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AP source: Funding bill includes more than $12B on Ukraine

AP source: Funding bill includes more than $12B on Ukraine

Negotiators have agreed to include more than $12 billion in Ukraine-related aid in a stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government into mid-December.

18 mins ago
US expands, extends Myanmar immigration status to May 2024

US expands, extends Myanmar immigration status to May 2024

The Biden administration has expanded and extended temporary legal status for several thousand people from Myanmar living in the U.S. until May 2024.

23 mins ago
CBO: Biden's student debt plan would cost $400 billion

CBO: Biden's student debt plan would cost $400 billion

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that President Joe Biden’s plan for student debt cancellation will cost about $400 billion over the next 30 years.

23 mins ago
White House: New rule will show 'true cost' of plane tickets

White House: New rule will show 'true cost' of plane tickets

President Joe Biden plans to announce a new initiative that will eventually allow consumers to see a more complete price on airline tickets before they buy them.

33 mins ago
Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Russia gives citizenship to ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden

President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden.

43 mins ago
Biden praises Braves' 'unstoppable, joyful run' to 2021 win

Biden praises Braves' 'unstoppable, joyful run' to 2021 win

President Joe Biden says the Atlanta Braves will be “forever known as the upset kings of October” for their improbable 2021 World Series win.

1 hr 8 mins ago
France's Macron lands 1st state visit of Biden's presidency

France's Macron lands 1st state visit of Biden's presidency

The White House has announced that French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Washington in early December for the first state visit of President Joe Biden's tenure.

2 hrs 8 mins ago
Sen. Sinema defends bipartisanship at McConnell Center

Sen. Sinema defends bipartisanship at McConnell Center

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says Americans prefer politicians who work across the aisle.

2 hrs 53 mins ago
Insider Q&A: FDA official on vaping's "promise or peril"

Insider Q&A: FDA official on vaping's "promise or peril"

The new chief at the Food and Drug Administration's tobacco center has inherited a raft of problems.

3 hrs 23 mins ago
Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena

Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena ordering him to testify before the House committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol last year.

4 hrs 3 mins ago
US sanctions 'brazenly corrupt' Bosnian state prosecutor

US sanctions 'brazenly corrupt' Bosnian state prosecutor

The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on a Bosnian state prosecutor who is accused of being complicit in corruption and undermining democratic processes or institutions in the Western Balkans.

4 hrs 48 mins ago
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes' path: From Yale to jail

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes' path: From Yale to jail

The founder of the militia group Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes, was once a promising Yale Law School graduate.

5 hrs 59 mins ago
Bills would curtail objections at future Jan. 6 vote counts

Bills would curtail objections at future Jan. 6 vote counts

Members of Congress have officially objected to the results in four of the last six presidential elections.

9 hrs 34 mins ago
In Tokyo, Harris calls US-Japan alliance 'a cornerstone'

In Tokyo, Harris calls US-Japan alliance 'a cornerstone'

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has arrived in Tokyo to lead a U.S. delegation to the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was  assassinated in July.

9 hrs 44 mins ago
False claims, threats fuel poll worker sign-ups for midterms

False claims, threats fuel poll worker sign-ups for midterms

False claims about the 2020 presidential election by former President Donald Trump and his allies are spurring new interest in working the polls in Georgia and elsewhere for the upcoming midterm elections, but for different reasons.

17 hrs 52 mins ago

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