As Evacuations Wrap Up, There Are Threats Of Another Attack At Kabul Airport

August 30, 2021 - 5:02am EDT
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The deadline nears for the U.S. to finish Afghan evacuations. And, the U.S. conducted two airstrikes against suspected members of ISIS-K following Thursday's deadly attack at the Kabul airport.

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The ruling revokes leases sold in the Gulf of Mexico, in the largest oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history. It says the Interior Department failed to consider the greenhouse gases it would produce.

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Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement Thursday. President Biden says he hasn't decided who will fill the vacancy, but says he will keep his promise to name a Black woman to the bench.

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In a White House remarks, Breyer seemed to acknowledge some of the challenges facing the country, quoting the Gettysburg address and professing hope in the future of American democracy.

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Goodman, widely seen as a hero for his bravery during the attack on the U.S. Capitol, praised other law enforcement officers for their restraint. "It could have easily been a bloodbath," he said.

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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and President Biden are speaking at the White House Thursday. His retirement gives Biden his first opportunity to nominate a justice to the court.

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The fact that Vice President Harris is even attending the inauguration is a sign of the importance the White House is placing on finding a partner in the fight against root causes of migration.

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Ukrainian officials are downplaying the threat of an imminent Russian invasion in their messaging to the public, even as the United States delivers more Javelin missiles to Kyiv.

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A debate about poll closures — that voting rights advocates say would make it harder to vote — in a rural Georgia county underscores how divisive any and all voting issues have become.

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Among the demands from Russia was a guarantee that Ukraine be permanently barred from NATO membership. That would violate a U.S. "core principle," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday.