The former Democratic senator is guiding the first Black woman tapped for the Supreme Court. His one-time colleagues wonder if there’s more to come. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson talks to former Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) as she arrives for the third day of her confirmation hearing onContinue Reading

Jackson, 51, has long been considered the leading contender for the post. President Joe Biden has selected D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to succeed retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, making history by picking a Black woman for the nation’s highest court, the White HouseContinue Reading

Regulators are due to decide Thursday whether to uphold, revise or scrap longstanding restrictions on the abortion drug mifepristone As the Supreme Court weighs the fate of Roe v. Wade, the Food and Drug Administration is set to open a new phase in the abortion wars this week, when itContinue Reading

There is plenty still unknown about Omicron, but the variant already has the potential to upend the global pandemic response and undo progress that’s been made containing Covid-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top Biden health officials have reviewed a limited set of data on Omicron in coordination with internationalContinue Reading