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Former President Obama returns to the campaign trail in Virginia

Former President Obama is on the campaign trail rallying for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia gubernatorial election. Polls show McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are neck and neck.
Former President Obama returns to the campaign trail in Virginia
Former President Obama returns to the campaign trail in Virginia

U.N. nuke watchdog chief says monitoring of Iran is no longer 'intact.'

New hardline government's refusal to communicate or allow access to key site is worrisome, Grossi says.
Image: Rafael Grossi
Image: Rafael Grossi
16h ago

'We know terrible things can happen': Cuba opposition leader vows national march

Defying government warnings and recent crackdowns, the artist and opposition leader Yunior García insists "Nov. 15 has to happen," saying people "are losing their fear."
Image: Cuban actor, playwright and opposition activist Yunior Garcia Aguilera talks to the press on his way out of the Havana Provincial Prosecutor's Office, on Oct. 21, 2021.
Image: Cuban actor, playwright and opposition activist Yunior Garcia Aguilera talks to the press on his way out of the Havana Provincial Prosecutor's Office, on Oct. 21, 2021.

Democrats nearing deal on Biden’s agenda?

Democrats say the House will aim to vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and Biden’s larger social policy package next week.
Democrats nearing deal on Biden’s agenda?
Democrats nearing deal on Biden’s agenda?

Lev Parnas, ex-Giuliani associate, convicted of violating campaign finance laws

Prosecutors had accused Parnas and an associate, Andrey Kukushkin, of illegally funneling foreign cash into the 2018 midterm elections.
Image: Lev Parnas walks past criminal court on Oct. 18, 2021, in New York.
Image: Lev Parnas walks past criminal court on Oct. 18, 2021, in New York.
1d ago

Democrats near deal on pared-back spending bill. Here is what's likely in — and out.

Universal pre-K and money for elder care are likely to be included in the bill, while free community college and expanded Medicare coverage are likely out.
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden

Harris to travel to France amid diplomatic tensions over submarine deal

President Joe Biden will also meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Rome later this month during the Group of 20 forum.
Vice President Kamala Harris
Vice President Kamala Harris
2d ago

White House signals Biden, congressional Democrats closer to spending bill deal

The meeting with Pelosi and Schumer comes as Democrats move closer to finalizing a social safety net spending package.
Image: Joe Biden
Image: Joe Biden

Colin Powell memorial service set for Nov. 5

Powell died Monday of complications from Covid-19.
2021 National Memorial Day Concert, Broadcast on PBS Sunday, MAY 30.
2021 National Memorial Day Concert, Broadcast on PBS Sunday, MAY 30.

Attorney Tana Lin is now the first Asian American U.S. judge in Washington state

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed the civil rights attorney as a federal judge in Seattle, making her the first Asian American federal judge in Washinton state.
Image: Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, with Tana Lin in Washington on June 9, 2021.
Image: Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, with Tana Lin in Washington on June 9, 2021.

Democrats press Biden admin to lift embassy ban on discussing gay marriage

State Department policy advises U.S. diplomats against taking a position, for or against, on same-sex marriage abroad, according to testimony from top officials.
Image: Antony Blinken
Image: Antony Blinken