Pentagon admits killing 10 civilians, including up to 7 children, in Kabul drone strike last month

Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., commander of the U.S. Central Command testifies before the Senate…

France, still mad about that submarine deal, just recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a press conference with Latvia's Prime Minister (unseen) after their meeting…

Debt ceiling vs government shutdown: How they’re different and why they matter

The U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.Getty ImagesCongress faces two massive tasks over the next month: Funding…

California counties with high Covid vaccination rates helped Newsom cruise to victory in the recall election

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to members of the media after meeting students at Melrose Leadership…

100 National Guard troops are on standby to support Capitol Police during pro-Trump rally Saturday

A U.S. Capitol police officer adjusts security fencing outside the U.S. Capitol ahead of a planned…

North Carolina judges block voter ID law, saying it discriminates against Black people

North Carolina State University students wait in line to vote in the primaries at Pullen Community…

Judge orders Biden administration to stop expelling migrants under Trump-era health law

A person stands next to the U.S.-Mexico border barrier painted with a mural depicting people who…

France is so mad about the Australia submarine deal that it canceled a big party in D.C.

A woman runs in front of the French Embassy in Washington, DC on May 8, 2020.Daniel…

Trump issues support for Jan. 6 riot defendants as police brace for Capitol rally backing prisoners

U.S. Capitol Police officials survey the area around the Capitol reflecting pool ahead of an expected…

Powell orders ethics review after Fed presidents disclosed multimillion-dollar investments

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell directed staff to review the central bank's ethics rules for appropriate financial activities…

His economic agenda on the line, Biden prepares to fight for tax increases on the wealthy

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Library in…

Treasury sanctions Colombian drug trafficking queen ‘La Patrona’

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified Zulma Maria Musso…

NY Attorney General Letitia James held private talks about running for governor in wake of Cuomo resignation

New York Public Advocate Tish James, center, speaks during a news conference outside Supreme Court building…

U.S., Australia and UK unveil new security partnership as China expands its military and influence

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on workers rights and labor unions in the East Room at…

‘A stab in the back’: France rebukes Australia, Biden after ditched submarine deal

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 15: French President Emmanuel Macron (R) welcomes Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison…

America’s ‘unworkable’ child-care system is failing families, Treasury Department says

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen answers questions during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to examine the…

Judge denies bond for man who had weapons in swastika-tagged pickup parked near DNC headquarters

United States Capitol Police arrested a California man who had multiple knives in his truck near…

Senators demand cryptocurrency regulation guidance from SEC Chair Gary Gensler

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testifies at a U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing…

Pelosi told top general Trump should have been ‘arrested on the spot’ for inciting Capitol insurrection, new book says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the top U.S. Army general that then-President Donald Trump was a…

DOJ opens civil rights probe of Georgia prisons, will eye violence against inmates, LGBTQ prisoners

In this Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, an unidentified prisoner on death row stands in…

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy tries to change the subject when pressed on Covid vaccine messaging

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tried to change the subject to taxes Tuesday after facing tough…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren urges the Fed to break up Wells Fargo

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, questions Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve…

FDIC teams up with Microsoft and Truist to create fund to invest in minority-owned banks

Jelena McWilliams, chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing,…

Top general Milley reassured China, others in secret calls as Trump pushed election lies, spokesman says

WASHINGTON — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley placed two phone calls…

Judge denies Trump request to pause rape defamation lawsuit by E. Jean Carroll pending appeal

E. Jean Carroll visits 'Tell Me Everything' with John Fugelsang in the SiriusXM Studios on July…

Gavin Newsom’s victory could trigger reform of California’s recall process

California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks after the polls close on the recall election, at the California…

The SEC is ‘short-staffed’ and it needs more help to tackle everything from crypto to China, Gensler says

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and…

Mercer family played bigger role in 2020 election than thought, giving nearly $20 million to dark money GOP fund

Robert Mercer and Rebekah Mercer attend the 2017 TIME 100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center…

Biden meets with Sens. Manchin, Sinema as Democrats try to build support for $3.5 trillion bill

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talks to reporters as he departs the U.S. Capitol after a…

Democrat Gavin Newsom easily survives California recall, will remain governor

Gavin Newsom survived a Republican attempt to remove him from office as California's governor, ensuring that…

1 million Afghan children are at risk of starvation, UNICEF director warns

Afghan children, who salvage recyclable items from garbage to make a living, eat a meal of…

Biden to deliver first UN General Assembly speech as president on Sept. 21

The United Nations headquarters in New York.Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden next week will deliver his first…

Lawmakers to grill SEC Chair Gensler on crypto during Senate hearing

Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), speaks during a Senate Banking Committee…

Prince Andrew attorney will challenge sex lawsuit by Jeffrey Epstein accuser, disputes jurisdiction and service

Prince Andrew, Duke of York leaves the headquarters of Crossrail at Canary Wharf on March 7,…

Watch live: Secretary of State Blinken defends Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal before Congress

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom poised for victory in upcoming recall election as polls swing sharply in his favor

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a No on the Recall campaign event with U.S. Vice…

U.S.-bound Afghan evacuation flights will be halted for a week after measles cases

Evacuees from Afghanistan arrive at Hamad International Airport in Qatar's capital Doha on the first flight…

Capitol police arrest man with machete, bayonet in car painted with swastika near DNC HQ

United States Capitol Police arrested a California man who had multiple knives in his truck near…

House Democrats propose new tax hikes to pay for their $3.5 trillion bill: Here are the details

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (L),…

SEC hits media companies linked to Guo Wengui with over $500 million settlement for illegal stock offering

Fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui hold a news conference on November 20, 2018 in New York,…

Here are the major issues and deadlines facing Congress as lawmakers return to Washington

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer attend a…

Sen. Joe Manchin says there’s no way to pass $3.5 trillion budget bill by September 27

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Joe Manchin (D-WV) attends a Senate Energy and Natural…

‘9/11 millionaires’ and mass corruption: How American money helped break Afghanistan

A person shows US dollars outside an exchange office, remained close since August 15th, following their…

U.S. pauses inbound flights with Afghan evacuees after 4 cases of measles detected

Evacuees board an Atlas aircraft bringing them from Afghanistan to the United States from the Ramstein…

Prince Andrew served with suit by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Giuffre in sex case, court filing says

Prince Andrew The Duke of York arrives at the Headquarters of CrossRail in Canary Wharf on…

Here’s what to know about the California recall election that could remove Gov. Gavin Newsom

How will the election work?All registered California voters are eligible to participate in the special election…

Boies Schiller law firm loses several attorneys over issues involving Harvey Weinstein, Elizabeth Holmes, founders’ kids

Attorney David Boies, representing several alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein, exits federal court following a bail…

White House proposes stopgap bill with disaster aid as Congress hashes out trillions in spending

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks about Afghanistan, from the East Room of the White House…

Chinese exile Guo Wengui uses misinformation network to push unproven drugs to treat Covid

Guo Wengui, a wealthy businessman who fled China in 2014 and is linked to several high-profile…

Fighting continues in Afghanistan’s Panjshir valley as anti-Taliban resistance vows to hold out

Taliban members patrol after they entered the Panjshir Valley, the only province the group had not…