KEY POINTS The United Nations suspended Russia from its seat on the Human Rights Council on Thursday. The resolution to strip Russia of its seat on the Human Rights Council passed with 93 votes in favor, 24 against and 58 abstentions. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield introducedContinue Reading

A survey of the career of the Ivory Coast’s Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, one of the continent’s most celebrated artists, comes to New York Installation view of “Frédéric Bruly Bouabré: World Unbound” at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York. The exhibition runs through Aug. 13. (Robert Gerhardt/Museum of ModernContinue Reading

The former Democratic senator is guiding the first Black woman tapped for the Supreme Court. His one-time colleagues wonder if there’s more to come. Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson talks to former Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) as she arrives for the third day of her confirmation hearing onContinue Reading

Trump: UN doesn’t like taking on problems 01:23 Washington (CNN)The 45th president entered office raging against a post-WWII order built by the United States, pledging instead that he would put “America First. The US, President Donald Trump said during his campaign, could no longer afford to be the world’s policeman.Continue Reading

Jackson, 51, has long been considered the leading contender for the post. President Joe Biden has selected D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee to succeed retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, making history by picking a Black woman for the nation’s highest court, the White HouseContinue Reading

President Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, 2021. (Denis Balibouse/AFP/Getty Images) Russian President Vladimir Putin operates within a well-established political framework. He is an autocrat with near-unilateral control over his country. Russia has elections, but no one is under the impression that the resultsContinue Reading

High gas prices are posted at a full service gas station in Beverly Hills, Calif., Nov. 7, 2021. Oil prices, which have a big impact on the price of gasoline and home heating oils, have been on an up-and-down ride since the fall. And while oil prices are usually prettyContinue Reading

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since mid-November FILE – A hiring sign is shown at a booth for Jameson’s Irish Pub during a job fair on Sept. 22, 2021, in the West Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Hiring in CaliforniaContinue Reading

Supreme Court conservatives express skepticism of President Biden’s mandate that employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority cast doubt Friday on President Biden’s plan to require that most American employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.The justices, having agreed to weigh in onContinue Reading

Lawmakers expect another Trump-style attempt to steal an election in 2024. But crafting legislation to stop it is proving to be complicated. Entering the new year, the House Jan. 6 select committee faces a crucial stretch as it wrestles with how to handle reluctant witnesses and whether to subpoena membersContinue Reading