President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attended a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks at ground zero in New York City on Saturday.
Biden releases video commemorating 9/11 attacks ahead of 20th anniversary | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden paid tribute to the victims of the September 11 terror attacks in a short video address on Friday, saying ahead of the attacks' 20th anniversary that the "central lesson" of 9/11 is that national unity is America's greatest strength.
From COVID to Ida: Louisiana's marginalized 'see no way out'
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — Darkness set in for Natasha Blunt well before Hurricane Ida knocked out power across Louisiana. Months into the pandemic, she faced eviction from her New Orleans apartment.
9/11 20 years updates: Tribute in Light shines at end of anniversary
The anniversary was marked by several events across the country.
9/11 anniversary: Emotional tributes paid to lives lost
Twenty years after the deadliest attacks on US soil, those who died are remembered across the US.
Are we safer now than we were on 9/11?
Many national security experts say the U.S. is now much less vulnerable to international terrorism than it was when New York and the Pentagon were struck.
Analysis: How 9/11 forged an age of political turmoil
America went into battle on September 11, 2001, united in defense of its values and way of life. Twenty years on, it is at war with itself, its democracy threatened from within in a way Osama bin Laden never managed.
Harris in Shanksville honors heroism, courage of Flight 93 passengers
Vice President Harris on Saturday reflected on the courage and unity of the passengers of Flight 93 that crashed near Shanksville, Pa., on Sept. 11, 2001, calling on Americans to honor th…
World leaders pay tribute to 9/11 victims and survivors
"Even in the darkest, most trying of times, the very best of human nature can shine through," European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.
Trump honors brave first responders on 9/11, takes shot at Biden's Afghanistan 'incompetence'
Former President Donald Trump released a video honoring the Americans who died on 9/11 on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, while also slamming President Biden’s handling of the U.S.’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
'Look to the skies and remember': Former President Bush reminds Americans of unity after 9/11
Former President George W. Bush on Saturday recalled the unity and strength Americans showed after the Sept. 11 attacks.
With Sweeping Vaccine Orders, Political Divisions Deepen
President Joe Biden’s orders pushing millions of workers to get vaccinated were aimed at turning the tide on a pandemic that has killed 650,000 Americans. But on Friday, the mandates immediately deepened the nation’s political divisions over coronavirus vaccinations and government power. Some...
Sept. 11 crash sites remember the fallen 20 years on
People gathered Saturday at the three sites where terrorists killed nearly 3,000 people on Sept. 11, 2001, with leaders, survivors, and more paying tribute and mourning the fallen 20 years later.
'Like an eternal flame': Americans honor the fallen on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11
Twenty years after hijackers slammed airplanes into New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon outside Washington, Americans came together on Saturday to remember the nearly 3,000 killed on Sept. 11, 2001, and reflect on how the attacks reshaped society and tipped the country into an...
20 years later: Washington policymakers remember 9/11
They were members of Congress or White House staffers or town mayors or doctors in private practice. Some had been in Washington for years, while others would not arrive for many years later. …
Afghanistan updates: US, Taliban hold first direct talks since withdrawal
The US and the Taliban held their first direct talks since the chaotic withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan at the end of August in Doha, Qatar, over the weekend.
Could Texas abortion ban strategy be double-edged sword?
The unusual legal strategy used to ban most abortions in Texas is already increasingly being employed in Republican-led states to target pornography, LGBT rights and other hot-button cultural issues. While private residents filing lawsuits is a fixture of some arenas like environmental law...
Biden unlikely to formally recognize Taliban government
The U.S. is in no rush to formally recognize the militants’ government. But holding out could get complicated.
Defense leaders urge vigilance, commemorate service members on 9/11 anniversary
The United State’s top defense officials urged Americans to remain vigilant in defending American ideals and honored the current and fallen service members who died while protecting the U.S. a…
Families expect US release of FBI report on Saudi role in 9/11
Anticipated 16-page report is an FBI summary of a long-running investigation into the activities of two Saudi hijackers.
