A revived Hurricane Ian made landfall on coastal South Carolina on Friday, threatening the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding after the deadly storm caused catastrophic damage in Florida and trapped thousands in their homes.
The Democratic-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as lawmakers acted to avert a partial government shutdown set to begin after midnight.
Putin’s land-grab and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s signing of what he said is an “accelerated” NATO membership application sent the two leaders speeding even faster on a collision course that is cranking up fears of a full-blown conflict between Russia and the West.
There are all sorts of reasons to take a new job: you’re passionate about the work, the hours are good, maybe the pay is enticing. But as Amanda Hara show us, one man wasn’t quite sure about the work he was doing until it became deeply personal.
By The Associated Press and AAMER MADHANI and MATTHEW LEE
President Joe Biden on Thursday told visiting leaders from more than a dozen Pacific Island countries that the U.S. was committed to bolstering its presence in their region and becoming a more collaborative partner as they face the “existential threat” of climate change.
In the lawsuit, being filed in a federal court in Missouri, Republican states argue Biden’s cancellation plan is “not remotely tailored to address the effects of the pandemic on federal student loan borrowers.”
A much-debated drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease won U.S. approval Thursday, a long-sought victory for patients that is likely to renew questions about the scientific rigor behind government reviews of experimental medicines.