US Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced trip to Ukraine

CNN — Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited unannounced Ukraine Thursday – making his second visit to the country’s capital since the start of the war with Russia more than six months ago. While in Kyiv, Blinken met Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and visited a children’s hospital. His trip comes as Ukraine has launched … Read more

Massive knife attack in Canada: 10 people dead and 2 suspects charged but still at large

The suspects, identified by police as Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson, are believed to have traveled in a black Nissan Rogue with registration 119 MPI in Saskatchewan on Royal Canadian Mounted Police said, noting that it’s unclear if the pair may have switched vehicles. Although the suspects are still at large, police have charged them … Read more

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: Suspect arrested after failed assassination attempt on Argentine vice president

CNN — A man was arrested after trying to shoot Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s vice president and former president, at close range outside her home in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Video of the incident shows the vice president smiling as she walks past a crowd of people. A man in the crowd then rushes … Read more

Chicago bus: First bus carrying migrants from Texas-Mexico border arrives in Illinois, officials say

CNN — The State of Texas, which for several months has thousands of buses of newly arrived migrants at the US-Mexico border to New York and Washington, DC, has defined a new metropolitan area as destination: Chicago. Undocumented migrants on a charter bus from Texas arrived in Chicago on Wednesday evening, according to the office … Read more

West Point displays Ku Klux Klan plaque at entrance to Science Building, congressional naming commission says

CNN — West Point, the United States Military Academy, has a plaque with the name Ku Klux Klan writing and a hooded figure displayed at the entrance to Bartlett Hall, the science center on the campus of the military academy, according to a new report from the Congress Naming Commission. The Commission, which was created … Read more

What it’s like to try to survive without water in Jackson, Mississippi

CNN — Most people in the United States take it for granted that when you turn on a tap, you get clean water. Residents of Jackson, Mississippi are now facing what happens when There is no water for drinking, cooking, washing or even flushing the toilet. The capital of Mississippi has long had a water … Read more

South Carolina House proposes near-total ban on abortion with new limited exceptions for rape and incest

CNN — The South Carolina House of Representatives moved forward on Tuesday legislation it would ban nearly all abortions at all stages of pregnancy, after adding a last-minute amendment that includes exceptions for certain cases of rape and incest. The amendment, which adds an exception for rape and incest up to 12 weeks after conception … Read more

Greenland ice loss expected to raise global sea levels by nearly a foot, new research finds

CNN — Widespread ice loss from Greenland blocked nearly a foot of global sea level rise it should happen in the near future – and new research suggests there’s no way to stop it, even if the world stopped releasing global warming emissions today. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, found … Read more

Columbus, Ohio, teachers ratify new education deal

CNN — The teachers’ union in Columbus, Ohio, voted on Sunday to ratify a agreement with Columbus City Schoolswhich will allow students to resume in-person learning on Monday after a day-long strike over classroom conditions and teacher pay. A majority of members of the teachers’ union, Columbus Education Association, voted to accept the deal, union … Read more

Ukrainian forces begin to ‘shape’ battlefield for counteroffensive, senior US officials say

CNN — Ukrainian forces began “shaping up” operations in southern Ukraine to prepare the battlefield for a major Ukrainian counteroffensive, two senior U.S. officials briefed on the intelligence told CNN. Make-up operations are standard military practice prior to an offensive and involve striking weapons, command and control systems, ammunition depots, and other targets to prepare … Read more