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Editorial Roundup: United States

Apr. 16, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 12 The New York Times on aid to Israel The suffering of civilians in Gaza — tens of thousands dead, many of them children; hundreds of thousands homeless, many at risk of starvation...

US Pentagon chief speaks with Chinese counterpart for first time since November 2022

Apr. 16, 2024 09:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with China's national defense minister Tuesday morning, in the latest in a series of U.S. steps to improve communications with the Chinese military and reduce unsafe and aggressive incidents in the Indo-Pacific. It was the...

Top military leaders face Congress over Pentagon budget and questions on Israel and Ukraine support

Apr. 09, 2024 10:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. CQ Brown Jr. testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about the Pentagon's $850 billion budget for 2025 as questions remained as to whether lawmakers will support current spending needs for Israel or Ukraine. ...

US-Chinese military talks resume on safety in the air and at sea after a nearly 2-year break

Apr. 05, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in nearly two years, U.S. and Chinese defense officials met this week to discuss unsafe and aggressive ship and aircraft incidents between the two militaries in the Pacific region, restarting a dialogue that Beijing abruptly ended in a dispute involving...

House GOP launches new probe of Jan. 6 and tries shifting blame for Capitol attack away from Trump

Mar. 13, 2024 07:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are launching a vast reinvestigation of the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, seeking to push the blame away from Donald Trump, who has been indicted over his actions or his supporters in the mob siege trying to overturn the 2020 election. ...

Who sits behind the president? For Biden, it’s a new face every year

Mar. 08, 2024 00:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the State of the Union address, the House speaker and vice president sit behind the president. But there has been a new speaker every year under President Joe Biden. Former leader Nancy Pelosi lost the spot when Republicans secured a narrow lead in the chamber in during...

State of the Union: What to watch as Biden addresses the nation

Mar. 07, 2024 15:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State of the Union speech is one of the biggest pieces of political theater every year. It's rooted in a simple requirement in the U.S. Constitution that directs the president to “give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their...

Democrat Nancy Pelosi advances to the general election for U.S. House in California's 11th Congressional District

Mar. 06, 2024 00:41 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Nancy Pelosi advances to the general election for U.S. House in California's 11th Congressional District.

Writer for conservative media outlet surrenders to face Capitol riot charges

Mar. 01, 2024 19:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas-based writer for a conservative media outlet surrendered to authorities Friday on charges that he joined a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol more than three years ago. Steve Baker, who has written articles about the Jan. 6, 2021, riot for Blaze News, faces...

How Hakeem Jeffries' Black Baptist upbringing and deep-rooted faith shapes his House leadership

Feb. 28, 2024 10:41 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries stood together at the annual National Prayer Breakfast — an opportunity, in the words of one introductory speaker, to “put our political differences aside.” Such differences are vast...