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Iryna Andrusha (left) and Kateryna Andrusha, sister and mother, respectively, of Ukrainian school teacher Viktoria Andrusha, who was taken by Russian forces from the village of Novyi Bykiv in late March.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 10:13

Ukrainians who were held in Russia detail their detention, hoping to help find a teacher still missing. She is one of more than 200 civilians that U.N. human rights workers say Russia has disappeared.

Palestinian artists paint a mural in honor of slain veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Gaza City, after she was killed on May 11. A new U.N. report says Israeli forces fired the shots that killed Abu Akleh and injured a colleague.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 07:07

"We have found no information suggesting that there was activity by armed Palestinians in the immediate vicinity," U.N. Human Rights Office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said.

Volunteers take part in a 2004 voter outreach event in Dearborn, Mich., organized by the Arab American Institute. While there is no federal requirement for Arabic-language ballots, the city of Dearborn recently started requiring election materials to be translated into Arabic.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 04:00

The Voting Rights Act requires some states and local areas to offer election materials in more than just English. But the support for voters is limited to Spanish, Asian and Native American languages.

Brandon Schwedes of Port Orange, Fla., with his 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son. Schwedes had to move this year when the landlord dramatically raised the rent, then was outbid before finding another place he could afford.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 04:00

Rising mortgage rates and a wave of millennials put more pressure on the rental market. Rents have soared by double digits, but landlords say they're also struggling with higher costs.

Gen Nashimoto, of Luminalt, installs solar panels in Hayward, Calif., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 03:17

Climate change has impacted the world's water, air and land masses. But today's news media isn't designed to reinforce public belief, say researchers.

Runners compete in the women's NCAA Division I Cross-Country Championships, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Terre Haute, Ind.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 02:33

A newly released report shows men's college athletic programs received more than double that of women's programs in allocated resources in 2020.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signs the visitors book while visiting the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, Thursday June 23, 2022.
Fri, 06/24/2022 - 01:22

Defeat in the two district contests increases jitters among Conservatives who worry the erratic and divisive prime minister is no longer an electoral asset.

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 00:11

The film on the former Arizona congresswoman and her recovery from the 2011 shooting explains how she navigated gun control campaigns and later a Senate campaign.

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, the lead Republican negotiator, talks to reporters after giving a speech in support of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act at the Capitol on Wednesday.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 22:05

The first major gun legislation in nearly three decades would incentivize states to pass red flag laws and expand background checks for 18- to 21-year-olds, among other measures.

From left, Steven Engel, former assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel, Jeffrey Rosen, former acting attorney general, and Richard Donoghue, former acting deputy attorney General, testify before the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:35

Former Justice Department officials described the relentless pressure Trump put on them to find evidence of voter fraud when it didn't exist and a tense showdown in the Oval Office.

An illlustration of a meeting at the Oval Office of the White House appears onscreen during a hearing by the House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack in Washington on Thursday.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:06

Witnesses in today's hearing revealed details of a dramatic Oval Office meeting on Jan. 3, 2021.

Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (C) presides over the fifth hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the Capitol on Thursday.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 18:31

Read the full transcript from the June 23 hearing from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

A video displays a discussion about presidential pardons on Thursday during the fifth hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:09

Various Republican House members requested pardons from President Donald Trump in the final days of his administration, according to testimony presented before the Jan. 6 committee.

Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices behind illuminated Echo Button devices during an event by the company in Seattle in September 2017.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:09

Amazon's voice-cloning technology still under development raises concerns among those who study ethics in artificial intelligence.

Richard Donoghue, former acting deputy attorney general, testifies Thursday before the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack.
Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:09

About a week before the Jan. 6 attack, there was an "escalation" of then-President Donald Trump's demands about election fraud allegations, a former acting deputy attorney general testified.

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