Ayman al Zawahiri: Taliban's return fuels questions about al Qaeda leader's health and whereabouts
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba — The whereabouts of Ayman al Zawahiri, who succeeded Osama bin Laden after U.S. special forces killed the al Qaeda leader in a 2011 raid in Pakistan, remain a mystery even as the terror group could be poised to rise again.
Gen. Milley honors US troops who served in Afghanistan, 9/11 victims: 'Your sacrifice was not in vain'
Gen. Mark Milley honored the 20-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks Saturday, reflecting on the sacrifices made in response to the deadly day and assuring Americans “your sacrifice was not in vain.”
Police seek woman in Larry Elder attack as his supporters claim a double standard
A woman wore a gorilla mask while throwing an egg an at the California gubernatorial candidate, who is Black, prompting claims the attack was racially motivated.
Twenty years later, case of five accused of plotting 9/11 terrorist attacks remains stalled
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, pretrial hearings in the nine-year-long case against five men accused of plotting and executing the attacks continued in a heavily guarded military courtroom in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
20 years after 9/11, America — and Afghanistan — have come full circle
Somber ceremonies marking the 9/11 attacks are a hallowed annual tradition, but as the 20th anniversary arrives with the Taliban suddenly back in control of Afghanistan, America's enduring sense of loss is compounded by the realization that, in many ways, we're back where we started.
Trump slams ‘incompetence’ of Afghan withdrawal on 9/11 anniversary
Former President Trump used his address marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to lambast President Biden’s handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan following the …
The Latest: Ex-Afghan leader hosts tribal elders on 9/11
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s first 2001 post-Taliban president Hamid Karzai marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America with a meeting of tribal elders at his high-walled compound in the Afghan capital where he has remained with his family since the August return of the...
How Gavin Newsom fought back against the recall
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House Democrats unveil plans for array of new tax incentives
The proposals, by the House Ways and Means Committee, amount to their next tranche of their reconciliation plan, which the panel said it intends to take up on Tuesday.
Post-9/11 veterans bring their voices to Congress
Rep. Mike Gallagher was a high school senior when the Twin Towers were hit. For Rep. Elissa Slotkin, it was her second day as a grad student at Columbia University. Rep. Jason Crow was a National Guardsman but would soon switch to active duty. The big picture: Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks...
Trump hits Biden, vows 'America will be made great again' in 9/11 remembrance
Former President Donald Trump commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by sharply criticizing President Joe Biden for his withdrawal from Afghanistan and assuring that "America will be made great again."
UN nuclear watchdog to travel to Iran for talks
The head of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is traveling to Iran this weekend for talks amid concerns from the watchdog that the country has not been cooperating with …
How 9/11 shaped Joe Biden’s approach to the politics of national tragedy
A moment of chaos turned into a frantic attempt to address the nation, and gave the public a hint of how Biden would operate in the Oval Office.
Marjorie Taylor Greene rants against 'weak and moderate' Republican colleagues and their failure to stop 'Dictator Joe Biden'
The Georgia lawmaker said that her GOP colleagues need to get their "arses in gear" and impeach President Joe Biden to win elections.
Moments of silence held as leaders commemorate 9/11 anniversary
Former President George W. Bush said in a speech Saturday that the “actions of an enemy revealed the spirit of a people.”
White House, Democrats tangle over Biden bid to raise taxes
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has a simple message for fellow Democrats about his plan to raise taxes to remake large swaths of the American economy: look beyond the bottom line. Biden is trying to persuade Democrats to embrace a more emotional argument, namely that the plan is fair...
Democrats introduce resolution condemning racism in government 20 years after 9/11 attacks
A group of four Democratic congresswomen on Friday introduced a resolution condemning racism in the U.S. government and outlining relief for victims of racism 20 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Muslim man spent 15 years in prison after post-9/11 crackdown
Yassin Aref was a victim of post-9/11 Islamophobia and a controversial arrest by the FBI that led to 15 years in jail.
