National

Afghanistan Withdrawal Draws Concerns Over Abducted AmericanHamodia

As the U.S. moves to withdraw its military from Afghanistan over the next five months, concerns are growing about one American who risks being left behind. Mark Frerichs, a contractor…

DeSantis Signs Florida’s Anti-Riot BillHamodia

Florida’s top Republicans cited events in cities around the country — but not the Jan. 6 riots in Washington — as Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday to create…

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World

More Than 20 Russian Warships in Black Sea Military ExercisesHamodia

More than 20 Russian warships took part in military exercises in the Black Sea, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a statement from Russia’s Black Sea fleet. Russia…

EU Regulator Prepares to Issue Advice on Use of J&J VaccineHamodia

Experts at the European Medicines Agency are preparing to present Tuesday the conclusions of their investigation into possible links between the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine and very rare cases…

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Regional

New York AG Authorized to Probe Cuomo’s Use of Aides on BookHamodia

New York’s comptroller has asked the state attorney general’s office to launch a potential criminal investigation into whether the governor used state resources to write and promote his book on…

NYPD Announces New Hate Crimes Review PanelHamodia Staff

A diverse panel of five civilian community leaders has been established to ensure vigorous enforcement of hate crimes and ultimate justice for New Yorkers who are its victims, Police Commissioner…

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Politics

Republicans Want to Reprimand Rep. Maxine Waters for Police Protest RemarksHamodia

House Republicans are rallying around efforts to try to reprimand Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of California for comments she made over the weekend encouraging protesters awaiting a verdict in the…

U.S. Officials Pledge Biden Will Raise Cap on RefugeesHamodia

U.S. officials said Sunday that President Joe Biden is committed to raising the cap on refugee admissions this year, currently set at 15,000, but indicated it was unlikely he will…

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Business

Union Files Objections to Amazon Election Results, Alleging Layoffs Were ThreatenedHamodia

A labor group that did not secure enough votes from Amazon.com Inc warehouse workers in Alabama to form a union has formally objected to the election results and alleged the…

‘Britcoin’ Digital Currency Being Considered by U.K.Hamodia

British authorities are exploring the possibility of creating a new digital currency that Treasury Chief Rishi Sunak touted as “Britcoin.” The Bank of England and the Treasury said Monday that…

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Health, Science & Technology

2 U.S. Agencies Send Teams to Probe Tesla Crash With no DriverHamodia

Two federal agencies are sending teams to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla near Houston in which local authorities say no one was behind the wheel. The National Highway…

Moderna CEO: Booster Shot Could be Ready by FallSara Marcus

Moderna may have a vaccine booster shot to go with its two-shot coronavirus vaccine as soon as this fall, Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said in an interview. “I want to…

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