Foreign & Public Diplomacy

Some Russians won't halt war protests, despite arrest fears

Some Russians won't halt war protests, despite arrest fears

38 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine, Anastasia has started her day by composing an anti-war message and posting it on the wall at the entrance of her apartment block in the...
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Belarus responds to Western sanctions

Belarus responds to Western sanctions

1 hour ago   |   RT

The government has announced countermeasures to protect the economy The Cabinet of Ministers of Belarus on Tuesday banned investors from ‘unfriendly states' from selling their...
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July arts scene sizzles in Boston

July arts scene sizzles in Boston

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Hot town! It's summer in the city so go see a ton of free stuff in our July arts preview. And also pay for a few things, 'cuz we all gotta support the arts. Berklee Summer in...
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Ehrhard: Universal mail-in voting in Massachusetts unconstitutional

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Massachusetts state constitution written by John Adams prohibited voting in elections by any other means than in person. As Adams famously said, “elections to office, which...
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G-20 meeting may lead to wider divisions over war in Ukraine

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Foreign ministers from the world's largest nations are looking to address the war in Ukraine and its impact on global energy and food security when they meet in...
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Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - For some of the Washington, D.C., residents who reported for jury duty last month, a pro-Trump mob's assault on the U.S. Capitol felt like a personal attack. Ahead...
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FDA temporarily suspends order banning Juul cigarettes

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration issued an administrative stay Tuesday on the order it issued last month for vaping company Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes...
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Capitol Police say a Jan. 6 defendant's demands could expose secret security features

Capitol Police say a Jan. 6 defendant's demands could expose secret security features

6 hours ago   |   Politico

A top Capitol Police officer warned a federal court Tuesday that requests by a Jan. 6 defendant to take measurements in non-public areas of the Capitol could compromise the...
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Eric Adams got mayoral control extended -but the fight for public schools is hardly over

Eric Adams got mayoral control extended -but the fight for public schools is hardly over

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The mayor and gov had pushed for a four-year extension, but lawmakers resisted, demanding a raft of poison pills before they'd agree to preserve it and delaying final action...
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Boston ‘must be the leading light' in combatting hate, Mayor Wu says

Boston ‘must be the leading light' in combatting hate, Mayor Wu says

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Mayor Michelle Wu said that Boston “must be the leading light” in coordinating efforts to stop hate in its tracks after a known white supremacist group demonstrated in the...
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Carlos Santana fainted from dehydration during a performance in Michigan

Carlos Santana fainted from dehydration during a performance in Michigan

The legendary guitarist was performing at the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan, 40 miles northwest of Detroit. Read more ...

New evacuations for communities near California forest fire

New evacuations for communities near California forest fire

A wildfire that triggered expanded evacuation orders may have been sparked by fireworks or a barbecue on the Fourth of July in a region that's a top tourism destination. Read more ...

Some Russians won't halt war protests, despite arrest fears

Some Russians won't halt war protests, despite arrest fears

Ever since Russia invaded Ukraine, Anastasia has started her day by composing an anti-war message and posting it on the wall at the entrance of her apartment block in the... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergecies

EXPLAINER: Factors behind Sydney's recent flood emergecies

CANBERRA, Australia - Parts of Australia's largest city have been inundated by four major floods since March last year, leaving weary victims questioning how many times they... Read more ...

HallyuPopFest In London Prepares For K-Pop Festival & Korean Business...

London will soon not only welcome some of the biggest K-pop stars like EXO's Kai and Chen, EVERGLOW and SF9, but also open itself up for major business from Korea thanks to... Read more ...

‘Stranger Things 4 Volume 2' Review: A Two-Part Season Finale With Some...

The final two episodes of Stranger Things 4 arrived this weekend after a month-long wait from the first seven episodes. Read more ...

Twitter to India court: Overturn gov't orders to remove content

The US company's attempt to get a judicial review of some Indian gov't orders is part of a growing confrontation. Read more ...

OPEC secretary general dies at 63 - official

OPEC secretary general dies at 63 - official

His death was announced by the head of the Nigerian state oil company Mohammed Barkindo, the secretary general of OPEC, the powerful cartel of oil-producing countries, has... Read more ...

Shanghai, Beijing order new round of mass COVID-19 testing

Shanghai, Beijing order new round of mass COVID-19 testing

BEIJING - Residents of parts of Shanghai and Beijing have been ordered to undergo further rounds of COVID-19 testing following the discovery of new cases in the two cities... Read more ...

Volvo's new EV helping lead the company to an all-electric future

Volvo expects to be a fully-electric car company by 2030. Read more ...