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prasit photo/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House said this week that large leaks in undersea gas pipelines running from Russia to Germany were the result of “apparent sabotage.” U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Tuesday night that he had spoken with his Danish counterpart about the leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and […]

Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to approve a psychologist for a new round of exams on migrant parents whose children were separated from them by the Trump administration. The government’s request, filed last week, is part of an ongoing lawsuit in […]

Yuri Gripas/Sipa/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday asked about the whereabouts of an Indiana congresswoman who was killed in a car crash earlier this year, prompting reporters to ask the White House to explain why he appeared confused and not be satisfied with the answer. The misstep happened as Biden […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — As Hurricane Ian began barreling across Florida, President Joe Biden detailed his administration’s efforts to prepare for the storm and warned residents to heed warnings from officials. “It’s life-threatening,” Biden said of the Category 4 storm as he spoke at a White House conference on hunger and nutrition. “You should […]

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin)/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — An about-face from Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday evening helped to set the Senate on an unexpected glide path to averting a Friday night shutdown. The funding bill, which will keep the government running through Dec. 16, easily earned the 60 votes necessary to clear a procedural […]

Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of President Joe Biden’s conference Wednesday where his administration will call to end hunger and decrease diet-related diseases by 2030, the White House announced that the private and public sector are committing more than $8 billion to reach that goal. “These range from bold philanthropic […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A broad bipartisan group of senators who worked for months on legislation to reform the nineteenth-century law governing the Electoral College process and counting of votes after presidential elections scored two major victories on Tuesday. First, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky threw his influential support […]

Mint Images/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House Jan. 6 committee scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed because of Hurricane Ian. The storm is expected to make landfall in Florida at about the same time as the hearing was to take place. “In light of Hurricane Ian bearing down on parts of Florida, we have decided […]

The State/Getty Images (COLUMBIA, SC) — The South Carolina House rejected a bill Tuesday that would’ve banned nearly all abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected. The proposed ban would have made exceptions for when the mother’s life or health is in danger, for fetuses with fatal anomalies and first-trimester pregnancies that are a result […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Arizona court ruling on Friday upholding the state’s 1901 law banning abortions is rattling voters and elected officials. The law provides no exceptions for rape, incest or fetal abnormalities and makes performing abortions punishable by two to five years in prison. ABC News’ Libby Cathey, who is covering […]


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