President Joe Biden says that the U.S. will bolster security at its embassy in Haiti following last week's assassination of that country's president, but sending American troops to stabilize the country was "not on the agenda." (July 15)
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump will challenge a recent U.S. Justice Department order that his tax returns should be turned over to a House of Representatives committee, one of his personal lawyers signaled on Monday. "There is no evidence of any wrongdoing here and I object to the release of the returns not only on behalf of my client but on behalf of all future holders of the Office of the President of the United States," said Trump lawyer Ronald Fischetti in a statement. "This politicization and harassment of Mr. Trump is uncalled for and outrageous," Fischetti said, adding that he had "never seen anything like this" in his career as a lawyer.
Iran on Sunday issued a formal denial that it was behind the major Thursday night drone attack on the Mercer Street oil tanker off Oman
Trump spins "destructive" narratives to lost souls, says Rep. Jackie Speier.
Trump’s former personal attorney is currently embroiled in a massive $1.3 billion lawsuit filed against him by Dominion Voting Systems.
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The Ohio Republican admits he spoke to Trump the day the Confederate flag flew in Congress. Aptly, the investigation of John Brown’s raid sets precedent for what must happen nextWhat did Jim Jordan know about the insurrection and when? Jim Jordan listens as Kevin McCarthy speaks to reporters at the US Capitol. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA The House select committee on the 6 January insurrection at the Capitol, according to chairman Bennie Thompson, should “not be reluctant” to include on its witne
Many arrived not knowing the language, but are now carving out a significant place in society.
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SYDNEY — First it was beef.
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Since the federal government got rid of the Fairness Doctrine in 1987, extremist elements have flourished in media, leading to the current crisis in American democracy.
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Li Ran/Xinhua via Getty ImagesAs the U.S. brings its long war in Afghanistan to a close, the Chinese government this week hosted a Taliban delegation in the port city of Tianjin. Chinese diplomats extended to the Afghan delegation warm hospitality, flattering words, and signs of an apparent willingness to play a greater role in Afghanistan going forward.Personally, I feel that the U.S. stance toward China has sometimes been more hostile than is helpful in recent years. But, passing the baton on
- Business Insider
Oklahoma GOP leader was rebuked for doubling down on his comparison of vaccine mandates to gold stars worn by Jewish people during the Holocaust
Oklahoma Republican Party chairman John Bennett got rebuked by state GOP leaders, including US Republican lawmakers representing the state.
- The New York Times
In the hours and days after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, rattled Republican lawmakers knew exactly who was to blame: Donald Trump. Loyal allies began turning on him. Top Republicans vowed to make a full break from his divisive tactics and dishonesties. Some even discussed removing him from office. By spring, however, after nearly 200 congressional Republicans had voted to clear Trump during a second impeachment proceeding, the conservative fringes of the party had already begun to rewrite h
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A year after racial justice and anti-police demonstrators took over part of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, there are lines outside the restaurants in and around the former protest zone. The election comes weeks after Democratic primary voters in New York's mayoral race chose a centrist former cop who balked at calls from the left to “defund the police.” The question is whether voters in overwhelmingly liberal Seattle will also back moderate candidates who reject pleas to reduce police budgets or candidates who support the agenda espoused so forcefully by protesters during last summer’s rallies.
- Washington Examiner
Maricopa County officials defied the Republican-led Arizona Senate's latest round of subpoenas for the controversial audit in the state's most populous county seeking access to routers and other materials.
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Most critiqued the administration's continuation of Title 42. The CDC today confirmed with The New York Times that it would continue the policy.
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“There will still be very tall buildings in China,” said Daniel Safarik of the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
- LA Times
Republicans use 'socialism' to denigrate policies that help working Americans, regardless of their relationship to actual socialism.
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More issues are emerging from Arizona Republicans' controversial 2020 presidential election audit, which ended last week. Arizona's former secretary of state, who is overseeing the process, threatened to quit last week after being locked out of a building where the audit was taking place. Then the tally from Cyber Ninjas, the private company conducting the audit, failed to match Maricopa County's official count. Cyber Ninjas' CEO also says private donations from pro-Trump organizations helped fund the process along with the state. CBS News political reporter Adam Brewster joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss how officials are responding to the latest developments.
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We tried to sound the alarm but many scoffed, lulled by patriotic notions of US traditions. And let’s be clear: The problem is not just Trump anymore.
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As COVID cases surge across the U.S., more states are tightening guidelines. Here is where each state stands on mask requirements.
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Retirement planning is a lot like a three-legged stool, according to one expert.