In an effort to get those who are hesitant about – or resistant to – vaccination against the coronavirus, President Joe Biden will use the power of the presidency to move millions […]
Biden defends Afghan pullout
President Joe Biden defended the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan on Tuesday, calling it “an extraordinary success.” United Press International reported that Biden said, “Last night in Kabul, the United States […]
U.S. role in Afghanistan ends
The evacuation of Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies from Afghanistan finished on Monday, writing the final chapter to the 20-year U.S. intervention in the remote Central Asian nation. According to the […]
Will Ida be as bad as Katrina?
As Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana and approaches New Orleans, residents, government officials and travelers wonder if this powerful storm – already described as one of the strongest on record – will cause […]
More terror attacks coming?
Access to Kabul’s airport has been mostly cut off by Taliban forces as the evacuation of Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies approaches a final deadline on Tuesday. The intent of the […]
Evacuation goes on, threat stays
U.S. military forces are continuing to work to evacuate Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies from Kabul a day after terrorist attacks killed 169 Afghans and 13 members of American military services. […]
Terror attacks at Kabul airport kill 72; Biden vows payback
Warnings of an imminent attack by terrorists on Kabul Airport in Afghanistan came true Thursday as 60 Afghans and 12 Americans were killed. According to the Associated Press, two suicide bombers and […]
Rains, wind hit eastern U.S.
Mother Nature hit the eastern half of the United States hard on Sunday. Hurricane Henri made landfall in Rhode Island and began moving further inland, cutting electrical power to more than 100,000 […]
Taliban vs. protests, $$ woes
Just a few days after the Taliban insurgents overthrew the Afghan national government and assumed power, it appears that ruling is going to be more complicated than rebelling. Protests against the gunmen […]
Kabul falls to Taliban soldiers
Twenty years of American blood, sweat and treasure came to a stunning halt Sunday as Taliban insurgents captured Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, in a surprising lighting campaign. As U.S. soldiers and […]