5 takeaways from the New York City mayoral debate

The contest to become New York City's next mayor effectively ended early this summer, when Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams won the Democratic primary. But on Wednesday night,...

Homeland Security secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated against Covid-19, tested positive for the virus on Tuesday morning, according to department spokesperson Marsha Espinosa. "Secretary Mayorkas tested positive...

Why neither party has a sustainable political majority

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Oil politics animate California congressional race

The damage from the recent California oil spill has so far been less disastrous than initially feared, but it has thrust the issue of offshore oil drilling...

The Queen and senior royals get punchy on climate

A version of this story appeared in the October 15 edition of CNN's Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on the royal family,...

Andrew McCabe, fired by Trump, gets pension back

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who had been fired hours before his retirement as then-President Donald Trump's political furor toward him grew, has settled a lawsuit...

The mild-mannered senator behind a major liberal push

Congress “Damn right, let’s do more of that,” Pennsylvania's genial Bob Casey says to GOP critics of Democrats’ social spending agenda. Sen. Bob Casey is championing an effort to...

Biden administration ends mass worksite immigration raids

The Biden administration is ending mass worksite immigration raids and instead focusing on employers who exploit undocumented workers, according to a newly released memo from Homeland Security...

Another bad-news poll for Democrats

Most Americans now view the Republican Party as better than the Democratic Party at protecting the country from international threats and ensuring the nation remains prosperous, according...

Appeals court temporarily reinstates Texas abortion law

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