US’s Harris Goes to DMZ Hours After North Korea Missile Launch

On her trip, Harris has met Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, discussing Taiwan in both meetings, according to a senior administration official. She also led the US delegation to Abe’s state funeral, met with CEOs from the semiconductor industry to tout the recently passed CHIPS and Science Act, which … Read more

‘Where’s Jackie?’ Biden Asks After Dead Lawmaker at Hunger Forum

Biden in his remarks Wednesday at a conference on hunger thanked a bipartisan group of lawmakers who pushed the White House to organize the event, including Democratic New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, Democratic Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern, Republican Indiana Senator Mike Braun and the late Republican Indiana Representative Jackie Walorski.

Putin Gives Russian Citizenship to US Fugitive Edward Snowden

Putin, who started the full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and has suffered recent setbacks on the battlefield, last week ordered the mobilization of 300,000 troops. The decision triggered sporadic protests throughout the country, amid fears the government will close the border for draft-aged men.

This Is What Life’s Like in the World’s Strictest Covid Zero City

Seven times since last March, Ruili—on China’s Myanmar border—has felt the full force of Xi Jinping’s Covid Zero policy.

Ukraine Latest: Russia Pushes Annexation; Putin May Speak Friday

Russian occupation authorities began drafting men in Ukraine’s Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, Ukrainian officials said.

Russia May Hold Annexation Votes on Thursday

The Kremlin may rush to complete annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine this week, days after what the United Nations has denounced as illegal votes to join Russia. President Vladimir Putin may make his annual address to parliament Friday, a state news agency reported. The so-called referendums are due to end on Tuesday. Ukraine … Read more

NASA Delays Artemis I Moon Launch Again on Tropical Storm Risk

During the test, two hydrogen leaks emerged as engineers fueled the SLS rocket, as well as other technical issues. While one of the leaks eventually abated after some troubleshooting, the second leak that cropped up later in the test would have prevented a launch if NASA had hoped to fly that day.