Advocates, migrants to press Democrats for immigration reform despite Senate setback

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Disappointed but not defeated. That’s how some unauthorized migrants and their advocates are feeling after the Senate’s parliamentarian on Sunday disallowed immigration language in the pending $3.5 trillion spending reconciliation package. The move leaves some 8 million so-called “Dreamers,” essential workers who happen to be in the country without … Read more

America’s longest war is over: Biden speaks after last troops leave Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — After two decades, the United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad chapter in military history. It’s likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of 13 U.S. service members and more than 180 … Read more

12 US military members, multiple Afghans killed in suicide bombings outside Kabul airport

WARNING: The images below contain graphic content. Discretion is advised. KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) —  Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of a massive airlift that has drawn thousands of people seeking to flee … Read more

Biden to deliver remarks as Taliban says no extensions for US evacuations

KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) — A Taliban spokesman said Tuesday the U.S. must complete its evacuation of people from Afghanistan by the Aug. 31 date the Biden administration set for the withdrawal of all American troops. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says his group will accept “no extensions” to the deadline. He says life is returning to … Read more

WATCH: Cuomo attorney holds virtual briefing

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Outgoing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted on Friday that his attorney, Rita Glavin, is holding a virtual briefing at 1 p.m. Watch in the player above. More coverage || Cuomo under fire This ahead of Cuomo’s official resignation, set to go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Monday. Hochul is set to … Read more

Hundreds of Afghans crammed into Air Force plane in desperate flight from Kabul, photo shows

KABUL (NEXSTAR) – A new photo shows hundreds of desperate Afghans crammed aboard a U.S. C-17 cargo plane as it left Kabul’s airport on Sunday. JUST IN: "The Crew made the decision to go" — Inside RCH 871, which saved 640 from the Taliban … from @TaraCopp and me — Marcus Weisgerber (@MarcusReports) … Read more

Biden to address nation on chaos in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden will return to the White House Monday to address the nation on the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan, a day after the Taliban took control of the country. The White House says Biden will travel back to Washington from the Camp David presidential retreat to speak at 3:45 p.m. … Read more

Gov. Cuomo announces $15M to combat COVID vaccine hesitancy: ‘We can’t go back’

Editor’s note: The governor’s press conference will be streamed at 11:30 a.m. EDT. BRONX, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Yankee Stadium Monday for a coronavirus briefing. “We see the COVID numbers and we see the reality, and we know what we have to do,” Gov. Cuomo said. The governor said 75% of … Read more

Family of 5 Texans arrested over January 6 riot

BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Among the latest arrests in the wake of the deadly Capitol riot on January 6 are five members of the same Texas family. While notable suspects have included a Florida pastor-and-son duo, this may be the largest group of relatives to face charges in the attack. A tipster led FBI investigators … Read more

Empire State Weekly Gun Violence Prevention, State Financial Outlook, and SUNY Return to School Plans

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — State officials held their first gun violence prevention community meeting in Brooklyn this week – the first step in the comprehensive plan outlined in the state’s first-in-the-nation gun violence disaster emergency. The focus for this first meeting was on keeping young people in New York City from falling into the pattern … Read more