Taliban raise flag at presidential palace on 9/11 anniversary
The Taliban raised their flag at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday as the United States commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
US honours 9/11 dead on 20th anniversary of attacks
Commemoration ceremonies held across country to remember nearly 3,000 victims of September 11, 2001 attacks.
U.S. marks 20 years since 9/11
Americans solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead and invoking the heroes.
Hannity hits Biden’s new vaccine mandates: ‘You will be canceled in society altogether’
Fox News’s Sean Hannity hit President Biden over the new vaccine mandates, saying the president needs to stay out of other people’s health decisions.
Obama 9/11 statement: America’s best citizens step forward during nation’s worst moments
Former President Barack Obama has issued a statement marking 20 years since nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001, in acts of terrorism in New York City; Arlington, Virginia; and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
China’s Wang Yi tells Vietnam to avoid magnifying sea dispute
The foreign minister says the two countries should be vigilant to resist the intervention of extraterritorial forces.
Photographer connects with subject he photographed on Sept. 11
Shannon Stapleton and Kayla Bergeron have bonded over tragedy.
House Democrats propose making permanent expanded ObamaCare subsidies
House Democrats late Friday night proposed making permanent enhanced ObamaCare subsidies that give people greater help in affording their premiums.
Families recite names of loved ones lost to 9/11
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack, New York City held a moment of silence for the lost 2,977 lives.
Seven more US Capitol riot defendants plead guilty, including armed man who threatened to shoot Pelosi
Seven US Capitol riot defendants pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to the January 6 insurrection, including one man who threatened to shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Mayorkas says no ‘specific, credible threat’ to the US homeland as he marks 9/11 anniversary
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Saturday said that there is "no specific, credible threat" to the U.S. homeland -- as he traveled to New York City to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.
US removes advanced missile defense system from Saudi Arabia: AP
The United States has withdrawn some of its defense missiles from Saudi Arabia amid ongoing attacks levied against the country by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthis, The Associated Press reported.The w…
'Jill, what is it?': How Joe Biden the senator reacted to the September 11 attacks
Sen. Joe Biden was on the phone with his wife during his morning commute from Delaware to Washington, DC, when the second plane hit the World Trade Center.
Remembering 9/11: Barbara Olson fought for life until her final minutes, now Ted Olson does too
Barbara Olson, was onboard American Airlines Flight 77 when hijackers took over the plane on Sept. 11, 2001, from Washington Dulles airport to Los Angeles, where she was heading for an appearance on Bill Maher's TV show.
U.S. Democrats propose dramatic expansion of EV tax credits that favors Big Three
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed an expansion of tax credits for electric vehicles that includes significantly higher subsidies for union-made zero emission models assembled in the United States. The proposal, a key part of President Joe Biden's goal to ensure...
'The Longest Shadow': 9/11 leads to the militarization of US police departments
Part 5 of ABC News' series on 9/11 examines how police departments became the front line of defense in the War on Terror, leading some to face charges of over-policing.
Prince Andrew's team dispute claims accuser served legal papers
A US judge will decide whether papers were served before a case brought by Prince Andrew's accuser can begin.
Obama reflects on 20th anniversary of 9/11: American heroes 'run towards danger in order to do what is right'
Former President Barack Obama on Saturday reflected on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, paying tribute to the thousands of Americans who died that day and reenforcing his commitment to honoring their legacy.
America’s unfortunate 9/11 legacy: Low strategic IQ
Our strategic class, regardless of political leanings, has trafficked pipe-dreams of easy war founded upon ludicrous assumptions.
'Saint of 9/11' and 'Hero of Flight 93': They lived very different lives but share a legacy in death
Mark Bingham, a rugby player, reportedly confronted hijackers on United Flight 93, and the Rev. Mychal Judge died tending to victims at the World Trade Center.
Donald Trump Jr.’s Appeal For Questions To Ask His Dad Goes Exactly How You’d Think
Donald Trump's son called for topics to talk about with his father during their 9/11 boxing commentary gig. He received some critical responses.
