China’s Olympics COVID measures test residents’ patience

BEIJING — Repeated COVID-19 testing of millions of Beijing residents is starting to test the patience…

Chamber of Commerce threatening to sue Biden administration over FTC records

The Chamber of Commerce is preparing for a court battle with the Biden administration’s antitrust enforcers.…

Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first…

TWT panel: Citizens, policymakers should reduce harm from drug addiction, climate change

Policymakers can decriminalize drugs or offer a safe supply to addicts, so that they don’t die…

Two more arrested by UK police in connection to Texas hostage situation

Police in the United Kingdom arrested two more men in connection to the hostage situation that…

Six injured in Louisiana chemical plant explosion

Six people were injured Wednesday in a chemical plant explosion at Westlake Chemical near Lake Charles,…

Breyer retirement paves way for Biden to nominate first black female justice

With Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement plans unfolding Wednesday, President Joe Biden has his first chance to…

U.S. mulls evacuating Beijing embassy over COVID rules

NEWS AND ANALYSIS: China’s draconian pandemic control measures have prompted the State Department to consider evacuating…

Biden stands by pledge to nominate first Black woman to Supreme Court

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that President Biden stands by his commitment to…

Fed steps closer to rate hike as Powell says inflation outlook ‘just a bit worse’

The head of America’s central bank has declared there is “quite a lot of room to…

Fed says it’s likely to raise key interest rate soon to fight high inflation

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will likely begin to raise interest rates soon, probably in…

Democrats push Biden to honor pledge for black, female Supreme Court pick

Following a report that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire at the end of the…

Gates Foundation expands leadership for first time

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced four new board of trustees members Wednesday in a…

White House: Biden stands by pledge to nominate black woman to Supreme Court

The White House chose not to comment directly on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s plans to…

GOP says they were sidelined from House Dems’ sweeping China competition bill

House Democrats have unveiled their version of sweeping legislation aimed at bolstering U.S. competition with China,…

Prince Andrew ‘demands trial by jury’ as he denies all Virginia Giuffre sex assault claims

Prince Andrew has demanded a trial by jury as he officially responded to Virginia Giuffre’s sexual…

Stephen Breyer set to retire from Supreme Court

Justice Stephen G. Breyer will retire from the Supreme Court, closing out a decadeslong tenure for…

Senate Republicans demand answers from Biden administration on Texas synagogue attacker

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding that Biden administration officials explain why the British…

China blasts U.S. over reports of withdrawing diplomatic staff

BEIJING — China on Wednesday expressed “serious concerns and dissatisfaction” with the United States over reports…

‘Ball is in Russia’s court’: US responds to Moscow’s security demands over Ukraine amid fears of invasion

The US has given Russia its written responses to a set of security demands by Moscow…