Which Candidates Will Be on Stage for the First Republican Debate?

Nine long months after former President Donald Trump jumped into the 2024 presidential race, the first Republican primary debate is finally around the corner. Scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 23, the debate could help winnow the crowded field for the first time this year. To qualify, candidates must draw donations from 40,000 individuals and reach 1% […]

Biden Addresses Victims in Maui as Search for Hundreds of Missing Drags On

After arriving in Maui via Air Force One on Monday, President Joe Biden boarded a helicopter, taking in from the air the miles of charred remains left behind by the deadliest American fire in a century. Biden was traveling to the historic coastal town of Lahaina, which experienced some of the worst damage. Authorities have […]

Why Putin Is Dialing In to the BRICS Summit Rather Than Attending in Person

JOHANNESBURG — Vladimir Putin will be the odd one out when leaders from the BRICS economic bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa meet in Johannesburg this week. While all the others are set to attend the meetings in person, Putin will dial in on a video call. The reason? An International Criminal […]

Why Trump’s Rivals Think They Can Stop Him in Iowa

The Iowa voter had a question for Ron DeSantis—a plea, of sorts, on behalf of “all the small-town people.” Outsiders “suggest we’re the flyover country, the racists, the deplorables, the Walmart shoppers,” Jason Summers, a 53-year-old Republican activist who owns a small insurance business, tells the governor of Florida. Presidential candidates, he adds, “come around […]