Author: Stephen Neukam

UK promises more aid to Ukraine as Zelensky visits London

Britain pledged to provide Ukraine with more military resources on Monday, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s multi-stop lobbying tour included a meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. Sunak committed to providing Ukraine with hundreds of more air defense missiles, as well as attack drones. “This is a crucial moment in Ukraine’s resistance to a…

Khanna lays out what Democrats could support in immigration compromise

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) laid out a list of border policies on Sunday that he thinks Democrats would support in talks on immigration reform, including increased funding for border patrol, as Republicans continue to hammer their political opponents on border security. Republicans have launched heavy attacks on Democrats and the White House over the southern…

Zelensky says Ukraine will not attack Russian territory in counteroffensive

Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky said Sunday that a planned counteroffensive by his country is not aimed at attacking areas inside of Russia, but is meant to free occupied territory in his nation. Zelensky, speaking alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, made the statement following speculation that Ukraine may target Russian territory in its military counteroffensive. “We…

NC governor vetoes abortion restrictions

North Carolina’s Democratic governor vetoed a bill on Saturday that would ban most abortions in the state after 12 weeks, a move that now faces an override from Republicans in the state legislature. Gov. Roy Cooper (D-N.C.) vetoed the bill in front of a crowd of supporters in Raleigh, blocking the measure that passed the…

First-ever drug-resistant ringworm infections found in US: CDC

Two cases of drug-resistant ringworm infections were reported in New York City, the first such cases in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced Thursday. The highly contagious infection was present in two patients in the city who did not improve with typical treatments. One, a 28-year-old woman, developed a rash in the…

Job satisfaction hits highest point in decades

U.S. workers are more satisfied with their jobs than they have been in at least 36 years, according to a new survey, as companies have started to offer more flexible work options after the pandemic disrupted traditional working environments. Over 62 percent of workers were satisfied with their jobs in 2022, according to a new…