Florida faces an ’emotional roller coaster’ as the search for survivors of Hurricane Ian continues and the death toll rises

(CNN) — Days after Hurricane Ian tore through Florida, wiping out neighborhoods and turning streets into rivers, rescue crews searching for survivors are reporting moreRead More

Russian Parliament begins process to rubber-stamp annexations as Ukrainian military makes gains

(CNN) — Russia’s legislature on Monday will begin approving President Vladimir Putin’s decision to annex four parts of Ukraine in violation of international law, aRead More

Rubio vows to oppose potential Hurricane Ian aid package if lawmakers ‘load it up with stuff that’s unrelated to the storm’

(CNN) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Sunday that he will vote against any potential congressional disaster aid for victims of Hurricane Ian if lawmakers “load itRead More

National Archives says it still doesn’t have all Trump White House records

(CNN) — The National Archives has told the House Oversight Committee that certain presidential records from the Trump administration remain outstanding, citing information that someRead More

Venezuela swaps 7 jailed Americans for Maduro relatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare softening of hostile relations, Venezuela freed on Saturday seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing twoRead More

Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill

 (CNN) — The House of Representatives voted on Friday to approve a stopgap bill to fund the government through December 16, averting a shutdown justRead More

Election workers to be trained to deal with violence at polls as midterms approach

 (CNN) — Federal officials are offering state and local election officials training to “safely de-escalate” confrontations with voters that could turn violent ahead of November’s midtermRead More

Justice Jackson makes Supreme Court debut in brief ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson made her first appearance on the Supreme Court bench in a brief courtroom ceremony Friday, three days before the startRead More

At least 23 dead after suicide bomb blast at educational center in Kabul

(CNN) — A suicide bomb attack on an education center in Kabul has killed at least 23 people, most of whom are believed to beRead More

Putin announces illegal annexation of Ukrainian regions, pledging people there will be Russian ‘forever’

(CNN) — Russia is to annex nearly a fifth of Ukraine in blatant violation of international law, turning the millions of people living there intoRead More