Government And Politics

On streets of Tehran, relief for now at no wider conflict

Jan 9, 2020

Many Iranians say they are relieved that neither their country nor the United States appear primed right now for a more direct military confrontation

Virginia Dems pledge to let locals move Confederate statues

Jan 9, 2020

Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Virginia are pledging to let local governments remove Confederate monuments

Chinese report says illnesses may be from new coronavirus

Jan 9, 2020

Chinese state media say a preliminary investigation into recent cases of viral pneumonia has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus

US to probe fatal Indiana crash involving Tesla Model 3

Jan 9, 2020

The U.S. government's road safety agency is sending a special crash team to Indiana to investigate a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric vehicle

Poll: World skeptical Trump will do right in global affairs

Jan 8, 2020

A new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that much of the world is skeptical that President Donald Trump will do the right thing on foreign affairs after nearly three years in office

63 Canadians dead in Iran plane crash

Jan 8, 2020

Canada's foreign minister says he's been in touch with the government of Ukraine upon learning that 63 Canadians died in a Ukrainian passenger jet, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport

US official confirms airstrikes at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops

Jan 8, 2020

US official confirms airstrikes at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops

Official quits amid charges he paid women to give up babies

Jan 7, 2020

An Arizona elected official has resigned amid charges he paid women from the Marshall Islands to give up their children for adoption in the U.S. Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen’s resignation Tuesday came after county leaders suspended him

US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike

Jan 7, 2020

United States officials are braced for Iran to respond to the killing of its most powerful general

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