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Blinken says some of Hamas' proposed changes to a cease-fire plan in Gaza are workable and some not

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that mediators will keep trying to close an elusive cease-fire deal after Hamas proposed numerous changes to a U.S.-backed plan More »


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Republicans stick to attacking criminal justice system, echoing Trump, after Hunter Biden conviction

Republicans loyal to Donald Trump are largely echoing the former president’s claim that the Justice Department has treated President Joe Biden’s son with kid gloves while zealously prosecuting Trump More »


AP-NORC poll: About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable

About half of U.S. adults approve of Donald Trump’s recent felony conviction, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research More »


Russian warships reach Cuban waters ahead of military exercises in the Caribbean

A fleet of Russian warships have reached Cuban waters ahead of planned military exercises in the Caribbean More »


North Korea's Kim hails Russia ties as Putin reportedly plans a visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hailed the country’s expanding relationship with Russia as reports suggest that Russian President Vladimir Putin will soon visit the country for his third meeting with Kim More »


House moves to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt for withholding Biden audio

The House is expected to vote on a resolution holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for refusing to turn over audio of President Joe Biden’s interview in his classified documents case More »


Faking an honest woman: Why Russia, China and Big Tech all use faux females to get clicks

When it comes to online scams and foreign disinformation, it pays to be female More »


Thefts of charging cables pose yet another obstacle to appeal of electric vehicles

Across the U.S., thieves have been targeting electric-vehicle charging stations, intent on stealing the cables, which contain copper wiring More »


US inflation cooled in May in a sign that price pressures may be easing

Inflation in the United States eased in May for a second straight month, a hopeful sign that a pickup in prices that occurred early this year may have passed More »


Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the inspiration for the NBA logo, dies at 86

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, has died More »


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