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White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, from third left, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin greet President Joe Biden and Japan&#039;s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida as first lady Jill Biden looks on during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, April 10, 2024, in Washington.

Biden welcomes Prime Minister Kishida and praises Japan’s growing clout on international stage

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, from third left, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin greet President Joe Biden and Japan&#039;s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida as first lady Jill Biden looks on during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, April 10, 2024, in Washington.

April 10, 2024, 10:16am Latest News

President Joe Biden hailed Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for bold leadership as he welcomed the Japanese leader to the White House on Wednesday for talks on the delicate security situation in the Pacific and for a glitzy state dinner. Read story

This image, contained in the indictment against former President Donald Trump, shows boxes of records stored in a bathroom and shower in the Lake Room at Trump&#039;s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The classified documents investigation of Donald Trump appeared to have clear momentum in 2022 when FBI agents who searched the former president&rsquo;s Mar-a-Lago estate recovered dozens of boxes containing sensitive documents. But each passing day brings mounting doubts that the case can reach trial this year. The judge has yet to set a firm trial date despite holding two hours-long hearings with lawyers this month.

Judge in Trump’s classified files case agrees to redact witness names, granting prosecution request

This image, contained in the indictment against former President Donald Trump, shows boxes of records stored in a bathroom and shower in the Lake Room at Trump&#039;s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The classified documents investigation of Donald Trump appeared to have clear momentum in 2022 when FBI agents who searched the former president&rsquo;s Mar-a-Lago estate recovered dozens of boxes containing sensitive documents. But each passing day brings mounting doubts that the case can reach trial this year. The judge has yet to set a firm trial date despite holding two hours-long hearings with lawyers this month.

April 10, 2024, 8:21am Latest News

The federal judge presiding over the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump granted a request by prosecutors on Tuesday aimed at protecting the identities of potential government witnesses. Read story

U.S. announces $138 million in emergency military sales of Hawk missile systems support for Ukraine

April 9, 2024, 3:47pm Latest News

The State Department has greenlighted an emergency $138 million in foreign military sales for Ukraine to provide critical repairs and spare parts for Kyiv’s Hawk missile systems. Read story

FILE - Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, Nov. 8, 2023, in Washington. House Republicans will bring their case against Mayorkas to the Senate on April 10, 2024, two months after impeaching him. It will be the third time in five years that senators are sworn in as jurors in the court of impeachment.

Speaker Johnson will delay sending Mayorkas impeachment to Senate as Republicans push to hold trial

FILE - Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill, Nov. 8, 2023, in Washington. House Republicans will bring their case against Mayorkas to the Senate on April 10, 2024, two months after impeaching him. It will be the third time in five years that senators are sworn in as jurors in the court of impeachment.

April 9, 2024, 2:20pm Nation & World

Speaker Mike Johnson will delay sending the House's articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate this week as planned, after Republican senators requested more time Tuesday to build a case for a full trial. Read story

GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene delivers fresh threats of ousting Speaker Johnson in scathing rebuke

April 9, 2024, 9:35am Politics

Hard-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is escalating her criticism of House Speaker Mike Johnson, blistering his leadership in a lengthy letter to colleagues and renewing threats of a snap vote that could remove him from office. Read story

FCC move to restore net neutrality sets stage for familiar fight

April 9, 2024, 8:27am Business

The Biden administration’s move to restore net neutrality will need to pass legal tests to stick, and even then it will be at risk of a rollback under a future administration if Congress doesn’t act. Read story

FILE - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, participates in a virtual Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting Nov. 22, 2023, at the Pentagon in Washington. Brown is visiting U.S. weapon factories in Oklahoma and Arkansas to address concerns over billions of dollars being sent overseas to Ukraine and other allies when there are so many needs at home.

Austin tells Congress Israel is taking steps to boost aid to Gaza as lawmakers question US support

FILE - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, participates in a virtual Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting Nov. 22, 2023, at the Pentagon in Washington. Brown is visiting U.S. weapon factories in Oklahoma and Arkansas to address concerns over billions of dollars being sent overseas to Ukraine and other allies when there are so many needs at home.

April 9, 2024, 8:26am Latest News

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told Congress Tuesday that pressure on Israel to improve humanitarian aid to Gaza appears to be working, but he said more must be done, and it remains to be seen if the improvement will continue. Read story

FILE - Britain&rsquo;s Foreign Secretary David Cameron, left, meets with Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., for discussions on the war in Ukraine, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023. British Foreign Secretary David Cameron is expected to urge U.S. lawmakers to approve a new package of aid for Ukraine when he visits Washington this week, warning Congress that it is putting the security of the West at risk by continuing to hold up the funding. (AP Photo/J.

UK’s David Cameron heads to Washington for Ukraine talks after meeting Donald Trump in Florida

FILE - Britain&rsquo;s Foreign Secretary David Cameron, left, meets with Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., for discussions on the war in Ukraine, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023. British Foreign Secretary David Cameron is expected to urge U.S. lawmakers to approve a new package of aid for Ukraine when he visits Washington this week, warning Congress that it is putting the security of the West at risk by continuing to hold up the funding. (AP Photo/J.

April 9, 2024, 8:26am Politics

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron is in Washington on Tuesday to press senior Republicans to unlock money for Ukraine, after meeting a skeptical Donald Trump in Florida. Read story

FILE - A group of students from Ole Miss, the University of Mississippi, dance and sing as they enjoy spring break on South Beach, Friday, March 15, 2024, in Miami Beach, Fla. Another month, another heat record for the planet. Earth just had its warmest March ever recorded, the 10th month in a row to set such a record, according to the European Union climate agency Copernicus.

Broken record: March is 10th straight month to be hottest on record, scientists say

FILE - A group of students from Ole Miss, the University of Mississippi, dance and sing as they enjoy spring break on South Beach, Friday, March 15, 2024, in Miami Beach, Fla. Another month, another heat record for the planet. Earth just had its warmest March ever recorded, the 10th month in a row to set such a record, according to the European Union climate agency Copernicus.

April 9, 2024, 8:24am Latest News

For the 10th consecutive month, Earth in March set a new monthly record for global heat — with both air temperatures and the world’s oceans hitting an all-time high for the month, the European Union climate agency Copernicus said. Read story

Prosecutors urge Supreme Court to reject Trump’s immunity claims in election subversion case

April 8, 2024, 6:20pm Nation & World

Special counsel Jack Smith’s team urged the Supreme Court on Monday night to reject former President Donald Trump’s claim that he is immune from prosecution in a case charging him with scheming to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. Read story