50 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

50 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Fifty people died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat, one of the worst tragedies to claim the lives of smugglers across the border from Mexico. More than a dozen people — their bodies hot to the touch — were taken to hospitals, including … Read more

NATO outlines climate strategy amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

NATO outlines climate strategy amid Russia’s war in Ukraine

A naval exercise led by US Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and executed by the NATO Naval Striking and Support Forces, in the Baltic Sea on June 6, 2022. Russia’s onslaught in Ukraine is almost certain to eclipse other security concerns at NATO’s Madrid summit this week. Jonathan Nackstrand | Afp | Getty Images The super-polluting military … Read more

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Biden set to arrive at NATO summit that could help determine the next phase of war in Ukraine

Madrid CNN — President Joe Biden arrives in Spain on Tuesday for a NATO summit expected to significantly bolster the alliance’s defense posture along its eastern edge, including ramping up troop levels and positioning heavy equipment, as Western leaders considerate the next phase of the war in Ukraine. The announcements expected over the course of … Read more

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Baltic nations push for change at NATO summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausea has said he plans to bring up a stand-off with Russia at this week’s NATO summit. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Everything changed when Russia invade Ukraine and NATO’s defense strategy must now account for the new security environment on Europe’s eastern flank. That’s the coordinated message from … Read more

As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

As Senate-confirmed justices end Roe, how will voters react?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of Roe v. Wade started in the Senate. It was the Senate Republican partnership with President Donald Trump to confirm conservative judges, and transform the federal government, that paved the way for the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell set … Read more

As summit host, Spain urges NATO to watch its southern flank

As summit host, Spain urges NATO to watch its southern flank

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — While Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is certain to dominate an upcoming NATO summit in Madrid, Spain and other member nations are quietly pushing the Western alliance to consider how mercenaries aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin are Moscow’s influence to Africa . As the host of the summit taking place from … Read more

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

MUNICH (AP) — President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the 4-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening. Biden first joins a meeting of … Read more

Biden arrives in Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Biden arrives in Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

The President touched down in Germany late Saturday local time. Yet big questions loom over the talks in Germany and Spain, most importantly whether the conflict can be sustained — particularly as leaders face the threat of a global recession and growing anger at home over rising prices for gas, food and other goods. Here … Read more

Biden heads to Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Biden arrives in Europe to keep allies united against Russia as a grinding war in Ukraine takes its toll

Yet big questions loom over the talks in Germany and Spain, most importantly whether the conflict can be sustained — particularly as leaders face the threat of a global recession and growing anger at home over rising prices for gas, food and other goods. Keeping up the pressure After several rounds of western sanctions, Moscow … Read more

Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating quake

Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating quake

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Villagers rushed to bury the dead Thursday and dug by hand through the rubble of their homes in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake in eastern Afghanistan that state media reported killed 1,000 people. Residents appeared to be significantly on their own to deal with the aftermath as their new … Read more