(WASHINGTON) -- Moderate House Republicans and institutionalists coalesced this week as the key opposition to Rep. Jim Jordan's ascent to speaker. It's the latest twist to what has become a weekslong fight among conservatives over who will lead the chamber and lift the paralysis over... Read More.
(PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) -- Haiti is in the grips of a ravaging hunger crisis, where nearly five million Haitians -- half of the country -- do not get enough to eat on a daily basis.Nearly two million people are in what the World Food Programme... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of Uber drivers in New York City are carrying out a day-long strike on Thursday after a lawsuit from the rideshare company temporarily blocked a pay increase set to take effect last month.Striking drivers were set to hold a rally... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "Trigger laws" that would place a near-total ban on abortion were temporarily blocked in Wyoming and North Dakota on Wednesday, just as they were to go into effect.Both states are among more than a dozen that had passed laws that would... Read More.
(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- Lawmakers in West Virginia have advanced a new bill severely restricting abortion after a pre-Roe ban was blocked in court.The bill, passed Monday by the state's House Health and Human Resources Committee and Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee, bans abortion... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In closed-door testimony to House investigators released on Friday, Dr. Bob Redfield, former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, former President Donald Trump appointees repeatedly blocked his public health experts from briefing the... Read More.
(BOISE, Idaho) -- The Idaho Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state while a legal challenge plays out in court.The court issued a stay on implementation of the bill, set to go into effect on April... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russia's military launched a long-feared invasion of Ukraine early Thursday, attacking its ex-Soviet neighbor from multiple directions despite warnings of dire consequences from the United States and the international community.Thursday's attacks followed weeks of escalating tensions in the region. In a... Read More.
(WINDSOR, Ontario) -- The bridge in Canada where thousands of semitruck drivers camped out in a protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates has reopened, according to officials.The blockade of commercial trailers on the Ambassador Bridge, which connects the city of Windsor, Ontario, to Detroit, Michigan,... Read More.
(WINDSOR, Ontario) -- The bridge in Canada where thousands of semi truck drivers have camped out in a protest against COVID-19 vaccine mandates may reopen Sunday night, according to officials.The blockade of commercial trailers on the Ambassador Bridge, which connects the city of Windsor,... Read More.