WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely missing its midnight deadline, the Senate voted early Saturday to reauthorize a key U.S. surveillance law after divisions over whether the FBI should be restricted from using the program to search for Americans’ data nearly forced the statute to lapse. The legislation approved 60-34 with bipartisan support would extend for two […]

A man walks past a mural featuring oil pumps and wells in Caracas, Venezuela, as the country faces the prospect of the U.S. reimposing oil sanctions. Matias Delacroix/AP hide caption toggle caption Matias Delacroix/AP A man walks past a mural featuring oil pumps and wells in Caracas, Venezuela, as the country faces the prospect of […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Speaker Mike Johnson speaks during a news conference with Majority Leader Steve Scalise and Majority Whip Tom Emmer following a closed-door GOP conference meeting at the US Capitol Visitors Center on March 20 in Washington, DC. The House voted on Friday to approve key government spending bills, setting off a sprint […]

10:38 a.m. ET, February 29, 2024 Congressional leaders struck a deal on appropriations bills and a stopgap funding measure. Here’s what’s in it From CNN’s Melanie Zanona, Kristin Wilson and Haley Talbot The US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, on February 27. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Congressional leaders struck a deal Wednesday on some of […]

The African American Film Critics Association, representing the largest group of Black film critics globally, said Friday it has partnered with Delta Air Lines to curate a collection of films that celebrate Black History Month.

Frazer Harrison / Getty Images / Liane Hentscher / HBO Nick Offerman‘s emotions were running high following his win at the Creative Arts Emmys for his guest-starring role on HBO‘s

(Bloomberg) — ASML Holding NV canceled shipments of some of its machines to China at the request of US President Joe Biden’s administration, weeks before export bans on the high-end chipmaking equipment came into effect, people familiar with the matter said. Most Read from Bloomberg The Dutch manufacturer had licenses to ship three top-of-the-line deep […]

MGM / Courtesy Everett Collection EXCLUSIVE: The Black Film Critics Circle on Wednesday voted American Fiction its Best Film of 2023, with that film’s Jeffery Wright named Best Actor and Cord Jefferson Best Director. Origin‘s Aunjanue Ellie . . .

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NASA Since NASA’s conception just over six decades ago, 600 astronauts have traveled to space, yet only 18 have been Black Americans. Hindered in equal parts by racial discrimination and the lack of educational and economic resources given to the Black community in the space administration’s formative years led to a significant racial disparity among […]

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