(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s European Union aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.
As the world watches Russia’s war, other global crises see critical support fading
There is mounting evidence that the war in Ukraine will worsen crises around the world, siphoning off development aid while causing the prices of some goods to spiral.
Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends SKorea visit
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden tended to both business and security interests Sunday as he wrapped up a three-day trip to South Korea, first showcasing Hyundai's pledge to invest at least $10 billion in the United States and later mingling with troops at a nearby military base.
Election deniers who say Trump won in 2020 are running to be top cop in 4 battleground states
At least 15 people who push false claims about the 2020 results are running for attorney general in 14 states, including four swing states, according to a group tracking the races.
'A long journey': Volunteers from Belarus fight for Ukraine
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing President Alexander Lukashenko. Another was given the choice of either denouncing fellow opposition activists or being jailed.
Zelenskyy's global food crisis prediction may be 10 weeks away, UN official says: 'Seismic'
A food data expert estimates that even if the war ended tomorrow, the world has only about 10 weeks of supplies to handle the potentially burgeoning crisis.
Gangs strangle Haiti's capital as deaths, kidnappings soar
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — It was about 6 a.m. when Venique Moïse flung open the door of her house and saw dozens of people running — their children in one hand and scant belongings in the other — as gunfire intensified.
More Americans label Republican Party extreme and Democratic Party as weak — CBS News poll
Divisions find Republicans split over Trump loyalty, while Democrats are not seen as effective.
Ukraine rejects concessions as Russians attack in east
Ukraine ruled out a ceasefire or any territorial concessions to Moscow as Russia stepped up its attack in the country's east and south, pounding the Donbas and Mykolaiv regions with air strikes and artillery fire.
Opinion | This bombshell DOJ lawsuit should jumpstart a reckoning within Trump's inner circle
The Justice Department just dropped a bombshell allegation against billionaire developer and former Republican National Committee finance chair Steve Wynn.
Trumpism is here to stay in Georgia no matter what happens during Tuesday's primaries
Donald Trump is hoping to exact revenge on disloyal Georgia Republicans in the primary elections. He may fall short, but his influence will remain.
Arkansas governor is odd man out in his own state's primary
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Based on the barrage of television ads and mailers leading up to Tuesday's primary election in Arkansas, it's obvious who the most influential Republicans in the state are.
Missed signals in 4 mass shootings: What went wrong?
Authorities have missed signals that could have otherwise prevented attacks.
Republicans vow to kill domestic terrorism bill in Senate
Senate Republicans are lining up against a House-passed bill that would authorize special offices within the government to investigate and monitor domestic terrorism, which is being pushed in the w…
Brian Kemp tries to head off MAGA Republicans from challenging his likely win in Tuesday's GOP primary: 'In Georgia, it's easy to vote and hard to cheat'
"Every legal vote counts. Period," Gov. Brian Kemp's camp is trying to assure Georgia voters with just days to go before Tuesday's GOP primary.
Vatican airs dirty laundry in trial over London property
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s sprawling financial trial may not have produced any convictions yet or any new smoking guns as prosecutors work through a first round of questioning of the 10 suspects accused of fleecing the Holy See of tens of millions of euros.
U.S. economy is in a ‘period of transition,’ White House economic adviser says
Despite high inflation, the U.S. is “moving from the strongest economic recovery in modern history to what can be a period of more stable and resilient growth,” Brian Deese said.
Pessimism grows as American’s views on economy tank
Americans are growing increasingly frustrated with the state of the country amid economic uncertainty, inflation at a 40-year high and steep gas prices, with a new poll showing 60 percent agree tha…
What to know about the latest controversy at the 5th Circuit | CNN Politics
The federal appeals court has been under fire for its handling of abortion rights, immigration and so-called social media “censorship”
Average US gasoline price jumps 33 cents to $4.71 per gallon
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 33 cents over the past two weeks to $4.71 per gallon
GOP candidate's security clearance becomes issue in SC
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — After losing a high-profile bid for a South Carolina congressional seat in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Defense Department, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring thousands of companies that contract with the federal...