Nancy Pelosi's daughter calls out Trevor Bauer's agents, calls statement 'disingenuous'
Christine Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi's daughter and director of the San Francisco Giants' foundation, criticizes Trevor Bauer's agents for statement on pitcher.
Man walks more than 500 miles to honor brother, victims of 9/11: "There are so many stories"
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of his brother's death, Frank Siller is going the distance.
Prince Andrew avoiding service of lawsuit, accuser's lawyer says
Prince Andrew and his attorneys have allegedly refused multiple attempts to serve the beleaguered royal with notice of a sexual assault lawsuit filed against him.
How Growing Up in New York After 9/11 Shaped These Muslim Leaders
NEW YORK — A few days after Sept. 11, Shahana Hanif organized a meeting with her sisters and neighborhood friends in the basement of her home to draft a letter to President George W. Bush. Even though she was only 10 years old, she was already concerned about the shifting public opinions toward...
House lawmakers investigating January 6 say they need 'much more information' from social media companies | CNN Politics
The House committee investigating the deadly riot at the US Capitol on January 6 issued a not-so-subtle threat Friday to social media companies, saying the panel still needs "much more information" and would use any available means to compel them to cooperate.
Afghanistan: US media cast doubt on Kabul drone strike
Media question both the intelligence behind the US attack on a car in Kabul and the claims of success.
Panetta: Taliban hasn’t changed, will provide ‘safe haven for terrorists’
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the Taliban that took over Afghanistan last month have not changed since they last ruled the country and warned that the insurgent group would “continue t…
GOP Group Held ‘War Games’ Session For State AGs To Discuss Strategies If Trump Lost
Special meeting was set up by the Rule of Law Defense Fund, an offshoot of the Republican Attorneys General Assn., to prepare for possible Trump defeat.
Video shows last US Afghan attack may have targeted aid worker
An NYT investigation shows the US may have targeted Kabul resident Ezmarai Ahmadi and several children.
Portland protests: Slain Trump supporter Aaron Danielson’s estate files $13M lawsuit against city, mayor, DA
The estate of Aaron "Jay" Danielson, a 39-year-old supporter of former President Donald Trump who was fatally shot by an Antifa backer in Portland, Oregon, last year, filed a $13 million federal lawsuit Friday against the city, its mayor and the county district attorney, according to a report.
On 9/11, Chinatown residents watched the towers fall. Some are still recovering.
In the aftermath, language and cultural barriers hid the community’s emotional trauma.
Some of the most iconic 9/11 news coverage is lost. Blame Adobe Flash
Journalism is often considered the first draft of history, but what happens when that draft is written on a software program that becomes obsolete?
Why is Guantanamo Bay prison still open 20 years after 9/11?
The fate of 39 detainees still being held rests with US President Joe Biden, who has pledged to close the prison.
Ida's toll continues: 2 more bodies recovered in New Jersey, over 100 oil-soaked birds found
The death toll from Hurricane Ida and its aftermath continues to rise with two bodies found in the Passaic River in New Jersey.
By defeating Newsom recall, pro-choice women would send a powerful message
It’s up to California women, workers, minorities, young people and believers in equality and same-sex marriage to fire that political cannon that would be heard across the nation in support of righ…
Guantanamo Bay: In a courtroom, just feet away from 9/11 suspects
Aleem Maqbool was one of only a handful of journalists in court to see the 9/11 hearings unfold.
Peru: Abimael Guzmán, head of Shining Path insurgency, dies
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Abimael Guzmán, the leader of the brutal Shining Path insurgency in Peru who was captured in 1992, died on Saturday in a military hospital after an illness. He was 86. Guzmán died at 6:40 a.m.
'Don’t focus on hate': World marks 20th anniversary of 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, grieving lost lives and shattered American unity in commemorations that unfolded just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanistan war that was launched in response to the terror attacks.
