DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and his pregnant wife waited for a Greyhound bus to take them to a cousin in San Antonio.
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion.
President Joe Biden did not change that policy when he announced stringent new regulations.
A 24-hour-a-day processing center for welcoming Afghan refugees to Northern Virginia is "drawing down" its operation, with flights into Washington Dulles International Airport paused into next week because of at least 10 measles cases among children evacuated to military bases in Virginia and other parts of the country.
PARIS (AP) — France killed the leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara because the group attacked French aid workers, African civilians and U.S. troops, French officials said Thursday, calling him “enemy No. 1” in protracted anti-terrorism efforts in the Sahel.
General Assembly should increase targeted grant funding, advocates contend
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Pope Francis honored Slovakian Holocaust victims and atoned for Christian complicity in wartime crimes as he sought to promote reconciliation Monday in a country where a Catholic priest was president of a Nazi puppet state that deported tens of thousands of its Jews.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began pushing plans for providing paid family and medical leave, easing climate change and bolstering education through House committees Thursday as they battled Republicans and among themselves over President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion vision for reshaping federal priorities.
President Joe Biden has unveiled a new “action plan” to confront the COVID-19 surge. It includes vaccine mandates for millions of Americans and lays the groundwork for a booster shot campaign.
The statue of Robert E. Lee in the former capitol of the Confederacy was removed Wednesday morning. Because of its size, the statue was to be cut up for storage.
The huge statue of Robert E. Lee has been removed from Richmond, two months after the statue of Lee in Charlottesville was removed. A former city councilor said the push for removal of these statues originated in Charlottesville.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Americans trying to evacuate hundreds of Afghans and American citizens — including one Afghan who worked as a U.S. military translator and says he is anticipating his beheading by the Taliban — pleaded for action from the Biden administration to get the would-be evacuees aboard charter flights that are standing by to fly them from Afghanistan.
The Taliban on Tuesday announced a caretaker Cabinet that paid homage to the old guard of the group. There was no evidence of non-Taliban in the lineup, a big demand of the international community.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban said Monday they seized the last province not in their control after their blitz through Afghanistan last month, overrunning forces who had opposed their takeover.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin is betting the race on a public debate over tax relief, but his campaign faces skepticism over whether the numbers add up for the state to pay the price tag.
TYSONS CORNER — Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are relying on their pro-business credentials in the battle to become Virginia’s next governor, but they posed sharply different visions on how to make the state better for business in appearances before an influential business advocacy group on Wednesday.
Virginia is moving toward loosening its first-in-the-nation COVID-19 workplace safety rules, which were designed to prevent the spread of the virus but also were criticized by many businesses as too unwieldy.
Twenty-four hours after the departure of the last American plane from Kabul, President Biden vigorously defended his decision to end America's longest war and withdraw all U.S. troops ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline.
Thousands of Afghan refugees are temporarily staying at Fort Lee in Virginia, and many are children.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida state education officials on Monday began to make good on threats to withhold funding from local school districts that defied Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates, despite a circuit judge last week ruling the ban unconstitutional.
The refugees are often young parents with children. The families are often large. One woman gave birth on the bus en route to Fort Lee. Another gave birth shortly after arrival.
Virginia's Republican Party wants a court to invalidate Terry McAuliffe’s candidacy.
School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative majority is allowing evictions to resume across the United States, blocking the Biden administration from enforcing a temporary ban that was put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A U.S. official says the complex attack outside Kabul airport is "definitely believed" to have been carried out by the Islamic State group.