Tough Oregon gun law faces legal challenge, could be delayed
Voters in Oregon passed one of the nation's toughest gun control laws, but the new permit-to-purchase mandate is facing a legal challenge with days to go before it takes effect.
Chinese users play cat-and-mouse with censors amid protests
Word of anti-lockdown protests in China spread on domestic social media for a short period last weekend, thanks to a rare pause in the cat-and-mouse game that goes on between millions of Chinese internet users and the country’s gargantuan censorship machine.
India PM Modi's home state Gujarat votes in key local polls
Voters in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat are casting ballots in crucial local elections.
Hong Kong publisher's national security trial postponed
A Hong Kong court has postponed a pro-democracy newspaper publisher's trial.
Abortion rights groups look to next fights after 2022 wins
Emboldened by the results of November’s midterms, abortion rights supporters say they are preparing for even bigger fights in state legislatures and pivotal elections to come.
Biden hosts Macron amid friction over US climate law
Presidents Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron are celebrating the longstanding U.S.-French relationship — but these are friends with differences.
Obama heads to Ga. as Warnock seeks big early vote advantage
Georgia voters have cast more than 1 million ballots ahead of the Dec. 6 runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.
Analysis: Under Jiang, China projected a more open image
With his death, former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin leaves behind a very different China than the one he tried to shape.
In new role as G-20 chair, India set to focus on climate
India officially takes up its role as chair of the Group of 20 leading economies for the coming year Thursday and it’s putting climate at the top of the group’s priorities.
House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions
Congress is moving urgently to head off the looming U.S. rail strike.