'A heavy price': Two decades of war, wariness and the post-9/11 security state
Now 20 years old, and with a fourth president at the helm, the U.S. war on terrorism has changed dramatically in important ways.
Biden's vaccine rules ignite instant, hot GOP opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's aggressive push to require millions of U.S. workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus is running into a wall of resistance from Republican leaders threatening everything from lawsuits to civil disobedience, plunging the country deeper into culture...
Unions split on vaccine mandates, complicating Biden push
The National Nurses Union applauded President Joe Biden's proposal to require that companies with more than 100 employees vaccinate their work force. The American Federation of Teachers once said vaccine mandates weren't necessary, but now embraces them.
US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. has removed its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, even as the kingdom faced continued air attacks from Yemen's Houthi rebels, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show.
Louisiana police boss says he's open to federal oversight
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The head of the Louisiana State Police said Friday he wants to know why 67% of his agency’s uses of force in recent years have been directed at Black people, and would welcome a U.S.
On eve of 9/11 anniversary, Biden tells Americans 'unity is our greatest strength'
Biden will attend three 9/11 memorials on the 20th anniversary of the attacks on Saturday.
Biden marks 9/11 with visits to all three attack sites
“These memorials are really important," Biden said at a stop in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. "But they’re also incredibly difficult for the people affected by them."
Republicans vow mass disobedience and lawsuits in fight against Biden vaccine mandate
As Biden moves on from relying solely on vaccine persuasion, GOP lawmakers and media personalities jumped to depicting the policies as "tyranny."
6 More People Connected To The Capitol Riot Plead Guilty
They include one man who told a family member he wanted to attend an event where he could shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on live television.
Judge refuses ‘QAnon Shaman’s’ request for temporary prison release
A federal judge this week denied a request from the Capitol riot defendant known as the “QAnon Shaman” to be temporarily released from custody to visit his sick grandfather before he died Thursday.…
US Kabul drone strike appears to have killed an Afghan who worked for a US aid group: report
The U.S. government's account of a drone strike launched against a suspected terrorist in Afghanistan toward the end of the military withdrawal from Kabul is being challenged by a report suggesting the victim was not a threat to the United States.
Sept. 11 united America. Twenty years later, the nation stands divided.
"The United States is a far less confident and optimistic nation now than it was in September 2001," historian Michael J. Allen said.
Republicans attack Biden's COVID vaccine plan and threaten court challenges
Conservative critics face polls showing that vaccine mandates are popular and court rulings that give the government the authority to impose them.
US drone strike targeting suspected ISIS bomber likely killed aid worker and children: Report
The final known U.S. missile strike of the 20-year war in Afghanistan may not have hit a vehicle ready to carry out an ISIS-K attack as evacuations from Kabul neared an end, despite what officials in the Biden administration have said, according to the newly released findings of a media…
The youngest congressman spent 9/11 with the president
Twenty years ago, Adam Putnam became an unlikely behind-the-scenes witness to a commander in chief in the crucible of the nation's greatest calamity since at least Pearl Harbor.
Judge orders Capitol riot defendant remain jailed after lashing out over 'Foxitis' assertion
A judge on Friday ordered a US Capitol riot defendant to remain jailed in part because of a previous incident in which the defendant became so incensed by the suggestion that a person who took part in the January 6 attack had "Foxitis" that he allegedly threatened a probation officer.
Biden seeks to rebound from brutal August
President Biden is seeking to go back on offense and reclaim the narrative surrounding his presidency after a brutal August that saw his approval rating drop amid the chaotic fall of the U.S.-backe…
‘They did not need September 11 to be emboldened’
Groups like Jemaah Islamiyah were already carrying out attacks across Southeast Asia when 9/11 happened.
Fact-checking the false but viral story about F-22 pilots resigning after a vaccination text from the secretary of defense
False claims went viral on Friday about Air Force pilots and the Pentagon's Covid-19 vaccine mandate for members of the military.
U.S. Education Department probes Florida school mask policy
Federal investigation will examine whether students with disabilities are put at "heightened risk" of Covid by state not allowing schools to require masks.
