2:56 p.m. ET, February 23, 2024 Iran denies sending ballistic missiles to Russia From CNN’s Sahar Akbarzai Iran has denied sending ballistic missiles to Russia, saying recent reports are “unsubstantiated,” according to a statement provided to CNN from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations on Friday. “Although there are […]

The Biden administration will give $1.5 billion to help build a vast new computer-chip factory in New York state as part of an effort to strengthen the country’s ability to mass-produce the brains of modern consumer and military electronics. The grant, formally unveiled Monday, is the third announced as . . .

George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis in May 2020 sparked the largest racial justice protests in the United States since the Civil Rights Movement. But the movement went far beyond this nation’s borders — it inspired a . . .

Nationwide — Black children’s book bans are rising, but no ban can stop the power of the people. The third annual celebration of Black Children’s Book Week starts on February 25th. People around the world are gearing up to participate in celebrations in Canada, Ghana, Austria, and throughout the US. Founded in 2022 by social […]

Israel conducts airstrikes in Rafah Chantal Da Silva Despite mounting concerns about the more than 1 million Palestinians crowded into largely makeshift shelters in Rafah, Israel confirmed today that it conducted airstrikes in the area. “The IDF conducted a series of strikes on terror targets in the area of Shaboura in the southern Gaza Strip,” the Israel Defense Forces […]

The Biden administration has announced new steps to cut off support for the global spyware industry, which it said represented a threat to US national security and counterintelligence interests and has personally targeted dozens of American abroad. A new state department policy, unveiled on Monday, will allow the US to impose visa restrictions on individuals […]

CNN  —  Off the Siberian coast, not far from Alaska, a Russian ship has been docked at port for four years. The Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s first floating nuclear power plant, sends energy to around 200,000 people on land using next-wave nuclear technology: small modular reactors.

Buildings in Pudong’s Lujiazui Financial District in Shanghai, China, on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024.  Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday nudged its global growth forecast higher, citing the unexpected strength of the U.S. economy and fiscal support measures in China. It now sees global growth in 2024 at 3.1%, […]

The move is in response to the militants’ continued attacks. January 17, 2024, 10:49 AM ET • 5 min read The State Department on Wednesday announced it was relisting Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a global terrorist group in response to the militants’ attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. “This […]

Attack and take of the Crête-à-Pierrot (March 24, 1802) by Auguste Raffet The Haitian Revolution has often been described as the largest and most successful slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere. Enslaved people initiated the rebellion in 1791 and by 1803 they had succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony. […]

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