Ethiopia mourns after officials killed during failed coup bid
Ethiopia held a day of mourning on Monday in the wake of a failed coup bid in the country's Amhara region that saw the killing of five senior officials. Flags in the capital Addis Ababa flew at half-mast after a day of mourning was announced on state television. "All of us will remember the people…
The Everglades Is on Fire
This is a breaking story. Please refresh for updates. Correction 6/24 8:26 p.m.: A previous version of this story stated that the Sawgrass Fire was burning through Everglades National Park. This fire is in the Everglades but not in the Everglades National Park, which is southwest of the fire. A massive wildfire has consumed more…
Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran, targets supreme leader
US President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that targets Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions. Trump said the action follows a series of aggressions by Iran, including last week's downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone. Tensions between the United States and Iran that have grown since May, when Washington ordered…
The Last Abortion Clinic in Missouri Could Be Closed By the End of the Week
The last abortion clinic in Missouri will stay open through Friday, but the clinic’s fate beyond that date is far from guaranteed. The Missouri health department declined to renew Planned Parenthood of St. Louis’ license to perform abortions last Friday. On Monday, Judge Michael Seltzer instructed the clinic to appeal the ruling to the Administrative…
The Climate Change Candidate Has a Big New Plan to Bury the Fossil Fuel Industry
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, the 2020 candidate running on climate change, just announced his plan to prosecute the fossil fuel industry for its role in heating the planet. As part of his campaign — less a real bid for the presidency than a crusade to promote awareness of climate policy solutions — he’s put forward…