Houthi top official says group not against extending truce in Yemen
The head of Yemen's Houthi Supreme Political Council, Mahdi al-Mashat, on Sunday said the group was not against extending a U.N.-brokered truce, despite describing it as "not encouraging enough".
Musk challenges 'liar' who accused him of sexual misconduct to describe private parts
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk challenged the woman who accused him of sexual misconduct to describe his intimate body parts to disprove her claims.
Robert Gates says NATO expansion "changes the geopolitics of Europe in a dramatic way"
Gates, who served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, said Putin's brutal invasion of Ukraine could continue to hurt Russia's economy.
Mullen says US should consider the possibility of Russia using a nuclear weapon
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen said on Sunday that U.S. officials should consider the possibility of Russia using a nuclear weapon amid its ongoing invasion of Ukraine. …
Iran Revolutionary Guard colonel is shot dead in Tehran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior member of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike, state TV reported. Although the Guard gave only scant detail about the attack that occurred in broad daylight in the heart of Iran's...
Site of collapsed Surfside Condo in Miami bought by Trump business partner for $120 million
Hussain Sajwani, who has designed two of Donald Trump's golf resorts in Dubai, is expected to turn the property into luxury apartments.
Analysis: Harangued by Trump, Georgia's governor poised to rebuke him in midterm vote
There may be no politician that Donald Trump wants to see ousted more than Georgia's Republican governor, Brian Kemp, who defied the then-president's demand to overturn the state's 2020 U.S. presidential election results that narrowly helped Joe Biden win the White House.
Russia hits military targets in Ukraine’s east, south
Russia strikes Ukraine’s east and south, pounding the Donbas and Mykolaiv regions with air attacks and artillery fire.
POLITICO Playbook: The spread — and limits — of Trump’s election denialism
And Biden says he's not concerned about a North Korea test.
Inside the push that landed a Trump legal adviser on a federal election advisory board | CNN Politics
While Donald Trump has maintained a laser focus this primary season on ousting those Republicans who crossed him over the 2020 election – especially in Georgia on Tuesday – the Republican effort to elevate proponents of dubious election fraud allegations in the government runs deeper than the...
Ronna McDaniel responds to Cawthorn diatribe: 'I don't know what Dark MAGA is'
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel shrugged off Rep. Madison Cawthorn's recent tirade against the GOP establishment following his primary loss, stressing the need for Republicans to stand together to be successful in November.
Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?
WASHINGTON (AP) — With prices across the economy — from food, gas and rent to cars, airfares and hotel rooms — soaring at their fastest pace in decades, you might think Americans would tap the brakes on spending.
Russia-Ukraine updates: 2 US veterans who joined Ukrainian forces missing
Updates on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries "very confident" Democrats will retain majority in midterms
Jeffries' assessment comes shortly after the release of a CBS News poll showing that nearly 70% of Americans say the economy is bad.
78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their...
Georgia’s GOP Attorney General Primary Is The Next 'Big Lie' Battleground
John Gordon has staked his primary challenge against Attorney General Chris Carr on the conspiracy that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump.
Exclusive: Trevor Reed recounts his detention in Russia and the prisoner swap that brought him home | CNN Politics
Trevor Reed, in his first television interview since returning to the United States after being imprisoned in Russia, recounted the background and horrifying conditions of his detention as well as the prisoner swap that ended a nearly three-year ordeal for him and his family.
Celebrity-endorsed NFTs leave investors 'financially crippled'
With little regulation, some influencers are stepping in to call out their peers.
Americans feel uneasy as economic concerns grow — CBS News poll
Negative views of the economy and the percentage who say things in the country are going badly in the country have reached new highs of the Biden presidency.
