DeSantis and Newsom will face off in a Fox News event featuring two governors with White House hopes
California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis are squaring off in a nationally televised event that will feature two young, high-profile leaders with presidential aspirations who may have to wait for future cycles to realize them.
South Koreans want their own nukes. That could roil one of the world’s most dangerous regions
The alliance with the United States has allowed South Korea to build a strong democracy with citizens confident Washington would protect them if North Korea ever acted on its dream of unifying the peninsula under its own rule.
FBI: Man wearing Captain America backpack stole items from senators' desks during Capitol riot
A Virginia man has been arrested on charges that he stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing a Captain America backpack and stole items from senators’ desks on the Senate floor during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Conservative Supreme Court justices seem open to an attack on the Securities and Exchange Commission
Conservative Supreme Court justices seem open to a challenge to how the Securities and Exchange Commission fights fraud, in a case that could have far-reaching effects on other regulatory agencies.
Trump embraces the Jan. 6 rioters on the trail. In court, his lawyers hope to distance him from them
Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers have suggested their strategy in his election interference case in Washington involves distancing him from the horde of U.S. Capitol rioters, whom he has embraced on the campaign trail.
President Joe Biden plans to skip U.N. climate talks beginning this week in Dubai
President Joe Biden plans to skip the upcoming climate talks in Dubai (which he has attended twice before), an event that is expected to draw heads of state and diplomats from more than 200 nations and the Vatican.
Biden says he's helped lower inflation as he hosts first meeting of his new supply chain council
President Joe Biden has opened the first meeting of his supply chain resilience council by warning companies against price gouging and saying that his administration is working to lower costs for U.S. families.
AP Top 25: No. 3 Washington, No. 5 Oregon move up, give Pac-12 2 in top 5 for 1st time since 2016
No. 3 Washington, No. 4 Florida State and No. 5 Oregon all moved up a spot in The Associated Press college football poll to give the Pac-12 two top-five teams for the first time since the final ranking of the 2016 season.
No. 4 Washington finishes perfect regular season with 24-21 win over Washington State in Apple Cup
Grady Gross made a 42-yard field goal on the final play, Rome Odunze caught two touchdown passes from Michael Penix Jr. and No. 4 Washington beat Washington State 24-21 in the Apple Cup for an undefeated regular season.
Federal Reserve minutes: Officials saw inflation slowing but will monitor data to ensure progress
Federal Reserve officials concluded earlier this month that inflation was steadily falling and agreed to closely monitor incoming data to ensure that the pace of price increases would continue slowing toward their 2% target, according to the minutes of the meeting.
Key Fed official sees possible 'golden path' toward lower inflation without a recession
Austan Goolsbee, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, suggested that the economy appears to be on what he calls the “golden path,” another term for what economists often term a “soft landing,” in which the Fed would curb inflation without causing a deep recession.
No. 5 Washington clinches Pac-12 championship berth with 22-20 victory over No. 10 Oregon State
Michael Penix Jr. threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 5 Washington remained undefeated and clinched a spot in the Pac-12 championship game with a 22-20 victory over No. 10 Oregon State on Saturday.
Taiwan envoy says he's hopeful Biden-Xi meeting will reduce tensions in the Asia-Pacific region
The 92-year-old businessman who represented Taiwan at this week’s summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in San Francisco says he's hopeful that a meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping will help reduce tensions between the two superpowers and in the region.
US sanctions Iran-backed militia members in Iraq conducting strikes against American forces
The U.S. has imposed sanctions on six people affiliated with the Iranian-backed Iraqi militia Kataeb Hezbollah, which is accused of being behind a spate of recent attacks against U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria following the Oct. 7 attacks by Hamas against Israel.
FTC warns food industry trade groups and influencers about disclosures on paid social media posts
The Federal Trade Commission says it issued warnings to two food and beverage industry groups, as well as to a dozen online influencers and dieticians for failing to adequately disclose paid social media posts that promoted a sweetener and sugary products.
A third round of US sanctions against Hamas focuses on money transfers from Iran to Gaza
The United States says it has imposed a third round of sanctions on a group of Hamas officials, members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad who work to transfer money from Iran to Gaza, and a Lebanese money exchange service that facilitates the transfers.
Democrats postpone a subpoena vote in the Supreme Court ethics probe after a blowup with Republicans
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have abruptly adjourned a meeting without an expected vote on subpoenas for two conservatives who helped arrange luxury travel and other benefits for Supreme Court justices.
The Supreme Court will hear an NRA appeal in a dispute with a former New York state official
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the National Rifle Association over comments from a former New York state official who urged banks and insurance companies to discontinue their association with gun promoting groups after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Schumer and other Senate Democrats call for a federal probe of huge oil deals by Exxon and Chevron
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democratic senators are urging federal regulators to investigate multibillion-dollar acquisitions by oil giants ExxonMobil and Chevron, saying the deals could lead to higher prices at the gas pump.