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Donations Surge for Republicans Who Challenged Election Results New! 2021-04-17 15:33:09The lawmakers, who encouraged their followers to protest in Washington on Jan. 6, have capitalized on the riot to draw huge campaign donations.

Biden Rejects Pentagon's Views on Afghanistan Withdrawal New! 2021-04-17 15:04:07Over two decades of war, the Pentagon had fended off the political instincts of elected leaders frustrated with the grind of Afghanistan. But Presiden

100 Days Without Trump on Twitter: A Nation 2021-04-17 13:30:55Democrats are breathing easier. Republicans are crying censorship. For all of the country’s news consumers, a strange quiet has descended after

Biden's Choice for Justice Dept.'s No. 2 Is 2021-04-17 11:47:59Lisa Monaco, a veteran of national security posts, is expected to be a key player in the administration’s push to combat domestic extremism, emb

The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did 2021-04-17 11:00:16The U.S. government invested $800 million in plasma when the country was desperate for Covid-19 treatments. A year later, the program has fizzled.

Dark Money in the New York Mayor’s Race 2021-04-17 06:11:49This year’s election is shaping up to be the city’s first in which super PACs play a major role.

The Afghanistan War Is Ending. A Pennsylvania Town 2021-04-17 05:00:22In Canonsburg, known for its big Fourth of July parade, many people say they are proud of America and its military but weary of the two-decade war in

Danica Roem, a Pathbreaking Lawmaker, on the Fight 2021-04-17 05:00:09Ms. Roem, a Virginia delegate who in 2018 became the first openly transgender legislator in the country, spoke with The Times about Republicans’

The Republican Retreat on World Affairs 2021-04-17 05:00:06What will G.O.P. foreign policy be post-Trump? Who knows!

Biden and Suga Agree US and Japan Will 2021-04-17 00:16:56The subtext of the meeting was responding to China’s influence and its aggressive actions in the Indo-Pacific and beyond, and Prime Minister Yos

President Biden Wavers on Restricting Refugee Entry 2021-04-16 21:12:37The Biden administration will for now maintain a historically low refugee cap. But after a widespread backlash from Democrats, the White House said it

Justice Dept. Restores Use of Consent Decrees for 2021-04-16 19:17:47Attorney General Merrick Garland rescinded a Trump administration policy curbing use of the decrees, which provide a way to force changes in police de

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Biden aid for Black farmers: The view from 2021-04-12 17:54:15Racial equity toward farmers is an overt goal of President Biden’s pandemic relief. For many Black farmers, the aid only begins to address the g

With racial justice in mind, US rethinks highways 2021-04-12 11:34:16When interstate highways were built they often sliced through Black neighborhoods, disrupting and devastating thriving communities. Now, there is incr

Republican unity? Trump offers different take at donor 2021-04-11 18:42:00At GOP donor meeting, Donald Trump veered from prepared remarks Saturday and slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans.

‘An enormous waste’: How stimulus checks play in 2021-04-09 15:50:52Many see the relief bill as padded with unnecessary items, further ballooning the national debt even as the economic outlook is improving.

Is the political scandal dead? Gaetz, Cuomo scoff 2021-04-09 11:21:17As Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz finds himself embroiled in a federal sex trafficking probe, politicians from both parties in recent years have ignored call

National debt is surging higher. Here’s why worry 2021-04-07 17:36:04Low interest rates and a focus on economic recovery push concerns about fiscal responsibility to the wayside.

What Georgia voting law actually says – and 2021-04-06 17:41:00Georgia’s new voting law is multifaceted, enabling partisans to label it progress or a travesty. The political context explains why passions run

Biden’s big government push: Progressives and GOP both 2021-04-05 16:50:00Progressives’ growing influence, along with the GOP’s lessening focus on fiscal discipline, has enabled the president to present sweeping

Georgia's voting bill: criticized and funded by corporations 2021-04-05 12:45:07Last week, numerous companies spoke out against Georgia’s new voting bill. But a recent report found that corporations have donated at least $50

Boycott baseball? Republicans defend Georgia voting rights law 2021-04-04 19:34:00Gov. Brian Kemp vowed Saturday to defend Georgia's new election law, saying “free and fair elections” are worth any threats, boycotts, or

With 1.3m backlog at US border, migrants released 2021-04-02 12:19:15Last week, the Border Patrol began the unusual practice of releasing migrants with no court notices, and at times, no paperwork as people flock to the

