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Immigrant communities push for more non-English ballots

May 22, 2022, 6:15am Politics

With primary elections well underway across the country, voting rights and immigrant advocates are raising the alarm about a lack of language assistance for voters who aren’t fluent in English. Read story

California shooting highlights growing tensions between Taiwan and China

May 22, 2022, 6:00am Nation & World

The man accused of opening fire inside a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, California, on Sunday is believed to have been driven by hatred for Taiwanese people and the political… Read story

U.S. President Joe Biden, left, meets with American service members and their family at Osan Air Base, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

Biden pushes economic, security aims as he ends South Korea visit

U.S. President Joe Biden, left, meets with American service members and their family at Osan Air Base, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

May 22, 2022, 1:05pm Latest News

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. Read story

U.S. President Joe Biden, right, disembarks from Air Force One on his arrival at Yokota Air Base, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Fussa, on the outskirt of Tokyo, Japan.

Taiwan not included in launch of new Biden Indo-Pacific pact

U.S. President Joe Biden, right, disembarks from Air Force One on his arrival at Yokota Air Base, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Fussa, on the outskirt of Tokyo, Japan.

May 22, 2022, 12:52pm Latest News

President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to come out with a list of nations that will join a long-anticipated Indo-Pacific trade pact, but Taiwan won't be among them. Read story

Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel, right, and his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, left, raise their arms during a ceremony to award the Jose Marti order to President Lopez Obrador, at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Next month’s Summit of the Americas is at risk

Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel, right, and his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, left, raise their arms during a ceremony to award the Jose Marti order to President Lopez Obrador, at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 8, 2022.

May 21, 2022, 8:32pm Nation & World

While President Joe Biden travels in Asia, his administration is scrambling to salvage next month’s summit focused on Latin America. The Summit of the Americas has risked collapsing over concerns about the guest list. Read story

President Joe Biden exits Air Force One as he arrives at Osan Air Base, Friday, May 20, 2022, in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

Poll: Biden’s approval lowest of his presidency

President Joe Biden exits Air Force One as he arrives at Osan Air Base, Friday, May 20, 2022, in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

May 21, 2022, 8:14pm Latest News

President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll shows, with deepening pessimism emerging among members of his own Democratic Party. Read story

Vancouver mayoral candidates meet with The Columbian's Editorial Board Video
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FILE - Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga.,speaks during a hearing Oct. 21, 2021, in Washington. In Georiga, at least one female incumbent will lose her bid for another term after Tuesday's primary. McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux both flipped longtime GOP-held districts in the Atlanta area in recent election cycles. But after Republicans who control the state Legislature redrew McBath's district to favor Republicans, the two-term incumbent chose to take on the first-term Bourdeaux in a more Democrat-friendly district.

Redrawn maps create new challenge for women seeking reelection

FILE - Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga.,speaks during a hearing Oct. 21, 2021, in Washington. In Georiga, at least one female incumbent will lose her bid for another term after Tuesday's primary. McBath and Carolyn Bourdeaux both flipped longtime GOP-held districts in the Atlanta area in recent election cycles. But after Republicans who control the state Legislature redrew McBath's district to favor Republicans, the two-term incumbent chose to take on the first-term Bourdeaux in a more Democrat-friendly district.

May 21, 2022, 8:14pm Nation & World

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 thanks to a record showing by Democratic female candidates. Two years later, a record number of GOP women won seats, bringing the number of women in the chamber to a historic high. Read story

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sits where delegate votes will be counted as nominee for statewide positions are introduced during the Michigan Republican convention at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

AP source: Giuliani interviewed for hours by 1/6 committee

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sits where delegate votes will be counted as nominee for statewide positions are introduced during the Michigan Republican convention at Devos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

May 21, 2022, 6:52pm Politics

Rudy Giuliani, who as a lawyer for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, a person familiar with the interview said Saturday. Read story

Over 100 nations urge safe, orderly migration

May 21, 2022, 6:52pm Nation & World

More than 100 nations have approved a declaration calling on governments to intensify efforts for safe and orderly migration, crack down on human smuggling and trafficking, and ensure that migrants are respected and receive health care and other services. Read story

FILE - White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, April 26, 2022. The White House is planning for "dire" contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn't approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private meetings on Capitol Hill, Jha has painted a dark picture in which the U.S. could be forced to cede many of the advances made against the coronavirus over the last two years and even the most vulnerable could face supply shortages.

U.S. sees risk of COVID supply rationing without more funds

FILE - White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, April 26, 2022. The White House is planning for "dire" contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn't approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private meetings on Capitol Hill, Jha has painted a dark picture in which the U.S. could be forced to cede many of the advances made against the coronavirus over the last two years and even the most vulnerable could face supply shortages.

May 21, 2022, 6:38pm Nation & World

The White House is planning for “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more money for fighting COVID-19. Read story