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Voice of America - Politics

Trump's Republican Political Clout Faces Another Test on Tuesday  Former US president's choices are getting blowback from some Republicans

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Migrant Border Entries Rise in April, Boosted By Ukrainians  -- U.S. authorities said Monday that they stopped migrants more than 234,000 times in April, one of the highest marks in decades as the Biden administration prepares to lift pandemic-era restrictions on claiming asylum. 

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US Supreme Court Rules for Sen. Cruz in Campaign Finance Case -- With midterm elections looming, the case may be important for some candidates for federal office who want to make large loans to their campaigns

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Blinken Meets European Counterparts as Finland Seeks NATO Membership -- US top diplomat says the United States supports Finland and Sweden applying for NATO membership

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Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas McCarthy, 4 Other Republican Lawmakers -- Subpoenas are a dramatic show of force by the panel

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Biden Seeks to Balance Human Rights and Geopolitics in US-ASEAN Special Summit -- In hosting Southeast Asian leaders, Biden must juggle countering China and pushing for human rights

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Four Supreme Court Rulings That Could Be Impacted by Reversal of Abortion Decision

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Justices to Meet for 1st Time Since Leak of Draft Roe Ruling -- The Supreme Court's nine justices will gather in private Thursday for their first scheduled meeting since the leak of a draft opinion that would overrule Roe v. Wade and sharply curtail abortion rights in roughly half the states.

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Biden Congratulates Marcos on Philippines Election Win -- US leader pledges cooperation on COVID, economy and human rights

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US Lawmakers Fail to Pass Measure to Protect Abortion Rights -- Democratic party lawmakers in the U.S. failed Wednesday to pass a measure essentially codifying the right to an abortion. The vote comes after revelations the Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark ruling that legalized abortion. VOA's Congressional Correspondent Katherine Gypson reports.

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UN Chief Says Ukraine Conflict 'Will Not Last Forever,' But No Sign of Cease-fire Soon -- Ukrainian officials said the country's forces have made gains in pushing Russian forces out of Kharkiv, a city in northeastern Ukraine that has been under attack since Russia launched its invasion in late February.

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US House Passes $40 Billion Bill to Bolster Ukraine Against Russian Invasion -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved more than $40 billion more aid for Ukraine on Tuesday, as Congress races to keep military aid flowing and boost the government in Kyiv as it grapples with the Russian invasion

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Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 17

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Report: Data From China Plane Crash Points to Intentional Nosedive

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Ukraine Works to Evacuate Last Mariupol Troops

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Fall of Ukraine's Port of Mariupol to Russians Appears Imminent

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Turkish Foreign Minister Faces Tough Questions in Washington

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Biden Approves 'Small, Persistent' US Military Presence in Somalia

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US State of Maryland Sends Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

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Ghanaian Entrepreneur Recycles Textile Wastes into Shoes

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Entrepreneurs From Ukraine's Kharkiv Relocate, Become Volunteers in Lviv

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