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No. 3 House GOP leader backs Trump impeachment as tide grows

No. 3 House GOP leader backs Trump impeachment as tide grows

WASHINGTON — Republican opposition to impeaching President Donald Trump began crumbling at the party's upper echelons on Tuesday as the No. 3 House GOP leader said she would vote to impeach Trump.
Official: Africa secures close to 300 million vaccine doses

Official: Africa secures close to 300 million vaccine doses

NAIROBI, Kenya — The African Union has secured close to 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the largest such agreement yet for Africa, a continental official said Tuesday.
Voice of America reporter reassigned for Pompeo questions

Voice of America reporter reassigned for Pompeo questions

NEW YORK — The White House reporter for Voice of America was abruptly pulled from her beat after trying to question Secretary of State Mike Pompeo following a speech he gave at the government agency this week.
US cancels ambassador's controversial trip to Taiwan

US cancels ambassador's controversial trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The U.S. State Department cancelled the planned Taiwan visit by its U.N. ambassador that has drawn strong opposition and a warning from China.
Schumer calls for speedy confirmation of Biden Cabinet picks

Schumer calls for speedy confirmation of Biden Cabinet picks

WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that a coronavirus relief bill will be the top priority for his caucus but added that the recent violence at the Capitol shows the need to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s national s
Fury at the shaken Capitol over the attack, security, virus

Fury at the shaken Capitol over the attack, security, virus

WASHINGTON — This time the fury enveloping the Capitol comes not from an insurgent mob but from within.
New Zealand to review parliament security after door attack

New Zealand to review parliament security after door attack

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Officials plan to review security at New Zealand's Parliament after a man armed with an axe smashed the main glass entrance doors early Wednesday.
US will require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

US will require all arriving passengers to get COVID-19 test

NEW YORK — Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials announced Tuesday.
Sage grouse review done, but scant time for Trump's changes

Sage grouse review done, but scant time for Trump's changes

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration has completed a review of plans to ease protections for a struggling bird species in seven states in the U.S.
Grieving congressman leads effort to remove Trump after riot

Grieving congressman leads effort to remove Trump after riot

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jamie Raskin's 25-year-old son, Tommy, killed himself on New Year's Eve and was buried the following Tuesday. A day later, a violent mob launched a deadly insurrection at the U.S.
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