UN watchdog says no radiation released in attack on Ukraine nuclear plant

UN watchdog says no radiation released in attack on Ukraine nuclear plant

This post was originally published on this siteA United Nations watchdog said Friday that no radiation was released in the attack on a Ukrainian nuclear plant in Enerhoder, a city on the Dinipro RiverRafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said the fire that broke out at…

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Russia is the rare issue on which Democrats and Republicans agree

Russia is the rare issue on which Democrats and Republicans agree

This post was originally published on this siteAlmost everything these days has become the victim of partisan polarization. If Democrats like something, then Republicans don’t. If Republicans like something, then Democrats don’t.

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Russia’s Economic Stagnation in Five Charts

Russia’s Economic Stagnation in Five Charts

This post was originally published on this siteFormer vassal countries of the Soviet Union that joined the EU have left their neighbor in the economic dust.

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How Hacktivists Are Fighting Russia With Their Keyboards

How Hacktivists Are Fighting Russia With Their Keyboards

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ukrainian government has been actively seeking out help from groups of hackers. But what’s the risk of Russian retaliation?

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Russia accused of ‘nuclear terror’ after fire at Zaporizhzhia power plant

Russia accused of ‘nuclear terror’ after fire at Zaporizhzhia power plant

This post was originally published on this site Russian forces reportedly seized control of a Ukrainian nuclear power plant on Friday shortly after a fire broke out at the facility, intensifying global fears of a massive and unprecedented radioactive disaster. “Fallout doesn’t respect borders. This would be an international war...

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Florida legislature passes bill banning abortions after 15 weeks

Florida legislature passes bill banning abortions after 15 weeks

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida’s state Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, allowing only for exceptions involving “serious risk” to the pregnant person and fatal fetal abnormality but with no exceptions for rape or incest.

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Democrats frustrated with latest Manchin pitch on Build Back Better

Democrats frustrated with latest Manchin pitch on Build Back Better

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats are feeling exasperated with Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) latest proposal on a scaled-down version of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda that would leave out big social-spending initiatives like expanded childcare, universal…

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Biden will announce strengthened Buy American rule to help boost domestic manufacturing

Biden will announce strengthened Buy American rule to help boost domestic manufacturing

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will announce on Friday that the administration has finalized a new Buy American rule aimed at helping to boost US domestic manufacturing, an increasingly important effort as the country strives to compete with China and create more resilient domestic supply...

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Jobs Report Expected to Show Steady Hiring

Jobs Report Expected to Show Steady Hiring

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. job market appears to have grown steadily in February, according to economists, as Covid-19 infections fell sharply and the country pivoted toward a post-pandemic world.

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