The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

13 U.S. service members and 60 Afghans killed in two ISIS suicide bomb blasts near Kabul airport; President Joe Biden pledges retribution against attackers, holds to August 31st deadline to end Afghanistan war; TEPCO to release radio active waste water at defunct Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean

Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. 13 U.S. service members and 60 Afghans killed in two suicide bomb blasts near Kabul airport, ISIS claims attacks. President Joe Biden pledges retribution against attackers, holds to August 31st deadline to end Afghanistan war. Texas Republican … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Evacuations from Afghanistan ramp up, but 10,000 Afghans remain at the Kabul airport. Orange County Supervisors urge Biden to increase the number of refugee’s admitted to U.S. amidst Afghanistan crisis. Wildfires scorch more than 1.5 million acres … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. President Joe Biden holds to an August 31st deadline to evacuate from Afghanistan, but orders contingency plans. United Nations Human Rights Council says they’ve received reports of Taliban human rights violations. House passes blueprint for $3.5 trillion … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – August 23, 2021

House Democratic Progressives and Moderates Debate Infrastructure Priorities. California Wildfires Continue to Force Thousands From Their Homes in Northern California. California Judge Strikes Down Labor Classification Ballot Measure. Military Evacuates More Than 10,000 People From Afghanistan in One Day. Tropical Depression Henri Dumps Heavy Rain on Northeast, Causing Floods.


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. U.S. evacuations are ramping up as Afghanistan celebrates Independence Day under Taliban rule. United Nations warns of deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. Calls mount for Biden administration to expedited evacuation of Afghani’s threatened by Taliban. San Jose … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Reports accuse the Taliban of harassing and beating Afghani’s attempting to flee the country. President Joe Biden pledges to keep military in Afghanistan until every American is evacuated. U.S. health officials recommend COVID-19 booster shot to ward … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. U.S. ramps up evacuation efforts in Afghanistan, expects to evacuate up to 9,000 people daily. Taliban offers amnesty to Afghans who worked with U.S. forces and vows to uphold women’s rights. More than 1,300 dead after earthquake … Continued