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Biden's Syria Strikes Fuel New Debate on War Powers

BIDEN'S SYRIA STRIKES FUEL NEW DEBATE ON WAR POWERS

Democrats in Congress signaled they were uneasy with the move and are demanding answers from the White House.

In Kolkata, Only a Few Lions Are Still Dancing

IN KOLKATA, ONLY A FEW LIONS ARE STILL DANCING

A 2-century-old Indian Chinese community is threatened by tensions between the two countries.

 
 
 
Report: Saudi Crown Prince Approved Khashoggi Operation

REPORT: SAUDI CROWN PRINCE APPROVED KHASHOGGI OPERATION

A long-awaited intelligence report comes as Biden reassesses the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia.

America's Conspiratorial Delusions Weren't Born Under Trump

AMERICA'S CONSPIRATORIAL DELUSIONS WEREN'T BORN UNDER TRUMP

False realities have been part of the U.S. political scene for decades.

 
 
 
 Ukraine's Debt Problem Spells Trouble

 UKRAINE'S DEBT PROBLEM SPELLS TROUBLE

If the government continues to pile up debt without necessary reforms, it will set its economy on the road to ruin.

Latin American Governments Are Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Tech War

LATIN AMERICAN GOVERNMENTS ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE U.S.-CHINA TECH WAR

So far, policymakers have maintained strong ties with both nations. In 2021, they may face a point of no return.

 
 
 
On Climate, ‘America Is Back' Is Just Words So Far

ON CLIMATE, ‘AMERICA IS BACK' IS JUST WORDS SO FAR

Here's what Biden needs to do if he wants to get serious about cutting emissions.

New Ideas and Old Risks in El Salvador

NEW IDEAS AND OLD RISKS IN EL SALVADOR

President Nayib Bukele's Nuevas Ideas party prepares for an electoral sweep.

 
 
 
Why China Favors Democracy Over Dictatorship in Myanmar

WHY CHINA FAVORS DEMOCRACY OVER DICTATORSHIP IN MYANMAR

To secure Beijing's economic and regional interests, a reliable democratic government is better than an unpredictable and expansionist...

Biden Has No Good Options in Afghanistan

BIDEN HAS NO GOOD OPTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN

Facing a May 1 deadline to withdraw U.S. troops, the new administration must walk a tightrope toward peace.

 
 
 
‘Crimes Against Humanity Were Committed Every Day in Syria'

‘CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY WERE COMMITTED EVERY DAY IN SYRIA'

A Syrian American doctor describes the devastation in Idlib, Syria.

China's Nationality Law Is a Cage for Hong Kongers

CHINA'S NATIONALITY LAW IS A CAGE FOR HONG KONGERS

Foreign passport holders risk being trapped in China by nervous authorities.

 
 
 
The New ‘Forever War': Pentagon Takes on Extremism

THE NEW ‘FOREVER WAR': PENTAGON TAKES ON EXTREMISM

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has given the U.S. military instructions to deal with white supremacy as extremists target new recruits...

Doctors Struggle to Convince Pakistanis to Get Their Vaccine Shot

DOCTORS STRUGGLE TO CONVINCE PAKISTANIS TO GET THEIR VACCINE SHOT

The country has too few shots, a stubborn public, and little experience-but the program may still work.

 
 
 
Paul Kagame Celebrated ‘Hotel Rwanda'-Until Its Hero Criticized Him

PAUL KAGAME CELEBRATED ‘HOTEL RWANDA'-UNTIL ITS HERO CRITICIZED HIM

Rwanda's president once welcomed the Hollywood film. His recent attacks on the movie and its protagonist show that his government cannot...

Biden Must Base Arms Sales on U.S. Interests-Not U.S. Jobs

BIDEN MUST BASE ARMS SALES ON U.S. INTERESTS-NOT U.S. JOBS

Exporting advanced weapons systems to the Middle East will create very few jobs at home. Washington must base its decisions on national...

 
 
 
Influence Without Entanglement in the Middle East

INFLUENCE WITHOUT ENTANGLEMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST

How China is outflanking the United States-and staying under the radar.

U.S.-Iran Talks Will Falter Unless Abdolnaser Hemmati Is at the Table

U.S.-IRAN TALKS WILL FALTER UNLESS ABDOLNASER HEMMATI IS AT THE TABLE

Unwinding sanctions will be central to reviving the nuclear deal. If the Biden administration wants a lasting solution, it must involve...

 
 
 
The Axis of Resistance to Israel Is Breaking Up

THE AXIS OF RESISTANCE TO ISRAEL IS BREAKING UP

Syria has turned against Hamas, and Iran's efforts to mediate aren't working.

China Admits Casualties in Border Skirmish With India

CHINA ADMITS CASUALTIES IN BORDER SKIRMISH WITH INDIA

Months after the clash in the Galwan River Valley, Chinese officials have confirmed that four troops died. State media has already...

 
 
 



Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever...

Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever just stick to sports'

The NBA star rejects the soccer star's call to stay out of politics. Read more ...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...