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GSA tells Biden that transition can formally begin

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from Administrator Emily Murphy sent Monday afternoon and obtained by CNN.

Man arrested for trying to steal tools at a Madison construction site

A Madison man is arrested after he was caught trying to burglarize a construction site.

MADISON, Wis. -- A Madison man is arrested after he was caught trying to burglarize a construction site. According to a release by Madison Police, a construction company employee contacted them Sunday night about a burglary in progress. It happened…

Biden picks UW-Madison alumna as UN Ambassador

President-elect Joe Biden’s pick of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations reflects his intent to return to a more traditional role at the world body as well as offer an olive branch to a beleaguered diplomatic corps.

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective, buoying the prospects of a relatively cheap, easy-to-store product that may become the vaccine of choice for the developing world.