Headlines for August 31, 2021

Taliban Celebrate as Last U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan Over 1 Million in Path of Hurricane Ida Could Remain Without Power for Weeks Florida Withholds Funds to Schools Defying Gov. DeSantis's Ban on Mask Mandates Advocates Demand Biden End Deportations to Haiti After Devastating Earthquake Over 500 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean; EU Plans to Bar Entry …
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Headlines for August 30, 2021

Up to 10 People Killed in U.S. Strike in Kabul, Rockets Fired at Airport as Withdrawal Deadline Nears Hurricane Ida Slams into Louisiana, Killing One Person, Cutting Power to Entire City of New Orleans Florida Judge Says Schools Can Impose Mask Mandates; Dr. Fauci Banks Vaccine Mandates for Students Rev. Jesse Jackson Transfers to Rehab …
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Headlines for August 27, 2021

At Least 110 Killed as Suicide Bombers Strike Crowds Outside Kabul Airport Supreme Court Strikes Down Eviction Moratorium Despite Surging Coronavirus Cases Illinois Reinstates Mask Mandate While Texas Bans Vaccine Mandates CDC Warns Against Use of Livestock Dewormer Drug Ivermectin on COVID-19 Patients Texas House Republicans Advance Voter Suppression Bill Israeli Forces Fire Live Rounds …
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Headlines for August 26, 2021

U.S. Begins Final Phase of Kabul Evacuations as Withdrawal Deadline Looms U.S. Embassy Warns of ISIS Plot to Attack Kabul Airport U.S. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Top 100,000 for First Time Since January NY Gov. Hochul Promises "Clear, Honest Picture" of COVID-19 Toll After Cuomo Cover-Up of Deaths Pan American Health Organization Blasts COVID-19 Vaccine Inequity House …
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Headlines for August 25, 2021

Biden: U.S. "On Pace" to Withdraw from Afghanistan by Aug. 31 Taliban Blocks Afghans from Accessing Kabul Airport World Bank Cuts Funds for Afghanistan as U.N. Warns of Looming Catastrophe House Democrats Approve $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Immigration: Supreme Court Revives Trump's "Remain in Mexico" Program Judge …
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Headlines for August 24, 2021

Leaders of the G7 group of wealthy nations are meeting virtually today to discuss the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, where they’re expected to ask President Biden to extend the U.S. troop presence in Kabul past the August 31 deadline for withdrawal. On Monday, Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen told Sky News that the U.S. would “face …
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Headlines for August 23, 2021

Chaos and Desperation Reign at Kabul Airport as Afghans Try to Evacuate Taliban Takeover Taliban Leader Arrives for Talks in Kabul as Afghans Demand Security and Jobs U.S. Tops 1,000 Daily COVID-19 Deaths for First Time Since March Sri Lanka Locks Down for 10 Days Amid Worst COVID-19 Surge of Pandemic India and Taiwan Roll …
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Headlines for August 20, 2021

Pentagon Boosts U.S. Troop Levels in Kabul as Chaotic Evacuations Follow Taliban Takeover Taliban Says It Executed Former Islamic State Leader Abu Omar Khorasani Afghan Youth Soccer Player Zaki Anwari Died in Fall from U.S. Plane Evacuating Kabul Airport Afghan Immigrants in Greece Demand Sanctuary for Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan WHO Slams Rich Nations for Offering …
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Headlines for August 19, 2021

President Biden says U.S. troops will stay in Afghanistan until every American is evacuated, even if that means staying beyond his August 31 deadline. This comes as evacuation flights continue from the airport in Kabul, but many Afghans can’t make it safely to the airport. Taliban fighters have shot at and whipped some of the …
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Headlines for August 18, 2021

Taliban Addresses Women's Rights, Press Freedom in First Press Conference Since Takeover U.S. Continues Evacuations as Top Dems Pledge to Investigate Biden's Afghanistan Exit Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Hits 2,000 as Survivors, Many Now Unhoused, Lashed by Tropical Storm Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Tests Positive for Coronavirus Alabama Runs Out of ICU Beds; 3,000 NOLA …
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