Israel's designated new prime minister, Naftali Bennett speaks during a Knesset session in Jerusalem Sunday, June 13, 2021. Bennett is expected later Sunday to be sworn in as the country's new prime minister, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule. (AP Photo/Ariel Schali22
Israel’s parliament approved a new coalition government on Sunday that sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years.
Pelosi says Trump DOJ's targeting of political enemies 'goes even beyond Richard Nixon'
The Trump-era Justice Department's decision to secretly seize data of Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee went even beyond the nefarious actions of former President Richard Nixon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday.
Biden says 'America is back at the table' as 1st foreign trip continues
Following the G-7 summit and looking forward to NATO meeting, President Joe Biden took indirect swipes at his predecessor as he praised cooperation with U.S. allies.
Biden, first lady join Queen for tea at Windsor Castle
President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden met with Queen Elizabeth II for tea at Windsor Castle on Sunday.
At an arms control crossroads, Biden and Putin face choices
At a low point in U.S.-Russian relations, President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin appear to agree broadly on at least one thing, and that's the need to set the stage for a new era in arms control
McConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats
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'Truth embargo': UFOs are suddenly all the talk in Washington
After 75 years of taboo and ridicule, serious people can finally discuss the mysterious flying objects, and even skeptics say that's a good thing.
Pelosi pushes for Barr and Sessions to testify on data seizures
“To say that they didn't know anything about it is beyond belief,” Pelosi said.
Private Inequity: How a Powerful Industry Conquered the Tax System
There were two weeks left in the Trump administration when the Treasury Department handed down a set of rules governing an obscure corner of the tax code. Overseen by a senior Treasury official whose previous job involved helping the wealthy avoid taxes, the new regulations represented a major...
Majority of Americans trust Joe Biden to negotiate on US behalf with foreign counterparts: POLL
A new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds that a majority of the American public trusts President Joe Biden to negotiate on the United States' behalf with other world leaders.
Congress to probe 'rogue' actions of Trump's Justice Dept
The top two Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Sunday vowed to probe the "rogue" actions of the Justice Department during former President Donald Trump's term, including its move to seize the communications records of Democratic lawmakers.
Fact check: Breaking down Mitch McConnell's spin on the John Lewis voting rights bill | CNN Politics
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday where he stands on the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, a Democratic bill that aims to prevent states from implementing racially discriminatory voting laws.
Biden sees 'potential' progress in Putin's openness to extraditing cyber criminals
President Joe Biden sees a chance to improve relations with Russia, including on addressing the cyber crimes linked to Russia-based hackers.
Biden explains decision to avoid joint press conference with Putin
President Biden on Sunday said he chose not to hold a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva next week because he doesn’t want the meeting to be “diverted” by detail…
Biden, working with U.S. allies, pledges to confront China and Russia
In a news conference in England, Biden said democracies needed to counter autocracies.
Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties
President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but their meeting Monday will be their first as heads of state. The list of disagreements is unusually long for the two NATO allies: There's U.S. support for Kurdish fighters in Syria, as well as...
Biden to use summit to talk directly, clearly with Putin about differences: Blinken
Secretary of State Antony Blinken appeared Sunday on ABC's "This Week" ahead of President Joe Biden's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
Biden agrees U.S.-Russian relations are at a 'low point' ahead of meeting with Putin
Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the G-7, Biden drew a tougher line on Putin than his predecessor, Donald Trump.
Republicans push back against Nevada Democrats move to upend 2024 nominating calendar
We’re not even half way through 2021, but the battle over the 2024 presidential primary and caucus schedule is already well underway.
G7 summit: Leaders pledge climate action but disappoint activists
The plan renews a promise to raise $100bn a year, but environmentalists say it lacks detail.
Apple Is Said to Have Turned Over Data on Trump's White House Counsel in 2018
WASHINGTON — Apple told Donald McGahn, the White House counsel to former President Donald Trump, last month that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about an account that belonged to him in February 2018 and that the government barred the company from telling him at the time...
Texas Border Patrol arrests over 100 people crammed in 'stash house'
Laredo, Texas, Border Patrol authorities arrested over 100 people on Thursday after agents stormed a cramped "stash house."
