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It Sure Looks Like Jared Kushner Sold US Foreign Policy To Saudi Arabia

Trump changed his position as soon as he was sworn into office on Saudi Arabia, and now Jared Kushner got a $2 billion investment from the Saudis.

Jim Jordan Humiliates Himself With Hysterical Biden Allegations

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is humiliating himself as he is making bonkers accusations about the Bidens.

President Biden Essentially Just Declared War On The NRA

President Biden declared war on the NRA by calling for an assault weapons ban and other common-sense gun laws.

Jen Psaki Isn’t Playing The Media’s Game Of Making Democrats Cater To Republicans

Jen Psaki didn't play along with the media narrative that it is the job of Democrats to cater to Republicans.

The next big battle in the Ukraine war will likely look very different, experts say.

After retreating from the areas around Kyiv, Russian forces are repositioning for a new offensive on the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine.They’ll be operating in familiar territory there, given Rus...

Biden Urges Modi Not to Increase India’s Reliance on Russian Oil and Gas

The United States hopes to convince India to come off the fence over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but New Delhi and Moscow have deep historic ties.

Zelensky says Ukraine takes ‘as seriously as possible’ an apparent threat of Russian chemical weapon use.

A Ukrainian unit in Mariupol claimed Russian forces had used chemical weapons there. Their report could not be independently confirmed.

Analysis | What Biden is doing on guns

He announced sweeping new regulations on "ghost guns," as well as a pick to lead the embattled federal agency that oversees gun regulations.

CNN tours Ukrainian villages decimated by Russian troops

In Ukrainian villages east of the capital of Kyiv where Russian forces have withdrawn, residents begin to slowly emerge from hiding and the new reality they’re facing is nothing short of devastating.

Ukraine's prosecutor general says office is investigating 5,800 cases of Russian war crimes

The prosecutor general of Ukraine said Monday that her office is investigating 5,800 cases of Russian war crimes, with "more and more" proceedings every day.

Jewish man shelters refugees to honor those who saved his own family from the Holocaust

A few blocks from the Warsaw Ghetto where his forebears were imprisoned by Nazis, one Jewish man is offering help to Ukrainians in need.

Biden nominates new ATF chief, announces slate of gun reforms

The president, Vice President Kamala Harris and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco addressed the administration’s measures in the White House Rose Garden.

Tucker Carlson Says Biden’s New Gun Regulation Aims To ‘Disarm’ Anyone Who Doesn’t Vote Democrat

Fox News host and Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson said President Joe Biden's new "ghost gun" rule aims to "disarm" anyone who does not vote Democrat. 

Rachel Maddow Announces The End Of Her Nightly MSNBC Show

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow announced that starting next month she will only anchor her show on Monday nights. She is going to a weekly format.

No More ‘Have a Nice Day’: Lviv Learns to Live With War

Ukraine’s cultural capital, the western city of Lviv, is trying to adjust to being on the fringes of war and at the center of massive displacement.

Post Politics Now: A fresh embrace of gun control by Biden as he moves on ‘ghost guns’ without Congress

At an event in the Rose Garden, the president plans to announce several measures, including a continued crackdown on "ghost guns" and a new nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Ukrainian officials claim strike on Russian weapons depot in Luhansk region

Ukrainian officials claim to have destroyed a Russian weapons depot in Novoaidar, Luhansk region.

Biden’s solution to the politics of rising crime: Focus on guns

Democrats are on the defensive on violent crime, but they have a built-in trust advantage on policies for preventing gun violence.

UN: Nearly two-thirds of Ukraine's children have fled homes

The U.N. children's agency says nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have fled their homes in the six weeks since Russia’s invasion

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