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Blinken postpones China trip following balloon discovery

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a planned high-stakes weekend diplomatic trip to China as the Biden administration weighs a broader response to the discovery of a high-altitude Chinese balloon flying over sensitive sites in the western United States Learn More


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Sorry, not sorry: Some 1/6 rioters change tune after apology

Some Jan. 6 defendants who have expressed remorse in court for joining the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol have later struck a different tone or downplayed the deadly riot publicly More »


Companies pledge millions in fed effort to stem road deaths

Nearly 50 businesses and nonprofits including rideshare companies Uber and Lyft and industrial giant 3M are pledging millions of dollars in initiatives to stem a crisis in road fatalities under a new federal effort More »


DeSantis eyes 2024 from afar as GOP rivals move toward runs

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may be months away from publicly declaring his presidential intentions, but his potential rivals aren’t holding back More »


Biden to promote administration wins in speech to Democrats

President Joe Biden hasn’t announced a reelection campaign, but some of the themes of his likely bid should be on display when he addresses a national Democratic Party meeting More »


A South Dakota Senate aide's allegation roils GOP politics

The South Dakota Senate has sanctioned a member who was accused of harassing a legislative aide More »


Trump campaign staff on 2020 election lies: ‘fan the flame’

A newly released audio recording offers a behind-the-scenes look at how former President Donald Trump’s campaign team in a pivotal battleground state knew they had been outflanked by Democrats in the 2020 presidential election More »


Biden's handwritten notes part of classified docs probe

President Joe Biden is a man who writes down his thoughts More »


Biden, Black caucus agree on path forward on police reform

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have left a meeting with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris with an agreement on how to address the issue of policing in America after the recent killing of Tyre Nichols More »


House GOP votes to oust Democrat Omar from major committee

House Republicans have voted to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee More »


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