NBA star Kyrie Irving left the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) with egg on its face after the group pledged to partner with Irving and his team, the Brooklyn Nets, to steer a $1 million donation to Jewish organizations following Irving promotion of an anti-Semitic documentary. Then, on Thursday, Irving said that — actually — he had […]

Ukrainian soldiers inspect a damaged Russian tank on a road near the recently retaken village of Kamianka, Kharkiv region, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) KYIV, Ukraine — A massive barrage of Russian cruise missile and drone strikes hit critical infrastructure in Kyiv, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities early Monday, knocking out water and […]

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The federal government is suing a small Idaho town near Grand Teton National Park for dumping toxic waste from its sewage treatment plant into a stream that feeds several scenic rivers in the region. The lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice was filed in Idaho’s U.S. District Court on Monday. […]

Congress launches an investigation into Mississippi state spending after 180,000 residents in the predominately Black capital city of Jackson were forced to drink bottled water for weeks over the summer after the city’s water treatment plant failed during heavy rains. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI | License Photo Oct. 18 (UPI) — House Democrats have launched […]

October 11, 2022 Less than 3% of librarians and archivists in the United States are Black. Less than 2% are Indigenous peoples. It’s not hard, says Jessica Salow, to figure out why. “The reason why we don’t have a high representation of BIPOCBlack, Indigenous, people of color people within this profession is because many folks […]

Residents of Mykolaiv collect clean water from a distribution station set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross on Oct. 1. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption toggle caption Jason Beaubien/NPR Residents of Mykolaiv collect clean water from a distribution station set up by the International Committee of the Red Cross on Oct. 1. Jason […]

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The blockade of Haiti’s main fuel terminal by a federation of gangs has made it nearly impossible for millions of Haitians to obtain fuel and increasingly difficult to find drinking water or food. The big picture: Three-quarters of Haiti’s hospitals have closed due to “the fuel crisis, insecurity and looting,” the UN says, just as […]

CNN  —  The calls to quickly fix Jackson, Mississippi’s water system are growing louder, with the US Justice Department and NAACP demanding not just answers from the state and its capital city, but solutions.

Enjoying clean water from your tap often starts many miles from your home at “the source”. That’s why the American Water Works Association has named September 25 through October 1, 2022 as “Protect the Source” Week.  “The best way to ensure we have high quality drinking water at the tap is to protect our vital […]

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