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Morgan State Gets $20 Million Pledge From Former 2021-02-23 18:06:39The gift will help Morgan State University, a historically Black college, finance scholarships for financially needy students.

Capitol Hill’s busy day: Confirmation hearings, updates on 2021-02-23 17:41:54

Xavier Becerra, Health Secretary Pick, Faces Tough Confirmation 2021-02-23 17:21:55If confirmed, he would be the first Latino to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

What the Bond Market Is Telling Us About 2021-02-23 17:11:45A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending.

Migrants in Mexico Face Confusion at Border 2021-02-23 16:27:18President Biden is trying to untangle an interlocking web of Trump-era border restrictions, leading for now to disparate treatment of migrants and ram

Senate Confirms Linda Thomas-Greenfield as Biden’s Ambassador to 2021-02-23 15:55:25As America’s top representative to the United Nations, Ms. Thomas-Greenfield has said she will set about restoring alliances.

Blinken, Without Leaving Home, Tries to Mend Fences 2021-02-23 15:40:00The secretary of state has postponed diplomatic travel during the coronavirus pandemic, which experts say is a challenge at a moment of flux in the wo

Liz Cheney says G.O.P. must ‘make clear that 2021-02-23 15:29:03“We will right the unforgivable wrongs of Jan. 6,” Ms. Cheney said at a virtual foreign policy event on Tuesday, referring to the attack o

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny to Write Political 2021-02-23 14:22:54“State of Terror,” set for release in October, is about a secretary of state confronting terrorism threats and a weakened nation.

‘Diplomacy Is Back’: Linda Thomas-Greenfield Is Confirmed as 2021-02-23 13:56:05Ms. Thomas-Greenfield, a career diplomat, will go the U.N. calling for the United States to re-engage with the global body, while dealing with Republi

Perdue Will Not Challenge Warnock for Georgia Senate 2021-02-23 13:14:49The announcement came just a week after Mr. Perdue, a former senator and a Republican, said he had filed paperwork for a possible campaign, and just d

New York prosecutors are set to review eight 2021-02-23 11:23:24

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Four impeachments, zero removals: Sign of cracks in 2021-02-17 17:28:00A key check on presidential power doesn’t seem to be working the way the Founding Fathers envisioned. We look where a cycle of partisanship may

Biden, Warnock, and the resurgence of the liberal 2021-02-17 15:50:36The election of President Joe Biden and Sen. Raphael Warnock “represents an opportunity for Christian political discourse to move from the cultu

Impeachment 2.0: bipartisan, yes, but the fallout could 2021-02-17 14:41:19Many Republicans who voted to impeach or convict former President Donald Trump are feeling the intra-party consequences – even if it's not yet

New arrivals seeking asylum will test Biden's immigration 2021-02-16 12:22:19President Joe Biden has reversed many Trump administration immigration policies in pursuit of a “humane, comprehensive process” to evaluat

Senate acquits Trump again, but on a changed 2021-02-14 10:46:24Both of Donald Trump's impeachments ended in his acquittal, with little suspense over the outcome. But the circumstances of the crimes and trials wer

Why California’s pandemic response could lead to a 2021-02-12 17:09:00California Gov. Gavin Newsom might face a recall because of his pandemic response. The state is facing the challenges of a U.S. in miniature.

Impeachment trial: Political, but also deeply personal 2021-02-12 16:47:04For the senators and House impeachment managers, this week’s trial underscores the deeply personal nature of the events at the center of it.

Impeachment defense: Condemn the violence, not the president 2021-02-12 12:03:15Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers are willing to concede the events of Jan. 6 were shocking. But they say Mr. Trump shoul

Trump in exile: The man and the idea 2021-02-11 17:36:39Can Trumpism actually carry on without former President Trump, or will the man himself come roaring back?

Creating a Capitol fortress: ‘The obvious, easy, and 2021-02-11 17:03:54After a year of pandemic restrictions and militarized security after the Capitol invasion, the seat of power is off-limits to the average citizen.

