‘If we don’t get the aid, we will lose the war’: Zelenskyy asks Congress to help Ukraine
WASHINGTON — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers to reiterate the need for continued aid to support his country’s fight against the Russian invasion, even as the U.S. faces a partial government shutdown as soon as the end of the month. “If we don’t get the aid, […]
Massive defense bill approved by U.S. Senate, but deep partisan divide with House looms
WASHINGTON — U.S. senators avoided a heated partisan split as they passed the massive annual defense policy package late Thursday — in stark contrast to the GOP-led House version, in which far-right members included language to restrict abortion access and transgender care for service members. Senators passed the National Defense Authorization Act, 86-11, but lawmakers […]
Ron DeSantis talks tough to Disney, but is a Putin appeaser | Dick Polman
Putin needs a Neville Chamberlain in the White House. DeSantis fits the bill to a T.
Dickinson alum underwrites scholarship for 5 Ukrainian students | Five for the Weekend
The $2M gift will provide full tuition scholarships to the liberal arts college.
Tanks and what they mean for the Ukraine War’s endgame | John A. Nagl
The impact of the Abrams and Leopards tanks from the U.S. and Germany should hasten the end of the fighting, at least in the east.
Ukrainians by the thousands arrive in states — but with a time limit
Nearly 200,000 Americans have applied to sponsor those fleeing the war, with the majority of applicants from New York, Illinois, California and Washington.
The Russia-Ukraine War ends when Russia quits | Opinion
Ukraine’s military has been lethal against Russian forces, but that won’t end the war.
Annual Pa. home heating assistance program to start accepting applications Nov. 1
The Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federal program administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to help low-income households heat their homes in the winter months.
With counter-offensive, a change of momentum in Ukraine | Opinion
The Russian troops exposed in Kherson are Ukraine’s best chance to knock the support out from under Putin and perhaps bring the war to an end.
Brittney Griner will be released in about 30 days, not 9 years | Michael Coard
International law regarding prisoner swaps doesn’t apply until a person is formally sentenced, which occurred on Aug. 4.
House Democrats pitch bills to take on price-fixing and price-gouging
As the war in Ukraine and other factors drive inflation, companies report record profits and House Democrats have a slate of bills they say would stop corporate price-fixing.
Pa. Senate committee advances proposals responding to Russia’s war on Ukraine
The Senate State Government Committee unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve two pieces of legislation prohibiting government contracts with Russia and Belarus and divesting public holdings connected with the countries as the war on Ukraine continues.