How the historic House-speaker stalemate could end
Kevin McCarthy is still not speaker of the House, despite multiple attempts to elect him this week. Vox explains the ways the stalemate could end, while the Washington Post reports on how C-SPAN’s live coverage of the proceedings has given Americans insight into a process they don’t typically see.
Biden will award the Presidential Citizens Medal — the second-highest civilian honor in the country — to officers who defended the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 attack. ABC has the story.
A past domestic-violence allegation recently surfaced against the coach of the U.S. men’s soccer team. ESPN reports that the source was the mother of a benched player. Apple News sports editor Shaker Samman joins us to discuss the story.
This week’s In Conversation sees one longtime journalist explores what it means to retire, and how to be emotionally ready.