What's in Biden's massive plan to upgrade US 2021-04-01 12:03:56In a speech in Pittsburgh, President Joe Biden outlined a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan. Some Republicans have opposed the proposed corporate tax

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Ukrainian diplomat arrested in Russia New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57The government of the Russian Federation authorized the arrest of a Ukrainian diplomat, carried out on 17 April 2021. The Russian police announced tha

Israeli, US and Turkish interests attacked in Erbil New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57Strikes against Israeli Mossad offices, a US military base and another Turkish military base were reported on 13, 14 and 15 April 2021 in the city of

Turkey recruiting jihadists to send them to Ukraine New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57On 10 April 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hosted his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky at the Huber Villa in Istanbul. The

President Biden announces withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57On 14 April 2021, President Biden announced the pullout of US troops from Afghanistan [1]. However, this is not the implementation of the plan promote

Cuba moves into phase three testing of two New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57Cuba, a country with a very high level in the field of medical research, is developing five different anti-Covid vaccines. Several have already entere

The Donbass in danger New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57For a over a week, the United States and Russia have been moving military forces to Ukraine and the Black Sea, while simultaneously launching large mi

Association aiming to judge President al-Assad exposed as New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57A sting operation was mounted against the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda, and Media of Professor Tim Hayward (director of the Just World Institute

Remarks on Russia, by Joseph R. Biden Jr. New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57Hello, folks. Thanks for coming over. Good afternoon, everyone. Earlier this week, I spoke with President Putin of Russia about the nature of our rela

Holding Russia To Account, by Antony Blinken New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57Today, we announced actions to hold the Russian Government to account for the SolarWinds intrusion, reports of bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanista

Statement by the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk New! 2021-04-18 09:10:57The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of A

Moscow invites Hezbollah to open representation in Russia 2021-04-15 09:10:49In March, the Russian government hosted for three days the chairman of the Hezbollah parliamentary group in Lebanon, Mohamed Raad. He was accompanied

Main allies meeting on Ukraine 2021-04-15 09:10:49Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with his counterparts from France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom today in Brussels, Belgium. They rea

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Delaware Mulls Human Composting As Eco-Friendly Alternative To 2021-04-17 04:27:06Washington is currently the only state that allows human composting.

Anderson Cooper Shares 'The Sad Fact' About Mass 2021-04-17 02:43:58The CNN anchor showed a map detailing mass shootings in the last month alone, reeling off the killings one by one.

'Nativist Crap': Critics Erupt In Fury Over New 2021-04-17 00:26:05GOP Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar appear to be behind the group that aims to push "uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions."

Business PAC Donations Tanked To Republicans Who Challenged 2021-04-16 22:54:57The significant change since the Electoral College count indicates businesses are serious about their threats to rethink support, The Wall Street Jour

Trump EPA Official Blocked Warning About Carcinogenic Pollution 2021-04-16 21:08:50The Trump appointee told a local official not to release air quality data despite fears a toxic gas could create a Flint-like crisis, an inspector gen

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For 2021-04-16 20:00:09Prosecutors say Stone and his wife shielded their income in a commercial entity and used funds they owed the IRS on a "lavish lifestyle" instead.

Mike Pompeo And Wife Violated Ethics Rules: State 2021-04-16 18:46:27The former Secretary of State and his wife allegedly asked staffers to run personal errands, make restaurant reservations, and care for their dog.

'Incoherent': Democrats, Advocates Baffled By Biden Argument On 2021-04-16 18:11:59Historically, the U.S. has been able to work with various political situations, backlogs and surges from vulnerable populations without an issue.

Trump Will Be Able To Keep His ‘Save 2021-04-16 18:04:27Trump raised some $76 million after the election under false pretenses, and FEC rules will let him wait until July to say how he's spending it.

Josh Hawley’s Campaign Raked In Cash After Capitol 2021-04-16 17:38:45Playing the victim has paid off for the Missouri Republican.

Virginia GOP Lawmaker Used Campaign Funds To Attend 2021-04-16 16:50:25Virginia state Sen. Amanda Chase (R), a candidate for governor, calls herself “Trump in heels.”

Deb Haaland Scraps A Slew Of Fossil Fuel-Friendly 2021-04-16 16:30:55The Interior Secretary also signed an order to establish a climate task force to coordinate climate action across the massive federal agency.