Chloee Weiner

President Biden is set to address a joint session of Congress for the first time on Wednesday night, on the eve of his 100th day in office. He'll be delivering the address later into his term than most presidents have traditionally done so, giving him a bigger window to draw from as he looks to highlight early accomplishments.

Some have called it Josh Fight or the Josh Battle Royale. Others will remember it simply as Josh vs. Josh vs. Josh.

No matter the title, hundreds of people who share the first name Josh gathered Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., to vie for the "right" to their name. Armed with pool noodles, Joshes from across the country met at Air Park, where they brawled as onlookers with other names cheered from the sidelines.

Editor's Note: Troy Carter won Saturday's runoff.


Two Louisiana state senators will go head-to-head in a runoff election Saturday that will determine who will succeed a White House adviser in the U.S. House.

Lately, Candy has been running to the bus stop on her way home from work. The 26 year-old dance instructor said it's usually dark outside by the time she finishes her shift at a studio in San Francisco — and she's started to dread commuting in the "pitch black."

"I usually call my best friend who lives in New York," she said. "I have him on the phone with me while I run to the bus stop and shiver, nervously waiting for the bus to come."

Updated April 8, 2021 at 4:56 PM ET

President Biden will nominate David Chipman, adviser to a major gun control group, to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, an agency that plays a key role in gun regulations.

Updated March 28, 2021 at 11:58 AM ET

The push to free the container ship stuck in the Suez Canal intensified Sunday as a growing fleet of tugboats and dredgers works to dislodge the 1,300-foot vessel. Egyptian officials said they were preparing to potentially unload some of its cargo if other attempts are unsuccessful.

Updated March 12, 2021 at 5:55 PM ET

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday afternoon that he would not resign, despite mounting pressure from prominent New York U.S. representatives calling for him to step down.

His announcement followed a cascade of statements Friday morning from Democratic members of the state's congressional delegation asking for his resignation in the face of multiple sexual misconduct allegations and an ongoing investigation into the state's reporting of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes.

President Biden and Vice President Harris spoke at the White House Rose Garden Friday afternoon in a ceremony celebrating the passage of the administration's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package earlier this week.

The joint event with congressional Democratic leaders marks the start of a concerted push by the White House to promote the American Rescue Plan around the country.

A JPG file made by a digital artist known as Beeple sold Thursday for almost $70 million by Christie's auction house. That price set a new record for the increasingly popular market for digital-only art — and makes Beeple's piece the third most-expensive work sold by a living artist at auction, according to a statement by Christie's.

Updated March 11, 2021 at 9:34 PM ET

President Biden is aiming for the country to begin to find a degree of normalcy and begin to move on from the coronavirus pandemic by the July Fourth holiday, Biden announced in his first prime-time address Thursday night from the White House on the one-year anniversary of the pandemic.

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