(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to hold Secretary of State Antony Blinken in contempt if he doesn't turn over subpoenaed documents tied to the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, marking a significant escalation in the months-long standoff... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon and State Department are set to share with Congress their after-action reports on the 2021 military withdrawal from Afghanistan, the White House will soon announce, according to a U.S. official.The reports will be provided to lawmakers via a secure portal... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Foreign Affairs Committee has served Secretary of State Antony Blinken with a subpoena for a classified document from diplomats in Kabul warning the Afghan government was at risk of collapse as the last American troops prepared to exit.It marks a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Many aid organizations withdrew their funding to Afghanistan after the Taliban implemented several regressive policies on Afghan women's human rights in the final months of 2022. But the withdrawal of international aid from the country stands to harm the most vulnerable... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than six months after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion into neighboring Ukraine, the two countries are engaged in a struggle for control of areas throughout eastern and southern Ukraine.Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose forces began an offensive in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- On the one-year anniversary Monday of the Taliban's takeover of Kabul, House Republicans and the Biden administration quarreled over who is to blame for the series of events that led to the Taliban victory and the handling of the chaotic withdrawal of... 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.
(NEW YORK) -- Starbucks announced on Monday it is pulling its business from the Russian market.The move comes after the coffee giant suspended all business activity in Russia in March following the country's invasion of Ukraine.“As we mentioned on March 8, we have suspended... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon is seeing "small numbers" of Russian troops repositioning to the north of Kyiv but is not labeling it a withdrawal as Russia has characterized it. Instead, it believes the troops might be used in an offensive elsewhere in Ukraine, possibly... Read More.
(TOKYO) — Simone Biles' shocking withdrawal from the team competition at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday put a spotlight on mental health and the extreme stress elite athletes like Biles are under.The U.S. women's gymnastics team won silver in the team competition after Biles left... Read More.