Monkeypox: Israel, Switzerland and Austria confirm cases
Scientists are still unsure what is causing the outbreak, which has now spread to 15 countries.
RNC chairwoman: Cawthorn's 'Dark MAGA' sounds like a 'Star Wars thing'
Republican National Committee leadership is unimpressed with Rep. Madison Cawthorn's (R-NC) attempt to establish a "Dark MAGA."
Buffalo shooting's wounds need a strong salve, residents say
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shenaya Ann Washington and a close friend cleared a small patch of grass at the base of a utility pole on Riley Street. They dug a hole there and planted a red rose bush seedling.
Advocates turn to public health approach to combat anti-Asian hate
Stop AAPI Hate's No Place for Hate policy initiative uses a public health approach to ending hate crimes and bias incidents.
Cawthorn did the ‘right thing’ by conceding, RNC chair says
“Madison had some issues that came out,” Ronna McDaniel said of his defeat.
Robert Gates on Trump running for office again: ‘It would concern me’
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates in a new interview said another run for office by former President Trump would “concern” him. Asked by moderator Margaret Brennan on CBS’s “Face the Nation” if…
Biden says monkeypox cases something to 'be concerned about'
President Joe Biden says cases of monkeypox are “something that everybody should be concerned about.” The president made his first public comments on the disease after being asked about it during his visit to South Korea. He said there's work underway to identify an effective vaccine. And he...
Biden top economic adviser dodges recession questions, claims US economy merely in 'period of transition'
President Biden’s National Economic Council Director Brian Deese refused to use the term recession to categorize the state of the U.S. economy, instead saying that America “is in a period of transition” amid soaring inflation.
News Analysis: Biden trying to keep India close, even as it bucks him on Russia
India is rebuffing President Biden's efforts to persuade it to join the U.S. and its allies in isolating Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Taliban enforcing face-cover order for female TV anchors
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists.
Florida’s firewall against abortion restrictions is in peril
The current Florida Supreme Court is dominated by conservatives, including three appointed by DeSantis.
Biden on Monkeypox: Outbreak should concern 'everybody,' as health experts are baffled
President Joe Biden said in South Korea the new monkeypox virus should concern "everybody," as health officials still do not have answers for the outbreak.
Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 88
As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 88th day, we take a look at the main developments.
On Biden's Asia trip, a reminder of an unresolved Ukraine dilemma
In one of the more complex meetings of the trip, Biden sits down in Japan this week with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has resisted pressure to cut ties with Russia.
Pennsylvania's Fetterman released from hospital after stroke
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee in the state’s high-profile U.S. Senate contest, has been released from the hospital after a stay of more than a week following a stroke, his wife and his campaign said Sunday.
Amateur hour at the White House briefing room
For all Psaki’s flaws, there was confidence behind her answers regardless of whether they were convincing or not.
Taiwan not included in launch of new Biden Indo-Pacific pact
President Joe Biden is expected to come out with a list of countries that will join an Indo-Pacific trade pact, but Taiwan won’t be among them
Biden offers message for Kim Jong Un as he wraps first leg of his Asia trip | CNN Politics
Before President Joe Biden concluded a visit to South Korea on Sunday, he offered a brief message to the nuclear-armed dictator to the north, who US officials believe could be preparing for a provocation during the US leader’s visit to Asia.
What the School Wars Are Really About
The 1925 Scopes trial was presented as a conflict between secularism vs. religion. But the fight also went deeper, hitting at the very meaning of freedom in a democracy. And that same debate rages on today.
Bangkok votes for governor in 1st election since 2014 coup
BANGKOK (AP) — Voters in the Thai capital headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new governor in a contest delayed by a military coup that still reflects a divided country with main candidates either supported by the conservative establishment or the liberal opposition.
John Driskell Hopkins, founding member of Zac Brown Band, has ALS, he says in video
Hopkins said he plans to continue playing with the band as long as he is able.
