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In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of New! 2021-03-06 05:00:16New proposals by the G.O.P.-controlled Legislature have targeted Sunday voting, part of a raft of measures that could reduce the impact of Black voter

Democrats Want a Stronger Edge in the Senate. New! 2021-03-06 05:00:15The retirement of a moderate Republican senator and conservative infighting have raised Democratic ambitions in the state, a longtime political bellwe

DeSantis Is Ascendant and Cuomo Is Faltering New! 2021-03-06 05:00:15For both men, their political fortunes and the tests imposed by their parties seem disconnected from the central question of this moment: How did they

Democrats Agree to Trim Unemployment Aid to Keep 2021-03-06 01:30:14Bowing to moderates who said the jobless aid was too generous, Democrats dropped their bid to raise a weekly federal unemployment benefit to $400 from

Federico Klein Arrested in Storming of Capitol 2021-03-05 21:18:36Federico Klein was an outspoken religious conservative with a “perfectly suburban” background before the F.B.I. arrested him for assaultin

FBI Finds Contact Between Proud Boys Member and 2021-03-05 19:59:23A leader of the far-right group separately said he had been in touch with Roger Stone, but an official said it was not the same contact investigators

What’s in a Vote-a-Rama? 2021-03-05 18:50:33Senate Democrats are racing to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. That doesn’t mean things are moving fast.

Representative Eric Swalwell Sues Trump Over Capitol Riot 2021-03-05 17:35:05The suit by Representative Eric Swalwell accuses Donald J. Trump of inciting the Jan. 6 attack and conspiring to prevent Congress from formalizing Pre

Biden Seeks Update for a Much-Stretched Law That 2021-03-05 16:57:33The legal basis for the war against Al Qaeda and its successors is aging and frayed, but how to replace it has long bedeviled lawmakers.

Taking on a New Role, Susan Rice is 2021-03-05 16:03:15After serving as United Nations ambassador and national security adviser in the Obama administration, she has unexpectedly ended up helping oversee do

Can Biden Keep Coal Country From Becoming a 2021-03-05 15:03:48For nearly 60 years, presidents have promised to lift up Appalachia, but many communities remain on the brink.

What Drives Latino Men to Republicans? 2021-03-05 13:36:17Several voters said values like individual responsibility and providing for one’s family, and a desire for lower taxes and financial stability,

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Cuomo denies sexual harassment, but admits 'unwanted flirtation' 2021-02-28 19:50:23New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces the most serious challenge of his decade in office following claims he sexually harassed two women who worked for him

At CPAC, Trump attacks GOP leadership and calls 2021-02-28 19:30:35If the 2024 primary were held today, a CPAC straw poll showed that just 55% said they would vote for Donald Trump, followed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSant

Biden’s big COVID-19 aid package: What’s in the 2021-02-26 17:30:00The U.S. coronavirus relief bill is massive and moving through Congress on party-line votes. Stimulus payments and public health are just the start.

A new stage in the pandemic: Cautious optimism 2021-02-25 17:44:00COVID-19 spikes have been followed by plummets only to spike again. But the current decline could be a light at the end of the tunnel.

Urban transit took a pandemic wallop. Can it 2021-02-25 17:13:26After a harrowing plunge in revenue and ridership at transit systems, an urban revival requires new investment – not just an end to the pandemic

Voters look at both major parties and ask, 2021-02-24 17:10:05In many states voters are fleeing the Democratic and Republican parties, both of which are straining to hold together disparate factions.

From savior to bully: Is Cuomo’s hardball style 2021-02-24 16:35:00Do the controversies surrounding New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signal a changing landscape in the old-fashioned politics of intimidation and humiliation?

Why did Capitol security fail on Jan. 6? 2021-02-24 14:42:20Top security officials engaged in finger-pointing at the first congressional hearing on the U.S. Capitol attack. But at least senators agreed on who c

Trump's tax records to be released. Prosecutors look 2021-02-23 12:36:59The Supreme Court Monday denied former President Donald Trump’s efforts to shield his tax records from Manhattan’s district attorney. Pros

Biden’s high-wire act: Big goals and a fast-closing 2021-02-22 15:41:50The new president’s bipartisan instincts may be overridden by the need to improve Americans’ lives quickly and tangibly.

Garland pledges 'equal justice' and independence from politics 2021-02-22 11:44:16Merrick Garland’s confirmation process for U.S. attorney general is underway. Mr. Garland has said he will focus on civil rights, confront extre

Shoring up the grid: What El Paso can 2021-02-19 17:39:39Texas power outages are stirring calls for more resilient grids. The need is amplified by climate change and increasingly electrified lifestyles.

