Analysis: Biden talks down Russia, spurs allies in bid to back Putin into a cornerWorld · 8:23 AM UTC
President Joe Biden on his first foreign foray sought to cast Russia not as a direct competitor to the United States but as a bit player in a world where Washington is increasingly pre-occupied by China.
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Asia Pacific · 5:57 AM UTCChina launches crewed spacecraft Shenzhou-12 in historic mission
China launched a spacecraft on Thursday carrying three astronauts to part of a space station still under construction for the longest stay in low Earth orbit by any Chinese national.