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US airman dies after setting himself ablaze outside Israeli Embassy in Israel-Hamas war protest

Feb. 26, 2024 21:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An active-duty member of the U.S. Air Force has died after he set himself ablaze outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., while declaring that he “will no longer be complicit in genocide." The 25-year-old airman, Aaron Bushnell, of San Antonio, Texas,...

What would a new Palestinian government in the West Bank mean for the war in Gaza?

Feb. 26, 2024 21:02 PM EST

The Palestinian Authority's prime minister announced his government's resignation on Monday, seen as the first step in a reform process urged by the United States as part of its latest ambitious plans to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it will do little to address the...

Biden hopes cease-fire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday

Feb. 26, 2024 20:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that he hopes a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that would pause hostilities and allow for remaining hostages to be released can take effect by early next week. Asked when he thought a cease-fire could begin, Biden said: “Well...

Live updates | Biden hopes a Gaza cease-fire deal can take effect by next Monday

Feb. 26, 2024 18:04 PM EST

U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that he hopes a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that would pause hostilities and allow for remaining hostages to be released can take effect by early next week. Asked when he hoped such a deal could be finalized, Biden said Monday that he...

Biden says he hopes cease-fire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday

Feb. 26, 2024 17:54 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Biden says he hopes cease-fire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday.

Editorial Roundup: United States

Feb. 26, 2024 17:04 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Feb. 22 The Washington Post on the Biden impeachment inquiry Until this month, House Republicans referred to information provided by a “highly credible” FBI informant as the core of...

Primary apathy in Michigan: Democrats, GOP struggle as supporters mull whether to even vote

Feb. 26, 2024 15:49 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rev. Steve Bland Jr. remembers the massive get-out-the-vote effort he helped mobilize four years ago, when pastors and community leaders spread out across Detroit neighborhoods, made phone calls and worked around the clock to encourage people to vote. He's...

Israel's air force strikes deep inside Lebanon, killing 2 people, after Hezbollah downs a drone

Feb. 26, 2024 13:15 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The Israeli military said its air force on Monday struck targets of the militant Hezbollah group “deep inside Lebanon,” as Lebanese officials said targets were hit near the northeastern city of Baalbek. At least two Hezbollah members were killed in the strikes, an official for...

UK's Sunak criticizes a Conservative’s attack on London mayor and denies Islamophobia accusations

Feb. 26, 2024 12:32 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that a Conservative lawmaker was wrong to say the mayor of London is controlled by Islamists, and denied his party tolerates anti-Muslim prejudice. Sunak was pressured to condemn Islamophobia after the comments by Lee...

Michigan primary: What to watch as 2024 campaign shifts to the first big swing state

Feb. 26, 2024 05:00 AM EST

Michigan's presidential primary on Tuesday will offer a serious test of President Joe Biden's ability to navigate dissent within the Democratic Party over his response to Israel's war with Hamas. The leading Republican in the White House race, former President Donald Trump, is looking for another...