To save a Russian filmmaker, a minister plunged into the Arctic River. Both of them died.

To save a Russian filmmaker, a minister plunged into the Arctic River. Both of them died.

MOSCOW — Russia’s minister for emergencies leaped into an Arctic river during a training exercise on Wednesday in an attempt to rescue a prizewinning film director, but both died in… Read more
41 Indonesian convicts were killed in an explosion at a prison. Many of them were still in prison.

41 Indonesian convicts were killed in an explosion at a prison. Many of them were still in prison.

A fire engulfed a packed prison block just outside Indonesia’s capital overnight, killing at least 41 inmates, many who were trapped in their cells. Footage showed the charred walls and… Read more
Strong earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico

Strong earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico

Acapulco, Mexico — A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, leaving at least one person dead and shaking buildings in the capital almost… Read more
44% of small businesses have less than 3 months of cash

44% of small businesses have less than 3 months of cash

More than 18 months into the pandemic, bakery owner Letha Pugh is so low on cash that she’s afraid to spend it on anything other than paying her employees. She’s… Read more
Biden tours damages from Ida New York City

Biden tours damages from Ida New York City

President Biden visited Queens on Tuesday. This was five days after Hurricane Ida left remnants in the region. President Biden called upon leaders around the globe to take action on… Read more
CBS Evening News September 7, 2021

CBS Evening News September 7, 2021

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While the Taliban has consolidated control over Afghanistan, women’s rights activists are still protesting

While the Taliban has consolidated control over Afghanistan, women’s rights activists are still protesting

KABUL — Tuesday’s Taliban formed an interim government for Afghanistan and appointed senior members of close connections to Mohammad Omar, founder of the movement. (*????) The Taliban formed an acting… Read more
The world 9/11 created: A weakened, yet enduring, al-Qaeda menace

The world 9/11 created: A weakened, yet enduring, al-Qaeda menace

This is the first installment in a short series from Today’s WorldView for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Sign up to get the rest of the newsletter free,… Read more
Myanmar’s shadow government calls for nationwide uprising

Myanmar’s shadow government calls for nationwide uprising

BANGKOK — The main underground group coordinating resistance to Myanmar’s military government issued a sweeping call for a nationwide uprising on Tuesday, raising the prospect of spiraling unrest. The National… Read more
China-to Hong Kong travellers will not need quarantine.

China-to Hong Kong travellers will not need quarantine.

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s top officials said Tuesday that travelers arriving from China won’t need quarantine. This follows the lifting of restrictions imposed by the government following the outbreaks.… Read more