Treasury yields are mixed following Fed decision

US Treasury yields were mixed on Thursday morning, as investors continued to digest the Federal Reserve’s latest policy update. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose by less than basis point to 1.8495% at 3:45 am ET. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond fell by 2 basis points to 2.1413%. Yields move … Read more

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from Supreme Court: AP sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, numerous sources said Wednesday, giving President Joe Biden his first high court opening, which he has pledged to fill with the historic naming of the court’s first Black woman. Breyer, 83, has been a pragmatic force on a court that has grown increasingly … Read more

Stephen Colbert Proves Fox News’ Peter Doocy Really Is That ‘Stupid’

Stephen Colbert began his Last show monologue Tuesday night explaining that one of the things he “admires” most about President Joe Biden is that he is a “straight shooter.” “After holding his tongue for a year in the face of constant criticism, last night he spoke about his true feelings about the Fox News White … Read more

Russian invasion of Ukraine would ‘change the world’

President Biden said on Tuesday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine would “change the world” — moments after reiterating that he “has no intention of placing US troops or NATO troops in the threatened country”. “There will be huge repercussions if he went to Russia and, as he could, invade the whole country — or … Read more

Biden considers Ukraine options as Pentagon puts US troops on ‘heightened’ alert – live | World news

10.58am EST 10:58 Republican todyoung, a member of the Senate foreign relations committee, was asked whether he believes Joe Biden should send US troops to eastern Europe. “Without delay,” Young told Punchbowl News. “I think whatever can be done to establish deterrence needs to be done in short order.” young said Vladimir Putin‘s “unpredictable” leadership … Read more

Europe sidelined as U.S. tries to stop Russia-Ukraine war

US army soldiers stand in formation during a joint military tactical training exercise Blowback 2016 with Bulgaria’s army at Novo Selo military ground on April 11, 2016. NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV | AFP | Getty Images As crisis talks continue between US, Russian and NATO officials, Europe has been conspicuously absent from many last-ditch negotiations aimed at … Read more

Biden to hold call with European leaders over Ukraine-Russia border crisis

US President Joe Biden speaks with reporters about the situation in Ukraine before meeting his infrastructure implementation task force in the White House cabinet room in Washington, US, on January 20, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will speak with European leaders Monday afternoon as he considers the possibility of deploying … Read more

Biden mulls options including troop deployments as Ukraine-Russia crisis deepens – live | US news

Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, has stoked outrage by predicting members of the committee investigating the Capitol attack will be imprisoned if Republicans retake the chamber this year. Newt Gingrich. Photograph: Tom Brenner/Reuters One of two Republicans on the committee, Liz Cheney, said: “A former speaker of … Read more

State Department urges U.S. citizens to leave Ukraine amid Russian tension

A representative of the People’s Police of the Lugansk People’s Republic shows a seized homemade strike drone equipped with a grenade launcher that was used by Ukrainian government troops, near Slavyanoserbsk, eastern Ukraine. Alexander Reka | CASS | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The State Department recommended Sunday that all U.S. citizens in Ukraine leave the … Read more

Why Moderna, Pfizer and the NIH debate who owns the Covid vaccine

It has been well over a year since a landmark proposal brought to light the issue of patent waiver for the Covid mRNA vaccine. But many observers fail to see that waiving intellectual property (IP) rights to Covid vaccines is an effective way to end the pandemic. Proponents of patent waivers like Harsha Thirumurthy, an … Read more