BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON, USA – October 2, 2021: A hand holding a sign supporting abortion as healthcare during a rally for abortion justice. (Shutterstock) By Claire Galofaro, AP TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It was lunch hour at the abortion clinic, so the nurse in the recovery room got her Bible out of her bag in the […]
Washington DC., USA, September 10, 1991 – Clarence Thomas, nominee for Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court ponders questions to him from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Shutterstock) By Joan Biskupic, CNN There was a little seen warm moment between Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Clarence Thomas last November 1, just […]
By Edward Mcallister and Cooper Inveen, Reuters DAKAR/ACCRA, May 18 (Reuters) – It’s noisy inside the Mamprobi clinic in Accra as kids clamber over their mothers while they wait to get their measles vaccines. Outside, an area reserved for COVID-19 shots is empty. A health worker leans back in his chair and scrolls on a […]
New York, NY – February 24, 2022: Woman wrapped in Ukrainian flag at a demonstration to protest Putin’s aggression and the invasion of Ukraine. (Shutterstock) By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact The Biden administration announced a special parole program for Ukrainians that began April 25. The Uniting for Ukraine program is a first step toward the administration’s commitment […]
President Biden Changing his Mind on Student Loan Forgiveness ‘is a Tremendous Victory,’ Rep. Pressley Says
Nashua, New Hampshire/USA – May 14, 2019 : Joe Biden speaks at the home of State Sen. Bette Lasky, and Dr. Elliot Lasky. (Shutterstock) By Aarthi Swaminathan, Yahoo Finance President Joe Biden recently said that he’s considering some level of broad-based student loan forgiveness in the coming weeks, and one Democrat who has repeatedly pushed […]
Lviv, Ukraine – 03.18.2022: The journalist gives an interview to the press on the topic of killing children during the war in Ukraine. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke In a white paper by the International Federation of Journalists, since 1990, over 2650 journalists have been killed. The fallout from the crossfire of the Global War on […]
Brussels, Belgium – April 7, 2022: Horizontal Picture of Huge Vertical NATO Flag Waving in the Wind in the Cinquantenaire Parc. (Shutterstock) By Amoz JY Hor, The Washington Post The invasion of Ukraine has been horrifying to witness. Early on, some observers repeatedly expressed the idea that the invasion of Ukraine is especially horrifying because, […]
When congressional Republicans had a chance to impeach and convict Trump for blackmailing Zelensky, 247 of them refused.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky attends the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, Belgium on December 15, 2021 (Shutterstock) By John Nichols, The Nation Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky got a hero’s welcome from the US Congress this week, with Republicans joining Democrats in applauding for the embattled leader of a country that is resisting a brutal Russian […]
Thousands of African immigrants joining throngs of Ukrainians trying to flee the country say they face red tape and discrimination.
War refugees are waiting at the train station while the Hungarian red cross and volunteers are giving out clothes, food, water, pillows and other donations. – Budapest, Hungary – 03 01 2022 (Shutterstock) By Char Adams, Zinhle Essamuah, Shamar Walters and Rima Abdelkader, NBC News Alexander Somto Orah, 25, was among thousands of people crowding […]
By VOA News KINSHASA, DR CONGO — The death toll in a train crash in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has been revised upward to 75, with 125 injured, rail officials and the communications ministry said Sunday. Officials on Saturday gave a toll of 60 men, women and children killed and 52 injured in the […]