Putin Praises Summit Result, Calls Biden a Tough Negotiator
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the outcome of his summit with U.S. President Joe Biden and called him an astute negotiator.
Texans Can Now Carry Guns Without Background Check, Training
Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training.
Biden Throws Shade at Putin, Literally Offers Him Sunglasses
President Joe Biden has marked his first presidential summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin by giving his counterpart a pair of custom aviator glasses.
Israel Swears in New Coalition, Ending Netanyahu’s Long Rule
Israel’s parliament has narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition.
WHO: High Vaccination Rates can Help Reduce Risk of Variants
A top World Health Organization official estimates that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of over 80% is needed to significantly lower the chance that an imported coronavirus case could spawn a cluster or a wider outbreak.
Russian Opposition Figure Leaves Country for Ukraine
A well-known Russian opposition politician who was held in police custody for two days last week in a criminal investigation says he has left the country for Ukraine.
Wisconsin Priest Digs in to Refuse Bishop’s Demand to Resign
He first came into prominence before the 2020 election with a fiery video on YouTube, saying Catholics who voted for Democrats risked going to hell.
Justice Dept. Says It’ll No Longer Seize Reporters’ Records
The Justice Department says it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations.
US Intel Report on UFOs: No Evidence of Aliens, But …
The report due to Congress later this month examines unexplained sightings from recent years that in some cases have been captured on video of pilots exclaiming about objects flying in front of them.
Free Beer, Other New Incentives for Biden’s ‘Vaccine Sprint’
Free beer is the latest White House-backed incentive to persuade Americans to get vaccinated for COVID-19.