Heavy fighting in Gaza halts most aid delivery and leaves civilians with few places to seek safety
Israeli forces battled Hamas militants across Gaza on Wednesday in intense fighting that has prevented the distribution of vital aid in much of the territory and brought some of the devastation and mass displacement seen in the north to the south.
Washington's center of gravity on immigration has shifted to the rightIt was a decade ago that Capitol Hill was consumed by an urgency to overhaul the nation's immigration system, fueled in no small part by Republicans who felt a political imperative to make inroads with minority voters by embracing more generous policies.
A court filing gives a rare look inside the FBI seizure of a lawmaker's phone in 2020 election probeJust how hard did some Republican members of Congress work to keep President Donald Trump in office after his 2020 election loss? A court case is providing a few tantalizing clues.
A new Homeland Security guide aims to help houses of worship protect themselvesA new guide from the Department of Homeland Security released Wednesday aims to help churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of worship protect themselves at a time of heightened tensions in faith-based communities across the country.
After a fast start, COP28 climate talks now in murky middle of hope, roadblocksAfter a first-day blur of rare quick action and agreement, negotiators at a critical United Nations climate summit Wednesday finished up their first week in a more familiar place for them: the murky middle where momentum and roadblocks intertwine.
A pregnant Texas woman is asking a court to let her have an abortion under exceptions to state's banA pregnant Texas woman whose fetus has a fatal diagnosis asked a court Tuesday to let her have an abortion, bringing what her attorneys say is the first lawsuit of its kind in the U.S. since Roe v. Wade was overturned last year.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia and UAE as Ukraine war grinds onRussian President Vladimir Putin began a trip Wednesday to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, hoping to shore up support in the Mideast from two major oil producers allied to the U.S. as his war on Ukraine grinds on.
Suspect in custody after 6 dead and 3 injured in series of attacks in Texas, authorities sayA daylong series of attacks in Austin has left four people dead and at least three wounded, and a man believed to be connected to them and the deaths of two other people near San Antonio was taken into custody, Texas authorities said.
Netanyahu alleges global indifference to what rights group calls 'widespread' sexual crimes by HamasWhile investigators are still trying to determine the scope of the sexual assaults, Israel's government is accusing the international community, particularly the United Nations, of ignoring the pain of Israeli victims.
Generation after generation, Israeli prison marks a rite of passage for Palestinian boysThe release of Palestinian prisoners under the Israel-Hamas cease-fire agreement last week has touched nearly everyone in the occupied West Bank, where 750,000 Palestinians have been arrested since 1967.
Biden will sign an executive order on federal funding for Native AmericansPresident Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Wednesday during a tribal nations summit that aims to make it easier for Native Americans to access federal funding and have greater autonomy over how to invest those funds.
Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admits to making mistakes but defends COVID record at inquiryFormer British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended his handling of COVID-19 on Wednesday at a public inquiry into the pandemic, saying his government "got some things wrong" but did its best.
NATO member-to-be Sweden and the U.S. sign defense deal, saying it strengthens regional securityOn the brink of joining NATO, Sweden has signed a defense cooperation agreement with Washington that will allow the United States access to all of the military bases across the Scandinavian country, saying the deal would bolster regional security.
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