AFTER A DISCREDITING CAMPAIGN, DHS PAUSES A BOARD CREATED TO COMBAT DISINFORMATION

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the...

Body armor, worn by the Buffalo shooter, faces far fewer regulations than guns

BODY ARMOR, WORN BY THE BUFFALO SHOOTER, FACES FAR FEWER REGULATIONS THAN GUNS

A security guard at the Tops market tried to fire back at the shooter, but his fire struck body armor instead. Experts say use of body...

 
 
 
New Mexico wildfire sparks backlash against controlled burns. That's bad for the West

NEW MEXICO WILDFIRE SPARKS BACKLASH AGAINST CONTROLLED BURNS. THAT'S BAD FOR THE WEST

Experts worry a devastating wildfire in New Mexico, partly started by a controlled burn that got out of control, may create a backlash...

Millions rushed to leave Ukraine. Now the queue to return home stretches for miles

MILLIONS RUSHED TO LEAVE UKRAINE. NOW THE QUEUE TO RETURN HOME STRETCHES FOR MILES

If you want to get into Ukraine by vehicle, you might have to wait hours at the Medyka border, where people sit in a line of cars that...

 
 
 
Sri Lanka closes schools and limits work to combat fuel shortage

SRI LANKA CLOSES SCHOOLS AND LIMITS WORK TO COMBAT FUEL SHORTAGE

Sri Lankan authorities closed schools and asked public officials not to come to work in a desperate move to prepare for an acute fuel...

Georgia NAACP is investigating a traffic stop involving a college lacrosse team

GEORGIA NAACP IS INVESTIGATING A TRAFFIC STOP INVOLVING A COLLEGE LACROSSE TEAM

Delaware State University filed a complaint Wednesday to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division calling for an external investigation...

 
 
 
CDC advisers urge Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

CDC ADVISERS URGE PFIZER BOOSTER FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 TO 11

If the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention agrees, as expected, it would open a third COVID-19 shot to healthy elementary-age...

A former deputy gets 18 years after 2 women drowned in a locked police van

A FORMER DEPUTY GETS 18 YEARS AFTER 2 WOMEN DROWNED IN A LOCKED POLICE VAN

A police van in South Carolina was swept away by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, drowning two women who were trapped...

 
 
 

STUDENTS AND TEACHERS SPOKE ON GENDER AND RACE CLASSROOM DISCUSSION BANS IN HEARING

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., chaired a hearing on new laws that restrict classroom discussion of gender, sexual orientation and race....

BIDEN HEADS TO ASIA TO REASSURE ALLIES THAT CHINA IS A STILL A TOP PRIORITY

President Biden heads to Asia Friday for a meeting of the Quad group, which includes leaders from India, Japan and Australia. The unspoken...

 
 
 

2 SENATORS ARE WORKING ACROSS THE AISLE TO ADDRESS THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy first teamed up six years ago on mental health legislation. Now, we check...

Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today

RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR: WHAT HAPPENED TODAY

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty...

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATS CAN'T AGREE ON HOW TO USE THE BUDGET SURPLUS TO OFFSET GAS COSTS

With an enormous budget surplus, high gas prices and ongoing inflation, Democrats are trying to get money back in the pockets of drivers...

Jan. 6 panel wants answers from lawmaker it says led a Capitol tour before the attack

JAN. 6 PANEL WANTS ANSWERS FROM LAWMAKER IT SAYS LED A CAPITOL TOUR BEFORE THE ATTACK

Republican Barry Loudermilk denies he showed people around the complex before the insurrectionists laid siege. The committee says it...

 
 
 

THE SENATE HAS APPROVED ROUGHLY $40 BILLION IN AID TO UKRAINE

The Senate approved about $40 billion in aid to Ukraine in a largely bipartisan vote. The House has already passed the bill, and it...

Oklahoma's legislature passes a bill banning nearly all abortions

OKLAHOMA'S LEGISLATURE PASSES A BILL BANNING NEARLY ALL ABORTIONS

If Gov. Kevin Stitt signs the bill, the legislation would go into effect immediately.

 
 
 
After the Buffalo slayings, parents struggle through talks with their children

AFTER THE BUFFALO SLAYINGS, PARENTS STRUGGLE THROUGH TALKS WITH THEIR CHILDREN

Some of the children want to know how someone could do something so horrible. Others are too young to fully comprehend. Parents say...

FDA head says baby formula factory could reopen in the next week or two

FDA HEAD SAYS BABY FORMULA FACTORY COULD REOPEN IN THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO

But Abbott has said that, after production resumes, it could take about two months before new formula begins arriving in stores. The...

 
 
 
Biden backs Sweden and Finland's NATO membership application

BIDEN BACKS SWEDEN AND FINLAND'S NATO MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

Biden said Thursday he was sending paperwork to Congress to ratify Finland and Sweden's application to join NATO. The ratification...

More than 90,000 hoverboards sold in the U.S. are being recalled over safety concerns

MORE THAN 90,000 HOVERBOARDS SOLD IN THE U.S. ARE BEING RECALLED OVER SAFETY CONCERNS

A software glitch can send power to the device's motor even when the rider is not actively engaging the hoverboard. (Image credit:...

 
 
 



Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Crews battle house fire in Oxford

Five people including a police officer were injured in a fire in Oxford overnight. Read more ...

A Russian businessman has agreed to hire and pay all 62,000 of McDonald's...

McDonald's announced on Monday that it is exiting Russia. Alexander Nemenov/Getty Images McDonald's has sold all of its restaurants in Russia to a local businessman, it said... Read more ...

Report: G7 countries set to approve $18 billion for Ukraine

KOENIGSWINTER, Germany - The Group of Seven leading economies are set to agree on more than $18 billion in aid for Ukrainian defense efforts as meetings of finance ministers... Read more ...

In a first, women are in line to referee at the men's World Cup

FIFA announced Thursday that its field of 129 referees and video match officials for this year's event in Qatar will include six women. Read more ...

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Apple confirms end to debit and credit card payments in India

Unified Payments Interface and net banking transactions are now customers' only options. What you need to know Apple has confirmed an end to credit and debit card payments for... Read more ...

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife Atmosphere Smart Galaxy Star Projector review

Encalife's Smart Galaxy Star Projector boasts plenty of features to create the perfect night-sky inspired mood. Read more ...

10 shot, 2 fatally, at State and Chicago on Near North Side, CPD says

Ten people were shot, two fatally, in a shooting outside a McDonald's on the Near North Side Thursday night, Chicago police said. Read more ...

After a discrediting campaign, DHS pauses a board created to combat...

A disinformation expert looks back on how disinformation killed a new government board she was hired to lead to help coordinate the Biden administration's efforts to address... Read more ...

Belarus charges dissident with organising ‘terrorist' group

Telegram channel Nexta's co-founder Stepan Putilo is accused of 'directing the activities of a terrorist organisation'. Read more ...

Nikhat Zareen becomes fifth Indian woman to win world boxing gold

The 25-year-old boxer from Telangana state beat Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas at the Women's World Boxing Championships. Read more ...