US COVID-19 cases are once again spiking, reaching levels not seen since the winter, but so far neither state nor federal government officials are considering social lockdowns like those used before mass vaccination began. Instead, they are emphasizing mask-wearing and getting the vaccine, which can mitigate severe cases.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States condemns the recent bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul and vows to stand by its Afghan partners, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Tuesday at a daily briefing.
Despite its status as a regional, rather than a global power, the Islamic Republic has successfully developed and fielded a world-class collection of drones, with its designs ranging from small, slow-moving reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to multirole tactical systems and long-range jet-powered suicide drones.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Secret donors are already contributing millions of dollars into the 2022 US midterm election, a campaign finance watchdog group said in a press release.
The US Navy has begun its largest war games in decades in the globe-spanning Large-Scale Exercise, running for the next two weeks and involving multiple US fleets, in a return to the massive Cold War-era drills intended to showcase the Pentagon’s ability to fight a war on multiple fronts.
Earlier, the New York Attorney General's Office released a 168-page report by independent investigators that detailed several instances in which New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) allegedly made sexual advances against nearly a dozen former and current state employees. The report came several months after allegations first surfaced in late 2020.
Last week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA released a survey that polled around 5,000 flight attendants and found that more than 85% of them dealt with unruly passengers as air travel increased in 2021. Over 58% of respondents experienced more than five incidents in 2021, and 17% of respondents reported physical incidents.
Researchers are creating a "3D map of the black hole’s surroundings" using X-rays' echoes.