US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

US unveils new Russia sanctions, implements ban on new imports of Russian gold

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States government took a slew of actions against Russia on Tuesday, sanctioning those whom it says support Russia’s defense industrial base, designating Russian military units for human rights abuses in Ukraine and implementing a ban on new imports of Russian gold.

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CVS, Rite Aid ration emergency contraceptives after demand spikes

CVS, Rite Aid ration emergency contraceptives after demand spikes

This post was originally published on this siteThe retailers place purchase caps on Plan B and other pills just days after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Zelensky labels Russian strike on shopping mall ‘terrorist attack’

Zelensky labels Russian strike on shopping mall ‘terrorist attack’

This post was originally published on this siteUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday called a Russian missile strike on a shopping mall in Kremenchuk earlier in the day before “one of the most defiant terrorist attacks in European history.” During a virtual address late in the evening, Zelensky said that...

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Jan. 6 Panel to Hear From Meadows Aide on ‘Recently Obtained Evidence’

Jan. 6 Panel to Hear From Meadows Aide on ‘Recently Obtained Evidence’

This post was originally published on this siteCassidy Hutchinson, who has provided the committee with important testimony behind closed doors, is expected to testify publicly to the committee.

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US abortion ruling roils midterm election campaign

US abortion ruling roils midterm election campaign

This post was originally published on this site The US Supreme Court’s ruling ending the nationwide right to abortion was one of the most seismic domestic political shifts in a generation — upending the crucial midterm elections that will decide who controls Congress next year. Republicans are celebrating the culmination...

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US, other G7 countries to acknowledge challenges posed by China

US, other G7 countries to acknowledge challenges posed by China

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden and U.S. allies will release a collective statement on Tuesday acknowledging challenges posed by China on workers, companies and national security, the White House announced at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit. The statement from countries representing more than 50 percent...

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7 things to watch for in primaries in Colorado, Illinois and other states

7 things to watch for in primaries in Colorado, Illinois and other states

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s last round of primaries before the midterm election season takes a brief summer hiatus could be the last stand for a handful of high-profile incumbents facing challenges for their seats or clashing with each other to keep their places on Capitol Hill.

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US, allies to give $4.5B to address global food security

US, allies to give $4.5B to address global food security

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden and international allies will contribute $4.5 billion to address global food security, the White House announced at the Group of Seven (G7) summit on Tuesday, with more than half of that commitment coming from the United States Biden will announce $2.76...

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Fossil fuel industry cut jobs in 2021 despite growth in production, Energy Department reports

Fossil fuel industry cut jobs in 2021 despite growth in production, Energy Department reports

This post was originally published on this siteJobs in the renewable energy sector grew in 2021 as fossil fuel employment declined — even as fossil fuel production increased — according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Energy.

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