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Biden and Trump Make Dueling Border Visits as Migrant Crisis Worsens

The two likely 2024 opponents are seeking to blame the other’s party for record illegal crossings that are a top concern for voters.

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US border and immigration chief impeached

The move marks the first time a cabinet secretary is being put on trial by Congress since 1876

Trump urges Republicans to reject Senate deal on border measures, Ukraine aid

Former US president Donald Trump urged Republicans Monday to reject a bipartisan Senate deal trading tough new border security measures for $60 billion in Ukraine funding and other national security priorities.

Pentagon Chief Apologizes After Secret Hospital Stay

Lloyd Austin apologized for not disclosing his cancer diagnosis in his first public comments about the secrecy surrounding an extended hospital stay.

US Republicans move to impeach Homeland Security chief

Alejandro Mayorkas is accused of failing to enforce immigration laws at the border with Mexico

US troops killed in Jordan drone attack

It is the first time that American military personnel have died by enemy fire since the start of the Israel-Hamas war

Aid to Ukraine and Israel in doubt as House speaker says he won’t support deal

A bargain in which southern border security would be beefed up in exchange for foreign aid is looking increasingly unlikely

The U.S. had its first execution by nitrogen gas. Here’s what to know.

The execution came after heated debate over whether it was constitutional to use nitrogen hypoxia in capital punishment.

Republican lawmakers push to ban feds from removing border barriers after Supreme Court defeat

Razor wire is at the center of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's border clash with President Biden

Supreme Court clears way for border agents to remove Texas wire barrier

Even though immigration and border security matters are generally the purview of the federal government, Abbott has mobilized thousands of National Guard troops and lined the banks of the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass with razor wire to try to block illegal entries.

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin released from hospital

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has been released from hospital and will perform his duties remotely as he continues to recover from treatment for prostate cancer, the Pentagon has said.

US climate envoy Kerry stepping down to help Biden's 2024 election campaign

US climate envoy John Kerry, a key player in the Biden administration's push to tackle climate change, will step down to work on the president's reelection bid, media reported Saturday.

Extreme Cold Hammers Wide Swath of US Over Holiday Weekend

  • Blizzard conditions forecast for the Midwest, Great Lakes
  • Cold in Texas could push electricity demand near all-time high

Billionaire Bill Ackman Flip-Flops on Plagiarism After Wife Gets Caught

Ackman also complained on Sunday morning that Business Insider broke “the code of the road” by going after his family.

Bill Ackman’s Friend Inside Harvard’s Board

Tracy Palandjian, founder and CEO of Social Finance, was until recently a director at the billionaire’s investment fund.

How Harvard’s Board Broke With Claudine Gay

Facing intense pressure, it went from standing behind her as the university’s president to pushing her out within weeks.

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