3 takeaways from President Joe Biden's first G7 summit
When President Joe Biden and his aides were planning his visit to the Cornish coast this weekend, many -- including the President -- viewed it as something of a homecoming.
Biden heads to Brussels after global win
Joe from Scranton choppered into Windsor Castle for tea with the queen.
The Memo: Democratic tensions will only get worse as left loses patience
Tensions between centrists and progressives in the Democratic Party are flaring — and they are going to get worse.One accelerant is the fact that President Biden’s legislative agenda is slowing and…
Bidens meet privately with Queen Elizabeth II after royal salute, inspecting guards
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited Windsor Castle. After a royal salute and inspecting the guards, they had tea privately with Queen Elizabeth II
Pelosi says new Senate infrastructure plan could be a hard sell
U.S. Democrats will not back down on President Joe Biden's sweeping infrastructure goals, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday, signaling turbulence ahead for a scaled-back bipartisan proposal unveiled in the Senate.
Joe Manchin: the Democrat who holds the fate of Biden’s agenda in his hands
Burst of legislating slowed this week as most conservative Senate Democrat thrust into position of unique power Joe Manchin, center, in Washington DC. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Five months after taking office, Joe Biden’s legislative agenda from infrastructure to voting rights is essentially...
Pelosi: ‘I don’t give up on Joe Manchin’
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday said she doesn’t “give up on Joe Manchin” after the Democratic West Virginia senator announced last week that he will vote against a sweeping bill to overh…
G7 leaders warn Russia on cyberattacks, chemical weapons usage
The Group of Seven leaders ended their summit on Sunday by demanding that Russia take action and investigate the use of chemical weapons within its territory and hold accountable those behind ransomware attacks and other cyber crimes.Why it matters: The allied language come as all eyes turn to...
Israel's Netanyahu pledges 'we'll be back' as record 12-year run as prime minister ends
Israel's parliament voted narrowly to approve a new government Sunday, with Naftali Bennett becoming the new prime minister, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12 years in the office.
Three West Virginia House members may have to fight each other for only two seats
West Virginia's three House members, all Republicans, could soon find themselves in a game of political musical chairs, with only two returning to Congress in 2023.
How the Anti-Abortion Movement Used the Progressive Playbook to Chip Away at Roe v. Wade
The tactics that advanced civil rights and gay rights have been put to work against abortion. Will Roe survive?
Democrats mull overhaul of sweeping election bill
Democrats are opening the door to revamping a sweeping election reform bill, considered a top priority for the party’s base, as they try to shore up support within their own ranks. Democrats h…
Southern Baptists prepare for annual convention amid controversy
More than 16,000 Southern Baptists will gather for their annual convention Tuesday to make key decisions about the direction of the congregation, debate key issues and elect a new leader.Why it matters: The Southern Baptist Convention is the country's largest evangelical Christian denomination...
Five more oil and gas pipelines targeted by green activists
Environmental activists are targeting at least five major oil and gas pipelines after celebrating the death of Keystone XL this week.
Manchin faces growing pressure from Democrats over Biden agenda
Pelosi and Ocasio-Cortez address Democratic senator who has refused to back ending the filibuster ‘I don’t give up on Joe Manchin,’ said Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock Joe Manchin, the conservative Democratic West Virginia senator whose defiance over the filibuster...
Former Deputy AG Rosenstein has said he was not aware of subpoena for lawmakers' data, source says
Ex-top Trump Justice Department official Rod Rosenstein has told people in recent days he was not aware of a subpoena that targeted the data of Democratic members of Congress while he was deputy attorney general, a source familiar with Rosenstein told CNN on Saturday.
Key Republican: Putin meeting will be most ‘important’ and ‘dangerous’ of Biden trip
The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee predicted President Biden’s trip to Geneva and meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will be the most “important&#…
Israel's Knesset votes in new government; Naftali Bennett named prime minister
Naftali Bennett will lead Israel as Benjamin Netanyahu is voted out after 12 years as prime minister.
GOP governors move to ban mask mandates in schools
As a school year filled with challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic comes to a close, the focus is on summer school and planning for the fall, when the Biden administration expects all schools to return to in-person learning.
