U.S. children started school this fall significantly behind expectations in math, and modestly behind in some grades in reading, according to one of the first reports on widely used tests since the pandemic shut schools in March.100
The president-elect’s transition team sharply criticized Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s decision to allow funding for several emergency Federal Reserve lending programs to expire, escalating a political fight.
A 17-year-old from Illinois who is charged with killing two people during a protest in Wisconsin and whose case has become a rallying cry for some conservatives posted $2 million bail and was released from custody.
The federal regulator is pushing to speed up the mortgage giants’ exit from 12 years of government control but has yet to reach an agreement with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to people familiar with the matter.
Potential list of nominees to run the Justice Department shows how President-elect Biden is weighing whether to emphasize extensive prosecutorial experience or credibility with social justice advocates.
Bill de Blasio had hoped to keep the nation’s largest school district open at least through Thanksgiving but rejected a state proposal that could have staved off the closure of public schools this week.