Washington’s envoy to Afghanistan is stressing the economic benefits of the peace deal with the Taliban, as he wrapped up a a week-long trip that included stops in Uzbekistan, Pakistan and the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Taliban negotiators are headquartered.
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is feverishly working to develop a social media force that can compete with President Donald Trump’s well-established digital “army” of meme makers and political influencers who retweet campaign messages in support of him.
A controversial investigative technique is getting its first real legal test in a federal courtroom in Richmond, where a judge is being asked to toss out evidence gathered through a geofence warrant in a Virginia bank robbery.
The U.S. is heading into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans’ self-control.
U.S. federal marshals are getting ready to auction off Wednesday a cargo of 100,000 barrels of gasoline that have been floating in a tanker off the Gulf Coast of Texas for two months amid a high-stakes legal fight over American sanctions on Venezuela.