Biden Taps Rice as Domestic Policy Adviser, McDonough for VA

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is naming Susan Rice as director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, giving her broad sway over his administration’s approach to immigration, health care and racial inequality and elevating the prominence of the p...
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Some California Hospitals Are Overwhelmed by Virus Cases

SACRAMENTO — Teams of military doctors, nurses and other health care specialists are being deployed to eight California hospitals facing staffing shortages amid a record-breaking surge of coronavirus cases across the state. The Air Force, at California's re...