The U.S. Senate will begin consideration of a package including aid for Israel and Ukraine as soon as next week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Tuesday, adding that an aid bill is needed even if there is no agreement with Republicans on funding for border security measures. Schumer also said he will discuss U.S. border security with President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed into law a sweeping clean energy package Tuesday that would make Michigan the second swing state to go 100% clean energy 2040, a move widely applauded by climate advocates but criticized by some environmental justice groups.
Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily stepped down as chairman of his cable television network Revolt amid multiple sexual abuse allegations against the music mogul. Revolt announced Combs’ decision on social media Tuesday. It’s not clear when he will return to his media company — which said Combs previously had “no operational or day-to-day role” at the network.
Republican mega-donor Bernie Marcus said on Tuesday he would likely still give money to Donald Trump's 2024 presidential bid if the former president was convicted of a crime - but the billionaire does not plan to be one of his biggest financial backers. Marcus, a co-founder of home improvement retailer The Home Depot, announced earlier this month that he was supporting Trump, the runaway frontrunner for the 2024 Republican nomination contest that kicks off on Jan. 15 in Iowa. Trump faces four criminal cases, including state and federal charges stemming from his efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden.
A Democratic lawmaker moved Tuesday to force a vote this week on expelling Rep. George Santos from the House, calling it a necessary step if Republicans fail to take action in light of the recent ethics report that found Santos blatantly stole from his campaign and deceived donors. Rep. Robert Garcia, D-Calif., brought back to the floor legislation he first introduced in February to force the expulsion vote. Republicans were successful in turning aside Garcia's earlier effort, but now that the Ethics Committee has released its findings about Santos from its monthslong investigation, Garcia said it's time to act.
The global U.N. climate summit known as COP28 gets underway this week in Dubai. Here's what to know — and why it matters.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk said long-awaited international security assistance - requested by Haiti's unelected government a year ago and authorized by the U.N. last month - should be deployed "as soon as possible". Violence has gradually escalated in the Bas-Artibonite region north of the capital, the source of staples such as rice, with the U.N. documenting some 22,000 displaced amid murders, looting, kidnappings and widespread sexual violence.
Dozens of students participated in a walkout at a South Florida high school on Tuesday, a day after their principal and four other staff members were removed from their positions as officials investigate allegations of a transgender student being allowed to play on a girls’ volleyball team, in violation of state law. Local news footage shows a large crowd of students walking out of the school building and congregating outside on school property. “We are committed to providing all our students with a safe and inclusive learning environment.”
The last time all of the living first ladies attended an event together was in 2018 at the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral.
A bipartisan group of dozens of senators on Tuesday attended a closed-door viewing on Capitol Hill of video footage from the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel.
Murdaugh is to be sentenced on almost two dozen counts of financial crimes, including money laundering, fraud and breach of trust, for schemes against his clients.
A former girlfriend of the man accused of shooting three Palestinian college students in Vermont once told police he was harassing her with messages "sexual in nature" — but stopped short of pressing charges against him, law enforcement records showed.
Heads of US and Israeli spy agencies to meet Qatari leadership, with focus on persuading Hamas to release male hostages
Kathy Hilton is weighing in on her sister and "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kyle Richards' recent separation from her husband Mauricio Umansky.
Canada's understaffed and resource-stretched navy is in "a critical state" and might not be able to carry out its basic duties next year, the top admiral said in a YouTube video released this week. The comments by Vice-Admiral Angus Topshee are an unusually blunt expression of unhappiness from the military over the state of the armed forces. Canada only spends about 1.3% of its annual gross domestic product on defence, much less than the North Atlantic Treaty Organization target of 2%.
Investors are weighing whether a pullback is coming after a surge put stocks on course for their best month in over a year.
The Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday won the right to host the 2030 World Expo, defeating rival bids from Italy and South Korea as well as overcoming objections from rights activists to take hold of another global mega-event.All sides sought to sprinkle some stardust, with South Korea bringing former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon to back its bid and Italy Davis Cup-winning tennis star Jannik Sinner by video.
Amazon Web Services made a slew of announcements related to AI.
Kansas has had enough problems with some outsiders seeing it as flyover country, so perhaps it didn't need a new license plate that many people saw as ugly and drab. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly announced Tuesday that in response to criticism of a new navy blue and deep gold plate, she had slammed the brakes on its production — only six days after her office unveiled the design.
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