Dem’s anti-price gouging bills are ‘pretty gimmicky,’ likely won’t bring down inflation: former Obama adviser
Former economic advisor to the Obama administration Jason Furman criticized anti-price gouging bills being pushed by Democrats in Congress as “pretty gimmicky,” saying they likely won't impact consumers feeling the squeeze from high inflation.
Bush Dynasty, Its Influence Fading, Pins Hopes on One Last Stand in Texas
ARGYLE, Texas — His famous name shadows George P. Bush, the only member of the dynastic political clan now in public office, as he enters the final days of an uphill campaign to unseat Texas’ attorney general. To some Texans, the Bush family name is a badge of integrity, harking back to a bygone...
Albanese elected Australia's leader in complex poll result
SYDNEY (AP) — Australians awoke on Sunday to a new prime minister in Anthony Albanese , the center-left Labor Party leader whose ascension to the nation’s top job from being raised in social housing by a single mother on a disability pension was said to reflect the country's changed fabric.
Russia bans 963 Americans from the country including Biden, Harris, Zuckerberg. But not Trump.
The Russian Foreign Ministry announced the list of people banned are American politicians, executives and people "who incite Russophobia."
Australia election: Anthony Albanese signals climate policy change
Anthony Albanese vows to take the nation in a new direction, creating a renewable energy superpower.
Marco Rubio says bill aiding police homeownership will 'help the people who help us'
Sen. Marco Rubio discussed the importance of legislation he introduced with Sen. Jon Ossoff that would help police officers purchase homes.
Biden says ‘hello’ to North Korea’s Kim amid tensions over weapons tests
President's wry response when asked what message he had for Kim underscored his administration’s low-key approach to the unresolved tensions.
Australia's next prime minister came from humble beginnings
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese is a politician molded by his humble start to life as the only child of a single mother who raised him on a pension in gritty inner-Sydney suburbia.
Van Hollen back home after stroke
Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is back home from the hospital after suffering a minor stroke on May 15. Van Hollen tweeted on Sunday that it was “great to be back home after a long week.”…
Fox host calls the Bidens the 'Fidel Castros and the Maduros of American politics'
Fox & Friends Weekend host Rachel Campos-Duffy made the remarks during a diatribe accusing the press of suppressing info related to Hunter Biden's laptop.
WH press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre: ‘I don’t have a timeline’ on when baby formula will return to shelves
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said, "I don’t have a timeline," when asked Sunday when parents can expect baby formula to return to store shelves.
Fate of 2,500 Ukrainian POWs from steel plant stirs concern
Russia has declared its full control of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.
Late spring Colorado snowstorm knocks out power for 210,000
DENVER (AP) — A late spring Colorado snowstorm dumped several inches in the Denver metro area Saturday and knocked out electricity for about 210,000 customers, officials said. The wet snow weighed down tree branches and sent them toppling onto power lines, the KUSA television station reported...
Rick Scott says Republicans should ‘be clear’ about white supremacy: ‘It’s wrong’
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said on Sunday that Republicans should “be clear” on the topic of white supremacy, saying that the ideology is “wrong” During an appearance on CBS’s “Face The N…
First baby formula shipment arrives in U.S. from Europe
A military cargo plane carrying the first shipment of infant formula from Europe to help address a critical shortage in the United States landed in Indianapolis on Sunday, and the White House said a second flight had been arranged.
More than two-thirds in new poll say economy is ‘bad’
A new poll shows 69 percent of Americans refer to the economy as “bad,” up from about 46 percent in the spring. The CBS/YouGov survey, conducted May 18-20, also shows more than 60 perce…
Croatian police fire live ammunition during soccer fan clash
Croatian police say they have fired warning shots into the air and ground with live ammunition when soccer fans returning from a match in the capital attacked them on a highway with iron bars, bats and flares
Musk ‘worried’ Twitter has no incentive to fix spam bots
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he is “worried” about Twitter having no plan to fix its spambots issue. In a tweet on Saturday, Musk responded to a user complaining about the social media platf…
Priceless seeds, sprouts key to US West's post-fire future
A New Mexico facility where researchers work to restore forests devastated by fires faced an almost cruelly ironic threat: The largest wildfire burning in the U.S. was fast approaching. Owen Burney and his team knew they had to save what they could.
