Ukrainian engineers are scrambling to keep cell phones working

Kyiv, Ukraine – with Ukraine In an effort to keep lines of communication open during the war, an army of engineers has mobilized from the country’s phone companies to help the public and policymakers stay connected during frequent Russian missile and drone strikes. Often invisible and unknown in peacetime, engineers often work around the clock … Read more

my class? Few Americans know or follow the American Nutrition Guide

Here’s a quick quiz: What replaced the Food Pyramid, the government’s guide to healthy eating that has been around for nearly 20 years? If you are confused, you are not alone. More than a decade after USDA officials abandoned the pyramid, few Americans have ever heard of MyPlate, a dinner-plate-shaped logo focused on fruits and … Read more

Poland and NATO say the missile strike was not a Russian attack

Przyodo, Poland (AFP) – NATO member Poland and head of the military alliance said Wednesday that a missile strike on Polish farmland that killed two people appeared to have been unintentional and may have been launched by air defenses in neighboring Ukraine. Russia was bombing Ukraine at the time in an attack that attacked its … Read more

Russian missiles cross the border into Poland during the strike on Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – A Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s power grid spread war to neighboring countries Tuesday, hitting NATO member Poland and cutting off power to much of Moldova. It was the largest Russian missile barrage yet, with some of the missiles crossing into Poland, where two people were killed, according to a US … Read more

Biden hopes Putin will negotiate release of WNBA star Greiner

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Britney Grenier. Now that the US midterm elections are over. “My hope is that now that the election is over, Mr. Putin can discuss it with us and be willing to talk … Read more

North Korea denies US allegations that it sent artillery shells to Russia

Seoul, South Korea — North Korea has denied US allegations that it is shipping artillery shells and ammunition to Russia for use in its war against it. UkraineThe United States was accused on Tuesday of lying. The refusal comes after dozens of weapons tests by North Korea, including short-range missiles potentially capable of carrying nuclear … Read more

Ukraine alleges Russia deceived a dirty bomb at a nuclear plant

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) – The Ukrainian nuclear power company said Tuesday that Russian forces are carrying out covert work at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, activity that could highlight Russia’s allegations that the Ukrainian military is preparing a “provocation” with a radioactive device. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu made baseless allegations that Ukraine was preparing … Read more

North Korea Fires Missiles and Shells, Further Fueling Tensions

Seoul, South Korea (AFP) – North Korea early Friday fired a ballistic missile and 170 rounds of artillery shells toward the sea and warplanes flew near the tense border with South Korea, stoking hostilities sparked by North Korea’s latest weapons tests.. North Korea’s moves suggest it is reviving an old playbook to stoke war fears … Read more

A major railway union rejects the deal and renews the possibility of a strike

OMAHA, Neb (AFP) – The third-largest US railroad union rejected a deal with employers on Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could paralyze the economy. B Both sides will be back to the negotiating table before that happens. More than half of the track maintenance workers are represented in the Brotherhood of Road … Read more

North Korea fires more missiles as US redeploys aircraft carrier

Seoul, South Korea (AFP) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters Thursday after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean peninsula in response to Pyongyang’s earlier launch of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan. The latest missile launches indicate that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is determined … Read more