The UN General Assembly voted Wednesday afternoon in favor of holding a commemorative event in honor of the 75th “Nakba Day,” the Palestinian name for Israel’s establishment, which translates to “catastrophe.”
Bipartisan legislation to codify same-sex marriage under federal law passed the Senate on Tuesday with the help of a dozen Republicans, capping off months of negotiations between both parties over how to address religious liberty concerns.
The Senate voted Monday night to advance a bipartisan agreement to the House-passed Respect for Marriage Act.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is contesting his defeat in the October election and calling on the electoral authority to annul votes cast on most of the nation’s electronic voting machines, citing a software bug that independent experts have said didn’t affect the reliability of results.
The Senate is fast-tracking a bill that could deny religious freedom for individuals and faith-based organizations.
The power given to every American voter was displayed in New Hampshire on Monday with a recount showing the candidate who trailed on Election Day winning her state House seat by one vote.
Turkish police have arrested 47 people over the explosion in central Istanbul that left at least eight people dead and 81 others wounded, police said Monday.
Commentators said Wednesday that Democrats defied historical odds in the critical U.S. midterm elections as an anticipated “red wave” of Republican victories did not materialize.
The Department of Justice announced on Monday that it will monitor polls in select municipalities across 24 states during the 2022 midterm elections to ensure compliance with federal voting laws.
Bulgaria, once labeled the “sixteenth republic” of the Soviet empire for its obedient allegiance to Moscow, should send military aid to Ukraine, the parliament decided Thursday.
A Florida Board of Medicine panel voted Friday to ban “gender-affirming” treatment, such as hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgeries, for children and adolescents.
Christians in Communist-run China faced potentially more difficulties Monday after China’s Communist Party on Sunday formally reelected Xi Jinping, the party’s general secretary, for another five years.
President Joe Biden has announced he will release 15 million barrels of oil from America’s emergency Strategic Petroleum Reserve, a move analysts say is intended to show voters in next month’s midterm elections that he is concerned about high gas prices, USA Today reports.
Californians are voting now through Election Day on whether to approve a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee the right to abortion and contraception, one of several measures on ballots nationwide this November to address reproductive health care following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Friday that any direct clash with NATO military alliance troops would be a “global catastrophe.”
Russia has expressed anger that the United Nations general assembly condemned its annexation of Ukrainian territories and warned that admitting Ukraine into the NATO military alliance would lead to World War III. The statements came as Ukraine’s state emergency service said it is actively searching for people trapped under rubble after another Russian strike in the country’s south, while Turkey sought an opening for peace talks.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a lower-court ruling in a Pennsylvania judicial election dispute which said mail-in ballots with no date on them still had to be counted as valid. The high court’s decision does not affect the outcome of the Pennsylvania judgeship race but may impact future races in the state.
Israel’s security cabinet voted Wednesday to move to the final stage of the approval process for the maritime border agreement with Lebanon.
Republicans are laser-focused on the economy in ads blanketing the airwaves before the midterm elections, while Democrats are sounding the alarm on abortion access as early voting gets underway in many states.
Billionaire Elon Musk says he will proceed with his original $44 billion bid to take over social networking site Twitter in a move that could see the return of banned conservative and Christian commentators.