Commission suggests ways to fix systemic racism in 2021-02-11 12:07:37Repealing old, unenforced but explicitly racist laws has become more popular across the country. But racial disparities still exist. A Virginia commis

Impeachment trial: Senators view 'distressing' new riot footage 2021-02-11 12:00:30New video footage of the U.S. Capitol attack shows how dangerously close the rioters came to the nation’s leaders, putting the focus of former P

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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

Biden reopens office of faith-based partnerships 2021-02-20 09:12:25On Sunday, 14 February 2021, President Joe Biden by decree re-established the White House Office for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships . This

Biden, commander of the "true believers", by Thierry 2021-02-20 09:12:25As the United States moves resolutely towards civil war, President Joe Biden is relying on left-wing believers of different faiths. He sees Donald Tru

Pentagon settles down in Syria 2021-02-20 09:12:25According to the Voice of America, the Biden administration has decided to build a new military base in Northern occupied Syria. On 6 February 2021, a

UK and China censor each other's TV channels 2021-02-20 09:12:25On 4 February 2021, Ofcom (the UK communications regulator) banned the China Global Television Network (CGTN) on the grounds that it reports directly

City of London threatened by EU 2021-02-20 09:12:25The City of London - an independent microstate inside the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - has been kept out of the Treaty on th

Biden at the Pentagon, by Joseph R. Biden 2021-02-20 09:12:25Well, Mr. Secretary, thank you. And good afternoon to everyone. I want to thank Secretary Austin for welcoming the Vice President and me to the Pentag

«Keeping up the Momentum and Working Together for 2021-02-20 09:12:25Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, Welcome to the China-CEEC Summit. This Summit takes place as countries are going all out to fight COVI

Abuses by the Syrian Democratic Forces, by Koussay 2021-02-20 09:12:25On instructions from my Government, I should like to convey to you the following information. The militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, whic

France confronted with the jihadism of its Turkish 2021-02-09 09:12:13France realises a little late that the jihadists who have carried out attacks on its soil and others who are preparing new ones are supported by forei

President Biden revives tool of "American imperialism" 2021-02-09 09:12:13US President Joe Biden has just revoked the National Security Council (NSC) reform undertaken by his predecessor, President Donald Trump . Upon taking

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Anthony Fauci Reveals What Still Baffles Him About New! 2021-02-24 06:24:56“To me, that just boggled me, and it still does," the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert said.

Key Jewish Groups Ask Joe Biden To Revoke New! 2021-02-24 05:45:11HuffPost obtained a private request for the president to stop a plan to label goods from the occupied West Bank as "Made in Israel."

Bernie Sanders Puts GOP Colleagues On Notice Over New! 2021-02-24 05:43:00The Republican Party under Donald Trump moved "very far away from reality," the Vermont senator said.

Justin Trudeau Makes Subtle ‘Leadership’ Dig At Donald New! 2021-02-24 04:45:49"It’s nice when the Americans are not pulling out all the references to climate change and instead adding them in," said the Canadian prime mi

Mitt Romney Delivers Ominous Trump 2024 Prediction For New! 2021-02-24 04:39:00The Utah senator offers up a grim reality check.

Liz Cheney: Republicans Need ‘To Make Clear We New! 2021-02-24 03:55:07The deadly U.S. Capitol riot "cannot be minimized," said the third-ranking House Republican.

Maddow, Burnett Shred Ron Johnson’s ‘Deranged’ Capitol Riot New! 2021-02-24 03:16:41“There is no conspiracy theory he won’t peddle to defend Trump," CNN's Erin Burnett said of the Wisconsin Republican.

Mitch McConnell Will Back Merrick Garland For Attorney New! 2021-02-24 00:45:29The Senate minority leader told Politico that Garland had his support, five years after he refused to advance his nomination to the Supreme Court.

Tucker Carlson Suggests QAnon Doesn't Exist Because He New! 2021-02-23 23:35:56The Fox News host said he and his team spent "all day" trying to locate the conspiracy theory, which he's now claiming was made up by the left.

Trump Can No Longer Funnel GOP Money To 2021-02-23 20:34:56Utah Sen. Mike Lee held a fundraiser at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club last weekend, and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem plans one for March.

As Schools Face Upheaval, Biden Administration Says Standardized 2021-02-23 19:58:29The decision was made without Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee to run the Education Department.

Ted Cruz Scorned For Fiddling With His Cellphone 2021-02-23 19:54:19"He's looking for travel deals for his next trip to Mexico," one of the Texas senator's critics tweeted.