Headlines for September 28, 2021

As Government Shutdown Looms, Senate GOP Blocks Bill to Fund Government and Raise Debt CeilingSen. Kyrsten Sinema Solicits Funds from Lobbyists Opposing Democrats' $3.5T Spending BillR. Kelly Found Guilty on All Counts in Sex Trafficking TrialBiden Receives COVID-19 Booster, Urges Unvaccinated to Get First ShotsNew York National Guard May Fill Roles of Healthcare Workers Who Refuse VaccinationsCIA Pushed Trump Administration to Kidnap or Assassinate WikiLeaks' Julian AssangeInternational Criminal Court Probe on Afghanistan War Crimes Excludes U.S. and AlliesTaliban Tightens Restrictions on Afghan Women's RightsTunisians Protest Power Grab by President Kais SaiedBiden Administration Seeks to Protect Young Immigrants After Texas Judge Voids DACA Pioneering Black Filmmaker and Artist Melvin Van…

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Headlines for September 27, 2021

Haitians Condemn Mass Deportations and Inhumane Treatment by the U.S.Social Democrats to Form Coalition Gov't in Germany After Edging Out Merkel's Long-Standing BlocIsraeli Forces Kill 5 Palestinians in West Bank; Political Leader Khalida Jarrar Released from PrisonMahmoud Abbas Gives Israel One Year to End OccupationVanuatu to Ask for ICJ Opinion on Climate CrisisActivists Take to Streets for Global Climate StrikePG&E Charged with Manslaughter over 2020 Zogg Fire as Wildfires Rage in CaliforniaAl-Shabab Suicide Attack Kills at Least 8 People in MogadishuCanada's Catholic Bishops Apologize for Abuse of Indigenous ChildrenSwiss Voters Approve Bid to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageSan Marino Votes to Legalize AbortionHouse Approves Bill to Protect Abortion Rights, But…

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Headlines for September 24, 2021

Haiti Envoy Resigns over Mass Deportations, Blasts "Catastrophic" History of U.S. InterventionsImmigrant Rights Activists Demand an End to ICE Jails on Day of Nationwide ActionCDC Dir. Walensky Approves Pfizer Boosters for High-Risk Workers, Overruling Agency PanelSouth African and Bolivian Presidents Highlight Global Vaccine Inequity at UNGAGuyana's President Calls Out Disproportionate Effects of Climate Crisis on Small Island NationsEPA Slashes Use of Industrial Chemicals Widely Used in Air Conditioners, RefrigeratorsHouse Approves Increased $768 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejecting Bids to Rein In Military SpendingHouse Approves Amendment Ending U.S. Support for Saudi-Led Bombing of YemenRep. Tlaib Condemns U.S. Support for Israeli War Crimes & Abuses as House Approves Military FundingExiled Catalan…

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Headlines for September 23, 2021

Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 ShotsAlaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing CareFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon GeneralDHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border GrowsBlack Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum SeekersOver 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their FamiliesVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International LawAdviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Survives Assassination AttemptWHO Slashes Recommended Limits for Air Pollution, Which Kills 7 Million People Per YearPolice Reform Legislation Collapses After Bipartisan Talks Fail to Reach Agreement12 Prisoners Have Died…

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Headlines for September 22, 2021

World Leaders Address Climate Crisis, Pandemic at UNGA as Guterres Warns World "On Edge of Abyss"House Dems Pass Bill to Avert Gov't Shutdown, Raise the Debt Limit, But Fate in Senate Is PrecariousCori Bush and Elizabeth Warren Intro Eviction Ban Bill as Housing Activists Rally in D.C.J&J Says Second Dose of Vaccine Increases Efficacy to 94%Chinese City of 10 Million Goes into Partial Shutdown After Single COVID Case ConfirmedMexican Authorities Target Haitian Asylum Seekers Fleeing Dangerous Conditions in U.S.Immigrant Rights Activists Demand Dems and Biden Establish Pathway to CitizenshipAt Least 8 Refugees Died at Sea Off Spanish Coast Since SundayLa Palma Evacuates 1,000s as Volcano Lava Buries Homes,…

