Harris heads to border after facing criticism for absence
Kamala Harris faces perhaps the most politically challenging moment of her vice presidency Friday when she visits the U.S. southern border as part of her role leading the Biden administration's response to a steep increase in migration
Facebook arrest video leads to protests in South CarolinaTwo nights of protests outside a South Carolina police station have followed the arrest of two men seen on a Facebook video being wrestled and punched by Rock Hill officers
Russia mandates vaccinations for some as virus cases surgeThey tried grocery giveaways and lotteries for new cars and apartments. But an ambitious plan of vaccinating 30 million Russians by mid-June still has fallen short by a third.
Is Japan's remarkable vaccine drive in time for Olympics?After months of delays due to political and bureaucratic bungling as well as a shortage of vaccines, inoculations in Japan are taking off, and the drive is now racing down to the wire with the Olympics starting in one month.
Cases challenge no-parole terms for young adult killersU.S. Supreme Court rulings and state laws in recent years have limited or banned sentences of life without the possibility of parole for people who commit crimes as juveniles because of the potential for change
Lebanon reduces fuel subsidies amid gasoline shortagesLebanon's caretaker prime minister has granted his approval to allow the financing of fuel imports at a rate higher than the official exchange rate
Pence sees GOP as 'last line of defense' for ConstitutionVice President Mike Pence is accusing Democrats of trying to rewrite the Constitution and urging Republicans to build the party's future around a defense of the nation's founding documents, a robust military and border security
Russia mandates vaccinations for some as virus cases surgeAn ambitious plan of vaccinating 30 million Russians by mid-June against the coronavirus has fallen short by a third, and the country has started to see a surge in daily new infections, with over 20,000 reported on Thursday
Why the White House will miss its Independence Day vaccination targetStanding in the State Dining Room on May 4, President Joe Biden laid out a lofty goal to vaccinate 70% of American adults by Independence Day, saying the U.S. would need to overcome "doubters" and laziness to do it. "This is your choice," he told Americans. "It's life and death."
'We have a deal': Biden announces infrastructure agreementPresident Joe Biden announced on Thursday a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the political aisle. He openly acknowledged that Democrats will likely have to tackle much of the rest on their own.
Nearly all COVID deaths in U.S. are now among unvaccinatedNearly all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. now are in people who weren't vaccinated, a staggering demonstration of how effective the shots have been and an indication that deaths per day -- now down to under 300 -- could be practically zero if everyone eligible got the vaccine.
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