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Senior Democratic lawmakers said the United States must not give aid to Egypt until it improves its human rights record, in the latest instance of tensions over Middle East policies.
Mainstream Republicans are worried that Don Bolduc, a 2020 election denier, is too right-wing to beat Senator Maggie Hassan in the general election.
Child poverty in the U.S. has fallen by more than half since the early 1990s.
More than two centuries after Americans fought for freedom from the British crown, their descendants are absorbed by the latest chapter in the royal family’s drama.
A compromise built into the law ensures oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico for the next decade. Activists say the region has been “sacrificed” to fossil fuels.
The special counsel appointed by the Trump administration to examine the Russia investigation seems to be wrapping up its work with no further charges in store.
Even as the country as a whole has recovered all of the jobs it lost during the pandemic, the city is still missing 176,000 — the slowest recovery of any major metropolitan area.
Here is a rundown of some of the most important wins and losses.
Democrats enter the final sprint to November more optimistic than expected, especially in the race for the Senate. But Republicans remain bullish that they can sweep into a House majority.
Building by building, New York and other cities are trying to stop the age-old use of fossil fuels to heat homes and buildings. In the U.S., new climate laws aim to speed things up.
The prominent promoter of 2020 election conspiracies says the F.B.I. seized his cellphone and asked him about his ties to a Colorado county clerk who is under indictment.
Karoline Leavitt, a 25-year-old hard-right Republican, prevailed over the presumed front-runner after a race that devolved into a slugfest over the MAGA mantle.
Gov. Daniel McKee, a Democrat who took over for Gina Raimondo last year, overcame four challengers in a hard-fought primary with a focus on his pandemic leadership.
The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the authorities said.
The Infowars fabulist and his followers intensified their fear and trauma, Sandy Hook survivors say on the first day of a critical trial.
In November, Mr. Magaziner will face Allan Fung, the former mayor of Cranston, R.I., in what could be one of the most competitive House races in New England.
The president and the first lady arrived in Delaware shortly before polls closed to cast their votes in Tuesday’s primary election.
The criminal inquiry into Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse the outcome of the 2020 election appears to be accelerating, but prosecutors are said to be a long way from making any decisions.