Republicans open new line of attack on IRS
The IRS is back in Republicans’ crosshairs following a ProPublica report based on the confidential tax records of the wealthiest Americans.Republicans have long disliked the tax-collection agency, …
'Not trying to be a wise guy': Biden defends G-7 push to hold China accountable
After meeting with six of the world’s wealthiest nations, President Joe Biden defended his administration’s push to target China in a Group of Seven communique that called out human rights abuses in Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, China's “debt diplomacy,” and urged a fresh investigation of the…
Caution on Iran nuclear deal as G7 leaders vow to stop bomb
Diplomats from outside the European Union have cautioned that negotiations with Iran to salvage a landmark nuclear deal still need more time
Susan Collins pushes "targeted, responsible" bipartisan infrastructure deal
Collins said the plan from the bipartisan group of senators focuses specifically on traditional infrastructure.
Biden says Queen Elizabeth II reminded him of his mother
President Biden told reporters that Queen Elizabeth II reminded him of his mother shortly after the two met at Windsor Castle on Sunday.After wrapping up a summit with the Group of Seven (G-7) nati…
Biden's Summit With Putin Follows A Harrowing History Of U.S. Meetings With Russia
When Russia was still the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, summits with its leaders were largely about fears of a thermonuclear duel and mass annihilation. Here's a look back at the highlights.
VP Harris 'advocating for lawlessness,' Border Patrol union president says
The head of the Border Patrol union has slammed Vice President Harris for advocating for migrants and, in turn, “advocating for lawlessness” that has extended into other parts of the country.
Manhunts in Savannah, Chicago, Austin after weekend shooting rampages: 'We do not want to be a police state'
A manhunt was underway for the gunman who opened fire in Savannah, Georgia, killing 1 and wounding 7 in one of 3 weekend shootings in the U.S.
Ocasio-Cortez: Senate Democrats ‘blocking crucial items in a Democratic agenda’
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday said Senate Democrats are “blocking crucial items in a Democratic agenda” as the clock ticks for both parties to come to an agreement on a bipartisa…
Netanyahu era ends in Israel as new government survives key parliament vote
"He’s been here for so many years, and won so many elections, that for so many Israelis it’s difficult to imagine any other reality," said one analyst.
Top Justice Department officials Sessions, Barr and Rosenstein all deny knowledge of secret subpoenas targeting Democratic lawmakers
Two attorney generals and a deputy attorney general said they did not know the phone records of Democratic lawmakers critical of Trump being seized.
Rubio-Demings 2022 showdown could become most expensive Senate race ever
The burgeoning Florida Senate battle between incumbent GOP Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic challenger Rep. Val Demings could be one of the contests to decide which party controls the chamber - will be in a state with nearly 22 million people spread out over 10 media markets.
Joe, Jill Biden join Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle for tea following G-7 Summit
At 95, Queen Elizabeth II has met her 13th occupant of the White House, President Joe Biden and his wife, first lady Jill Biden, for tea at Windsor.
Jewish TikTok creators say they feel silenced by the platform
Several Jewish creators said they feel they've been subjected to a type of censorship, with the app regularly flagging and removing their content.
Pompeo defends Trump on Russia in Chris Wallace interview
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed back against assertions that former President Trump was not tough on Russia during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.” Host Chris Wallace talked abo…
GOP congressman says US should 'start thinking about hitting back' at Russia
Texas Rep. Michael McCaul, a top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, spoke to ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz.
Queen meets Joe Biden at Windsor Castle
The US president's visit included a Guard of Honour and afternoon tea with the monarch.
Pompeo says Biden admin is taking America back to Obama years when 'America was weak'
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that when he hears the Biden administration talking about “taking America back" he said they are talking about taking the United States back to the years when “America was weak” during the Obama administration
Green fingers burned at G-7 summit
Leaders are split over coal phase-out and carbon border taxes.
What automakers and consumers can learn from the global chip shortage
What the global chip shortage can teach automakers and consumers.
Immigration judges: We're overworked and under political pressure
There's a backlog of 1.3 million asylum cases, and migrants keep coming. "We are holding death penalty cases in a traffic court setting," said one judge.
