Sunday's top stories

Trump gives House a break

Photo illustration of a collage of Donald Trump, Kevin McCarthy and the US Capitol.
Alayna Treene
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - 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

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

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

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

Stephen Breyer

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.
Julia Shapero
Aug 7, 2022 - World

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

Ivana Saric
Aug 7, 2022 - World

China announces additional military drills near Taiwan

A soldier looks through binoculars during combat exercises off Taiwan coast
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Biden leaves White House isolation for first time in 18 days


Celebrity candidates threaten GOP's hopes of a Senate majority

Oz and Shaq
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Updated Aug 7, 2022 - 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.