September 23, 2022

What to know about ‘referendums’ announced in Ukraine ‘republics’ to join Russia

ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP via Getty Images (KYIV, Ukraine) — A so-called “referendum” to join Russia announced by pro-Russian authorities of the Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s […]
September 22, 2022

Iranian women drive protests targeting regime after suspicious death of Mahsa Amini

Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (TEHRAN, IRAN) — While Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was holding up Gen. Qassim Soleimani’s photo on Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly podium grieving over […]
September 22, 2022

Record flooding, drought part of range of weather extremes in US this summer

Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its 2022 Summer Climate Report, which outlines the extreme […]
September 22, 2022

Women affected disproportionately by Russia-Ukraine war: UN report

Dmytro Smolienko/Ukrinform/Future Publishing/Getty Images (UKRAINE) — Woman and girls in Ukraine and around the world have suffered disproportionately as the men of the country fight against […]