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Supreme Court Lets Two Oklahoma Executions Proceed

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday lifted a stay of execution that a federal appeals court had granted to two Oklahoma death row inmates ...

You Have Election Questions. We Have Answers.

It may not be a presidential or congressional election year, but there are still plenty of races on the ballot on Tuesday. These elections will ...

How Democrats Would Tax Billionaires to Pay for Their Agenda

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats plan to tax the richest of the rich, hoping to extract hundreds of billions of dollars from the mountains of wealth ...

Manchin Is in the Middle, With Biden’s Agenda in the Balance

WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia had breakfast with President Biden at his home in Wilmington on Sunday, hashing out ...

Authorities on 3 Continents Crack Down on Dark Web Drug Sales

Law enforcement agencies on three continents have disrupted a global drug trafficking operation on the dark web, resulting in the arrests of more ...

Border Patrol Repeatedly Gave Agents Light Punishments, Report Finds

WASHINGTON — After it was revealed in 2019 that scores of border officials belonged to a private Facebook group that contained racist and ...

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer as Democrats Race to Finish Social Policy Bill

WASHINGTON — President Biden huddled with key Democrats on Sunday to iron out crucial spending and tax provisions as they raced to wrap up their ...

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer as Democrats Race to Finish Social Policy Bill

WASHINGTON — President Biden huddled with key Democrats on Sunday to iron out crucial spending and tax provisions as they raced to wrap up their ...

Illegal Border Crossings, Driven by Pandemic and Natural Disasters, Soar to Record High

A record 1.7 million migrants from around the world, many of them fleeing pandemic-ravaged countries, were encountered trying to enter the United ...

Biden Said the U.S. Would Protect Taiwan. But It’s Not That Clear-Cut.

WASHINGTON — American presidents have spent decades trying to sidestep the question of how forcefully the United States would come to the aid of ...

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