US Congress Votes to Protect Same-sex Marriage With Landmark Legislation
On Thursday, the United States Congress passed legislation to safeguard same-sex marriage under federal law. President Joe Biden has signaled that he will swiftly sign the measure. The measure received bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. Thirty-nine Republicans voted...
Nancy Pelosi Stands Down as Leader of US House Democrats
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the first woman to lead the U.S. House, announced on Thursday that she will step down from party leadership. "With great confidence in our caucus, I will not seek reelection to Democratic leadership in the next Congress,"...
U.S. Issues Terrorism Warning after Paul Pelosi Attack
The U.S. government sent out a bulletin to law enforcement agencies on Friday warning about a “heightened threat” of domestic terrorism hours after the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The bulletin warns of possible...
US Worried as Taiwan is the World’s Leader in Computer Chips
Taiwan dominates the global supply of computer chips. This is another reason that the island's autonomy has become a vital geopolitical interest for the US. By Maria Ryan One aspect of Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan that has been largely overlooked...
China Fires Ballistic Missiles During Massive Drills Near Taiwan
China has fired ballistic missiles during its military drills in the sea area off Taiwan as tensions increase after the recent visit of the US Congressional delegation led by Nancy Pelosi in Taipei. Reuters reported that China launched several Dongfeng...
US House Speaker Pelosi Set to Defy China and Visit Taiwan
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan, defying China's threats, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, CNN reported on Monday. Pelosi will make a symbolic stop in Taipei as part of her...
US Supreme Court May Overturn Landmark Abortion Law
The US Supreme Court looks poised to overturn a landmark ruling allowing abortion for women across the United States, according to Politico magazine. In a 98-page draft opinion, leaked to Politico, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the 1973 Roe v....
Biden Accuses Turkey of Undermining Fight Against ISIS in Syria
US President Joe Biden on Thursday accused Turkey of undermining the fight against the Islamic State with its military offensive in northeast Syria. In a letter to to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Biden says that Turkey endangers the national security...
Government Shutdown: White House Prepares its Federal Agencies
The White House has begun advising its federal agencies to be ready for the possibility of a government shutdown. In what would be the first government shutdown of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden Administration's Office of Management and Budget has...
Biden Calls on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to Resign
United States President Joe Biden has called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to submit his resignation after New York Attorney General Letitia James published a report confirming allegations of sexual harassment made against him by 11 different women.
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