Politics

John Elk III/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House announced a historic shift in its policy toward Cuba Monday night, saying that for the first time in six decades it will sign off on an American company investing in a private Cuba-based and Cuban-owned business. The deal is pending approval by the Cuban government but […]

Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — In her first sit-down interview since leaving Washington, Melania Trump appeared on Fox News on Sunday where she addressed some of her ongoing work as a former first lady and looked back at her time in the White House — and what came after. It was a rare […]

Grant Faint/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority Monday struck down a 20-year-old campaign finance limit aimed at curbing corruption in politics, delivering a win to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, who had challenged the federal law. Chief Justice John Roberts, in an opinion joined by the five other conservative justices, said that caps […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Top Republicans in the House of Representatives are facing new scrutiny as critics, including within their own party, contend they failed to condemn the same racist rhetoric espoused by the suspected gunman who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket on Saturday. The far-right conspiracy that white […]

STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The gunman who opened fire on a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, in what authorities described as a “racially-motivated attack” has a “hate-filled soul,” President Joe Biden said Sunday. While speaking at an event to honor law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty […]

Michelle Gustafson/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Pennsylvania’s Lt. Gov John Fetterman, the leading Democratic candidate in the Pennsylvania Senate race, said Sunday that he suffered a stroke on Friday. “I had a stroke that was caused by a clot from my heart being in an A-fib rhythm for too long,” Fetterman said in […]

Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., was hospitalized this weekend after suffering a minor stroke, he said Sunday. He was admitted to George Washington University Hospital after experiencing lightheadedness and acute neck pain while delivering a speech in western Maryland, the senator said in a statement. An angiogram Sunday indicated he […]

Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that social media companies have to address and track down extremism on their platforms, after a gunman who reportedly espoused white supremacist ideology opened fire at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket on Saturday, killing at least 10. Among the 13 victims […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Hundreds of pro-abortion rights protests are planned nationwide Saturday in the wake of a bombshell leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that indicated the court’s conservative majority could soon overturn Roe v. Wade. Women’s March and Planned Parenthood are among the organizations behind more than 450 demonstrations nationwide, which […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Friday defended his administration’s response to an ongoing baby formula shortage that has triggered public outcry from parents, lawmakers and drawn Republican fire. “There’s nothing more urgent we’re working on than that right now, and I think we’re going to be making some significant progress very shortly,” […]


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