US proposes to increase refund protections for air travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department is proposing to require airlines to offer passengers a refund if their flight schedule is changed significantly or theRead More

Jill Biden carries out new mission in 2nd year as first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden barnstormed the country during her debut year as first lady as if on a one-woman mission to help her husband’s administration tackleRead More

In S. Korea, Pelosi avoids public comments on Taiwan, China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After infuriating China over her trip to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met South Korean political leaders in Seoul onRead More

Drag queen storytime in England promotes compassion and inclusion. British far-right extremists are importing US hate against them

(CNN) — An ordinary red-brick library in the southern English town of Reading is an unlikely backdrop for the latest front in the battle forRead More

China fires missiles near Taiwan in live-fire drills as PLA encircles island

(CNN) — China fired multiple missiles toward waters near northeastern and southwestern Taiwan on Thursday, the island’s Defense Ministry said, as Beijing makes good onRead More

Indiana Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski dies in car accident that also killed 2 staffers

  (CNN) — Indiana Republican Rep. Jackie Walorski has died in a car accident that also killed two of Walorski’s staffers, House Republican leaders announced Wednesday.Read More

Biden signs new executive order on abortion rights: ‘Women’s health and lives are on the line’

 (CNN) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order to help ensure access to abortion in light of the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this summerRead More

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Guatemala arrests migrant smugglers wanted by the US

HUEHUETENANGO, Guatemala (AP) — At dawn, police and federal agents with cover from helicopters flying overhead raided a large ranch nestled among the mountains ofRead More

Cold showers, no lights: Europe saves as Russian gas wanes

PARIS (AP) — Fanning out like urban guerrillas through Paris’ darkened streets well after midnight, the anti-waste activists shinny up walls and drain pipes, reachingRead More

Kenya’s election rips open scars of inequality, corruption

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In the shadow of a glossy, thousand-dollar campaign billboard, one of many across Kenya’s capital, street vendors struggle to make evenRead More