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US and EU pile new sanctions on Russia for the Ukraine war's 2nd anniversary and Navalny's death

The United States and the European Union are piling new sanctions on Russia on the eve of the second anniversary of its invasion of Ukraine and in retaliation for the death of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last week More »


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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is in Ukraine to meet Zelenskyy as US aid hangs in the balance

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is in Ukraine to try to reassure President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other officials that Congress will deliver U.S. aid, even as a package that would provide $60 billion is stalled in the U.S. House More »


Some Republicans are voicing doubt over Alabama IVF ruling. Democrats see an opportunity

Democrats and reproductive rights groups are seizing on a ruling this week by the Alabama Supreme Court that plunges the future of access to in vitro fertilization, commonly known as IVF, into uncertainty More »


Trump pledges to defend Christianity against the left, which he says wants 'to tear down crosses'

Former President Donald Trump is promising to use a second term in the White House to defend Christian values and is suggesting he’ll protect the faith's central icon, warning a convention of religious broadcasters that the left wants “to tear down crosses.” More »


Trump's lawyers call for dismissal of classified documents case, citing presidential immunity

Former President Donald Trump is urging a federal judge in Florida to dismiss the criminal case charging him with illegally retaining classified documents More »


Biden ally meets Arab American leaders in Michigan and tries to lower tensions over Israel-Hamas war

Arab American leaders in Michigan have met with Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna of California to discuss backlash towards President Joe Biden's reelection campaign More »


AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Bridgeport's do-over mayoral election

For the fourth time in five months, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayor Joe Ganim will face challenger John Gomes at the ballot box in his quest for an eighth term More »


AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Michigan's presidential primary

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are strong favorites to win the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, but there are complications on both sides More »


US is imposing more than 500 new sanctions on Russia's war machine, indicts Russian businessmen

The Treasury Department plans to impose more than 500 new sanctions on Russia and its war machine on Friday as the U.S. vows to keep up its financial pressure on Moscow with the war entering its third grueling year More »


Ex-FBI source accused of lying about Bidens and having Russian contacts is returned to US custody

Defense lawyers say a former FBI informant who claims to have links to Russian intelligence and is charged with lying about a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden's family has been taken back into the custody of U.S. Marshals More »


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