Delegation led by Rep. Michael McCaul and including Nancy Pelosi meets Dalai Lama

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing Congressional delegation meets with the Dalai Lama, sparking anger in Beijing 01:29 UP NEXT Thailand passes landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage 00:56 Kim Jong Un greets Putin as he arrives in North Korea 00:55 Deadly train crash […]

The Biden administration has no firm plan to call out domestic disinformation in the 2024 election

The Biden administration has no firm plans to alert the public about “deep fakes” or other false information during the 2024 election unless it is clearly coming from a foreign actor and poses a sufficiently grave threat, according to current and former officials. Although cyber experts in and outside of government expect an onslaught of disinformation and […]

White House rejects Netanyahu criticism for withholding weapons from Israel

The United States says it has no idea what the Israeli prime minister is talking about. The Biden administration on Tuesday rejected Benjamin Netanyahu‘s accusation that Washington had been “withholding weapons and ammunitions” from its close ally over the “past few months.” The Israeli leader implied that this was hampering his military’s ongoing offensive in […]

How the 2024 election is hinging on capitulation versus character

One of the biggest developments of this campaign — and the biggest difference between 2016, 2020 and today — is the lack of fear of another Donald Trump term. It may explain why President Joe Biden’s campaign — and before that, the primary campaigns of Republicans like Nikki Haley — struggled to move voters away from Trump by reminding them of his questionable character […]

Vermont lawmaker apologizes for repeatedly pouring water in colleague’s bag

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Republican state lawmaker from Vermont has apologized for repeatedly pouring water into a Democratic colleague’s bag, after he caught her doing it on video. State Rep. Mary Morrissey publicly apologized to state Rep. Jim Carroll, colleagues and the citizens of Vermont from the House floor on Monday. Both are from Bennington, […]

CBO raises 2024 federal budget deficit projection by $400 billion

WASHINGTON — The Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday that it projects this year’s federal budget deficit to be $400 billion higher, a 27% increase compared to its original estimate released in February. The major drivers of the change include: higher costs from the supplemental spending package signed in April that provides military aid to Ukraine and Israel; higher […]

LGBTQ students speak out on North Carolina’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Now Playing LGBTQ students speak out on North Carolina’s so-called ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law 03:32 UP NEXT Billionaire plans trip to wreck of Titanic one year after OceanGate 04:03 Major train delays between N.J. and NYC highlight crumbling infrastructure 04:39 […]

Trump pressed about staying in Milwaukee in TV interview ahead of convention

Former President Donald Trump denied slighting Milwaukee in a new TV interview ahead of next month’s Republican convention there, telling NBC affiliate WTMJ of Milwaukee that he will be staying in the city for the convention. “I was always planning on staying here,” Trump said. “Again, I chose Milwaukee for a reason.” A law enforcement […]