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Supreme Court hears arguments in Trump plan to cut undocumented immigrants from Census

The Supreme Court on Monday will return and take up another of President Donald Trump's immigration-related policies as it considers the attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from being counted in the Census totals when seats in Congress are divvied up between the states next year.

Biden set to receive first president's daily intelligence brief Monday

President-elect Joe Biden marks a milestone on his path to the White House Monday when he gets his first President's Daily Brief -- the intelligence community's collection of secrets, intelligence, and analysis about long- and short-term threats US leaders need to know to run the country and keep it safe.

A leaderless America slips deep into a grim pandemic winter

America is sliding into a winter limbo of alarming spikes in Covid-19 cases and deepening economic pain while an apathetic lame duck White House and a deadlocked Congress provide no political leadership.

Biden moves quickly to build a diverse administration

President-elect Joe Biden has repeatedly promised to build a government that "looks like America." He's not wasting any time in delivering on that front.

Tom Donilon no longer in the running to be Biden's CIA director

President-elect Joe Biden is still weighing who will lead the Central Intelligence Agency, but Tom Donilon is no longer under consideration for the post, CNN has learned.

Trump admits 'it's hard to get to the Supreme Court'

CNN's Amara Walker and Carl Bernstein discuss President Trump's admission during a Fox News interview that "it's hard" to get cases to the Supreme Court and how Trump's continued legal challenges could undermine future election processes.

Analysis: Here's what happened over Thanksgiving weekend

President Donald Trump said for the first time on Thanksgiving that he will leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden.

Biden's doctor says he has hairline fractures in his foot after slipping while playing with his dog

President-elect Joe Biden will be examined by an orthopedist Sunday afternoon "out of an abundance of caution" after twisting his ankle Saturday while playing with his dog, Major, his office announced.

Pressure mounts on Congress to help struggling Americans as Covid-19 surges

With federal health officials meeting this week to make crucial decisions about who they will recommend to get the coronavirus vaccine first, pressure is mounting on Congress to step back into the governing role that they have abdicated and strike an agreement not only on the expiring aid for struggling Americans, but also the dollars needed by cash-strapped...

Biden to name diverse economic team, with three women in top roles to help build recovery

President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally name key members of his economic team on Monday, with the long-expected announcement of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary, CNN has learned, along with two other women in top roles to help him navigate the nation's punishing fiscal headwinds in hopes of building an economic recovery.

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