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politics / Sun, May 28, 2023 12:10 PM

Debt ceiling agreement gets thumbs up from biz groups, jeers from some on political right

The reviews are starting to come in as details emerge about the debt ceiling agreement reached by President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

politics / Sun, May 28, 2023 10:21 AM

Migrants with children stuck at Poland's border wall; activists say Belarus won't let them turn back

Human rights activists in Poland say a group of some 30 migrants seeking asylum, including small children, has been stuck at Poland’s border wall...

politics / Sun, May 28, 2023 10:11 AM

New Greek parliament convenes, only to be dissolved as early as Monday

Newly elected Greek lawmakers were sworn in Sunday but the Parliament in which they sit may be dissolved as early as Monday, ahead of fresh...

politics / Sun, May 28, 2023 10:02 AM

Right-wing populist Javier Milei gains support in Argentina by blasting 'political caste'

He believes selling human organs should be legal, climate change is a “socialist lie,” sex education is a ploy to destroy the family and that the...

politics / Sun, May 28, 2023 2:17 AM

Modi opponents boycott opening of new Indian Parliament; PM says it breaks with colonial past

India’s major opposition parties have boycotted the inauguration of a new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rare show of...

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 11:18 PM

Asylum-seekers say joy over end of Title 42 turns to anguish induced by new US rules

Asylum-seekers say joy over the end of the public health restriction known as Title 42 this month is turning into anguish with the realization of...

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 7:31 PM

Sudan military ruler seeks removal of UN envoy in letter to UN chief, who is 'shocked' by the demand

Officials say Sudan’s military ruler has demanded in a letter to the U.N. secretary general that the U.N. envoy to his country be removed

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 9:10 AM

New bill to build Athletics stadium on Las Vegas Strip caps Nevada's cost at $380 million

The Oakland Athletics are asking Nevada for $380 million for a 30,000-seat, $1.5 billion retractable roof stadium on the Las Vegas Strip

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 7:29 AM

Hong Kong denies knowledge about Uyghur student, slams Amnesty for saying he disappeared at airport

Hong Kong has criticized Amnesty International’s accusation that a Uyghur student disappeared after being interrogated at the airport

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 6:48 AM

Berlin police investigate Roger Waters for possible incitement over concert outfit

Police in Berlin say they have opened an investigation of Roger Waters on suspicion of incitement over a costume the Pink Floyd co-founder wore...

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 6:25 AM

Hong Kong's 2nd largest pro-democracy party disbands amid political crackdown

One of the few remaining pro-democracy parties in Hong Kong has voted to dissolve itself, joining a growing list of organizations that have...

politics / Sat, May 27, 2023 5:24 AM

Serbian border troops to maintain highest state of alert after ethnic clashes inside Kosovo

Serbia has condemned NATO-led peacekeepers stationed in neighboring Kosovo for their alleged failure to stop “brutal actions” by Kosovo police...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 11:52 PM

As Turkey heads to runoff presidential race, domestic issues loom large

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has parlayed his country’s NATO membership and location straddling Europe and the Middle East into...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 7:31 PM

Judge: School district can bar student from wearing Mexican and American flag sash at graduation

A federal judge has ruled that a Colorado school district can bar a high school student from wearing a Mexican and American flag sash at her...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 6:39 PM

X marks the spot: Yellen tells Congress US could run out of money to pay all its bills by June 5

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has told Congress that the U.S. could default on its debt obligations by June 5 if lawmakers do not act in time...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 4:42 PM

New Black Lives Matter tax documents show foundation is tightening its belt, has $30M in assets

A national Black Lives Matter nonprofit, whose philanthropic fortunes grew almost overnight during historic racial justice protests three years...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 4:38 PM

Biden celebrates LSU women's and UConn men's basketball teams at separate White House events

President Joe Biden has appealed for more support for female athletes during a White House event celebrating Louisiana State's championship...

politics / Fri, May 26, 2023 4:34 PM

It's complicated: 'X-date' calculations aim to zero in on when the US may run short of cash

For all the concern over when the government might run out of money to cover all its bills, it turns out that no one can be...

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