US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

CNN — US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Thursday that it will “further complicate” efforts to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if Iran removes cameras that monitor its nuclear program and could lead to “a deepening nuclear crisis and further economic and political isolation for Iran. ” The head of the International Atomic … Read more

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

America’s deadly weekend of more mass shootings raise stakes for Senate gun talks

CNN — In South Carolina and Texas, victims were shot at a high school graduation party. In Kentucky, funeral goers were hit outside a church. Multiple shooters sprayed a crowd with bullets in Philadelphia. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, shots rank out at a nightclub. Just America going about its normal business this weekend under the deadly … Read more

After 100 days of war, Putin’s counting on the world’s indifference

After 100 days of war, Putin’s counting on the world’s indifference

CNN — Rewind the clock to February 23, the day before Russia launched its all-out invasion of Ukraine, and one might be tempted to guess that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s days in office were numbered. After all, Russia’s military outspent that of Ukraine by roughly ten to one. Moscow enjoyed a twofold advantage over Kyiv … Read more

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

Gun reform negotiators will meet remotely on Tuesday, says top Senate Republican

CNN — A bipartisan group of senators hoping to find common ground on gun policy plans to continue talks this week in the wake of the tragic elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The Senate is not in session this week during the Memorial Day recess period, but lawmakers plan to meet remotely. Republican Sen. … Read more

Biden unveils $800 million security package for Ukraine in call with Zelensky

Biden unveils 0 million security package for Ukraine in call with Zelensky

CNN — President Joe Biden on Wednesday told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky the US was sending his nation an additional $800 million worth of weapons, ammunition and other security assistance. It comes as US officials warn of a potentially bloody new phase in the ongoing war, focused on the eastern regions of Ukraine as Russia … Read more