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Russia proposed interim nuclear deal to Iran, with U.S. knowledge, sources say

Iran says it is not interested in an interim deal. Experts say Iran is close to having enough fissile material for a bomb.
Presidents of Russia and Iran meet in Moscow
Presidents of Russia and Iran meet in Moscow

How a Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect gas prices in the U.S.

The potential invasion in Ukraine’s future could lead to war, lives lost, and international crisis with one main aspect being its economic impact. NBC News’ Hallie Jackson explains the looming impact as well as the effect on how much Americans could pay for gas a result of a Russia-Ukraine conflict. 
How a Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect gas prices in the U.S.
How a Russia-Ukraine conflict could affect gas prices in the U.S.
8h ago

McConnell responds to backlash over remark about Black voters

The Senate GOP leader called the criticism an "outrageous mischaracterization" of his record on civil rights.
Image: Mitch McConnell, Democrats' Voting Rights Push Tilts Toward Filibuster Showdown
Image: Mitch McConnell, Democrats' Voting Rights Push Tilts Toward Filibuster Showdown

Blinken meets with Russian foreign minister in critical meeting over Ukraine

Secretary of State Blinken met with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in hopes of diffusing tensions with Ukraine as Russian troops gather on the border. NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell asked Lavrov if an invasion is likely as President Biden suggested.
Blinken meets with Russian foreign minister in critical meeting over Ukraine
Blinken meets with Russian foreign minister in critical meeting over Ukraine
10h ago

I Am Vanessa Guillén Act brings 'historic' military reform as calls for justice persist

As a new law adds protections for victims of sexual violence, the mother of the slain Fort Hood soldier hopes to "learn the truth of what happened" to her daughter.
Image: Candles and flowers decorate a makeshift memorial for Vanessa Guillen on Aug. 14, 2020, in Houston.
Image: Candles and flowers decorate a makeshift memorial for Vanessa Guillen on Aug. 14, 2020, in Houston.

Supreme Court to weigh limits on its own Oklahoma tribal reservation ruling

The court does not typically reconsider its decisions so soon, but the state said the McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling has caused chaos in its courts.
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 14, 2022.
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 14, 2022.

Ex-Giuliani associate Fruman sentenced to one year in prison in campaign finance case

Federal prosecutors had recommended Igor Fruman spend between three and four years in prison.
Image: Igor Fruman arrives at Federal court in New York on Jan. 21, 2022.
Image: Igor Fruman arrives at Federal court in New York on Jan. 21, 2022.

Split on Sinema: LGBTQ groups divided over rebuke of bisexual senator

While some queer advocacy groups have threatened to pull their support for the Arizona senator, others have refrained from criticizing her for blocking filibuster reform.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., arrives for a senate vote at the Capitol on Oct. 28, 2021.

Biden and Japanese P.M. Kishida discuss threats from China, North Korea

Biden accepted an invitation from Kishida to visit Japan in the spring, a senior administration official said.
Image: President Biden Meets With His Council Of Advisors On Science And Technology
Image: President Biden Meets With His Council Of Advisors On Science And Technology

Biden uses $20B Intel investment to push Congress to pass chip bill

The bill, which would provide $52 billion to the chip industry, has stalled in the House after passing in the Senate last year.
Image:President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 21, 2022.
Image:President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 21, 2022.

Texas man charged with threatening Georgia election officials

Chad Christopher Stark, 54, is charged with posting the message on Craigslist last January.
Five States Hold Primaries As Pandemic Continues In America
Five States Hold Primaries As Pandemic Continues In America