Biden course-corrects, shows China US is 'not afraid' by mentioning Taiwan during Asia trip: Gordon Chang
Asia expert and 'The Great US-China Tech War' author Gordon Chang discussed Biden's Asia visit and China's consequentially aggressive displays during a Sunday segment of 'Fox & Friends Weekend.'
McCormick and Oz joust over counting of undated ballots
A federal court judgment in a related vote-counting case bolsters McCormick's standing in the too-close-to-call race.
Police: Nearly all power restored in Gaylord after tornado
Nearly all of the power lost following a deadly tornado that killed two people and flattened parts of a northern Michigan community has been restored
Baby formula bill faces rocky terrain in Senate
Emergency funding legislation aimed at addressing the infant formula shortage is facing rocky terrain in the Senate, as Republican leaders are reluctant to say if they’ll support the Democratic-bac…
Biden highlights Hyundai investment pledge, saying EVs are good for climate, jobs and business
President Biden on Sunday said electric vehicles (EVs) are good for climate, jobs and businesses, highlighting Hyundai’s announcement that the automotive manufacturer will spend more than $5 billio…
NYC paramedic shot inside ambulance after man pulls gun on way to hospital: police
The New York Police Department said an EMT was shot inside an ambulance by an unruly 37-year-old man being transported from a Staten Island bar to a hospital.
Trump Is Making Georgia All About Himself, And It Could Cost The GOP
The former president wants Republican Gov. Brian Kemp gone for refusing to go along with the "big lie" — and could end up helping Stacey Abrams.
NI Protocol: US has 'unwavering' support of Good Friday Agreement
Democrat Congressman Richard Neal is leading a congressional delegation to the UK and Ireland.
Hundreds evacuated amid renewed flooding in South Africa's coastal province
Hundreds of people have been evacuated to safety after heavy rains once again hammered South Africa's coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal, flooding roads and houses and damaging properties, a government official said on Sunday.
Ahead of Georgia primary, RNC chairwoman calls on Republicans to unite
RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tells CNN her party must put up a united front to take back Congress in the midterm elections.
Russian officer reveals why he risked it all to quit Putin's war | CNN
A guilt-ridden Russian officer says he resigned from the military out of shame for the invasion of Ukraine “People around us were dying,” he told CNN. “I didn’t want to feel like I was part of it, but I was a part of it.”
‘Like an ostrich’: Cotton slams Biden’s take on Chinese tariffs as inflation help
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said President Joe Biden is in a bit of a bind regarding his administration’s relations with China, noting that the idea of easing tariffs on the Asian country will miss the mark for any attempt to help rising inflation.
Latest list of Americans banned by Russia includes dead lawmakers
A number of deceased lawmakers were included on Russia’s latest addition to the growing list of Americans banned from the country amid its war on Ukraine. Former Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Harry …
'We’re sorry': Abbott CEO addresses baby formula crisis in new op-ed
Abbott's CEO apologizes for role his company played in the ongoing baby formula shortage in a new op-ed.
Ukraine top of the agenda in Davos as business leaders gather
Russia would normally have its own "house" at the World Economic Forum as a showcase for business leaders and investors.
Gates prefers investing in things with 'valuable output' instead of crypto
Bill Gates's fortune doesn't appear to rely on the cryptocurrency market, as he told the world this week he doesn't have any shares in the blockchain currency.
Worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh and India
At least 50 people are dead after some areas are battered by widespread flooding and landslides.
Azeri and Armenian leaders meet on Nagorno-Karabakh
The leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed in a Brussels meeting on Sunday to work further on a peace plan for Nagorno-Karabakh that has stoked a wave of protests in Yerevan over opposition claims that Pashinyan is being too soft.
