Jan. 6 panel votes to pursue contempt charges against former U.S. Justice official
News/World: The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former U.S. Justice Department official who refused to answer the committee's questions, even as the committee has agreed to let him come back for another try.
5 takeaways from the landmark abortion hearing in the U.S. Supreme Court
News/World: One of the most important legal cases in modern U.S. history was heard by the country's Supreme Court on Wednesday. It involves abortion and could upend decades of precedent. Here are five takeaways.
Harris condemns Russian test of anti-satellite weapon at Biden administration's first space council meeting
Leaders from all corners of the US government condemned Russia's recent test of an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday at the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council under the Biden administration, calling for accelerating the development of rules and norms in space.
US and South Korea to develop new war plan to address North Korean military advancements
The US and South Korea will develop a new operational war plan to address the threat from North Korea, senior defense officials said Tuesday, as the Pentagon shifts its focus to the Indo-Pacific region following its recently completed global force posture review.
Women's Tennis Association suspends tournaments in China over concerns about player Peng Shuai
Sports/Tennis: The Women's Tennis Association says it is suspending tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, the Grand Slam doubles champion who dropped out of public view last month after accusing a former high-ranking Chinese government official of sexual assault.
COVID-19 omicron variant unravels travel industry's plans
Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.