(WASHINGTON) -- When President Joe Biden visited Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, he promised a key form of federal aid to those dealing with the lingering effects of the storm, but weeks after landfall getting that financial help has been easier said... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- Hundreds of National Guard members are on the ground in Oregon to help with a COVID-19 surge that's overwhelming hospitals across the state. Oregon has 1,000 COVID-19 patients in hospitals, according to state data, the highest ever in the pandemic. Gov. Kate... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Chaos has enveloped Kabul after Afghanistan's government's collapsed and the Taliban seized control, all but ending America's 20-year campaign as it began: under Taliban rule. The U.S. has evacuated approximately 37,000 people since the effort began on Aug. 14, Pentagon officials said... Read More.
Neil Young has announced that he's decided not to perform at the Farm Aid 2021 festival scheduled for September 25 at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, citing his concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In a message posted on
The 2020 edition of the Farm Aid was a virtual event because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but this year's installment of the festival, which supports family-run and independent farms in the U.S., will return to being a live, in-person extravaganza. Farm Aid 2021 is
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A bystander who rushed to help when an officer was attacked in San Francisco said the suspect "had a death grip on her." The officer responded Friday evening to a report of a person making threats, and after making contact with the... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The United States is now restricting visas for those accused of fueling the grinding war in Ethiopia's Tigray region. "Despite significant diplomatic engagement, the parties to the conflict in Tigray have taken no meaningful steps to end hostilities or pursue a peaceful resolution... Read More.
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- The most populous city in New Jersey has launched a pilot program to give guaranteed income to some residents, as the pandemic has exacerbated the racial wealth gap and exposed the economic vulnerabilities millions of Americans face. Experts say success in Newark,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 186,000 restaurants flooded the federal government with applications for money in the first two days of a program set up to ameliorate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden touted the high interest in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — With restrictions on travel to the U.S. from India taking effect Tuesday, the Biden administration, private companies and nonprofits are working to send supplies and aid to help the country ravaged by the pandemic. There are several exceptions, including for lawful permanent... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Biden administration on Friday announced travel restrictions from India as the first U.S. relief arrived to help the country deal with a fast-growing COVID-19 crisis. "On the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Administration will restrict travel... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — As India continues to grapple with a new surge of coronavirus cases, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday that despite bipartisan criticism of their response, the Biden administration is "proud" of their aid efforts so... Read More.