Texas race tests abortion's resonance with Democratic voters
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — By the time Dr. Hector Gonzalez arrived in Laredo, Texas, in 2001, the last abortion clinic had already closed. He spent the next 20 years experiencing firsthand where the largely Hispanic and heavily Catholic community along the border with Mexico usually sided.
Jeffries: 'Decisive' Democrats don't need to consider new leadership
Democratic infighting doesn’t mean the party needs new leadership, according to a top House Democrat.
Shapiro calls Mastriano ‘dangerous’ and ‘divisive’
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro (D) on Sunday said Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano (R), whom he will face in the commonwealth’s gubernatorial race, is “dangerous” and “divisive.” …
Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maybe extra rest isn't such a bad thing for a racehorse after all. In the Preakness Stakes that was run without the Kentucky Derby winner because Rich Strike's owner felt he needed more time off after his 80-1 upset, Early Voting validated a gutsy decision to skip the Derby and...
Exclusive: General Atlantic plans $2 billion investment in India, Southeast Asia
Global private equity firm General Atlantic plans to plough $2 billion into India and Southeast Asia over the next two years after falling valuations made the region's startups more attractive, a senior executive told Reuters.
‘Shouldn’t be taking public planes’: Tyson breaks silence about airplane fight
Former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson talked about his experience punching a man on an April JetBlue flight.
Why tribal lands are unlikely to become abortion sanctuaries | CNN
With Roe v. Wade now overturned, tribal lands have come up again in conversations on social media and elsewhere as potential safe havens for those seeking abortions.
‘Renewable energy superpower’: Australia votes for climate action
The choosing of politicians running on promieses to tackle climate change represents a remarkable shift for Australia.
WHO expecting more monkeypox cases to emerge
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday said it is expecting more cases of monkeypox to emerge after a handful of infections were detected in the U.S. and Europe. “The situation is evolving…
EXPLAINER: What are the key climate themes at Davos?
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — While the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia's war in Ukraine will be focuses of the World Economic Forum’s gathering of business and government leaders, so too will climate change .
Musk: Tesla building 'hardcore litigation department' to 'execute lawsuits'
Elon Musk is building a team of litigators for unclear purposes.
Ousted Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for march on Islamabad
Khan says he will never accept the new government and calls on his supporters to rally peacefully on Wednesday.
Nashville police arrest men in undercover drug operation, seize cocaine laced with fentanyl
Three men in Nashville were arrested Friday night after allegedly selling cocaine laced with fentanyl to an undercover detective. Police seized 22 grams of white powder.
Iran: Revolutionary Guard officer assassinated in Tehran
Slain IRGC colonel was in the Quds Force, with accusations leveled at Israeli and American operatives.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Causes Collective Spit-Take With 'If I Were President' Tweet
The far-right Georgia Republican's plan went awry.
Photos: Biden's Asia trip | CNN Politics
US President Joe Biden has wrapped up an alliance-boosting visit to Asia, a belated first trip to a region that remains central to his foreign policy goals even as his focus has been drawn away.
Austrian president announces he is seeking re-election
Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, a 78-year-old former leader of the Greens, announced on Sunday he is standing for re-election this year to a second six-year term, which is likely to limit the number of candidates.
Russian-appointed mayor of Ukrainian town injured in explosion: Report
A Russian-appointed leader of an occupied town in Ukraine is in the hospital following an explosion outside of his home.
Arab lawmaker returns to Israeli coalition after protest walkout
Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi's return restores the coalition's tenuous hold over half of the seats in parliament.
DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of the World Economic Forum said. So I did. That meant a 12-hour journey from London to the exclusive gathering in the Swiss Alps, which I'm helping cover for The Associated Press.
Trump's Lies About 2020 Election Take Root in Statehouses
LANSING, Mich. — At least 357 sitting Republican legislators in closely contested battleground states have used the power of their office to discredit or try to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, according to a review of legislative votes, records and official statements by...
