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U.S. Supreme Court not politicized, says Chief Justice Roberts

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at a New York synagogue on Tuesday night, lamented the perception that the Supreme Court is becoming politicized and that the justices’ decisions are guided primarily by their partisan affiliation.

Trump denies pressuring Ukraine, will not commit to transcript release

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call that some Democrats say is grounds for his impeachment.…

Ahead of Trump meet, Ukraine fears being dragged into Washington bear pit

A trip to the United States that began as a golden opportunity for Ukraine to burnish relations with its most powerful international backer has turned into a diplomatic tightrope walk for President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Pompeo: Former U.S. Vice President Biden should be investigated if he corruptly meddled in Ukraine probe of son

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said that President Donald Trump’s Democratic political rival Joe Biden should be investigated if evidence shows he improperly intervened to protect his son from an investigation in Ukraine.

Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters to Nevada desert; five arrested

UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only five people …

U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution.

Factbox: Trump’s new national security adviser, in his own words

U.S. President Donald Trump named Robert O’Brien on Wednesday as his latest White House national security adviser, picking a lawyer who has worked to secure the release of hostages to replace John Bolton, with whom Trump parted acrimoniously.

Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.

Workers picket GM plants as UAW contract talks resume

Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers were continuing talks Monday afternoon to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker’s highly profitable U.S. operations.

U.S. journalist Cokie Roberts, a ‘founding mother’ of National Public Radio, dead at 75

U.S. journalist Cokie Roberts, regarded by National Public Radio as one of its “founding mothers” and a prominent political commentator on ABC News, died on Tuesday at 75 at her Washington home from complications of breast cancer, her family said.…