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Wisconsin primary may shape elections in key battleground

Voters will choose a Republican nominee for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday who could reshape how elections are conducted in the marquee battleground.

Minnesota primary expected to set Walz, Jensen matchup

Democratic Governor Tim Walz and Republican challenger Scott Jensen headed into Tuesday’s primary expecting easy victories to formalize their fall matchup.

FBI searches Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, former president says

The FBI's search of former president Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida was related to whether he took classified documents from the White House, according to a person familiar with the search.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer tests positive for COVID-19

The Democratic governor said in a statement that she tested positive for the virus Monday evening and is experiencing mild symptoms.

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine

The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammunition, and other material to Ukraine from Defense Department stockpiles.

Biden surveys flood damage in Kentucky, pledges more US help

LOST CREEK, Ky. — President Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Monday witnessed the damage from deadly and devastating storms that have resulted in the worst flooding in Kentucky’s history, as they visited the state to meet with families and first responders.

One year after Afghanistan, spy agencies pivot toward China

In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No. 2 official made clear that fighting Al Qaeda and other extremist groups would remain a priority — but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China.

Biden appeared to overstate the role of Al Qaeda’s leader

GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — In announcing last week that the leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahri, had been killed in a US drone strike in Kabul, President Biden described the long-sought terrorist as “a mastermind” behind the USS Cole bombing in 2000.