Biden: Tentative railway labor deal reached, averting strike

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said Thursday that a tentative railway labor agreement has been reached, averting a potentially devastating strike before the pivotal midterm elections. Railroads and union representatives had been in negotiations for 20 hours at the Labor Department on Wednesday to hammer out a deal, as there was a risk of … Read more

US leaders avoid victory dance in Ukraine combat advances

WASHINGTON (AP) – US leaders from President Joe Biden on down are being careful not to declare a premature victory after a Ukrainian offensive forced Russian troops into a messy retreat in the north. Instead, military officials are looking towards the fights yet to come and laying out plans to provide Ukraine with more weapons … Read more