France, UK to propose safe zone at Kabul airport at UN meeting – POLITICO

France and the UK will present an emergency UN Security Council resolution calling for a safe zone at Kabul airport to allow people to continue to leave Afghanistan, according to…

Ida path, landing in Louisiana and media coverage

Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana with devastating force as a Category 4 hurricane on Sunday, leaving at least one person dead and over a million customers without power as it flooded…

Ida Pounds Louisiana, knock down power lines, plunge New Orleans into darkness

Hurricane Ida struck Louisiana after sweeping the Gulf of Mexico shoreline, inundating large areas in heavy waves and torrential rains as high winds knocked down trees and power lines, plunging…

Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana hospitals full of COVID-19 patients – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

NEW ORLEANS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Hospitals in southern Louisiana are overflowing with patients from the latest wave of coronavirus. Today, many of them are facing the Category 4 hurricane that hit…

Representative Dean Phillips: “We will thoroughly assess what went wrong” in Afghanistan – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – While the focus on Afghanistan continues to be the threat of yet another attack and chaos outside the airport, the evacuation has continued. So far, more than…

‘There could be disruption in service’, districts scramble to find school bus drivers – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The labor shortage has hit just about every industry, and as kids get ready to start classes, parents need to know that school districts are understaffed as…

Jen Psaki Says US Efforts “Uninterrupted” After Kabul Airport Rocket Attack

White House press secretary Jen psaki said evacuation efforts at Hamid Karzai International Airport in the Afghan capital of Kabul are continuing despite a rocket attack. Several rockets were fired…

Hurricane Ida Live Updates: “Technical Difficulties” with 911 in New Orleans

Ida weakened to a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, as it continues to rock Louisiana. At 1 a.m., Ida was moving north at…

House passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act as it re-tries to repair damage caused by Supreme Court ruling

On Tuesday, August 24, the House of Representatives passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, a law that would strengthen a key provision of the Voting Rights Act that…

Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana and all of New Orleans without electricity

Hurricane Ida struck Sunday as one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the United States, blowing rooftops and reversing the course of the Mississippi River as it rushed…