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Deal reached on $2 billion Capitol security supplemental, Leahy says

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Senate negotiators agreed Tuesday on a roughly $2 billion emergency spending measure that would bolster Capitol Hill security and fund the relocation of Afghans who helped the U.S. government during the war, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Patrick J. Leahy.

Trump endorses Ken Paxton for reelection as Texas attorney general

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Donald Trump on Monday endorsed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for reelection, giving the embattled incumbent a sought-after edge in the 2022 GOP primary that also features Land Commissioner George P. Bush and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.

Tesla tops analysts’ profit forecasts as auto margins widen

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Tesla Inc. reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, as strong sales of its electric vehicles fattened margins and delivered $1 billion in net income, a milestone for the 18-year-old company.

Biden heralds an end to Iraq combat even as US troops remain

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President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said Monday that the American combat mission in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, though the U.S. is expected to keep a military presence on the ground.

US, China still disagree on way forward after tense talks

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The U.S. and China both highlighted deep differences after their first high-level talks in months, suggesting the world’s two biggest economies haven’t found a clear path for improving their increasingly strained ties.

Qatar’s top diplomat flies to Iran days after talks in US

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Qatar’s top diplomat flies to Iran days after talks in USQatar’s foreign minister traveled to Iran for unpublicized talks, having earlier offered to broker dialogue between the Islamic Republic and its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf, including regional rival Saudi Arabia.

Putin touts Russia’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at naval parade

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President Vladimir Putin used a Navy Day parade to deliver his latest reminder of Russia’s military muscle, touting the nation’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at a ceremony in his hometown of St. Petersburg.

Fauci says US moving in ‘wrong direction’ on COVID

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The U.S. is moving in the “wrong direction” in combating a new wave of COVID-19, and a booster vaccine shot may be needed especially for the most vulnerable, said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert.

Pelosi says infrastructure won’t get vote without larger plan

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi isn’t backing off her plan to hold up a bipartisan infrastructure package until the Senate delivers a larger, Democratic-only plan expected later this year, prompting a rebuke from Senate Republicans.

Mexican president calls for “new coexistence” of American states

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on Saturday for "a new coexistence" of all the countries of the Americas after stating that the model imposed more than two centuries ago "is exhausted; it has no future."

Florida man to lead Washington, DC, march over plight of people in Cuba

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Alian Collazo was 8 when his mother brought him from Cuba to the United States to reunite with his father.

Vaccinated people can get ‘breakthrough’ infections: How worried should we be?

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With coronavirus cases spreading rapidly throughout the nation, reports of infections among those who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are increasingly drawing attention.

Trump ally Thomas Barrack released on $250 million bail

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Thomas J. Barrack Jr., the prominent Los Angeles investor and longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was released from jail Friday on a $250 million bond while he awaits trial on charges of covertly acting as an agent of the United Arab Emirates, obstructing justice and lying to the FBI about his work.

Biden previews midterm strategy, tying Trump to GOP in Virginia

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Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe brought President Joe Biden to the vote-rich suburbs Friday as he works to keep a national focus in the race and tie his Republican opponent to former President Donald Trump.

Pfizer shot just 39% effective in halting delta, Israel says

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Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine was just 39% effective in keeping people from getting infected by the contagious delta variant in Israel in recent weeks, according to the country’s health ministry, but provided a strong shield against hospitalization and more severe forms of the virus.

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