National Headlines

The Biden administration said it would relax restrictions on Chevron’s dealings with President Nicolás Maduro and remove sanctions from his relative. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – World
The fabulously wealthy family at the center of Downtown Abbey is back in a new installment of the long-running story. Downton Abbey: A New Era, out May 18, is set in 1928 and finds the Crawley family enjoying the last years of the Roaring Twenties in various gigantic homes before [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Time
Eastern Europe wants big new deployments of NATO troops to defend against Russia, but some other alliance members are skeptical of then need for shifting major forces east, particulalry after seeing Russian forces struggle in Ukraine. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Russia's president spoke from Moscow's Red Square. Fighting continues in Mariupol, Odessa and Kherson. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Plus lockdowns continue in Shanghai, and India’s community health workers press for a raise. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – World
Election officials are not allowed to begin opening and processing mail-in and absentee ballots before 7 a.m. on Election Day, which could lead to delays. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – US
As families around the United States grapple with the infant formula shortage, some social media commentators have been asking: why don’t people just breastfeed? Isn’t that what everyone did before infant formula? As a historian who studies the feeding of infants and children, I can tell you that breastfeeding has never [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Time
His campaign said he was set to undergo “a standard procedure to implant a pacemaker with a defibrillator.” [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – US
Voters drove out vital parliamentary allies of the militant faction, though not Hezbollah candidates themselves. A dozen new independents won seats. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – World
Iran says it has inaugurated a production line for manufacturing a new military drone in Tajikistan, a first for both nations [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
The move, which will allow Chevron to begin negotiating with the government of Nicolás Maduro, is aimed at promoting talks between the Venezuelan government and the U.S.-backed opposition. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Before Dubai transformed into a glittery global hub with an international culinary scene, there were limited—albeit much loved—dining options that represented the city’s mix of influences. Sisters Arva and Farida Ahmed have fond memories of going for Friday-night dinner with their parents to one of the city’s Lebanese -shawarma joints, [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Time World News
Turkey’s president is visiting the United Arab Emirates to pay respects to the federation’s late ruler, deepening a rapprochement between the countries after a bitter rivalry in the wake of the 2011 Arab uprisings [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Prince Charles and Camilla have arrived in St. John’s, Newfoundland, to begin a three-day Canadian tour to mark the 70th anniversary of his mother’s ascent to the throne [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior released a more than 100-page report on the federal Indigenous boarding schools designed to assimilate Native Americans in the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. Between 1819 and 1969, the U.S. ran or supported 408 boarding schools, the department found. Students [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Time
The impasse is mainly driven by Russia’s insistence on controlling large swaths of Ukrainian territory. But Ukraine is also emboldened by successes on the battlefield and angry over Russian atrocities. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – World
Moscow had issued an ultimatum to Ukrainians remaining in the besieged port city: Surrender by midday and your life will be spared. Here’s what to know about Mariupol and the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding there. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Phil Scott consistently ranks among the most popular governors in the country. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – US
The head of the World Health Organization says China’s extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant, but that it’s up to every country to decide what policy to pursue [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Washington Post World
Josh Shapiro said he had mild symptoms and would stay home during the state’s primary election on Tuesday. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: New York Times – US

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