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politics / Sat, Dec 2, 2023 5:42 AM

US joins in other nations in swearing off coal power to clean the climate

The United States is now committed to the idea of phasing out coal power plants, joining 56 other nations in kicking the coal habit

politics / Sat, Dec 2, 2023 4:08 AM

Russia's Lavrov declares at security talks that his country's goals in Ukraine are unchanged

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has delivered a blunt message to Western leaders and declared at an international security conference that...

politics / Sat, Dec 2, 2023 3:22 AM

Somalia president hails lifting of arms embargo as government vows to wipe out al-Shabab militants

Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has welcomed the U.N. Security Council vote to lift an arms embargo imposed on the Horn of Africa nation...

politics / Sat, Dec 2, 2023 12:06 AM

Police charge director of Miss Nicaragua pageant with running 'beauty queen coup' plot

Nicaraguan police say they want to arrest the director of the Miss Nicaragua pageant, accusing her of intentionally rigging contests so that...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 11:12 PM

South Korea launches its first spy satellite after rival North Korea does the same

South Korea has launched its first military spy satellite, a little over a week after rival North Korea claimed to put its own spy satellite into...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 11:06 PM

Court orders Texas to move floating buoy barrier that drew backlash from Mexico

A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas must move a floating barrier on the Rio Grande that drew backlash from Mexico

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 11:00 PM

Live updates | Israeli strikes kill over 175 people in Gaza after cease-fire ends, officials say

Health officials in Gaza say Israeli strikes have killed dozens of people after fighting in the Gaza Strip resumed

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 10:45 PM

Pentagon forges new high-tech agreement with Australia, United Kingdom, aimed at countering China

The U.S. is expanding its high-tech military cooperation with Australia and the United Kingdom to include underwater drones and electronic warfare

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 9:44 PM

Biden is heading to Hollywood for a major fundraiser featuring Steven Spielberg and Shonda Rhimes

President Joe Biden will head to Los Angeles next week for a big-dollar event that will be his first since strikes by writers and actors...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 8:44 PM

US proposes plan to help the snow-dependent Canada lynx before warming shrinks its habitat

U.S. officials are proposing a $31 million recovery plan for Canada lynx to help a snow-dependent wildcat species that scientists say could be...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 7:26 PM

Court pauses federal policy allowing abortion clinic operators to get grants -- but only in Ohio

An appeals court has paused enforcement of a federal government regulation that allows abortion providers to receive family planning grants — but...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 6:56 PM

UN ends political mission in Sudan, where world hasn't been able to stop bloodshed

The United Nations Security Council has voted to end its political mission of a few hundred people dedicated to ending the civil war in Sudan

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 6:13 PM

Female athletes sue the University of Oregon alleging Title IX violations by the school

A group of female athletes has filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Oregon alleging Title IX violations by the school

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 5:09 PM

Oregon State, Washington State, Mountain West agree to 6-game football scheduling arrangement in '24

Oregon State, Washington State and the Mountain West have announced a football scheduling agreement for the 2024 season

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 4:23 PM

5 takeaways from AP's Black attorneys general interviews about race, justice and politics

In wide-ranging interviews with The Associated Press, six sitting Black attorneys general discussed the challenges and opportunities of serving as...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 3:47 PM

House Republicans reiterate their demand for Hunter Biden to appear for a private deposition

House Republicans are demanding that Hunter Biden appear this month for a closed-door deposition, rejecting his offer to testify publicly while...

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 3:29 PM

Another top official leaves a super PAC backing Ron DeSantis' campaign

The chairman of most powerful independent group supporting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ presidential ambitions has resigned

politics / Fri, Dec 1, 2023 3:26 PM

Putin orders the Russian military to add 170,000 troops for a total of 1.32 million

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to increase the number of troops by nearly 170,000 to a total of 1.32 million

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