In his first speech as secretary of state, Antony Blinken on Wednesday unveiled the Biden administration's top foreign policy priorities, including containing COVID and putting Americans first. Judy Woodruff spoke with Blinken about those topics as well as vaccine diplomacy,…
By PBS NewsHour
Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels Wednesday warned that the U.S. sanctions imposed the previous day on two of their military leaders would only prolong the conflict in the impoverished Arab country.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
The decision dealt an embarrassing blow to the Israeli government, which had conducted an aggressive public relations campaign to block the investigation.
By Josef Federman, Mike Corder, Associated Press
Blinken's comments came Wednesday during a speech at the State Department in Washington where he laid out the Biden administration's foreign policy agenda, with eight priorities.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Texas lifted its COVID mask mandate and Gov. Greg Abbott ended limits on indoor dining at restaurants, President Biden pitched his $1.9 trillion relief bill to Senate Democrats, the U.S. is imposing economic sanctions over…
By Neha Poonia, Sreoshi Mukherjee
As countries across the globe scramble to obtain COVID-19 vaccines, India has access to millions of doses with plans to vaccinate 300 million people by August. But vaccine hesitancy and skepticism are hampering efforts, with the nation reaching just 14…
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Gorbachev, who has stayed in a hospital as a precaution amid the coronavirus pandemic, was scheduled to have a video call Tuesday with his aides who gathered at his foundation to congratulate him.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday related to the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
By Associated Press
Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets Tuesday against crowds protesting last month's coup.
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