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The House passes billions in aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle. Next is the Senate

Apr. 20, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House swiftly approved $95 billion in foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies in a rare Saturday session as Democrats and Republicans banded together after months of hard-right resistance over renewed American support for repelling Russia’s invasion. ...

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza's south kills at least 9 Palestinians in Rafah, including 6 children

Apr. 20, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza’s southernmost city of Rafah killed at least nine people, six of them children, hospital authorities said Saturday, as Israel pursued its nearly seven-month offensive in the besieged Palestinian territory. Israel's...

A look at what's in the $95 billion foreign aid package passed by the House

Apr. 20, 2024 15:45 PM EDT

A look at what's in the $95 billion package passed by the House on Saturday that will provide military aid to Ukraine and Israel, replenish U.S. weapons systems and give humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza. Senate passage is expected this coming week. President Joe Biden...

House finishes votes on $95 billion package for Ukraine, Israel and other US allies and sends it to the Senate

Apr. 20, 2024 14:11 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House finishes votes on $95 billion package for Ukraine, Israel and other US allies and sends it to the Senate.

House approves $26 billion package aiding Israel and providing humanitarian relief to people in Gaza

Apr. 20, 2024 14:05 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House approves $26 billion package aiding Israel and providing humanitarian relief to people in Gaza.

House passes bill that could lead to a sale of TikTok as lawmakers begin work on a package aiding Ukraine and Israel

Apr. 20, 2024 13:24 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House passes bill that could lead to a sale of TikTok as lawmakers begin work on a package aiding Ukraine and Israel.

Satellite image analyzed by AP shows damage after Iranian attack on Israeli desert air base

Apr. 20, 2024 10:31 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian attack on an Israeli desert air base last week as part of Tehran's unprecedented assault on the country damaged a taxiway, a satellite image analyzed by The Associated Press on Saturday shows. The overall damage done to Nevatim air base...

War, hostages, antisemitism: A somber backdrop to this year's Passover observances

Apr. 20, 2024 08:04 AM EDT

Passover is a major Jewish holiday, celebrated over seven or eight days each year, commemorating the exodus of ancient Israelites from slavery in Egypt, as recounted in the Bible. To many Jews, it symbolizes freedom and the birth of a Jewish nation. This year, for many Jews, the...

Israel and Iran's apparent strikes and counterstrikes give new insights into both militaries

Apr. 20, 2024 00:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel demonstrated its military dominance over adversary Iran in its apparent precision strikes that hit near military and nuclear targets deep in the heart of the country, meeting little significant challenge from Iran's defenses and providing the world with new insights into...

USC cancels graduation keynote by filmmaker amid controversy over decision to drop student's speech

Apr. 19, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California further shook up its commencement plans Friday, announcing the cancelation of a keynote speech by filmmaker Jon M. Chu just days after making the controversial choice to disallow the student valedictorian from speaking. The...