(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials. The Russian military has... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has been sentenced to an additional nine years, in a fresh trial roundly criticized by human rights organizations as politically motivated. Navalny is already imprisoned on a two-and-a-half-year sentence, incarcerated since he was immediately arrested on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The judge overseeing the case of Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted last month on charges of sex trafficking, has denied Maxwell's motion for a new trial based "on the current record" -- but her bid for a new... Read More.
Fresh off their post-Super Bowl virtual reality performance, Foo Fighters have announced a new batch of shows in the real world. The fall outing will kick off September 18 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and will make its way through Canada before returning to the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The family that owns Purdue Pharma is “close” to an agreement that substantially increases its financial contribution to a nationwide opioids settlement, according to a new court filing. The filing from Judge Shelley Chapman, who is mediating a dispute between Purdue Pharma... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The summer surge of COVID-19, fueled by the delta variant, raised alarm bells among scientists and citizens alike that unlike prior variants of the virus, this one was different. Those fears solidified in July, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The debate over requiring children to wear masks at schools rages on, but not among doctors or scientists -- or teachers. Multiple recent studies have shown that masks effectively slow virus transmission and prevent school closures. Three such studies were just published... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended a third dose of an mRNA vaccine for immunocompromised Americans on Friday afternoon, allowing around 7 million Americans who didn't get an optimal immune response to their initial vaccine doses of Pfizer or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As universities prepare to welcome droves of students back to campus, some have announced additional fees for those who are not vaccinated -- to help foot the bill for their supplementary COVID-19 testing -- in a move that has courted controversy... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Kamala Harris announced on Thursday that the Democratic National Committee is investing an additional $25 million in its voting rights initiative, underscoring the Biden-Harris administration's commitment to a cause that has become a rallying cry for the party. "This campaign is... Read More.
Kamala Harris announces DNC investing additional $25 million in voting rights initiative (WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Kamala Harris announced on Thursday that the Democratic National Committee is investing an additional $25 million in its voting rights initiative, underscoring the Biden-Harris administration's commitment to a cause... Read More.
(SURFSIDE, Fla.) -- Search and rescue teams have recovered four additional bodies in the pile of rubble from a collapsed building in Surfside, Florida, following the demolition of the remaining building, according to officials. First responders were able to search in areas previously inaccessible due... Read More.