Today is Wednesday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2021. There are 72 days left in the year.
It appears that President Joe Biden’s administration is finally taking “no” for an answer from Iran. Since the summer, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has signaled that his patience is not infinite when it comes to his offer to re-enter the 2015 nuclear deal. This week, Blinken went a bit further, saying, “We will look at every option to deal with the challenge posed by Iran.” This ...
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation’s largest red state.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans approved redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation’s largest red state.
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2021. There are 73 days left in the year.
Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state who helped shape American foreign policy for decades, has died of complications from Covid-19, his family said.
Around the world, governments are challenging the immense power of Big Tech, causing politically motivated showdowns between their officials and tech companies to become increasingly commonplace. In mid-September, just as voting began in Russia’s parliamentary elections, Apple and Google capitulated to ongoing government demands to remove from their online stores a smartphone app created by ...
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II has appeared to criticize the global lack of action on climate change in comments caught on microphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection moved aggressively against close Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Thursday, swiftly scheduling a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against the former White House aide after he defied a subpoena.
ATLANTIC CITY — Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli on Thursday pledged to focus on vocational training amid labor shortages i…
ATLANTIC CITY — Gov. Phil Murphy made a quick appearance at the New Jersey Association of Counties’ annual meeting Wednesday morning at Caesar…
The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced Wednesday a $700 million plan to help make child care more accessible for working families.
The race for state Senate and Assembly in the 2nd Legislative District is the most expensive in the state, according to reports filed with the…
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The mynah bird squawks from a new cage in the French ambassador’s sunlit living room in Abu Dhabi, a far cry…
RICHMOND, Va. — Most Americans across party lines have serious concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. computer systems and view China and Russia as major threats, according to a new poll.
One in a series of interviews with candidates in the Nov. 2 general election, based on editorial board meetings at The Press of Atlantic City.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent, the Justice Department said Sunday.
WASHINGTON — National security officials at the White House were recently issued a warning: Move away from the immediate area as soon as possible if you ever feel the acute onset of pressure, sound or heat in the head.
MOSCOW (AP) — Journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their fight for freedom of expression in countries where reporters have faced persistent attacks, harassment and even murder.
WASHINGTON — How does the oldest president in American history connect with voters who are 40, 50 or even 60 years younger than he is? That’s the challenge facing President Joe Biden, a 78-year-old politician who owes his election in part to a spike in turnout among millennial and Gen Z voters.
Today's headlines: Journalists from the Philippines and Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize; an Afghanistan mosque blast has left many casualties, a Taliban police official said; plus more.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate dodged a U.S. debt disaster Thursday night, voting to extend the government’s borrowing authority into December and temporarily avert an unprecedented federal default that experts warned would devastate the economy and harm millions of Americans.
A bill to raise the U.S. debt limit cleared the Senate on Thursday night, likely staving off a default crisis. House approval is still needed.
An agreement has been reached to extend the government's borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting a debt crisis.