Author: Camdyn Bruce

Ukrainian official rips Russia for ‘kidnapping’ more than 13,000 children 

A Ukrainian official slammed Russia for “kidnapping” more than 13,000 Ukrainian children amid its invasion of the country “under the guise of an alleged evacuation,” during a hearing held by the U.S. Helsinki Commission on Wednesday. Nikolay Kuleba, the commissioner for children’s rights in the Ukrainian president’s office and co-founder of the Alliance for Ukraine…

Leaders warn social media ‘a ticking time bomb’ for antisemitism 

U.S. Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt, who is special envoy to combat antisemitism, on Tuesday called the rise of anti-Jewish tropes on the internet and social media “a ticking time bomb,” during a hearing held by the U.S. Helsinki Commission. Lipstadt’s comments come just a day after President Biden’s announcement that his administration would establish a task…

Subaru issues safety recall for 2019-2022 Ascent models 

Subaru has announced a safety recall on all Ascent models made between 2019 to 2022. The safety recall announced Friday revolves around the ground bolt — which secures the ground terminal of the Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heater — potentially being improperly fastened during production. The issue could result in the melting of the ground terminal and surrounding components and an increased risk of the vehicle catching fire when…

Bipartisan lawmakers push bills to increase domestic pharmaceutical production

Reps. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) and Darren Soto (D-Fla.) on Tuesday advocated for bipartisan support of bills that would increase domestic pharmaceutical production amid shortages of essential drugs. “We are working in a bipartisan fashion to address this,” said Carter. “Whether you’re a Republican or Democrat, or an Independent, if you need that medication, you need…

Markey says Musk has ghosted him in Twitter verification spat

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) said that Elon Musk still has not replied to his request for transparency into Twitter’s verification process, after the senator allowed a Washington Post reporter to impersonate him using Twitter Blue. Markey sent Musk a letter on Nov. 11 asking the new Twitter owner to explain how the company would combat…

National Cathedral to unveil Matthew Shepard portrait

The National Cathedral Thursday evening will unveil a portrait dedicated to Matthew Shepard, the 21-year-old University of Wyoming student whose murder in 1998 became a symbol of the gay rights movement. LGBTQ members of the Cathedral staff commissioned artist Kelly Latimore to create the portrait in dedication to Shepard’s life and legacy and as an…