The logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Top US oil executives to testify before Congress

Top of The World

Top oil executives testify before Congress in a landmark hearing before the US House Oversight Committee. Also, the African Union suspends Sudan over its military coup. And, a new report reveals that Myanmar’s junta tortures its detainees in a systematic way.

Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth, from Illinois, speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations on Capitol Hill in Washington

Sen. Tammy Duckworth calls for a ‘real, cold-hard facts look’ at US’ failed 20-year war in Afghanistan

A display of a variety of guns on a table made from unauthorized parts

President Biden set to further regulate ‘ghost guns’

US President Donald Trump is shown wearing a blue jacket and red tie with his right hand raised in a fist.

Watch live: For Trump’s State of the Union, the economy has both boom and gloom

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The Art of Deduction

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Protests led by DACA recipients

Behind the scenes of a protest, young undocumented immigrants display tactical skills


Behind the scenes, ahead of a day of action, young undocumented immigrants assign roles and prepare to risk arrest to remind Congress they are still active.

screenshots of two advertisements of Facebook posts by John Curtis

Utah congressional candidate says Facebook ad to ‘build the wall’ was made in error

Global Politics

The campaign for John Curtis says the mistake is a chance for dialogue. But one DACA recipient isn’t so sure.

Family of six sitting closely together on a sofa

The courts called him a terrorist, but one judge and several politicians want him to be able to stay in the US

Global Politics

Depending on whom you ask, Malachy McAllister is either an Irish terrorist or a persecuted asylum seeker. Either way, he’s been facing deportation for 10 years.

Border wall construction

How Trump’s border wall demands could lead to a government shutdown


While the Trump administration could be willing to work with the Democratic demands for insurance subsidies to support low-income families on Obamacare, there’s one issue that they do not want to budge on: funding for the president’s border wall.


President Trump, why are you shrinking the EPA when Defense Secretary Mattis believes climate change is a national security threat?

Global Politics

On Thursday, President Donald Trump released his first federal budget — it includes enough policy shockers that even Republicans in Congress say it’s dead on arrival.