US Embassy warns Americans to leave Russia

(CNN) — The US Embassy in Moscow issued a security alert overnight that again urged US citizens to leave Russia immediately while there are stillRead More

Mass. lawmakers urge Department of Transportation to prevent migrant transport under false pretenses

A group of Massachusetts lawmakers is urging in a letter for the Department of Transportation to prevent asylum seekers and other migrants from being transportedRead More

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New England governors want ‘at least’ $500 million in emergency heating aid

New England governors are asking Congress to support at least $500 million in emergency funds to help address the forecasted spike in home energy bills.Read More

Apple removes Russian social media giant VK from app store

(CNN) — Apple has removed VKontakte, a top Russian social media platform, from its app store, according to the app’s developer. Apple’s decision also affectsRead More

Hold fire: Re-enactors fear being targeted by NY gun law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some historical battle re-enactors in New York are holding their musket fire because of worries over the state’s new gun rulesRead More

Texts: Favre also sought welfare money for football facility

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After Mississippi spent millions of dollars in welfare money on Brett Favre’s pet project, a university volleyball arena, the retired NFL quarterback triedRead More

Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader Shinzo Abe

(CNN) — Japan bid farewell to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in an elaborate state funeral Tuesday, despite public opposition to the cost of theRead More

Japan demands apology from Russia after diplomat allegedly blindfolded and interrogated

(CNN) — Japan is demanding a formal apology from Russia after Federal Security Service (FSB) agents allegedly blindfolded and interrogated a Japanese diplomat, before givingRead More

Afghan Taliban deputy calls for reopening schools for girls

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A senior member of the Taliban-run government in Afghanistan on Tuesday called on Afghanistan’s new rulers to reopen schools for girls beyondRead More

Senators push to reform police’s cellphone tracking tools

NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers and Democratic senators are pushing for legislation that would limit U.S. law enforcement agencies’ ability to buy cellphoneRead More