Congress didn't include funds for Ukraine in its spending bill. How will that affect the war?
When U.S. lawmakers approved a spending bill Saturday that averted a widely expected government shutdown, the measure didn’t include the $6 billion in military assistance that Ukraine said it urgently needed.
Europe Union's top diplomat dismisses concern about bloc's long-term support for Ukraine
The European Union’s foreign policy chief led a delegation of top diplomats on an unannounced visit to Kyiv and dismissed concerns about political tension in the bloc over its long-term support for Ukraine’s fight against Russia.
Wedding bells for Cantlay and alarm bells for the Americans after another Ryder Cup loss in Europe
The United States never recovered from an opening-session sweep by Europe and were beaten 16 ½ to 11 ½ by a European team that got in front early at every opportunity and produced an array of shot-making that reverberated around the designed amphitheaters that so many holes resembled.
EU's top diplomat urges US to reconsider dropping Ukrainian aid from stop-gap budget bill
The European Union’s foreign policy chief has called on U.S. lawmakers to reconsider their decision to omit financial support for Ukraine from a stop-gap budget created to halt a federal government shutdown.
Rejected by US courts, Onondaga Nation take centuries-old land rights case to international panel
The Onondaga Nation has protested for centuries that illegal land grabs shrunk their territory from a 2.5 million acre expanse in upstate New York to a relatively paltry patch of land south of Syracuse.
A key US government surveillance tool should face new limits, a divided privacy oversight board says
A sharply divided privacy oversight board says the FBI and other government agencies should be required to get court approval before reviewing the communications of U.S. citizens collected through a secretive foreign surveillance program.
North Korean leader urges greater nuclear weapons production in response to a 'new Cold War'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for an exponential increase in production of nuclear weapons and for his country to play a larger role in a coalition of nations confronting the United States in what he described as a “new Cold War.”.
France's withdrawal from Niger could jeopardize counterterrorism operations in the Sahel
The French troops who are being forced out of Niger were seen as a key line of defense in efforts led by the West, particularly the U.S. and France, to fight against jihadi violence in Africa’s hard-hit Sahel region.
Jury selection opens in terrorism trial of extended family members dating to 2018 New Mexico raid
Jury selection has begun in the trial of several members of an extended family who face trial on kidnapping and terrorism charges linked to a law enforcement raid on their squalid New Mexico encampment in 2018.
US will establish diplomatic ties with the Cook Islands and Niue as Biden hosts Pacific leaders
President Joe Biden is set to establish diplomatic relations Monday with two South Pacific nations, the Cook Islands and Niue, as his administration aims to show to Pacific Island leaders that's committed to increasing American presence in the region.
Iran's president urges US to demonstrate it wants to return to the 2015 nuclear deal
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi says that his country will never give up its right “to have peaceful nuclear energy” and urged the United States “to demonstrate in a verifiable fashion” that it wants to return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Political divide emerges on Ukraine aid package as Zelenskyy heads to Washington
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s visit to Washington this week comes at a critical time as Republican leadership in the House and Senate diverge on the best way to get more military and humanitarian aid over the finish line.
Most Americans view Israel as a partner, but fewer see it as sharing US values, AP-NORC poll shows
A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that while Americans generally view Israel as a partner or ally, many question whether its far-right government shares American values.
Blinken meets Chinese VP as US-China contacts increase ahead of possible summit
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has met with China's Vice President Han Zheng on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly as the Biden administration and Beijing step up high-level contacts ahead of what could be a leader-level summit this fall.
Afghan soldier who was arrested at US-Mexico border after fleeing Taliban is granted asylum
The brother of an Afghan soldier who fled the Taliban and traveled through nearly a dozen countries before being arrested at the Texas-Mexico border says his sibling has been granted U.S. asylum, allowing him to remain in the country.
US sanctions Lebanon-South America network accused of financing Hezbollah
The United States has slapped terrorism sanctions on a family network of seven individuals and businesses in Lebanon and South America accused of financing the militant group Hezbollah, including a Lebanese man who officials say was involved in two deadly attacks in Argentina in the 1990s.
Israeli academics and artists call on Biden and UN to shun Netanyahu during his upcoming US visit
Thousands of Israeli academics and artists have urged U.S. President Joe Biden and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to shun Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his scheduled visit to the U.S. next week.
Australian and Indonesian forces deploy battle tanks in US-led combat drills amid Chinese concern
Thousands of soldiers from the United States, Indonesia, Australia and other allied forces demonstrated their armor capabilities in combat drills on the Indonesian island of Java at a time of increased Chinese aggression in the region.