(LONDON) -- When an independence referendum was held in Catalonia on Oct. 1, 2017, some citizens in Spain saw an illegal travesty -- and others viewed the vote as a sign of hope. Elisenda Paluzie, a University of Barcelona economics professor, who favors independence, said... Read More.
(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.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- As Ukraine prepared on Wednesday to celebrate its Independence Day, residents of Kyiv, the capital, took to the streets to take photographs with rows of destroyed Russian tanks, which have become a symbol of Russia’s failed strategy to take the city. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With Independence Day approaching, and plenty of associated picnics and barbecues on the way, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is warning of the dangers of foodborne illness and providing some helpful tips to keep people safe. Four easy steps can help you... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Jojo Branch-Rodriguez, a 12-year-old boy who is on the autistic spectrum, was never a fan of fruits and vegetables. He struggled to eat foods like broccoli and avocado. That was then. Now, Sensory Cooking, a Phoenix-based nonprofit that works with people on... Read More.
The Scorpions, who recently launched their "Sin City Nights" Las Vegas residency, will head to New York City in May to headline a concert at Madison Square Garden celebrating the 50th anniversary of the country of Bangladesh's independence. The Golden Jubilee Bangladesh Concert
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Friday evening issued a statement reiterating its commitment to remain independent soon after President Joe Biden told reporters he hoped that witnesses who defy subpoenas from Congress' select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot would face federal prosecution. "The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A rural schoolteacher and son of illiterate campesinos from the Andean highlands is poised to be sworn in as Peru's president Wednesday, the same day the country will commemorate its 200th anniversary of independence from Spain. His inauguration comes after a... Read More.
Alan Jackson, Jimmie Allen, Jennifer Nettles and Mickey Guyton will be representing country music on the all-genre bill for PBS’ upcoming A Capitol Fourth television special. Airing on July 4, it’s the 41st annual celebration of Independence Day. Along with a live fireworks display,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- "America is back," says President Joe Biden, and so are July Fourth traditions in the nation's capital. Though the country isn't on track to meet Biden's goal of having 70% of American adults vaccinated with at least one dose by July Fourth, the... Read More.