Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia accused the Biden administration of "whipping up tensions and rhetoric and provoking escalation."
The U.S. is preparing to "present the facts" in a face-off with Russian officials at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council later today. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Joe Biden has warned Ukrainian President Vlodomyr Zelensky that an invasion by Russian forces in February is a "distinct possibility" despite ongoing diplomatic talks. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Russia is debating supplying militants in the Ukrainian Donbas region with weapons as tensions between Kyiv and Moscow continue to rise. Live updates have ended.
The U.S. is set to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as the row over voting rights takes center stage for civil rights leaders. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Novak Djokovic's Australian visa has been canceled for the second time over his vaccination status despite a court ruling that his exemption is valid. Live updates have now ended.
A new model has predicted that Omicron COVID infections could peak by next week, but CDC predicts up to 62,000 more deaths over the coming weeks. Live updates for this blog have ended.
As COVID cases continue to surge and new variants emerge, health officials struggle to keep up with the rapid rise. The live updates for this blog have ended.
One year on from January 6, a full day of events will take place on Capitol Hill to remember the riots. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Biden's $2 trillion 'Build Back Better' spending package is hanging in the balance after moderate Democrat Joe Manchin refused to back it. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Hospitals across multiple states are ordering the return of mobile morgues as officials struggle to cope.
Police are investigating whether a major fire at a building in Osaka, Japan, which has left over 25 people dead, was started deliberately.
Minnesota cop Kim Potter will take to the stand to try persuade jurors to acquit her of manslaughter charges after the shooting of Daunte Wright.
The world could be facing a "double challenge" as both Delta and Omicron variants surge in several countries. The live updates for this blog have ended.
The U.S. COVID death toll has surpassed 800,000 as the world tackles a wave of the Omicron variant. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Booster shot campaigns are being rolled out early across many countries in a desperate bid to halt the worst impact of the Omicron COVID variant.
The CDC warned that Omicron cases are "likely to rise" across the U.S. as the variant spreads to over a dozen states and over 40 countries. The live updates for this blog have ended
The World Health Organization is warning countries to prepare for a new wave of COVID cases as the Omicron variant spreads to over 20 countries - including the United States.
The U.S. is expected to introduce tougher COVID testing rules for international travelers as the Omicron variant spreads to over a dozen countries so far. Live updates have now ended.
White House officials are drawing up a winter plan lead by vaccines not lockdowns, President Joe Biden has said.
President Biden said the Omicron variant is "cause for concern not a cause for panic" after meeting with advisers Monday.
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Millions of families are gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving today as the TSA warns of traffic returning to pre-pandemic levels and the White House tries to calm worries over grocery supplies. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
A new wave of COVID cases in the Upper Midwest is now spreading to other regions as Northeastern states report a surge in infections and hospitalizations. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Airlines and road networks are coming under increased pressure today as millions begin traveling across the U.S. for thanksgiving. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Several people have died and dozens are injured after an SUV drove into a crowd at a Christmas parade in Wisconsin.
The jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial starts its third day of deliberations as Kenosha remains on alert for clashing protestors in the city.
Pfizer has asked the U.S. to approve its new COVID-19 antiviral pills as the FDA decides whether to give the green light to a booster rollout for all American adults. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping have agreed not to "veer into conflict" as the leaders navigate a frosty period of relations between the U.S. and China. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest updates.