguration, to be held Wednesday, Jan. 20.