House Republicans clash with Attorney General Garland, accusing him of favoring Hunter Biden
House Republicans clashed with Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday, accusing him and the Justice Department of the "weaponization" of the department's work in favor of President Joe Biden 's son Hunter.
Fed keeps rates unchanged but signals likelihood of another hike this year to fight inflationThe Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday for the second time in its past three meetings, a sign that it's moderating its fight against inflation as price pressures have eased. But Fed officials also signaled that they expect to raise rates once more this year.
Sikh separatism has long strained Canada-India ties. Now they're at their lowest point in yearsRelations between Canada and India have sunk to their lowest point in years as the two countries swap accusations and expel each other's diplomats over the killing of a Sikh separatist leader.
Lawyers say 3 Republicans who falsely said Trump won Georgia were 'contingent' electors, not fakeThree of the Georgia Republicans who signed a certificate falsely claiming that then-President Donald Trump won the state in 2020 were not fake electors, their lawyers argued Wednesday, but instead were a "contingent" slate in case the original election results were tossed out by a court.
Inside the delicate art of maintaining America's aging nuclear weaponsThe U.S. will spend more than $750 billion over the next 10 years replacing almost every component of its nuclear defenses, including new stealth bombers, submarines and ground-based intercontinental ballistic missiles in the country's most ambitious nuclear weapons effort since the Manhattan Project.
Biden and Brazil's Lula focus on workers' rights, while publicly playing down differencesPresident Joe Biden and his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, focused on workers' rights as the leaders of the Western Hemisphere's largest democracies met Wednesday in New York.
Elijah McClain died after a police stop and ketamine injection. Now, 2 officers are on trialThe trial of two suburban Denver police officers was set to open Wednesday in the killing of Elijah McClain, a Black man put in a neck hold and injected with a powerful sedative whose 2019 death later became a rallying cry for nationwide protests and spurred police reform in Colorado.
Left behind and grieving, survivors of Libya floods call for accountabilityAbdel-Hamid al-Hassadi survived the devastating flooding in eastern Libya but he lost some 90 people from his extended family.
UK leader Rishi Sunak signals plan to backtrack on some climate goalsPrime Minister Rishi Sunak is preparing to water down some of Britain's environmental commitments on Wednesday, saying the country must fight climate change without penalizing workers and consumers.
Biden warns Netanyahu about the health of Israel's democracy and urges compromise on court overhaulPresident Joe Biden raised "hard issues," including protecting the "checks and balances" in a democracy, in a Wednesday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pushing Netanyahu to find a compromise on a planned judicial overhaul that has set off protests in Israel and concerns in Washington.
Challenges to library books continue at record pace in 2023, American Library Association reportsBook bans and attempted bans continue to hit record highs, according to the American Library Association. And the efforts now extend as much to public libraries as school-based libraries.
Six Palestinians are killed in latest fighting with Israel, at least 3 of them militantsIsraeli military operations in the occupied West Bank and unrest in the Gaza Strip have killed six Palestinians, Palestinian health officials said Wednesday, the latest spike in a wave of violence that has roiled the region for more than a year. At least three of those killed were claimed as militant fighters.
Vietnam detains energy policy think tank chief, human rights group saysVietnam has detained the director of a think tank that works on energy issues in the country -- the sixth expert working on environmental and climate issues that authorities have taken into custody in the past two years, a rights group said Wednesday.
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