Netanyahu out as new Israeli government approved
Benjamin Netanyahu loses his 12-year hold on power as a new Israeli government is approved.
‘This Is No Way to Live’: Discontent Spilled Over in Russia. But Will It Matter?
Alexei Navalny catalyzed widespread anger over economic hardships and government corruption. But now he’s in jail and dissent has been silenced.
Collins says infrastructure bill won’t have gas tax increase or undo 2017 tax reform bill
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Sunday said the infrastructure bill announced by a bipartisan group of 10 senators will not include a gas tax increase or undo the 2017 tax reform bill.When asked by…
AOC agrees with calls for Breyer to step down from Supreme Court
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is "inclined to say yes" to calls by progressive organizations and at least one fellow Democrat in Congress for 82-year-old Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire at the end of the current term of the high court.
EXCLUSIVE Washington Prime to file bankruptcy as soon as this week-sources
Mall owner Washington Prime Group Inc (WPG.N) is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as soon as this week after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to temporarily close some of its roughly 100 shopping centers across the United States and businesses were unable to pay it rent, people familiar...
Evidence in Mexico serial killer’s house suggests 17 victims
Investigators digging under the house of the former butcher on the outskirts of Mexico City said Saturday they have found 3,787 bone fragments so far.
Detectives Just Used DNA To Solve A 1956 Double Homicide. They May Have Made History
It's one of the oldest criminal cases cracked with the new DNA technology. The murders of teen sweethearts Lloyd Duane Bogle and Patricia Kalitzke had gone unsolved for more than 60 years.
Google researchers show artificial intelligence can design microchips better and faster than humans
Researchers at Google have shown that artificial intelligence can design microchips of equal or better quality than humans in far less time.
Meet the robots inside Amazon's fulfillment centers
With access granted for the first time ever, "Sunday Morning" visited the company's secret technology facility near Seattle to observe how high-tech tools are being used to aid human workers.
Gottlieb says Delta virus variant likely to become dominant U.S. strain
"I think the risk is really to the fall that this could spike a new epidemic heading into the fall," the former FDA commissioner said.
COVID-19 kills veteran officer, special education teacher and a high schooler
This week, we're highlighting a veteran police officer, a special education teacher and a high school senior.
Biden's ex-COVID adviser faults Trump administration for "deadly sins" at start of pandemic
The errors by the Trump administration cost American lives, Slavitt said.
Pompeo insists Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese lab
The former Trump administration official is one of the foremost proponents of the lab leak theory.
Flying Overseas? There's A LOT You Need To Know. Here's A Guide
Interest in international air travel is rising. If you're want to fly out of or into the United States, there's a lot you need to know. Here are answers to key questions.
Secretary Blinken calls WHO's coronavirus origin investigation 'highly deficient'
Secretary of State Antony Blinken called the World Health Organization's first study on the coronavirus pandemic's origins "highly deficient."
The Latest: Lebanon marks daily record of vaccinations
Lebanon has vaccinated a daily record of people against COVID-19, raising the total number of shots administered around the country against the virus to more than 1 million
G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations
PM Boris Johnson rejects criticism the donation is not enough, saying "we are going flat out".
Graphic: Track Biden’s latest vaccination goals
By the Fourth of July, Biden wanted 160 million adults fully vaccinated and 70 percent of adults with at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccination.
CBS News poll: Vaccinated or not, Americans venture out
As Americans head out and things reopen, they've got requests for businesses they'll frequent, and most also favor employer vaccine mandates.
U.S. screens 2.02 mln airport passengers Friday - highest since March 2020
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it screened 2.02 million passengers on Friday at U.S. airports, the highest number since March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand.
Blinken says China "has to cooperate" with international probe into coronavirus origins
The G-7 nations are calling for a so-called "Phase II" study from the World Health Organization on the origins of COVID-19.
No one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to COVID and kids: OPINION
How parents are dealing with COVID-19 and kids as society transitions into a "new normal."
Shop owner's plea as California reopens: 'I need customers'
California is just days away from reopening its economy but business owners who have struggled in the past year still face an uncertain future