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Top Russian Diplomat Warns Ukraine Against Provoking WWIII

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the threat of a nuclear conflict “should not be underestimated."

Biden Nominates Diplomat Bridget Brink As Ambassador To Ukraine

The career diplomat, who currently serves as the U.S. ambassador to Slovakia, would fill an important position that has remained vacant for the past three years.

Blinken Says Russia Is Failing In War Aims, Ukraine 'Succeeding'

American diplomats who left Ukraine before the war will start returning to the country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said.

Elon Musk is buying Twitter for $44 billion. Here's what that could mean for users.

Prepare for an even more hellish experience on Twitter than you've ever imagined.

Behind Austin’s Call for a ‘Weakened’ Russia, Hints of a Shift

The United States is edging toward a dynamic that pits Washington more directly against Moscow, and one that U.S. officials see as likely to play out for years.

With Deal for Twitter, Musk Lands a Prize and Pledges Fewer Limits

The world’s richest man succeeded in a bid to acquire the influential social networking service, which he has said he wants to take private.

Twitter Employees Search for Answers as Musk Takeover Becomes Reality

Workers say they have been left largely in the dark about what a sale to the billionaire will mean for them and their shares in the company.

Court prepares to halt Biden plan phasing out border restrictions

It was unclear what effect, if any, the pending order could have on states’ efforts to force the White House to extend the pandemic-related restrictions on the border beyond May 23.

Analysis | What is Title 42? Explaining the contentious Trump-era border policy.

Under Title 42, the United States turned away migrants before they could ask for asylum. The Biden administration plans to phase out this controversial border policy in May.

Analysis | What’s going on at the border and why is it becoming a midterm issue?

Does Biden have open-border policies? Or is his approach to the border too Trumpian in nature? It depends which side in politics you ask.

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine

The UN chief is heading to Moscow to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, as heavy fighting continues in Ukraine. Follow here for live news updates.

Austin says US wants to see Russia's military capabilities weakened

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin insisted Monday that Russia was failing in its Ukraine incursion, with Austin explicitly saying that the US wants to see Russia's military capabilities weakened.

Heavy weaponry pours into Ukraine as commanders become more desperate

Russian forces are attempting a pincer movement on Ukrainian forces in the Donbas. Will Western artillery, tanks and drones get there in time?  

Judge threatens to stop Biden’s Title 42 plan, right as he rushes to defend it

The White House had prepared a memo to explain to skeptical lawmakers just what happens if a migrant surge follows the rescinding of the policy. The effort could be soon scrambled.

What Elon Musk’s battles with Washington might mean for Twitter

The world’s richest man has a lot of experience getting his way in Washington. But doing it as Twitter's owner may be different.

World's richest man buys ‘free speech’ for $44 billion

Elon Musk didn’t like how Twitter moderates speech. So he bought it.

Foreign Fighters Describe How Easy It Is To Get Into Ukraine And Get Weapons

Sometimes, joining the Ukraine-Russia war is as easy as just crossing the border, foreign fighters told the Daily Caller.

SCOTUS to Hear Case Over Biden Ending 'Remain in Mexico' Policy

SCOTUS is scheduled to hear a case that will decide whether President Joe Biden constitutionally terminated the "Remain in Mexico" program.

Private Memo: GOP to Call Out Biden, Mayorkas for ‘Erasing Immigration Enforcement’

Republicans have laid out ample evidence the Biden administration is “erasing immigration enforcement” ahead of their hearing with Mayorkas.

Abbott on Psaki Avoiding Blame for Guardsman's Death: We Have to Have the Guard on the Border Because of Biden

On Monday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Special Report," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) reacted to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stating that | Clips

Biden Announces Ambassador Pick for Ukraine After Months of Delay

The U.S. Embassy, which closed just before Russia’s invasion, could reopen “over a couple of weeks,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

Austin's assertion that US wants to 'weaken' Russia underlines Biden strategy shift

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine has transformed into a grinding war of attrition with no meaningful peace deal in sight, the US and its allies have begun to convey a new, longer-term goal for the war: to defeat Russia so decisively on the battlefield that it will be deterred from launching such an attack ever again.

Russia targeting Western weapons shipments in Ukraine as Donbas assault begins

"The fight for Donbas will be won or lost primarily on logistics," a former Pentagon official said.

'The danger is serious': Lavrov warns risk of nuclear war is 'considerable'

Russia's foreign minister warned on Monday that the risk of nuclear war is "considerable" and should not be underestimated while accusing NATO of engaging in a proxy war against Russia by arming Ukraine.

Trump-Appointed Judge Announces He Will Block Biden from Ending Title 42 at Border

A federal judge in Louisiana, appointed by former President Trump, is expected to block President Joe Biden's plans to end Title 42.

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