Biden, Putin to hold new phone call amid Ukraine standoff

This post was originally published on this site Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak by telephone Thursday amid high tension on Ukraine, setting the tone for US-Russia security talks next month, the two nations announced. It will be the second telephone call in less than a month between the two leaders, with Biden […]

Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions

This post was originally published on this siteA warmer world will see tropical cyclones occur in regions near New York, Boston, Beijing and Tokyo.

Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteAs Americans enter the third year of the pandemic, they can expect to receive significantly less federal aid.

The best and worst-case predictions for the omicron variant this winter

This post was originally published on this site  New modeling on the omicron variant unveiled two new scenarios that could play out | Photo illustration by Alex Cochran, Deseret News New modeling on the omicron variant unveiled two new scenarios that could play out Researchers from the COVID-19 Modeling Consortium at the University of Texas, […]

Austin orders US warships to stay in Mediterranean amid Ukraine, Russia tensions

This post was originally published on this siteDefense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered US warships to stay in the Mediterranean amid tensions between Ukraine and Russia, a defense official told The Hill.Austin directed the USS Harry Truman Carrier Strike Group to remain the European Command area…

The Supreme Court has upheld state and local vaccine mandates. That may not save Biden’s.

Vaccine Mandate

This post was originally published on this siteA Supreme Court that has declined to block several types of vaccine mandates is now considering whether to allow the Biden administration to require millions of Americans to get Covid-19 vaccines.

Blinken to appoint 2 veteran officials in effort to help Afghan girls and women

This post was originally published on this siteWomen in Afghanistan are increasingly bearing the brunt of the humanitarian crisis after the exit of U.S. military forces in August.

The 10 Republicans most likely to run for president

This post was originally published on this siteThe 2024 presidential election may still be three years away, but Republicans have already begun to jockey for their places in the primary. Former President Trump’s repeated hints that he could mount another bid for the White House remains perhaps…

Remembering Harry Reid, ex-Democratic Senate leader, who has died

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Senator Harry Reid has died at age 82. NPR’s Sarah McCammon talks to Faiz Shakir, a former adviser to Reid, about his legacy.

From the Capitol riot to abortion rights, here are the top political stories of 2021

This post was originally published on this site As we count down to the New Year, we asked our readers what they thought were the top political stories of 2021. Here’s what they picked. (Image credit: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

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