The $1 trillion infrastructure bill that President Biden signed into law includes money that Amtrak hopes can fix crumbling bridges and tunnels along the Northeast Corridor.
The shift in policy means that Amtrak officials no longer anticipate cuts to service next month.
She was in the mix to potentially replace Jerome Powell as Fed chair, but Mr. Biden’s decision to elevate her to the Fed’s No. 2 role will still place her in a powerful position.
The president moved to replace two members who have been supporters of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a step that could portend a shift in leadership at the agency.
An analysis being released by Senator Elizabeth Warren offers a first look at which companies could face higher tax bills under the proposal.
The Transportation Department and the state are teaming up on the program, which aims to prevent a repeat of the supply-chain crisis by bolstering ports and other sources of bottlenecks.
Expanded tuition assistance remains an option for the budget bill, but how much it would help students — and economic competitiveness — remains to be seen.
Catherine E. Lhamon, who had held the post under the Obama administration, faced a G.O.P. wall over her views on transgender students’ rights and how to address sexual assault on campus.
An initial proposal to offer workers 12 weeks of paid leave could be whittled down as Democrats try to trim their $3.5 trillion social policy bill.
For many who made it to the United States, watching the chaotic exit from Afghanistan evoked memories of their own harrowing experiences.