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As negotiations on gun legislation continued on Capitol Hill, lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee heard wrenching testimony from those affected by recent mass shootings. Democrats on the committee cited these witnesses as motivation to push for stricter gun laws.
President Biden is speaking to the nation in primetime Thursday urging Congress to address mass shootings that have traumatized communities across the U.S., including in New York, Texas and Oklahoma. A shooting in Tulsa Wednesday left at least four people…
Friday was supposed to be the first day of summer break for students in Uvalde, Texas. Instead the community is still reeling from the shooting that left 19 children and two school teachers dead. Days after the attack, new details…
Russian forces on Tuesday are besieging the Azovstal steel plant, the final holdout of Ukrainian soldiers and civilians in Mariupol. This as Ukraine’s top prosecutor unveiled the preliminary results of her investigation into war crimes in the Kyiv suburb of…
The first evacuations from a steel plant in Mariupol, site of the last stand by Ukrainian troops, continued Monday a day after 100 civilians were freed. But more than 100,000 Ukrainians remain in the city, which has now been besieged…
Desperate attempts to evacuate the besieged city of Mariupol continue Friday, with the United Nations trying to strike a deal with Russia that would allow more than 100,000 civilians to leave the port city. Fighting raged elsewhere in Ukraine's east…
At Washington's National Cathedral Wednesday nearly 1,500 people gathered to remember former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who died late last month at age 84. The first woman to hold that post was memorialized by two presidents, one of her…
Russian forces on Monday struck targets across the Ukraine with missiles. But while Moscow's main focus remains on the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian troops there are resisting Russians across a wide battlefront. One day after two top U.S.
As the world responds to apparent Russian atrocities in Ukraine, more evidence of the civilian toll is emerging near the city of Bucha. Special correspondent Simon Ostrovsky and videographer Yegor Troyanovsky report from the town of Borodyanka, where the destruction…
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change laid out its latest report Monday stressing the critical need to implement dramatic cuts in greenhouse gasses to head off the worst impacts of climate change. Dave Roberts writes a newsletter and…
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