Afghan girls in climbing group wait and hope, desperate to escape Taliban rule
Dozens of Afghan women and girls affiliated with the nonprofit Ascend are among those waiting in Mazar-e-Sharif as the Taliban block chartered planes from taking off.
'9/11 millionaires' and mass corruption: How American money helped break Afghanistan
U.S. government contracts in Afghanistan fueled a system of mass corruption that engulfed the country and, eventually, doomed its fragile democracy.
Pope's Central Europe visit tests his health and diplomacy
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is making his first foreign trip since undergoing intestinal surgery in July, a four-day visit to Central Europe that will not only test his health but also provide one of the most awkward moments of his papacy — a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...
What The Ruling In The Epic Games V. Apple Lawsuit Means For iPhone Users
Fortnite maker Epic Games sued Apple over its App Store policies. Now, the federal court's decision could reshape the multibillion-dollar digital economy.
Unsolved Murdaugh shootings yield misconduct claim, conflicting accounts — and more questions
Events unraveling around two unsolved slayings in South Carolina only scratches the surface of a winding saga embroiling the Murdaughs, a prominent legal family.
Soldiers homecoming, 9/11 remembered, hurricane recovery: This Week in Pictures
View this week's top photos from around the globe in ABC News' This Week in Pictures slideshow
Biden says unity is country's 'greatest strength' in speech marking 20th anniversary of 9/11
President Joe Biden cast unity as the country's "greatest strength" in an address to the nation marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Condoleezza Rice says U.S. is safer today than it was on 9/11
"We are safer than we were on September 11, 2001, but we're not yet safe," Rice said.
DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats sue NYC over pandemic fee caps
Three of the nation’s largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms
Kansas approves using $50M in federal funds to increase nurses’ pay
Kansas hospitals will receive $50 million of federal relief funds that will go to nurses, The Associated Press reported.The plan, which was approved by a state task force Friday, will require Kansa…
Biden responds to Republican pushback over vaccine mandate: ‘This is not a game’
President Biden responded after Republican lawmakers vowed to challenge his aggressive plan to mandate that two-thirds of American workers get vaccinated. The Republican National Committee threatened to sue the administration, and at least 19 Republican governors vowed to defy the rules.
9/11 anniversary: Biden calls for unity as US remembers attacks
The president pays tribute to the 2,977 victims on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the attacks.
Second Amendment groups on Biden mandate: If he can force a needle in your arm, can he take your gun?
Second Amendment supporters are expressing concern over President Biden’s move Thursday forcing large employers to vaccinate their employees, fearing that the logic behind the federal edict could be applied to confiscating guns or drastically limiting gun rights.
Capitol riot suspect wants GPS monitor removed, citing loud beeping in front of clients
Gabriel Garcia's lawyers say the tracking device is also a safety hazard for the business owner.
9/11 anniversary: Queen tells Biden the victims are in her prayers
After sunset, 67 candles were lit to remember British victims as part of remembrance events in the UK.
Five zebras roam Maryland town, turning heads
"Zebras running loose in Prince George's County is something we've never seen, that's for sure," said Rodney Taylor, a county official.
Arizona Dumps Bonds After Ben & Jerry's Stops Selling In Israeli-Occupied Territories
Arizona has sold off $93 million in Unilever bonds in the global consumer products company over subsidiary Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.
Disney releasing remainder of 2021 films in theaters only
Disney on Friday announced that it would be releasing the remainder of its 2021 films exclusively in theaters for an extended period before eventually making them available on Disney+ following the…
Newsom's rebound papers over broader trouble for Democrats
The California governor has improved his position ahead of Tuesday’s recall election even as President Joe Biden has slipped.
Prince Andrew Is Served With Papers In A Civil Suit Over Sexual Assault Allegations
Attorneys for Virginia Giuffre say the documents were handed over to a police officer on duty at the main gates of Andrew's home. The move requires the British royal to respond within 21 days.
