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Intractable African Crises Flare as Biden’s Top Diplomat Visits Kenya

adminNov 17, 20211 min read
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken hoped to ease the turmoil engulfing Sudan and Ethiopia in his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. Both worsened on his first full day.
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CDC Investigates Flu Outbreak at University of Michigan

adminNov 17, 20211 min read
There have been 528 cases of the flu on the university’s campus in Ann Arbor, a vast majority in students who have not had flu shots, school officials said.
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Supporters Appeal for Clemency for Death Row Inmate Julius Jones

adminNov 17, 20211 min read
Hundreds of students walked out of schools and activists demonstrated at the State Capitol, urging Gov. Kevin Stitt to commute the sentence of Julius Jones, who is scheduled for execution on Thursday.
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Second U.S. Case of Monkeypox This Year Is Discovered in Maryland

adminNov 17, 20211 min read
Health officials said there was little risk that the virus, which causes a rare but potentially serious illness, would spread. Both cases this year were identified in travelers who had returned from Nigeria.