Politics & Government News

politics / Mon, Sep 27, 2021 5:17 AM

US officials: Biden aide to meet Saudi crown prince on Yemen

President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia

politics / Mon, Sep 27, 2021 5:16 AM

China's factories, households grapple with power cuts

Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of Christmas after power cuts to meet government targets forced...

politics / Mon, Sep 27, 2021 1:00 AM

Judge will consider ending restrictions for John Hinckley

A hearing is set to begin to consider whether the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan should be freed from restrictions he's been...

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 9:10 PM

2 women, political opposites, vying in race for Japan PM

Two women are among candidates for Japan’s governing party leadership for the first time in 13 years in what seems like a big step in the...

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 7:24 PM

Liz Cheney: `I was wrong' in opposing gay marriage in past

Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney tells CBS News’ “60 Minutes” that she was wrong to have opposed gay marriage

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 7:12 PM

Alabama lawmakers weigh using virus funds to build prisons

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is weighing using $400 million in pandemic relief funds to build new prisons. Lawmakers on Monday begin a special...

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 2:27 PM

UK gas stations run dry as trucker shortage sparks hoarding

Thousands of British gas stations have run dry, as motorists scrambled to fill up amid a supply disruption due to a shortage of truck drivers

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 12:27 PM

Theoneste Bagosora, architect of Rwanda genocide, dies at 80

Theoneste Bagosora, a former Rwandan army colonel regarded as the architect of the 1994 genocide in which more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and Hutus...

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 12:06 PM

Volcanic ash cloud halts flights to and from Spanish island

A massive ash cloud from an erupting volcano has prevented flights in and out of the Spanish island of La Palma

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 11:01 AM

Rowdy celebrations erupt in Norway as COVID restrictions end

Police in Norway have reported dozens of disturbances and violent clashes including mass brawls in the Nordic country’s big cities after streets,...

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 9:19 AM

UK Labour politician defends calling government 'scum'

The deputy leader of Britain’s main opposition party is refusing to apologize for calling the governing Conservatives “scum.”

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 8:31 AM

UN and Afghanistan's Taliban, figuring out how to interact

The Taliban want a seat at the United Nations and international recognition of their rule over Afghanistan

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 8:13 AM

In redistricting, big say for big cities in DC power balance

As political muscle goes, big doesn’t automatically translate to power

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 8:09 AM

Turkey could buy more Russian missiles despite US warnings

Turkey’s president has said he would consider buying a second Russian missile system in defiance of strong objections by the United States

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 7:28 AM

What's the price of Biden’s plan? Democrats drive for zero

What will it cost to enact President Joe Biden’s massive expansion of social programs

politics / Sun, Sep 26, 2021 3:43 AM

Copenhagen’s hippie, psychedelic oasis Christiania turns 50

Copenhagen’s Christiania neighborhood is turning 50

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 7:29 PM

Ethiopia to world leaders: Be 'constructive' on Tigray

Ethiopia is telling the international community to steer clear of sanctions and avoid meddling over its war with forces from its Tigray region

politics / Sat, Sep 25, 2021 6:10 PM

'Amistad' binds Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña amid migrant crisis

The “amistad,” or friendship, that Del Rio, Texas, and Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, celebrate with a festival each year has been important in helping...

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