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Vanessa Romo

President Biden has said he wants “unprecedented” aid for Israel and enough funding for Ukraine to continue its fight against Russia. But he faces hurdles in the Republican-controlled House.
Fire personnel responding to reports of smoke at the 36th Street station in the Sunset Park neighborhood found multiple people shot and undetonated devices, a fire department spokesperson said.
The USDA’s latest report found that nearly all major food groups are going up in price.
Fifteen states have enacted or are currently considering laws that would restrict medical treatments to more than 58,000 transgender youth.
Some retailers are starting to get the first wave of the 400 million free masks being distributed by the federal government. Every person is allowed to receive up to three masks.
The former Minnesota police officer appeared to accidentally draw her firearm instead of her Taser when she fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man during a traffic stop in April.
Severe thunderstorms and winds up to 70 mph have caused massive power outages across Kansas and shut down the Kansas City International Airport.
The final evacuation flight brought to a close the longest war in U.S. history. The withdrawal leaves the future of Afghanistan in disarray and uncertainty under renewed Taliban rule.
The sudden influx means resettlement agencies are rushing to secure a range of services for evacuees as they begin a new chapter of their lives.
Love it or hate it, the PSL gods have spoken. The flavored coffee beverage — and all of the iterations it has spawned — is upon us.
The ease with which the attacker gained such close access to the Library of Congress on Thursday raises new questions about security, just seven months after the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Health care workers on the front lines of the pandemic say there is another concerning prospect looming: a surge in children diagnosed with a combination of COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus.
Texas and several other states argued then-President Barack Obama had overstepped his authority by creating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012. Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen agreed.
“For working families with children, this tax cut sends a clear message: Help is here,” said President Biden, touting the tax credit that gives American families up to an extra $1,600 per child.
Workers simply don’t earn enough money to keep up with skyrocketing rental rates across the country, the National Low Income Housing Coalition found in its latest Out of Reach report.
“We can all finally celebrate. The whole country together,” says Opal Lee, 94, who has been working for years to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Doughnut came first but donut wasn’t far behind. Now, whether it’s glazed or jelly-filled experts say either spelling is equally acceptable.
COVID cases are down, half of the country is at least partially vaccinated and the wanderlust has struck. But the rebound could also mean new challenges for your getaway. Here’s how to avoid them.