The China-Taiwan dispute explained

In recent months, China has ramped up its threats towards Taiwan, with incursions by military jets into the island’s air space and missiles fired into the sea around it. Beijing regards the territory as part of its territory and has vowed to bring it back under China’s control. President Joe Biden has made clear that […]

Republicans just a seat away from control of House, says report

Republicans are on the cusp of retaking control of the House, just one shy of the 218 seats the party needs to secure a majority, raising the prospect of a divided government in Washington. Democrats have already won control of the Senate, securing 50 seats with a runoff in Georgia next month […]

American billionaires’ political spending overwhelmingly leans Republican

Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (Getty Images) American billionaires reached further than ever into pockets this US midterm election, and they overwhelmingly gave to Republican candidates. What to Watch For: Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” vinyl sales Of the record-breaking $881 million billionaires have donated to US political parties this midterm election cycle, nearly three-quarters came from the […]