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Aug 01 2022
A wildfire in far northern California, near the border with Oregon, grew from ignition on Friday afternoon to become the state's biggest fire so far this year, at nearly 52,500 acres by Sunday evening.
The latest: At least two people were found dead in a car in a residential driveway on Sunday morning in the town of Klamath River, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office wrote on FacebookAxios
Aug 18 2022
More than $7 billion worth of US-provided military equipment was in the hands of the Western-backed Afghan government when it collapsed last year — and much of it fell into the hands of the Taliban after the Biden bugout, the Defense Department’s inspector general said in a report released Tuesday.
The bulk of the outlay, the watchdog said, was for tactical ground vehicles like HumveesNew York Post (News)
Jun 27 2022
Russian invasion forces are pressing to expand recent gains in eastern Ukraine, seeking to surround the last major city in the eastern Luhansk region still under Kyiv’s control as Group of Seven leaders meet in Germany.
Aided by artillery and airstrikes, Russian troops are advancing from the south to blockade the city of Lysychansk, which abuts the recently seized Severodonetsk,Wall Street Journal (News)
Feb 09 2022
A U.S. official has confirmed with NPR that the White House has approved a plan to help Americans who are leaving in case Ukraine should Russia invade.
No preparations have happened as of yet, but some 1,700 US troops from the 82nd Airborne Corps are being deployed to Poland, and the expectation would be that those troops would assist U.S. citizens who have left Ukraine.NPR (Online News)
Aug 15 2022
One year after the United States’ chaotic exit from Afghanistan last August, Republican lawmakers are putting renewed pressure on the Biden administration to answer questions about the withdrawal.
In a new report from the House Foreign Affairs Committee minority, Republicans allege that President Joe Biden misled the American public about the consequences of a withdrawal, did notRoll Call
Aug 20 2021
U.S. citizens evacuated from Afghanistan by the United States will not be charged for repatriation flights, the State Department clarified, amid reports that some were asked to pay $2,000 or more.
“In these unique circumstances, we have no intention of seeking any reimbursement from those fleeing Afghanistan,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told several media outlets on ThursdayThe Epoch Times
Aug 19 2022
Dr. Ilona Butova almost looks out of place in her neatly pressed lavender scrubs as she walks through a door frame that hangs from a crumbled wall into what used to be an administrative office of her hospital in Zolochiv.
Not one building in the facility in the northeastern Ukrainian town near the Russian border has escaped getting hit by artillery shells.
Since Russia’s invasionAssociated Press
Aug 16 2022
President Joe Biden was in office for three months when he addressed the nation from the White House Treaty Room last April, repeating a promise to bring troops home from Afghanistan.
“It’s time to end the forever war,” Biden said from the room where then-President George W. Bush had launched the invasion nearly 20 years earlier. Though two successive administrations had failed to endWashington Examiner
Sep 02 2021
WASHINGTON — A senior State Department official said Wednesday that it appeared a “majority” of Afghans who had worked for the U.S. military and applied for Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) had not been successfully evacuated and remained in Afghanistan.
“I don't have an estimate for you on the numbers of SIVs and family members who are still there,'' said the senior official, who was inNBC News (Online)
Jun 14 2022
Startling video shows the moment a large waterfront house in Gardiner, Montana, collapsed into the Yellowstone River as the region was battered by historic floods.
The home fell Monday when its stilts, partially standing in the fast-moving water, appeared to break. The home was seen perilously leaning into the water before falling into the current.
“That is insane. Holy s---,” aNBC News (Online)