Biden to dispatch 1,500 troops to Mexico border
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The troops will help US Border Patrol, but they will not take part in law enforcement duties, the White House said. The decision comes as the US grapples with large numbers of migrants at its southern border.
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U.S. President Joe Biden told reporters on Wednesday that reports saying Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was listed as a passenger on a private jet that crashed was not surprising.
The confession of a resistance fighter who witnessed a mass execution of German soldiers during World War II has reawakened dark memories in rural France.
US President Joe Biden called for an end to racist shootings, saying silence meant complicity, on the 60th anniversary of the march where Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
US President Joe Biden will meet with Nguyen Phu Trong, leader of Vietnam's Communist Party during his one-day visit.
Idalia roared into Florida's Big Bend region but it has since weakened into a tropical storm. Georgia and the Carolinas now stand to be affected as the storm brings heavy rains and flooding.
The US president visited areas in Florida hit hard by the "extremely dangerous" storm. The visit was overshadowed, however, by the absence of the state's governor and presidential hopeful Ron DeSantis.
The move cancels oil and gas leases in an ecologically vulnerable region of Alaska that were authorized in the final days of former President Donald Trump's term.
Federal prosecutors are looking to indict President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, before the end of the month. The indictment could serve a blow to Biden's presidential campaign.
House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he is directing a House committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. The White House condemned the decision as "extreme politics."
In the US, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the House of Representatives will open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. That's a long-shot effort to remove the Democrat from office after two impeachments of former Republican president Donald Trump. The focus is on Biden's youngest son, Hunter, and allegations of corruption in business dealings as Catherine Viette explains.
With Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Washington seeking more help to fend off Russia's forces, US President Joe Biden said he was confident Congress would continue supporting Kyiv.
US Vice President Kamala Harris will head the new federal office, as she and Biden gear up for the 2024 election. The White House efforts towards gun control are unlikely to be effective without the support of Congress.
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The sports drama tells the true story of the inexperienced 1936 University of Washington rowing team which went on to beat Ivy League teams and compete for gold at the Berlin Summer Olympics.
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Climate advocate and former U.S. vice president Al Gore slammed the UAE COP28 climate summit on Sunday, saying the appointment as president of Sultan al-Jaber, a key figure in the oil industry, was an abuse of public trust.
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