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Polls find majority of Americans say country is heading in wrong direction
In an AP-NORC survey released Wednesday, 85% of US adults say that things in the country are headed in the wrong direction, with just 14% believing things are going in the right direction. That's a more pessimistic reading than in May, w...
US Sending 2 Surface-To-Air Missile Systems To Ukraine: Pentagon
Russia Ukraine War: The assistance package, worth about $820 million, was broadly announced by U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday in Madrid following NATO summit.
Data Not Shared With Chinese Communist Party: TikTok To US Lawmakers
TikTok reiterated to the senators that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had never requested data on American users.
EU agrees on landmark crypto regulation in wake of Terra meltdown, Bitcoin plunge
The European Union has agreed on landmark rules for regulating the cryptocurrency industry, whose meltdown has been wiping out fortunes and sparking calls for tighter scrutiny worldwide.
US Supreme Court ruling on environmental protection ‘a setback in our fight against climate change’
The ruling by the United States Supreme Court against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, is “a setback in our fight against climate change”, said the UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric.
Crypto rules to make Europe a global leader as prices plunge
Europe has moved to lead the world in regulating the freewheeling cryptocurrency industry at a time when prices have plunged, wiping out fortunes, fueling skepticism and sparking calls for tighter scrutiny.
At finish line, U.S. Supreme Court readies climate, immigration rulings
The U.S. Supreme Court is set on Thursday to issue its final two rulings of its current term, one on federal agency power to tackle climate change and the other on President Joe Biden's ability to end a hardline immigration policy begun ...
NATO launches biggest military buildup since end of Cold War
The US on Wednesday pledged more troops, warplanes and warships for Europe as NATO launched its biggest military expansion since the Cold War in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Western military alliance declared Russia the ...
UK doctors call for free abortions for Americans unable to access them
British Medical Association votes to lobby UK government on the issue after an emergency debate on the overturning of Roe v Wade.
Biden team strains to flex muscles in abortion fight
President Joe Biden’s top health official said Tuesday that “every option is on the table” when it comes to helping women access abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
FBI agents seize phone of Trump’s election lawyer
John Eastman, who aided the ex-US president in his bid to undo the results of the 2020 election, has become a central figure in the ongoing Capitol riot hearings.
G7 pledges to raise $600bn to counter China’s Belt and Road
The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations.
G7 aims to raise $600 billion to counter China's Belt and Road
Group of Seven leaders on Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project.
Recession isn't 'inevitable' but inflation remains 'unacceptably high'
A coming recession is not "at all inevitable" as the Federal Reserve takes aggressive actions to address inflation, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday
Black Americans living abroad reflect on Juneteenth
As the United States marks only the second federally recognized Juneteenth, Black Americans living overseas have embraced the holiday as a day of reflection and an opportunity to educate people in their host countries on Black history.
‘A crisis’: The US tampon shortage, explained
People who need menstrual products are struggling amid a shortage of tampons in the US. What exactly is going on?
Biden falls on bike ride (VIDEO)
US President Joe Biden fell from his bicycle while stopping to greet supporters in Rehoboth, Delaware on Saturday. The 79-year-old president did not require medical attention.
‘I’m good’: Biden falls off bike during Delaware ride with first lady
President braked to speak with a crowd and tipped over, saying the ‘toe cages’ on his bike got caught
Biden says Americans are ‘really, really down’ in rare one-on-one interview
President makes remark in Associated Press interview as approval ratings dip below 40% in recent public opinion polls
Biden says Americans 'really, really down'
In a rare interview, President Joe Biden has said Americans are "really, really down" as they grapple with soaring inflation after two years of a pandemic.
Reparations could be ‘difference’ for unhoused Black Californians
California task force recommends reparations for descendants of enslaved people, some of whom are living on the streets.
Federal Reserve announces biggest interest rate hike since 1994
Fed confirms 0.75 percentage-point increase as Americans across country hit hard by rising prices and shortages of key items
OPEC keeps forecast for 2022 oil demand to exceed pre-pandemic levels, sees risks
OPEC has stuck with its forecast that world oil demand will exceed pre-pandemic levels in 2022, although the producer group said Russia's invasion of Ukraine and developments around the coronavirus pandemic pose a considerable risk.
Korean pop band BTS taking a break to work on solo projects
BTS, the South Korean band that spearheaded a global K-pop craze, is taking a break as a group to work on solo projects, the singers announced on Tuesday.
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