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Barak Ravid
Updated 42 mins ago - World

Gaza ceasefire takes effect

A home destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
A building destroyed in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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Flood rescues in Denver as Kentucky braces for another possible deluge

 A car is still partially submerged in Troublesome Creek in Perry County, Kentucky near Hazard on August 6.
A car is still partially submerged in Troublesome Creek in Perry County, Kentucky, near Hazard on August 6. Photo: Michael Swensen/Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
Updated 2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Trump-endorsed Michigan AG candidate named in state election probe

Matthew DePerno, who is running for the Michigan Republican party's nomination for state attorney general, speaks at a rally hosted by former President Donald Trump on April 02.
Matthew DePerno, the Republican nominee for attorney general, speaking at a rally hosted by former President Trump in April near Washington, Michigan. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Human remains found at drought-hit Lake Mead for 4th time since May

The first ever "straw" is put into Lake Mead to bring water to Las Vegas, is shown on July 28, 2022 in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada.
The old Basic Management Inc. intake pipe at Saddle Island, the first ever "straw" put into Lake Mead to bring water to Las Vegas, is shown in July in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Trump gives House a break

Photo illustration of a collage of Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy and the US Capitol.
Photo illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios. Photos: Al Drago/Bloomberg, Sean Rayford/Getty Images
Alayna Treene
Updated 11 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Senate Democrats pass $740 billion tax, climate and health care bill

 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news conference about the Inflation Reduction Act
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during a news conference about the Inflation Reduction Act. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Gun makers appeal to masculinity, supremacist groups to sell guns: Report

stuffed animals, flowers, and other keepsakes are left next to crosses bearing the names of the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School
A memorial to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Photo: Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images

Liz Cheney calls GOP "very sick," questions whether party can recover

Rep. Liz Cheney questions Cassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, as she testifies before the Jan. 6 committee on June 28, 2022. Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Stephen Breyer says America goes the wrong way "from time to time"

Stephen Breyer
Stephen Breyer speaks during an event at the Library of Congress on Feb. 17. Photo: Evan Vucci-Pool/Getty Images

Insulin price cap for private insurers pulled from reconciliation bill

Illustration of a syringe pulling from a vial with a hundred dollar bill as a label.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Julia Shapero
16 hours ago - World

Lindsey Graham among senators throwing support behind Pelosi's Taiwan trip

Navy personnel are seen on a Taiwanese Navy warship on Aug. 7 in Keelung, Taiwan. Photo: Annabelle Chih/Getty Images
Ivana Saric
18 hours ago - World

China announces additional military drills near Taiwan

A soldier looks through binoculars during combat exercises off Taiwan coast
A soldier looks through binoculars during combat exercises and training of the navy of the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army PLA in the waters around Taiwan on Aug. 5. Photo: Lin Jian/Xinhua via Getty Images
Axios
Updated 19 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Biden leaves White House isolation for first time in 18 days

Biden
President Biden gestures to members of the press as he exits the South Portico of the White House before walking to Marine One for a trip to Delaware on Aug. 7. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Celebrity candidates threaten GOP's hopes of a Senate majority

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Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Updated 20 hours ago - World

Taiwanese shrug off China drills: "Everyone becomes numb to it"

Three tourists pose for a photo on the beach near Kaohsiung Harbor, with oceanliners on the horizon.
Tourists pose for a photo on the beach near Kaohsiung Harbor, as cargo ships anchor outside the Taiwanese port on August 5, 2022. Photo credit: Sebastian Kjeldtoft.