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South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol addressed a joint meeting of Congress as Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Vice President Kamala Harris look on, in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol on April 27, 2023.

Seoul helps pave a soft-power superhighway

A U.S. flag is seen in Talent, Ore., on Sept. 16 amid charred cars and structures destroyed by wildfires.

Disinformation can hurt you locally, too

Christopher Krebs,
the former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency,  says the rise in ransomware attacks put us “on the verge of a global emergency.”

Cybersecurity is not a tech problem, it’s a matter of national survival

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, testifies remotely Nov. 17 before the Senate Judiciary Committee as Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., looks on.

All media properties self-censor, social media can too

New York University associate professor Carol Dysinger conducts her weekly class for graduate filmmaking students via Zoom at her Brooklyn apartment on April 9, 2020.

Scatology and salvation: Why Zoom is so damn tiring

Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., and Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., talk as they leave the House Democrats’ caucus meeting in the Capitol on June 4, 2019. Lowey said changes made to a border aid package adopted Wednesday by House were aimed at getting the money to the border agencies as quickly as possible but making sure that the safety and proper care of migrants and children was not forgotten. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senate won’t take up House Democrats’ changes to border bill

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., looks over papers before the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the "Department of Justice’s Investigation of Russian Interference with the 2016 Presidential Election" on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Attorney General Bill Barr testified during the hearing. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Graham, Klobuchar introduce internet ads bill to boost transparency

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks in May. She has dodged questions about serving out her term. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Big Tech’s Breakup With Democrats

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Shutdown ends but its damage will last

Sen. John McCain speaks with Roll Call senior reporter Niels Lesniewski. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Remembering McCain: Personal Stories From CQ Roll Call Journalists

Vice President Mike Pence warned China to avoid meddling in "America's democracy" in a speech Thursday that likely will further chill relations with the Asian power. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Space Farce? The Challenges of Creating a New Military Department in Just 2 Years: Podcast

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is one of the more outspoken GOP lawmakers questioning President Donald Trump's foreign policy. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A GOP Congress Tries to Limit Its Republican President on Foreign Policy: Podcast

South Koreans watch a television broadcast reporting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping at Seoul Railway Station in March. (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images file photo)

Podcast: Why the Made-for-TV Summit With North Korea Flopped

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., warned on Thursday that the U.S. and its allies are engaged in a new Cold War, and the West isn't holding its own. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Mark Warner Warns of New Cold War With Russia