China accuses Washington of wanting 'technological hegemony'

China accuses Washington of wanting 'technological hegemony'

China’s government has accused Washington of pursuing “technology hegemony” following news reports the United States might raise pressure on tech giant Huawei by blocking all access to American suppliers.

Biden to highlight grant for NYC rail tunnel under Hudson

Biden to highlight grant for NYC rail tunnel under Hudson

President Joe Biden is traveling to New York City to showcase a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River.

Cyprus picks new president amid economic doubt, ethnic split

Cyprus picks new president amid economic doubt, ethnic split

Cypriots are choosing a new president, who they’ll expect to decisively steer the small island nation through shifting geopolitical sands and uncertain economic times that have become people's overriding concern, eclipsing stalemated efforts to remedy the country’s ethnic division.

In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

The presidential campaign landscape in Iowa is markedly different this year compared with four years ago.

Trump lawsuit claims Woodward audiobook violates copyright

Trump lawsuit claims Woodward audiobook violates copyright

Former President Donald Trump is suing journalist Bob Woodward, claiming the reporter didn't have permission to release interview recordings of Trump to the public.

President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

President Biden to end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

President Joe Biden has informed Congress that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared.

Feds expect to collect $4.7B in insurance fraud penalties

Feds expect to collect $4.7B in insurance fraud penalties

The Biden administration is estimating that it could collect as much as $4.7 billion from insurance companies with newer and tougher penalties for submitting improper charges on the taxpayers’ tab for Medicare Advantage care.

France doesn't rule out sending warplanes to Ukraine

France doesn't rule out sending warplanes to Ukraine

President Emmanuel Macron says that France doesn’t exclude sending fighter jets to Ukraine.

'Amtrak Joe' Biden hails plans for big East Coast tunnel fix

'Amtrak Joe' Biden hails plans for big East Coast tunnel fix

President Joe Biden is heading to Baltimore to visit an aging rail tunnel that's slated to be replaced with help from bipartisan infrastructure legislation that he signed in 2021.

Treasury to increase borrowing amid debt ceiling standoff

Treasury to increase borrowing amid debt ceiling standoff

The Treasury Department has announced plans to increase its borrowing during the first three months of 2023.

Congressional candidate accused of campaign violation

Congressional candidate accused of campaign violation

Court documents say a Republican candidate for a North Carolina congressional seat in 2020 has been accused by federal prosecutors of a campaign finance violation, and that she’s signed a plea agreement.

Ex-Twitter execs to testify on block of Hunter Biden story

Ex-Twitter execs to testify on block of Hunter Biden story

The House Oversight Committee is set to hear testimony from former Twitter employees involved in the social media platform’s handling of reporting on President Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation

In the West, pressure to count water lost to evaporation

More than 10% of the water carried by the Colorado River evaporates, leaks or spills as the 1,450-mile powerhouse of the West flows through the region’s dams, reservoirs and open-air canals.

Blinken urges Israel-Palestinian calm as violence soars

Blinken urges Israel-Palestinian calm as violence soars

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is urging Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint and ease tensions amid a spike in violence that has put the region on edge.

For Trump, Georgia election case just one of many legal woes

For Trump, Georgia election case just one of many legal woes

An investigation in Georgia looking into efforts by Donald Trump and his allies to overturn his 2020 election defeat is among a number of cases that pose legal problems for the former president.