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Nation Sep 02Despite being downgraded to a storm, Ida pummeled East Coast states
The U.S. East Coast is grappling with historic flooding and tornadoes. At least 40 more deaths have been linked to storm Ida since it struck with new fury Wednesday. Other than Louisiana, flooding is also bad in parts of the…
World May 14Israel walks back Gaza ground assault claims, urges Hamas to begin cease-fire
Fighting has raged for a fifth day between Israeli forces and Hamas in Gaza. More than 120 Palestinians have died in Gaza, with nearly 1,000 wounded. Eight Israelis have been killed, and violence spread to the West Bank as well.
World May 13Israel-Gaza conflict escalates despite truce efforts
Fighting between Israel and Hamas raged for a fourth day with waves of rockets and air strikes. Between both sides nearly 90 Palestinians and 7 Israelis have reportedly been killed so far. Israel also called up another 9,000 troops —…
World May 12Why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is far from over
President Joe Biden spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday about the spiraling violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Biden said he hoped the conflict would end "sooner than later." At least 53 Palestinians, including 14 children, have been killed…
Arts May 04Remembering the legend of dance, ballet star Jacques d’Amboise
We take a moment to look back at the career of dancer Jacques d’Amboise, who died Sunday at age 86 in his Manhattan home following complications from a stroke. His work with the New York City Ballet, on film and…
World May 03India’s COVID-19 crisis is far from over, and vaccines alone won’t help. Here’s why
The COVID-19 crisis in India shows little sign of slowing down. As death tolls and infections skyrocket, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership is under increasing political pressure and scrutiny. The country is short on vaccines, and other life-saving supplies like…
Politics Mar 02FBI director sounds the alarm on the growing threat of domestic terrorism
For the first time since the January insurrection, FBI director Christopher Wray faced lawmakers on Tuesday, reflecting on the Capitol attack and the growing challenges of domestic terrorism. The hearing came as authorities make near-daily arrests related to those attacks.
Politics Feb 03Republicans face bitter divisions and a defining moment for the party’s future
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are roiling Wednesday over the fate of two members -- and perhaps, of the party itself. At the same time, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate made a bipartisan move forward at the…
Politics Feb 04VIDEO: Respuesta completa en español de la congresista Escobar al Estado de la Unión
La congresista demócrata Verónica Escobar fue escogida por su partido para dar la respuesta en español al discurso del presidente Donald Trump sobre el Estado de la Unión.
Agents for Change Nov 27Apps are changing how people give. What that means for donors and charities
In a world where convenience is king, app developers and charitable organizations have been teaming up to make donating as easy as possible.