Teen convicted in ‘Slender Man’ stabbing to be released Monday
A 19-year-old woman convicted in the 2014 “Slender Man” stabbing is scheduled to be released Monday from a Wisconsin mental health institution, where she has been held for nearly four years. A…
Israeli police say two more Palestinian prison escapees caught
Police say the first two escapees were captured near Nazareth while two others were taken in Umm al-Ghanam.
Even on their death beds, some COVID-19 patients in Idaho still reject vaccination
In Idaho, a record 600 patients are now hospitalized with COVID-19.
'Mask it or casket:' Georgia college faculty, frustrated by lack of COVID-19 mandates, take a stand
At least 16 colleges spanning 19 campuses in Georgia are planning week-long protests beginning Monday over the lack of mask and vaccine mandates.
A tale of two clinics: lines in Kenya, few takers in Atlanta
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Several hundred people line up every morning, starting before dawn, on a grassy area outside Nairobi’s largest hospital hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Sometimes the line moves smoothly, while on other days, the staff tells them there’s nothing available, and they...
Critics Remind Dan Crenshaw That Mandatory Vaccines Have Existed In U.S. For Decades
The GOP congressman told Democrats to "leave people the hell alone" on vaccinations, even though Americans have had to get them for decades.
Gorillas at Zoo Atlanta test positive for Covid
Teams are collecting samples for testing from the zoo’s entire gorilla population, which numbers 20 members living in four troops.
Biden’s hard line on vaccine mandates draws praise and pushback
Some experts say Biden’s move comes at critical moment in pandemic but lawsuits from Republican leaders are also expected Joe Biden at Brookland middle school in Washington on Friday. Biden’s move comes against a backdrop of vaccination rates that have stalled. Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP...
Vaccine mandates for companies will be messy but effective, experts predict
"I think he's on rock-solid legal ground,” one legal expert said.
Is Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate a law? What happens to those who don't get the shot?
Biden's pathway to enforce the COVID-19 mandate is through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Biden touts safe school reopening in D.C.
Introducing President Biden on Friday morning, Brookland Middle School eighth grader Elijah Poole admitted that he had struggled with remote learning throughout the 2020-21 school year.
A start on expanding rapid coronavirus tests may come too late
As part of his new COVID-19 plan, President Biden is backing a push to expand testing — including at-home rapid tests.The big picture: DIY tests offer the potential to regularly surveil people for COVID-19 and get them out of circulation before they can infect others. But the strategy will only...
Americans turn pessimistic amid concerns over economy and coronavirus
The tentatively positive public outlook that marked the first months of the Biden administration has faded, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. The survey, released Friday, finds a rising share of Americans who say things in the US are going badly and that the economy is in poor...
Texas attorney general sues six school districts over mask mandates
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) announced Friday that he was taking legal action against six school districts who have imposed mask mandates in violation of Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) ban on the …
'World is on fire': Kentucky health care workers exhausted amidst latest COVID-19 surge
A record number of patients are hospitalized across the state of Kentucky.
With more doses, Uganda takes vaccination drive to markets
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — At a taxi stand by a bustling market in Kampala, Uganda's capital, traders simply cross a road or two, get a shot in the arm and rush back to their work. Until this week, vaccination centers were based mostly in hospitals in this East African country that faced a brutal...
Joe Biden may have staked his presidency on the vaccine mandate | CNN Politics
Whether you love Joe Biden, hate him or aren't totally sure how you feel about him, we can all agree on this: His first term -- and maybe his entire presidency -- will hinge on how he is perceived to have dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Education Dept. probing whether Florida school mask mandate ban discriminates against kids with disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education has announced it will open an investigation into Florida's ban on mask mandates for schools.
Coronavirus FAQs: A Vaccinated Person's Guide To COVID Exposure And Elevator Etiquette
Should you quarantine? Get tested? Mask up? Insist on masks for others? There are many tricky situations to navigate in our delta variant, semi-vaccinated world. Here's advice from experts.