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Floods are inundating vast swaths of southern Ukraine and rescue and salvage efforts are underway as the waters keep rising. Tuesday's dam collapse unleashed a humanitarian and ecological disaster in a nation already suffering from 16 months of war. Geoff…
Water is pouring through a giant gap in a dam in southern Ukraine. It gave way early Tuesday morning, forcing thousands of people to flee and touching off competing claims about the cause. Ukraine accused the Russians of blowing up…
A deadline is at hand for migrants hoping to enter the U.S. from Mexico. The end of COVID-19 curbs on asylum seekers expires late Thursday night. In its place, the Biden administration is promising a crackdown on illegal crossings. That…
Tuesday started two days of hearings about the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and the role of federal regulators both before the bank's collapse and since then. Lawmakers from both parties criticized top officials and dug into what went wrong.
After weeks of protests, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday evening that he would delay, but not cancel, proposed changes to the country’s judicial system. His supporters say the legislation would rein in an out-of-control bench, while opponents call…
A massive strike shut down schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District and it's focused on higher wages and better working conditions. This school strike was not initiated by the teachers, who are still under contract, but by some…
In Ukraine, the new year has brought no respite from Russia's war and little hope of peace. Air raid sirens blared and explosions boomed under a barrage of exploding drones. In turn, Ukraine confirmed it carried out a weekend attack…
An early draft of a coming Supreme Court decision, leaked to the public late Monday, suggests that by this summer a majority of the justices will overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision of 50 years ago that established a…
Workers at a New York City Amazon site on Monday appeared to reject a union. That loss came just weeks after they’d scored a historic win at a much larger, neighboring Amazon warehouse, which created the first-ever union at the…
More than two months into Russia's war in Ukraine Vladimir Putin on Wednesday trained his sights on Europe's reliance on Russian energy. Moscow cut off supplies of natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria, two of the many European countries that…
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