In an exclusive interview at the White House, Jake Sullivan spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep. They discussed China-Taiwan tensions, the war in Ukraine, and his upcoming trip to Israel.
It started in July. The callers live in Gourd Island, and they were hoping to share an important message that they say was being ignored by their local authorities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin are expected to meet on the sidelines of a summit in Uzbekistan, a group formed by Beijing and Moscow as a counterweight to U.S. influence.
Dozens of cases linked to a nightclub spurs officials to return to online schooling and indefinitely delay sports gatherings.
The White House and U.S. politicians join others around the world in calling for the release of a retired archbishop, singer and others in the Chinese territory.
John Lee was elected as Hong Kong's next leader Sunday by an election committee comprised of nearly 1,500 largely pro-Beijing members.
John Lee, who has spent most of his civil service career in the police and overseeing security matters, has much less policy-making experience than previous chief executives.
Lam's five years as the territory's chief executive was marked by widespread protests against her government.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach resisted implementing any immediate changes despite speaking of concerns for minor athletes like Valieva.
The U.S. women's ice hockey team defeated Finland 4-1 on Monday. The U.S. team will go up against its longtime rival, Canada, in the gold medal game later this week.
At their ages, Jacobellis' and Baumgartner's win over Italy and Canada during the first-ever Olympic mixed team snowboard cross events broke multiple records.
"Coming back out and getting the chance to race again was just the perfect thing to do, actually," Shiffrin said. She had failed to finish qualifying runs in two events earlier this week.
Representatives of the International Olympic Committee said the risk of catching COVID-19 within the bubble at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing is far less than it is outside.
Shiffrin, known as the reigning queen of the slopes, fell in her first run in the giant slalom at the Beijing Olympics. It was the first time she did not finish a giant slalom race in four years.
Referees postponed the men's downhill alpine ski event after officials decided high winds at the Yanqing course posed a safety risk. This comes after multiple days of practice cancellations.