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Biden on Memorial Day lauds generations of fallen US troops who 'dared all and gave all'

President Joe Biden says in a Memorial Day address Americans “must never forget" the price paid by troops who “dared all and gave all” to protect their democracy Learn More


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Takeaways on debt ceiling: McCarthy's balancing act, Biden's choice and the challenges ahead

After weeks of negotiations, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy have struck an agreement to avert a potentially devastating government default More »


Trump's welcome of Scott into 2024 race shows his calculus: The more GOP rivals, the better for him

When Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina launched his campaign for the White House, the notoriously prickly former President Donald Trump welcomed his new competitor with open arms More »


Russia issues arrest warrant for Lindsey Graham over Ukraine comments

Russia’s Interior Ministry has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham following his comments related to the fighting in Ukraine More »


Biden and McCarthy reach a final deal to avoid US default and now must sell it to Congress

The debt ceiling deal has come with just days to spare before a potential first-ever government default More »


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

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


Historic acquittal in Louisiana fuels fight to review 'Jim Crow' verdicts

Criminal justice advocates have struggled at the Louisiana Legislature as they seek legal relief for hundreds of people convicted of serious crimes by nonunanimous juries More »


Diverse Republican presidential primary field sees an opening in 2024 with voters of color

Race has emerged as a central issue, and a delicate one, in the 2024 presidential contest as the Republican Party fields one of its most racially diverse group of primary candidates ever More »


Debt ceiling deal: What's in, what's out of the bill to avert US default

The details of the deal between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are out More »


What's next on the debt ceiling: Selling the plan and making a deal into a law

To pass their debt ceiling deal, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden will now have to sell it to their respective parties More »


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