Humanitarian Aid

Manchin Says He'll Speak With Texas Dems After Missing DC Meeting to Discuss Voting Laws

1 minute ago   |   Newsweek

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat who has been a roadblock for Democrats who want to pass sweeping voting legislation, missed out on a meeting with a group of...
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Outgoing UN aid chief on pandemic and conflict

Outgoing UN aid chief on pandemic and conflict

5 minutes ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Outgoing U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock on Wednesday urged wealthy nations to assist with a plan to vaccinate the world against COVID-19.
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US ends strict Trump-era asylum rules for violence victims

57 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

The U.S. government has put an end to two Trump administration policies that made it harder for Central American immigrants fleeing violence to qualify for asylum. Attorney...
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US Scientists Repurpose Hair Conditioner Ingredients To Capture Airborne Droplets In COVID Battle

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Scientists created a product that can trap airborne respiratory droplets on surfaces like plexiglass, which may aid in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne diseases.
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Dems, GOP edging away from fight over Reps. Greene, Omar

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Democrats and Republicans backed away Wednesday from a tit-for-tat battle over punishing firebrand lawmakers from the other party, setting aside for now a...
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Biden, Putin set ‘consultations' on updating nuclear pact

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   6 articles

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and AAMER MADHANI GENEVA - Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed in a “constructive” summit to...
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Sudan: Striving for humanitarian care where no one cares

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Ethiopian refugees continue to cross into Sudan but at the border they get little support and humanitarian aid.
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Bolsonaro: Aid to Brazil's poor to rise 58% amid high food costs

4 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced the increase during a TV interview Tuesday.
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Former top aide attacks Boris Johnson for peddling ‘fiction' about ‘totally f**king hopeless' health secretary's Covid ‘failures'

Former top aide attacks Boris Johnson for peddling ‘fiction' about ‘totally f**king hopeless' health secretary's Covid ‘failures'

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

In a stunning blog post, Dominic Cummings has claimed that the UK Prime Minister is working with health secretary Matt Hancock to “rewrite history” despite supposedly...
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Title IX Protections Extend to Transgender Students, Education Dept. Says

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

Using a Supreme Court ruling as its guide, the department will issue guidance that says discrimination against gay and transgender students is prohibited under the 1972 law.
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Nets injury updates: Will James Harden, Kyrie Irving play in Game 6 vs. Bucks?

Nets injury updates: Will James Harden, Kyrie Irving play in Game 6 vs. Bucks?

Are James Harden and Kyrie Irving playing in Nets vs. Bucks Game 6? Steve Nash provided updates on the Brooklyn stars as the team looks to clinch the series in six Thursday night. Read more ...

Putin rejects Biden claim of crackdown on Kremlin opponents, says Black...

Putin rejects Biden claim of crackdown on Kremlin opponents, says Black Lives Matter & Capitol violence show US has its own issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin has questioned America's contemporary moral authority when it comes to human rights. He was speaking to journalists after the summit with his... Read more ...

Title IX protections apply to LGBTQ students, Education Department says

Title IX protections apply to LGBTQ students, Education Department says

The Education Department has issued guidance that Title IX prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more ...

Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Summary List Placement Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dark tone during his lengthy, rambling press conference following nearly four hours of talks with President Joe... Read more ...

Biden gifts Putin custom aviators at the leaders' Geneva summit

Biden gifts Putin custom aviators at the leaders' Geneva summit

Vladimir Putin is leaving Wednesday's summit with his own pair of custom aviators, a gift from President Joe Biden that hearkens back to the later days of the Cold War era... Read more ...

Fed signals two interest rate hikes by 2023 as inflation soars

Fed signals two interest rate hikes by 2023 as inflation soars

Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday held interest rates near zero but signaled two interest rate hikes by the end of 2023 as the economy rebounds and inflation soars... Read more ...

Biden, Putin meet at start of summit

Biden, Putin meet at start of summit

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin shook hands at the opening of their daylong summit in Geneva, amid tensions over human rights, Ukraine and ransomware. Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 2-day total of 65 new cases, 10 deaths

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WATCH: Officials update on fire at Rockton, Illinois chemical plant

WATCH: Officials update on fire at Rockton, Illinois chemical plant

ROCKTON, Ill. - Illinois environmental officials are asking the state attorney general to look into filing charges in the explosion and fire at a chemical plant near... Read more ...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope...

Hubble trouble: NASA working to fix computer problem on space telescope after disruption

The Hubble space telescope has been hit by a memory problem on its main onboard computer, causing it to stop working for the past few days, NASA has said, adding that it is... Read more ...