Germany’s incoming governing parties signed their agreement for what they portray as a progressive coalition on Tuesday, a day before Olaf Scholz is due to succeed longtime leader Angela Merkel as chancellor.
Conservative students at Stanford University are crying foul after the Undergraduate Senate cited safety concerns in refusing funding for a planned speaking event with former Vice President Mike Pence.
In a first in the communist island, the Cuban government is considering allowing foreign investment into private small and medium-sized businesses as the country hits a deep recession and discontent grows.
Mitch McConnell, introduced legislation to block settlement payments to separated families who “unlawfully entered the United States.” The politics are consequential: Biden’s ambivalent stance on immigration has become an acute vulnerability before a midterm year.
The U.S. government has repeatedly called out Chinese influence groups, yet President Joe Biden’s picks for two key posts are both strategic advisers for a pro-China business group that collaborates with those same organizations.
Last year, the U.S. government seized thousands of bitcoins from the online criminal marketplace known as Silk Road, but with the price of the cryptocurrency tripling since then, it has turned out to be an unexpected windfall for the government.
The Biden administration on Monday released the first-ever U.S. government strategy for countering corruption, kicking off a week of policy initiatives pegged to the inaugural “Summit for Democracy” on Dec.