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Georgia vote gives Harris reprieve as Senate tiebreaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris needed to get to the U.S. Senate to break a tie. But first she had to avoid causing a traffic jam. One more senator had to vote before Harris could end

Trump legal team locates two more classified records, source says

By Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) -A team that Donald Trump hired to search for White House documents found at least two classified records at the former president's Florida home, a person

Walker’s loss in Ga. spurs new GOP hand-wringing, calls for new strategy

Herschel Walker’s loss in a pivotal Georgia Senate race Tuesday has renewed Republican calls to break with former president Donald Trump and rethink the party’s strategy ahead of 2024, as

After final Trump-backed midterm loss, Senate Republicans bemoan weak nominees

By David MorganWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Wednesday blamed their loss in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff election on several factors directly tied to former President Donald Trump,

Why Herschel Walker might be the most embarrassing 2022 loss for Trump

The fact that Georgia holds runoff elections turned out to be rather cruel for Herschel Walker. Not only had he underperformed every other statewide Republican candidate in Georgia in the

Map: High turnout powered Warnock to victory in Georgia Senate runoff

Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., kept his supporters energized ahead of Tuesday’s Georgia Senate runoff, and it showed on the electoral map.Turnout was high for Tuesday’s election, an NBC News analysis

Ukraine live briefing: Russia’s invasion a ‘brutal wake-up’ for Europe, E.U. foreign policy chief says

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was a “brutal wake-up” for Europe, which lacks the capabilities needed to defend itself from “higher level threats,” European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell

China's looser anti-COVID measures met with relief, caution

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — People across China reacted with relief and caution Thursday to the dramatic government decision to loosen some of the world’s most severe COVID-19 restrictions.For the first

Jan. 6 committee report will be released Dec. 21, Thompson says

Rep. Bennie Thompson, chair of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, said Wednesday that the panel's long-awaited report will be released on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Supreme Court leans toward limiting judicial scrutiny of U.S. elections

By Andrew Chung and Nate RaymondWASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Wednesday appeared to ready to limit judicial power to overrule voting policies crafted by

Russian disinformation is demonizing Ukrainian refugees

GROSS STRÖMKENDORF, Germany — The news clip showed a towering blaze in a residential neighborhood in Germany, followed by a weeping homeowner giving an interview from the rubble of her burned-down

China Eases More Restrictions Prompting Worry Over Potential Coronavirus Wave

China has rolled back several restrictions in the latest sign that the country is relaxing its “zero COVID” strategy, but there are concerns that easing such efforts – especially during colder