Pro-choice advocates protest nationwide after Supreme Court Roe v. Wade draft leak

Protesters gathered in New York, Washington, DC and other US cities Saturday to march for legal protections of abortion and to protest the potential end of Roe v. Wade. The “Bans Off Our Bodies” event, organized by a coalition of groups including Planned Parenthood and the Women’s March on the National Mall in DC, is … Read more

Three motorcyclists killed on Arkansas interstate

WELL, ARKANSAS STETA POLICE THAT ALL OF THE BIKERS INVOLVED ARE OUT OF LOUISNAIA NOW POLICE, DEPUTIES AND FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS. WE’RE OUT HERE ON INTERSTATE FOR MORE THAN 5 HOURS. LAST NIGHT AT ONE COUPLE SAYS EYTH BARELY BEING HIT BY THAT TRUCK. THAT WAS HEADING RIGHTT A THEM. I WAS BEHIND THE … Read more

Violence erupts at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral in Jerusalem as Israeli forces confront Palestinian mourners

There were troubling scenes in the heart of the Middle East on Friday as thousands of Palestinians flocked to Jerusalem to pay their final respects to Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed two days earlier as she covered an army raid in the Israeli occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera said Israel had … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates for May 10, 2022

U.S. House passes $40 billion aid package to Ukraine Rescue workers walk past debris and carsunder ruins in front of the shopping and entertainment center in the Ukrainian Black Sea city of Odessa on May 10, 2022, destroyed after Russian missiles strike late on May 9, 2022. Oleksandr Gimanov | AFP | Getty Images The … Read more

Biden calls Congress to pass Ukraine aid before new Covid funding

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a Rose Garden event at the White House in Washington, May 9, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden urged Congress on Monday to quickly approve a multibillion-dollar aid package for Ukraine before trying to pass a new round of Covid-19 funding, warning that US aid for … Read more

Biden signs Ukraine lend-lease military aid bill amid Russia invasion

US President Joe Biden signs into law S. 3522, the “Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022” at the White House in Washington, May 9, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed a bill Monday that will streamline the lengthy process of supplying Ukraine with the military equipment needed for the … Read more

Italy freezes superyacht reportedly linked to Vladimir Putin

The Scheherazade 459-foot superyacht docked at the shipyard in Marina Di Carrara, Italy, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Francesco Mazzei | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Italian government on Friday froze a yacht with reported links to Russian President Vladimir Putin, blocking the vessel from leaving its port. The Italian Finance Ministry said an investigation … Read more

Biden announces military aid package to Ukraine

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on arming Ukraine, after touring a Lockheed Martin weapons factory in Troy, Alabama, May 3, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Friday that he will sign a new weapons package for Ukraine, as the war-weary country enters its 11th week of conflict with Russia. … Read more

Fiji seizes superyacht belonging to Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov

The 106m-long and 18m-high super luxury motor yacht Amadea, one of the largest yacht in the world is seen after anchored at pier in Pasatarlasi for bunkering with 9 fuel trucks, on February 18, 2020 in Bodrum district of Mugla province in Turkey . Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Fijian authorities seized a $300 million … Read more