She Broke the News That the U.S. Catholic Church Sold Enslaved People. She’s Still Going to Mass.

[ad_1] In recent years, Georgetown and the Maryland Jesuits became an early example of an institution attempting to atone for its past in the slave trade. In 2019, the school announced it would provide preferential admissions to descendants of enslaved people, and its Jesuit operators announced millions in funding for racial reconciliation and education programs. … Read more

Here’s who misses checks if the U.S. hits the debt brink in June

Here’s who misses checks if the U.S. hits the debt brink in June

[ad_1] While its far from certain how, exactly, the Treasury Department would handle a default — including whether it would prioritize certain payments or delay paying the government’s bills — the think tank noted that about $50 billion in Social Security benefits are set to go out in the first half of June, in addition … Read more

Avril Haines told a Senate panel it’s “almost a certainty” China and Russia would use a U.S. debt default to demonstrate “chaos” in the United States. 

Avril Haines told a Senate panel it’s “almost a certainty” China and Russia would use a U.S. debt default to demonstrate “chaos” in the United States. 

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Kremlin ‘lying’ about U.S. involvement in Moscow drone strikes, Kirby says

Kremlin ‘lying’ about U.S. involvement in Moscow drone strikes, Kirby says

[ad_1] Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy denied the accusation, and U.S. officials said they had no advanced knowledge of the attacks. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that he’d take any claims coming from the Kremlin with a “large shaker of salt.” “We don’t attack Putin or Moscow,” Zelenskyy told the Nordic broadcaster TV2 during a … Read more

Mississippi man charged with threatening to kill U.S. senator

Mississippi man charged with threatening to kill U.S. senator

[ad_1] Sappington went to the Hickory Flat residence of George Wicker, the senator’s cousin, on April 26, according to FBI special agent Jason Nixon’s testimony. “Sappington reportedly said he intended to kill Roger Wicker because of his involvement in an incident (Sappington) had with law enforcement back in 2014,” Nixon said. In February 2014, Sappington … Read more

Trudeau on U.S. abortion debate: ‘When do we get to stop having to relitigate?’

Trudeau on U.S. abortion debate: ‘When do we get to stop having to relitigate?’

[ad_1] With the battle over the abortion pill in the headlines — the U.S. Supreme Court has maintained access to mifepristone, for now — Trudeau also took to the internet last week to remind the world where he stands. “With attacks on reproductive rights around the world, it’s really important that we not take things … Read more

Guardsman spoke of ‘murder,’ may still possess secrets: U.S.

Guardsman spoke of ‘murder,’ may still possess secrets: U.S.

[ad_1] One possibility is that the judge could order Teixeira to be confined at his father’s home while awaiting trial, if not held in jail. Under questioning at the hearing, his father, Jack Michael Teixeira, said he was aware that if his son were to violate conditions of release or home confinement, he’d have to … Read more

Biden gets bipartisan blowback on getting U.S. tanks to Ukraine faster

Biden gets bipartisan blowback on getting U.S. tanks to Ukraine faster

[ad_1] “This tank story is not satisfactory,” he added. “The decision’s been made, OK. Then let’s get ready to execute it and cut through whatever the red tape is.” The independent, who caucuses with Senate Democrats, said there is a “bipartisan concern” over the time frame, warning that not sending the tanks soon could prove … Read more

U.S. planning to send a consular team to Sudan to assist fleeing Americans

U.S. planning to send a consular team to Sudan to assist fleeing Americans

[ad_1] The Biden administration has repeatedly vowed it would not organize a large-scale evacuation operation like in Kabul. But President Joe Biden’s team has authorized the use of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets to assure the safety of evacuating convoys and placed assets in the region for contingencies. Vedant Patel, a State Department spokesperson, did … Read more

Taliban take out ‘mastermind’ of bombing that killed 13 U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Taliban take out ‘mastermind’ of bombing that killed 13 U.S. troops in Afghanistan

[ad_1] After U.S. officials learned of the Taliban operation, the intelligence community worked with the military in recent days to independently confirm the terrorist’s death with “a high level of confidence,” the official said. The Biden administration is holding off on announcing the news until the family members of the victims of the Abbey Gate … Read more