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As Russia Threatens Captured American Vets, U.S. Invokes Laws of War

A day after the Kremlin said two American veterans captured by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine had committed war crimes and could face the death penalty, the Biden Administration expressed outrage and c..


In Virginia, Two House Democrats Are Fighting For Their Political Lives (Or Maybe Not)

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Almost as soon as Joe Biden won the White House in 2020, House Republican..


Biden Aide Says Inflation Fight Can Advance If Congress Helps

A top economic adviser to President Joe Biden said he’s hopeful that Congress will pass measures the administration says will help fight inflation in the coming weeks.

“Prices are unacceptably high r..


The Back Booth: Why Democrats Need to Move Quickly on a Gun Deal

Welcome to The Back Booth, a weekend edition of The D.C. Brief. Here each Saturday, TIME’s politics newsletter will host a conversation between political professionals on the right and the left, pulli..


Biden Signs Executive Order to Counter ‘Legislative Attacks’ on LGBTQ Rights

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden issued an executive order Wednesday to stymie what his administration calls discriminatory legislative attacks on the LGBTQ community by Republican-controlled states, ..


Ukraine Won’t Get Key Weapons From Biden’s Latest $1 Billion Aid Package For Months

As Russia intensifies its pounding artillery bombardment in eastern Ukraine, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the U.S. would send another $1 billion in U.S. military aid to the war-torn co..


U.S. Lifts COVID-19 Test Requirement for International Arrivals

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is lifting its requirement that international air travelers to the U.S. take a COVID-19 test within a day before boarding their flights, easing one of the last re..


Biden to Kimmel: Voters Can Make Midterms About Gun Control

Jimmy Kimmel had trouble hiding his frustration on Wednesday as he spoke with the most powerful man in the free world about why he couldn’t get anything done on guns.

The comedian and late-night host..


Matthew McConaughey, a Uvalde Native, Delivers an Emotional Speech at the White House

Matthew McConaughey punched a fist down in anger on the lectern of the White House Briefing Room on Tuesday, filling the crowded space with a jarring boom, as he described how authorities in Uvalde, T..


Gun Rights Groups Mobilizing to Counter Gun Control Bills, Either in the Senate or in the Courts

From the five shot and killed at a Tulsa, Okla., hospital on Wednesday, to the 22 slain at a Uvalde, Texas elementary school on May 24, to the 10 left dead by a racially motivated shooting spree at a ..