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Calls mount for Gaza-Israel cease-fire, greater US efforts

May. 16, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

U.N. Security Council diplomats and Muslim foreign ministers convened emergency meetings Sunday to demand a stop to civilian bloodshed as Israeli warplanes carried out the deadliest single attacks in nearly a week of unrelenting Hamas rocket barrages and Israeli airstrikes. ...

Analysis: Violence upends Biden's Israel-Palestinian outlook

May. 12, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The surge in Israeli-Palestinian violence has flummoxed the Biden administration in its first four months as it attempts to craft a Middle East policy it believes will be more durable and fairer than that of its predecessor. Its early hesitation to...

Today in History

May. 10, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 10, the 130th day of 2021. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10, 1869, a golden spike was driven in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the...

Bernie Sanders, ex-lawmaker Booker attend Kentucky rally

May. 02, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attended a rally Sunday with former Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker, who is considering another run for the U.S. Senate. The “Rally for Kentucky's Working Class” was held outside the Muhammad Ali Center in...

US to launch trade talks on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

May. 02, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The U.S. top trade negotiator will begin talks with the World Trade Organization on ways to overcome intellectual property issues that are keeping critically needed COVID-19 vaccines from being more widely distributed worldwide, two White House officials said Sunday....

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 30, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan; Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo.; retired Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, former chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the...

Biden and Carter, longtime allies, reconnect in Georgia

Apr. 30, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — President Joe Biden was a first-term Delaware senator in 1976 when he endorsed an upstart former Southern governor for the presidency over the party’s Northern establishment players. Biden came full circle Thursday, visiting Jimmy Carter and his...

'Congress should act,' Biden tells lawmakers near and far

Apr. 29, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The roar of applause that typically greets a new president entering the House chamber softened Wednesday to just a few hundred hands clapping as Joe Biden arrived to deliver his first joint address to Congress under strict coronavirus restrictions and tight security at...

The Latest: In GOP response, Scott says US isn't racist

Apr. 28, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress (all times local): 11 p.m. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott has used the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s address to Congress to vow that “America is...

Biden to propose free preschool, as speech details emerge

Apr. 27, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will call for free preschool for all three- and four-year-old children, a $200 billion investment to be rolled out as part of his sweeping American Families Plan being unveiled Wednesday in an address to Congress. The administration...