Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
- Former President Trump today said he’s heading to Georgia Thursday to turn himself in to Georgia authorities on charges related to his alleged attempts to overturn his election loss to President Biden.
- Attorney John Eastman surrenders to authorities on charges in Georgia 2020 election subversion case.
- The Japanese government says treated and diluted radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will be released into the ocean as early as Thursday.
- The Biden administration has opened the spigot for new funding to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. New grants totaling nearly one and a half billion dollars will go toward developing a new generation of vaccines and treatments to fight the rapidly-evolving SARS coronavirus 2, and to set the stage to be ready for future pandemic threats.
- Failed lunar mission dents Russian pride and reflects deeper problems with Moscow’s space industry.
- Members of the striking actor and screenwriter guilds united with the largest federation of unions in the United States for a National Day of Solidarity.
- House lawmakers reintroduced legislation today that would protect Southeast Asian refugee immigrants from deportations to countries that, for many at risk, they never knew.