Biden Issues New Warning to Russia Over Invading Ukraine Hamodia

U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that any Russian troop movements across Ukraine's border would constitute an invasion and that Moscow would "pay a heavy price" for such an action. It…

National

NYT: CIA Finds Most Havana Syndrome Cases Unlikely Caused by Foreign Power Hamodia

Most cases of so-called Havana Syndrome can be explained by environmental causes, undiagnosed medical conditions or stress, rather than actions by a foreign power, The New York Times reported on…

Supreme Court Leans Toward Senator Cruz Over Campaign Finance ChallengeHamodia

Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared sympathetic toward Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s challenge to a provision of a major campaign finance law that caps the amount of money…

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World

British-Belgian Teen Becomes Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the WorldHamodia

A British-Belgian teenager became the youngest woman to fly solo around the globe on Thursday and the first person to do so in a microlight plane after a five-month, five-continent…

French Source: Iran Nuclear Talks Need Change of ApproachHamodia

Talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and world powers need to speed up because the current trajectory will not enable a deal, a French diplomatic source…

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Regional

NYC’s Mayor Invests First Paycheck in CryptocurrencyHamodia

New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, plans to convert his first paycheck this week into two cryptocurrencies, which he has been hyping as a potential economic engine for the…

NJ Requires Shot for Health Care Workers, Ending Test OptionHamodia

New Jersey will require health care workers and employees in nursing homes and prisons to get fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, dropping an option to either get the shot…

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Politics

Poll: Biden Approval Hits New Low at One-Year MarkHamodia

President Joe Biden ends his first year in the White House with a clear majority of Americans for the first time disapproving of his handling of the presidency in the…

Democrats’ Voting Rights Bill Appears Doomed as Manchin Rejects Rules ChangeHamodia

An effort by U.S. Senate Democrats to pass a voting-rights bill that faces rock-solid Republican opposition looked set to fail on Wednesday after Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he would…

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Business

Amazon’s U.K. Site Backs Away From Plan to Stop Taking VisaHamodia

Amazon’s British website has backed away from plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the United Kingdom, saying Monday that the move has been put on hold while…

Fed Survey Finds Economy Growing Modestly Despite COVIDHamodia

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the economy was growing at a modest pace at the end of 2021 but was still being held back by ongoing supply-chain disruptions and…

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Health, Science & Technology

Rare, Pristine Coral Reef Found Off Tahiti CoastHamodia

Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of…

Study Shows Natural Immunity More Protective Than Vaccination During Delta SurgeHamodia

People who had previously been infected with COVID-19 were better protected against the Delta variant than those who were vaccinated, suggesting that natural immunity was a more potent shield than…

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