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World - Region
11/20/2021 6:17:44 PM
A group of U.S. congressmen held meetings Saturday with Lebanon's top leaders during a fact-finding mission to the Middle East nation roiled by an unprecedented economic crisis.

World - International
11/17/2021 6:37:27 PM
The Taliban on Wednesday urged the U.S. Congress to ease sanctions and release Afghanistan's assets as the country faces economic turmoil.

World - International
11/13/2021 10:59:35 AM
Former US president Donald Trump's longtime advisor Steve Bannon was indicted Friday for refusing to testify to the congressional committee investigating the Capitol riot, the Justice Department announced.

World - International
11/6/2021 7:18:55 PM
President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed Congress' passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure package as a ``monumental step forward for the nation`` after fractious fellow Democrats resolved a months-long standoff in their ranks to seal the deal.

World - International
11/6/2021 4:36:22 PM
The U.S. Congress passed an infrastructure bill that funds more than a trillion dollars in nationwide federal spending on Nov. 5, 2021.

World - International
11/5/2021 5:22:54 PM
Lawmakers were set to take key votes Friday on giant twin bills at the center of Joe Biden's $3 trillion blueprint to transform America's crumbling transport network and expand the welfare safety net on the biggest day so far of his presidency.

World - Africa
11/5/2021 12:30:45 AM
South Africa entered new political territory on Thursday as most voters turned against the ruling African National Congress for the first time in the democratic era.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 8:19:41 PM
Ethiopia said Tuesday it was "extremely disappointed" in US President Joe Biden's plan to remove Africa's second most populous country from a key trade programme because of rights concerns related to its year-long war.

World - Africa
11/2/2021 5:25:19 PM
President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that he's decided to cut out Ethiopia from a U.S. trade program, setting the path for sanctions against the African nation over its failure to end a nearly yearlong war in the Tigray region that has led to "gross violations'' of human rights.

World - Region
11/1/2021 10:08:10 PM
US President Joe Biden said there's only a ``fifty-fifty'' chance that the US Congress and Senate would approve a Turkish request to buy American-made F-16 warplanes, but pledged to do ``his best'' to ensure that the sale goes through, Turkey's president said on Monday.

World - Africa
11/1/2021 2:37:58 PM
South Africans cast ballots Monday in local elections expected to reflect growing discontent with the African National Congress, whose popularity has been waning even before deadly riots in July.

Opinion -
11/1/2021 12:27:46 PM
Hyper-partisanship has resulted in a paralyzed Congress that can't pass legislation to save lives from disease or guns, protect the environment, or even ensure the right to vote.

World - International
11/1/2021 9:52:00 AM
President Joe Biden swings the focus of his battle for fast, concerted action against global warming from the US Congress to the world on Monday, appealing to global leaders at a UN summit to commit to the kind of big climate measures that Biden is still working to nail down at home.

World - International
10/31/2021 7:45:08 PM
President Joe Biden's new climate strategy, announced after his original plan crumbled under opposition in Congress, will represent a historic investment in clean energy technology and infrastructure if it is enacted. But it is still not likely to be enough to meet the administration's emissions reduction goals for 2030.

World - International
10/28/2021 11:06:55 PM
Top executives of ExxonMobil and other oil giants denied spreading disinformation about climate change as they sparred Thursday with congressional Democrats over allegations that the industry concealed evidence about the dangers of global warming.

World - International
10/24/2021 9:21:15 PM
Deadline driven, President Joe Biden brought two pivotal senators to his Delaware home Sunday for talks aimed at resolving the disputes that have stymied the Democrats' wide-ranging social safety net and environmental measure at the core of his domestic agenda.

World - International
10/19/2021 10:10:37 PM
President Joe Biden held intensive talks with competing factions of his Democratic party Tuesday in an attempt to save his agenda in Congress before time runs out.

Opinion -
10/10/2021 1:47:07 PM
25 years after I wrote my memo to Clinton, we have arrived at this sorry state of affairs. Israel, acting with impunity born of the neglect of Palestinian rights and the enabling hand of successive US presidents and Congresses

World - International
10/6/2021 9:25:24 PM
A former Trump aide and congressional candidate in Ohio has filed a defamation lawsuit over allegations of physical abuse that his former girlfriend and White House colleague is leveling while promoting her new book.

Business - Tech
10/5/2021 7:20:29 PM
A Facebook whistleblower told US lawmakers Tuesday that the social media giant fuels division, harms children and urgently needs to be regulated, drawing pledges Congress would take up long-delayed action.

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