Rick Scott says Biden administration slow to respond to economic woes
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Sunday said the Biden administration has been slow to react to economic issues and rising inflation, calling it a political failure that could hinder Democrats in the up…
RNC outraises DNC in month of April by over $1 million
The Republican National Committee bested its political rival in fundraising last month, bringing in $1.3 million more than the Democratic National Committee in April.
Trevor Reed dismisses notion that prisoner exchanges should be controversial
Trevor Reed believes that prisoner exchanges like the one that got him home should not be controversial.
Heard's lawyers try to poke holes in Depp's libel lawsuit
Attorneys for actor Amber Heard spent much of last week trying to portray her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, as a jealous and drunken abuser who can only blame himself for his nose-diving Hollywood career.
Lara Logan, Once a Star at CBS News, Is Now One for the Far Right
When Lara Logan reached the heights of American journalism more than a decade ago, as the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, her bosses didn’t think twice about sending her to cover the biggest stories in the world. Producers clamored to work with her as she landed interviews with...
Biden's Cuba moves may further damage standing with Hispanic voters
The Biden administration's redefining of the U.S.-Cuba relationship may be coming at a bad time for Democrats, who have seen slipping support among Hispanic voters in recent months.
Analysis: Australian women unleash new political force on climate, integrity
Professional women and voters concerned about climate change unleashed a third force in Australia's election, taking a swath of seats that ended nine years of conservative rule even as votes for the winning Labor Party fell.
'SNL' says goodbye to Kate McKinnon and Pete Davidson | CNN Business
“Saturday Night Live” closed out its 47th season by saying goodbye to two of its most beloved cast members.
Transcript: Sen. Rick Scott on "Face the Nation," May 22, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with GOP Sen. Rick Scott of Florida that aired Sunday, May 22, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Jason Furman on "Face the Nation," May 22, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Jason Furman, former chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, that aired Sunday, May 22, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Robert Gates on "Face the Nation," May 22, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates that aired Sunday, May 22, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
WHO chief: The COVID pandemic is 'most certainly not over'
BERLIN (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over,” the head of the World Health Organization warned Sunday, despite a decline in reported cases since the peak of the omicron wave. He told governments that “we lower our guard at our peril.”
Dr. Jha urges Congress to fund 'new generation' of COVID vaccines for possible fall surge
Dr. Ashish Jha said without COVID-19 funding and new treatments and diagnostics, it will be much harder to protect Americans from variants.
Climate to conflict, Davos' post-COVID return has full plate
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Davos — the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps — is back, more than two years after the coronavirus pandemic kept its business gurus, political leaders and high-minded activists away.
Pfizer and Moderna created life-saving vaccines. So why are their stocks crumbling? | CNN Business
Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna are experiencing a post-vaccine hangover on Wall Street this year.
As cases rise, Americans are ‘checked out’ on COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are on the rise, but many Americans are over thinking of the virus as a crisis. Even in blue cities, restaurants are packed with people, and many Americans don’t we…
3 Air Force cadets who refused vaccine won't be commissioned
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who have refused the COVID-19 vaccine will not be commissioned as military officers but will graduate with bachelor's degrees, the academy said Saturday.
CDC urges 2nd booster for older, high-risk Americans amid nation's latest COVID-19 surge
Although more than 90% of seniors have been fully vaccinated, a third of them have yet to receive their first booster, CDC urges 2nd booster for older Americans.
Shanghai reopens some public transport, still on high Covid alert
Shanghai’s lockdown and curbs in other cities have battered consumption, industrial output and other sectors of the Chinese economy in recent months.
White House sees decision on Moderna COVID shot for kids under 5 in next few weeks
White House COVID-19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha said on Sunday he expects a U.S. Food and Drug Administration decision on authorizing Moderna's vaccine for children under age five within the next few weeks.