People are eating roots and flowers, hospitals have no medicine and children are dying of starvation as the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade devastates Ethiopia's war-scarred Tigrayregion.
A cold front will slide through and stall along the I-20 corridor this evening, bringing a chance for isolated showers/storms to the far northeast corner of the region through the evening hours. No severe weather is expected for tonight. #dfwwx #txwx #ctxwx
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Our democracy faces a crisis that requires action. Now is the moment to reach beyond region, beyond party, beyond self, to save and reinvigorate the sputtering flame of the American idea. That is why we must pass the #FreedomToVoteAct .
Let us hope that the ceasefire in Gaza holds. But that's not enough. Our job now is to support desperately needed humanitarian and reconstruction aid to Gaza’s people, and find a way to finally bring peace to the region.
There is no dollar figure to a human life. New York will reopen (by region) when it is safe to do so.
When I voted against the war in Iraq in 2002, I feared it would lead to greater destabilization of the region. That fear unfortunately turned out to be true. The U.S. has lost approximately 4,500 brave troops, tens of thousands have been wounded, and we’ve spent trillions.
#Iraq : Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, we urge U.S. citizens to depart Iraq immediately. Due to Iranian-backed militia attacks at the U.S. Embassy compound, all consular operations are suspended. U.S. citizens should not approach the Embassy.