H.R. McMaster, then President Donald Trump's national security adviser, attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 25, 2018. In an NPR interview, McMaster says the United States and its allies need to "compete more effectively" with China.
Republicans, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure proposal meant to serve as a starting point for bipartisan negotiations.
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Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., addresses a news conference last week in Washington. Hirono introduced the legislation in the Senate.
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"Receiving a vaccine for the virus that causes COVID-19 is a key step people can take to protect themselves, their friends and family, and our campus communities while helping bring the pandemic to an end," said Dr. Michael Drake, president of the University of California.
Tareq Alaows stands in front of the Bundestag, Germany's parliament, in Berlin. Alaows came to Germany as an asylum-seeker from Syria in 2015. He launched a campaign to run in Germany's federal election in September for the Green Party but recently withdrew his candidacy.