Russian Airstrike Hits Base in Western Ukraine, Kills 35
Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base in western Ukraine.
Volunteers Extend Help to Thousands of Refugees From Ukraine
Since Russia launched attacks on Ukraine, 368,000 people have fled the country, according to the UN refugee agency.
Russians Hold Anti-War Rallies Amid Ominous Threats by Putin
Russians in cities spanning from Moscow to Siberia have taken to the streets again to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
As Even Dem States Ease, Biden Begins Rethinking COVID Rules
Even Democratic states are moving to roll back mask mandates in a push toward post-COVID-19 normalcy.
Montana Producers Prepare for Recreational Marijuana Jan. 1
Marijuana producers in Montana are getting ready for legalization of recreational marijuana starting Saturday.
Hurricane Ida Strikes Louisiana; New Orleans Hunkers Down
Hurricane Ida has blasted ashore along the Louisiana coast as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., rushing toward New Orleans and one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors.
US Says Drone Kills IS Bombers Targeting Kabul Airport
U.S. officials say a drone strike has blown up a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate before they could attack the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport.
Masks Ordered for Most Florida Students, Defying DeSantis
More districts are defying Gov. Ron DeSantis amid a courtroom battle over the Republican's efforts to leave such decisions to parents.
House Panel Probing 1/6 Riot Seeks Host of Trump-Era Records
The House committee investigating the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is demanding a trove of records from federal intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
US Health Officials Call for Booster Shots Against COVID-19
U.S. health officials have announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and evidence that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling.