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Biden slaps new sanctions on Russia after Putin annexes parts of Ukraine

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For months, the U.S. has warned that the Kremlin would move to annex...

New nuclear threats raise risk from a ‘cornered Putin’: Experts

ILYA PITALEV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Even before Russian troops invaded Ukraine, U.S. officials warned...

US now urges away outside help while negotiating for Griner, Whelan’s release from Russia

belterz/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As a onetime ambassador to the U.N. and an international hostage negotiator, Bill...

Russia is buying ‘millions of rockets and artillery’ from North Korea for its Ukraine invasion: US

KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- With few trade partners and an empty armory, the...

US has put ‘substantial proposal on the table’ to get Griner, Whelan out of Russia

ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a sharp reversal, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced...

‘Why was Paul left behind?’ Whelan family asks, after Trevor Reed freed

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- For many, the images of former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed sitting beside...

White House expands flights to Cuba, reverses other Trump admin restrictions

John Elk III/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced a historic shift in its policy toward...

Biden meets with parents of American journalist Austin Tice who was abducted in Syria

Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The parents of Austin Tice, an American...

Nature of battle changing, US helping Ukraine adapt: Blinken

Al Drago/Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Speaking publicly about his visit to Ukraine for the first time since...