Russia issues sanctions against Biden and a long list of US officials and political figures

This post was originally published on this siteRussia on Tuesday imposed sanctions against a wide range of American officials, including President Joe Biden, marking another escalations in tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the West as Russian military forces continue their invasion of Ukraine.

Biden to join NATO leaders in Brussels and attend European Council summit next week amid Ukraine war

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden is set to travel to Europe next week for meetings with allies in a show of US support for Ukraine, the White House has confirmed.

Senate panel advances pandemic preparedness bill on bipartisan vote

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate Health Committee on Tuesday advanced on a broad bipartisan vote a bill aimed at improving preparedness for future pandemics.  The 20-2 vote, with GOP Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Mike Braun (Ind.) voting no, illustrates that there…

Higher Food Prices Aren’t Making Farmers Richer

This post was originally published on this siteCosts of fuel and fertilizer are soaring faster than grain markets, but government could ease the pain for growers and consumers by encouraging more agricultural innovation.

White House warns Congress about potential disruptions to Covid response

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House is amping up its warning to congressional leaders that aspects of the federal Covid-19 response will be curtailed after lawmakers failed to pass additional funding.

Putin signs law allowing seizure of foreign planes for domestic flights

This post was originally published on this siteRussian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that will allow for foreign planes to be seized and used domestically as tensions grow between Russia and the international community over its invasion of Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal reported,…

On Ballot or Not, 2024 GOP Race Is All About Trump

This post was originally published on this siteThe former president is behaving like a candidate, but it’s a strange nomination cycle and Republicans will have a lot to sort out when the voting starts.

China denies aiding Russia, says it’s completely impartial on Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteChina on Tuesday said it has taken a “completely objective, impartial and constructive” stance on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and denied that it has aided Russia in the war.Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said China is seeking an end…

NASA insists space station unaffected by Russian war

This post was originally published on this site NASA on Monday insisted tensions linked to the war in Ukraine had no impact on International Space Station operations or the planned return of an American astronaut aboard a Russian capsule later this month. Mark Vande Hei is due to fly to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan […]

A Virginia gun bill had support from gun-control groups and the NRA. It still failed.

This post was originally published on this site At a legislative hearing last month, something so unusual happened some in the room joked it should go down as an important moment in history: The NRA and gun-control groups agreed a Democratic gun bill was good enough to make it through a Republican committee. “So Jesus […]

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