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Why a stalled Ukrainian offensive could represent a huge political problem for Zelensky in the US

CNN  —  One of Ukraine’s greatest tragedies as it pursues a critical offensive that has, so far, failed to meet its own and Western expectations is that it cannot, by…

CNN Poll: Abortion’s role as an electoral litmus test hasn’t faded a year after Supreme Court decision overturning Roe

CNN  —  Americans’ discontent with the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade remains as potent as it was a year ago, according to a new CNN poll conducted by…

Acting US deputy secretary of state meets with military junta members in Niger

CNN  —  Acting Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland met with some of the members of the military junta in Niger Monday – a significant diplomatic push to restore democratic…

US military responded to Chinese and Russian vessels near Alaska

CNN  —  A Russian and Chinese naval patrol consisting of several vessels operated off the coast of Alaska last week, defense officials and lawmakers said over the weekend – a…

GOP hopefuls raise prospect of ‘President Harris’ as way to undercut Biden

CNN  —  Republican presidential candidates are increasingly making Vice President Kamala Harris their prime target as they jockey for attention from voters, focusing on the No. 2 Democrat rather than…

Kentucky voters weigh in on McConnell’s health scare ahead of Fancy Farm political confab in Kentucky

CNN  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke Saturday at the Fancy Farm picnic, one of Kentucky’s classic political events, but his remarks were largely drowned out by jeers from…

Special counsel cites Truth Social post in arguing for quick court order on evidence sharing as Trump rails against 2020 election charges

CNN  —  Special counsel Jack Smith asked a judge to quickly set limits on what Donald Trump’s team can do with the evidence that will be shared with them in…

DeSantis appointee to Disney board taught seminar using discredited research claiming White people were slaves in America

CNN  —  An appointee by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to an oversight board of Disney’s special tax district taught a seminar in 2021 falsely claiming “Whites were also slaves in…

Fact check: The day after his indictment, Trump lies again about Pence’s powers on January 6

Washington CNN  —  The day after former President Donald Trump was indicted over his efforts to overturn the outcome of the 2020 election, Trump repeated a lie that the indictment…

Niger: US State Department orders evacuation of non-emergency personnel

CNN  —  The US State Department on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of non-emergency personnel and family members from Niger following last week’s military takeover. “On July 26, President Mohamed Bazoum…