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Headlines for September 21, 2021

U.S. Border Patrol Agents on Horseback Whip Haitian Asylum SeekersBiden to Raise U.S. Cap on Refugee Admissions to 125,000 Per YearFears Grow of Coronavirus Superspreader Event at U.N. General AssemblyU.N. Leader Calls for Countries to Meet $100 Billion Climate Fund CommitmentsStudent Activists to Lead Global Climate Strike on FridayU.S. COVID-19 Deaths Surpass Toll of 1918 Flu PandemicWealthy Nations on Track to Waste 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses This YearSudan's Government Says It Thwarted a Coup Attempt by Bashir LoyalistsJustin Trudeau Reelected as Canada's Prime Minister But Doesn't Win MajoritySupreme Court to Hear Challenge to Roe v. Wade; Texas Doctor Sued for Performing Abortion10 Women and Girls Killed Each…

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Headlines for September 20, 2021

Pentagon Admits Drone Strike Killed Afghan Civilians as Victims' Families Demand ProbeWomen and Girls Increasingly Left Out of Education, Public Life in Afghanistan After Taliban TakeoverBiden Admin Starts Deporting Haitian Asylum Seekers Without Due Process as Humanitarian Crisis MountsSenate Parliamentarian Says Dems Cannot Use Spending Bill to Create Pathway to CitizenshipFDA Panel Says Booster Shots Should Be Offered to People 65+ and High-Risk PatientsCA Firefighters Protect Trees with Foil Blankets as Wildfire Threatens Sequoia National ParkU.N. Warns Planet Headed Toward Catastrophic 2.7°C WarmingBiden Unveils Plan to Curb U.S. Emissions, But Climate Agenda Could Be Blocked by ManchinActivists Demand JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and Bank of America Stop Investing in…

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Headlines for September 17, 2021

U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio GrandeHaitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice MinisterFederal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track DeportationsU.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees CelsiusU.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near CapacityFrance, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear PartnershipBiden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of TaxesPolice Put Fence Around Capitol Ahead of Pro-Insurrection RallyOhio GOP Rep. Who Voted to Impeach Trump After Jan. 6 Resigns Amid ThreatsU.S. Soccer to Offer Same Contract…

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Headlines for September 16, 2021

1 in 500 U.S. Residents Have Died of COVID-19; FDA Scientists Skeptical of Vaccine BoostersPope Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in Catholic ChurchUSA Gymnasts to Senate: FBI Failed to Investigate Reports of Larry Nassar's Sexual AbuseSurvivor Recounts Walking in on R. Kelly Sexually Assaulting Aaliyah When She Was Just 13 or 14Chinese Court Rejects Landmark #MeToo Case, But Survivor Vows to AppealICC to Open Full Probe into Rodrigo Duterte's Deadly War on Drugs in Philippines Brazil's Top Court Delays Ruling on Case That Could Reshape Indigenous Sovereignty U.S., U.K. and Australia Form New Coalition to Counter China's PowerNew Book Says Gen. Milley Took Covert Measures to Prevent Trump from Starting War,…

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Headlines for September 15, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom Claims Victory in Right-Wing Recall EffortBiden Calls for Vaccinating 70% of World in One Year as WHO Slams Ongoing Vaccine InequityGov't Pandemic Assistance Led to Drop in U.S. Poverty Rates in 2020Biden Warns Extreme Weather Is Killing More Americans, Costing Billions Each YearHaitian Prime Minister Fires Prosecutor After He Seeks to Charge Henry in Killing of Jovenel MoïseSouth and North Korea Both Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Mount on PeninsulaDOJ Charges 3 Ex-Military and Intelligence Officers over UAE Hacking ActivitiesDOJ Seeks to Block Texas's Near-Total Abortion BanSenate Dems Introduce "Freedom to Vote" Act After Making Concessions on Election Protections"A Humanitarian Crisis": New York Officials Call…

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