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Klaus Schwab 2021-02-27 18:12:22Klaus Schwab, the chairman of the World Economic Forum based in Davos, has acquired an international reputation by making the Great Reset a major work

Anniversary of Russia's Illegal Invasion of Ukraine, by 2021-02-27 18:12:22Seven years ago today, Russia violated international law, the norms by which modern countries engage one another, and the sovereignty and territorial

Accountability for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi, by 2021-02-27 18:12:22In October 2018, the world was horrified by the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, in the Saudi A

President Biden's first military operation 2021-02-27 18:12:22On 25 February 2121, President Joe Biden personally authorized the first military operation under his watch. U.S. military forces have conducted an ai

Democratic Party wants to stamp out opposition from 2021-02-27 18:12:22President Biden's Democratic Party is currently putting very strong pressure on video-cable operators to stop distributing certain U.S. television ch

Honoring Anticorruption Champions, by Antony Blinken 2021-02-27 18:12:22Around the world, corruption threatens security and stability, hinders economic growth, undermines democracy and human rights, destroys trust in publi

Biden and the exploitation of the Chinese workforce, 2021-02-27 18:12:22The Biden administration is driven by a fanatical ideology borrowed from small groups of left-wing believers. It is supported by two powerful lobbies:

Ties between FETÖ and PKK 2021-02-27 18:12:22Turkey's National Intelligence Organisation (MİT) arrested two members of Fetullah Gülen's terrorist organization (FETÖ) in Uzbekista

War in Libya 2021-02-27 18:12:22According to a confidential report from the United Nations Secretariat, Marshal Haftar (Cyrenaica) hired Erik Prince (founder of Blackwater and brothe

Israel's nuclear research back on track 2021-02-27 18:12:22According to the International Panel on Fissile Materials, Israel is in the process of building new facilities (approximately 140 by 50 meters) at its

G7 Leaders' statement 2021-02-20 09:12:25We, the leaders of the Group of Seven, met today and resolved to work together to beat COVID-19 and build back better. Drawing on our strengths and va

Catholic Church divided over Biden 2021-02-20 09:12:25The U.S. Catholic Church is still trying to figure out how it should position itself in the face of President Biden's initiatives. It is not so much

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Democrats Reach Deal On Unemployment Benefits In COVID-19 2021-03-05 21:29:27The agreement paves the way for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill to move forward in the Senate.

The $15 Minimum Wage Is Officially Dead In 2021-03-05 21:06:00Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to force a vote on the proposal, which died on procedural grounds.

Ex-House Speaker Paul Ryan Is Fundraising For Pro-Impeachment 2021-03-05 20:59:41The upcoming event highlights a continuing GOP divide.

Biden Makes Republicans Feel Like 'Deplorable Neanderthals,' Complains 2021-03-05 20:09:45McCain attacked Biden's "Neanderthal thinking" critique of ending mask mandates — yet previously defended Trump calling people "animals."

Raising The Minimum Wage Would Have Been A 2021-03-05 19:15:48Support for increasing the minimum wage to $15 was near-universal among Democrats.

Scientist Urges Fellow Christians: Love Your Neighbor By 2021-03-05 18:42:49Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, is trying to get a pro-vaccine message out that centers on selflessness.

Sinema Slammed For Exaggerated Thumbs-Down On $15 Minimum 2021-03-05 18:41:40Hand gestures are commonplace in the Senate, but Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is getting flack for the way she voted against a $15 minimum wage.

California Experiment Shows Giving People Cash Dramatically Improves 2021-03-05 17:58:28A guaranteed income program gave $500 per month to 125 people in Stockton and found that their job prospects and mental health got better.

Pete Buttigieg Wants To Make Transportation In America 2021-03-05 16:27:18Buttigieg, who has called for the U.S. to be a global leader in high-speed rail, said there's nothing he loves more "than bringing attention to an u

CDC Study Emphasizes Importance Of Mask Mandates, Safe 2021-03-05 16:03:19The report was released shortly after Texas, Mississippi and other states abandoned all basic COVID-19 safety measures.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis And His First Gentleman, 2021-03-05 15:53:49Polis, who in 2018 became the first openly gay man elected governor of a U.S. state, proposed as Reis was battling COVID-19 in December.

The Workers Hit Hardest By The Pandemic Are 2021-03-05 15:21:10"The first fired and the last hired": Black and Latino workers are likely to suffer the longest from the COVID-19 recession.