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Review of domestic terror

Jan 22, 2021 / 5:25 pm

President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the...

Lockdown hits Hong Kong

Jan 22, 2021 / 5:24 pm

Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening outbreak in the city, authorities said. Hong Kong has...

Italy cracks down on TikTok

Jan 22, 2021 / 3:30 pm

Italy’s data protection authority said Friday it was imposing an immediate block on TikTok’s access to data for any user whose age has not been...

Nuke treaty welcomed

Jan 22, 2021 / 6:54 am

The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between the two countries,...

Inaugural violence threat

Jan 22, 2021 / 6:42 am

An Illinois man was ordered held without bond Thursday for allegedly threatening the lives of President Joe Biden and other Democrats before this week's...

Dissolve the NRA?

Jan 22, 2021 / 6:34 am

A New York judge on Thursday denied the National Rifle Association’s bid to throw out a state lawsuit that seeks to put the powerful gun advocacy group...

Daily highs for cases

Jan 21, 2021 / 9:59 pm

Mexico posted new one-day highs for the pandemic Thursday, with 22,339 newly confirmed coronavirus infections and 1,803 deaths from COVID-19 recorded for the...

Fauci unleashed

Jan 21, 2021 / 9:50 pm

Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and...

Biden stops border wall

Jan 21, 2021 / 9:43 pm

In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump’s wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking...

Cruz, Hawley investigation

Jan 21, 2021 / 9:31 pm

Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “to fully...

Inaugural song questioned

Jan 21, 2021 / 9:23 pm

On the first day of Joe Biden's presidency, Native Americans had reason to celebrate. Biden halted construction of the border wall that threatened to...

Giuliani under fire

Jan 21, 2021 / 8:54 pm

A lawyers' group filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York's courts, calling for him to be investigated and his law license...

5 killed at vaccine plant

Jan 21, 2021 / 8:51 pm

At least five people were killed in a fire that broke out Thursday at a building under construction at Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest...

Shanghai outbreak

Jan 21, 2021 / 7:58 pm

Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China's best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been...

Biden returns U.S. to WHO

Jan 21, 2021 / 6:00 pm

The United States will resume funding for the World Health Organization and join its consortium aimed at sharing coronavirus vaccines fairly around the globe,...

Rollout moved too fast

Jan 21, 2021 / 5:40 pm

Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand...

Extension of nuke treaty?

Jan 21, 2021 / 5:39 pm

President Joe Biden has proposed to Russia a five-year extension of a nuclear arms treaty that is otherwise set to expire in February, the White House said...

Impeachment trial pushed?

Jan 21, 2021 / 4:45 pm

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump's impeachment trial to February to give the former president...

EU leaders call on Russia

Jan 21, 2021 / 3:30 pm

The European Union used a video summit of its 27 leaders Thursday to call on Russia to immediately release opposition leader Alexei Navalny and make sure that...

Bombings rock Baghdad

Jan 21, 2021 / 7:24 am

Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said. The rare...

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