2 dead; northern Michigan town cleans up from rare tornado

Two people are dead and dozens more injured after a rare tornado hit a small northern Michigan community by ED WHITE Associated Press May 21, 2022, 10:51 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GAYLORD, Mich. — Roofs and walls on a busy business stretch were turned to tangled rubble. … Read more

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — After mass shootings killed and wounded people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States — just like the persistent reality of gun … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Biden signs $40 billion for Ukraine assistance during Asia trip President Joe Biden signed legislation to support Ukraine with another $40 billion in US assistance as the Russian invasion approaches its fourth month. The legislation, which was passed by Congress with bipartisan support, deepens the US commitment to Ukraine at a time of uncertainty about … Read more

Yellen calls for ‘massive’ economic assistance to Ukraine | Business and Economy News

The US is currently preparing a $40bn package for Ukraine, expected to win final passage in the Senate as soon as Wednesday. by Christopher Condon and Christopher AnsteyBloomberg Published On 17 May 202217 May 2022 US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen issued a call for large-scale economic assistance to Ukraine, warning that the amounts of help … Read more

Catholic bishop bars communion to Nancy Pelosi over abortion

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at the start of a discussion with historians on how to “establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th” on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, January 6, 2022. Al Drago | Pool | Reuters The Roman Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco has ordered … Read more

California reservoirs: The state’s two largest are already at ‘critically low levels’ and the dry season is just starting

CNN — Against the backdrop of the water crisis in the Colorado River Basin, where the country’s largest reservoirs are plunging at an alarming rate, California’s two largest reservoirs — Shasta Lake and Lake Oroville — are facing a similar struggle. Years of low rainfall and snowpack and more intense heat waves have fed directly … Read more