Russian Airstrike Hits Base in Western Ukraine, Kills 35
Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base in western Ukraine.
Volunteers Extend Help to Thousands of Refugees From Ukraine
Since Russia launched attacks on Ukraine, 368,000 people have fled the country, according to the UN refugee agency.
Russians Hold Anti-War Rallies Amid Ominous Threats by Putin
Russians in cities spanning from Moscow to Siberia have taken to the streets again to protest Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Montana Producers Prepare for Recreational Marijuana Jan. 1
Marijuana producers in Montana are getting ready for legalization of recreational marijuana starting Saturday.
Unhappy with Prices, Ranchers Look to Build Own Meat Plants
Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse a long trend of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses.
Hurricane Ida Strikes Louisiana; New Orleans Hunkers Down
Hurricane Ida has blasted ashore along the Louisiana coast as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S., rushing toward New Orleans and one of the nation’s most important industrial corridors.
US Says Drone Kills IS Bombers Targeting Kabul Airport
U.S. officials say a drone strike has blown up a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate before they could attack the ongoing military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport.
Rescuers Racing in Haiti as Storm Threatens to Follow Quake
The death toll from a powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Haiti has climbed sharply, with at least 724 dead and a minimum of 2,800 injured.
Afghan President Flees the Country as Taliban Move on Kabul
Afghanistan’s embattled president has left the country, joining his fellow citizens and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban.
Biden Team is Seeking Ways to Address Rising Energy Prices
President Joe Biden’s administration is moving at home and abroad to try to address concerns about rising energy prices slowing the nation’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns over sexual harassment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has resigned over a barrage of sexual harassment allegations in a fall from grace a year after he was widely hailed nationally for his detailed daily briefings and leadership during the darkest days of COVID-19.
COVID Vaccines Would Be Required For Military Under New Plan
Top Pentagon leaders said in memos to the troops that the vaccine is a necessary step to maintain military readiness.