By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats say they are hoping for a bipartisan vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. That won’t be easy, but some Republicans have expressed an openness to voting for Biden’s nominee.
By Jim Heintz, Zeke Miller, Lori Hinnant, Associated Press
Russia on Sunday rescinded earlier pledges to pull tens of thousands of its troops back from Ukraine’s northern border, a move that U.S. leaders said put Russia another step closer to launching what they said was the planned invasion of…
By Ivette Feliciano, Jason Blalock, Bryan Wiley
The historically Black neighborhood of West Oakland is changing, like much of California’s Bay Area—but longtime local residents are working on a project to immortalize their neighborhood’s legacy: the birthplace of the Black Panther Party. A grassroots museum and mural…
By PBS NewsHour
While Ukraine has called for a ceasefire, Russia has extended military exercises in Belarus as tensions over a possible war remain high. U.S. intelligence and NATO countries say 150,000 Russian troops are stationed along Ukraine’s border. NPR’s Frank Langfitt joins…
By Mike Cerre
Bill Pinkney is the first African American to sail solo around the world via the Capes. One of the goals of his voyage was to inspire and educate children. Last year, he was honored with a lifetime achievement award from…
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
The polls will indicate whether riding the crest of the yearlong protests that forced Modi to make a rare retreat and repel the farm laws could be enough to prevent his party from making inroads in a state considered the “grain bowl”…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The diagnosis prompted concern and get-well wishes from across Britain's political spectrum for the famously stoic 95-year-old.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
As the IOC pulls up stakes from Beijing, it has 29 months to hit the reset button and hope for a different, COVID-free and much better vibe when the Summer Games go to Paris. Before he got out of town,…
People with COVID-19 won’t be legally required to self-isolate in England starting in the coming week, the U.K. government has announced, as part of a plan for “living with COVID” that is also likely to see testing for the coronavirus scaled…
By Megan Thompson
Three years ago, the shipwreck of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to arrive in the U.S., was found near Mobile, Alabama. Archeologists are now learning details about the horrific journey endured by its captives. Clotilda descendants hope the new…
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