Nation/World

  • Tense House works its way to aid decision

    WASHINGTON -- House congressional leaders were toiling Thursday on a delicate, bipartisan push toward weekend votes to approve a $95 billion package of foreign…

  • Jury of 12 chosen for Trump hush money trial

    NEW YORK -- A jury of 12 people was seated Thursday in former President Donald Trump's history-making hush money trial, propelling the proceedings closer to op…

  • Israelis retaliate; strike hits Iran base

    Israel launched a retaliatory strike on Iran less than a week after Tehran's rocket and drone barrage, according to two U.S. officials.

  • EU feeling economic heat from US, China

    BRUSSELS -- European Union leaders on Thursday debated a new "European Competitiveness Deal" aimed at helping the 27-nation bloc close the economic production …

  • Maine passes last-minute gun bills

    AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Maine Legislature approved sweeping gun safety legislation including background checks on private gun sales, waiting periods for gun purc…

  • Outages in 911 service affect residents in multiple states

    Workers installing a light pole in Missouri cut into a fiber line, knocking out 911 service for emergency agencies in Nebraska, Nevada and South Dakota, an off…

  • Land-leasing rule draws opposition

    BILLINGS, Mont. -- The Biden administration on Thursday finalized a new rule for public land management that's meant to put conservation on more equal footing …

  • US, UK unveil additional sanctions targeting Iran

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran as concern grows that Tehran's unprecedented attack on Israel could fuel a…

  • Trump bid to pause Jan. 6 civil suits denied

    WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump lost a bid Thursday to pause a string of lawsuits accusing him of inciting the U.S. Capitol attack while the former president fights…

  • US vetoes Palestine state at UN

    UNITED NATIONS -- The United States vetoed a widely backed U.N. resolution on Thursday that would have paved the way for full United Nations membership for the…

  • NATO, EU press G-7 leaders to aid Ukraine war effort

    CAPRI, Italy -- Top NATO and European Union officials urged foreign ministers from leading industrialized nations on Thursday to take quick, concrete steps to …

  • Pole charged in plot to kill Ukraine leader

    WARSAW, Poland -- A Polish man has been arrested on allegations of being ready to spy on behalf of Russia's military intelligence in an alleged plot to assassi…

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