New lawsuit attempts to block Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan

Washington CNN — In one of the first significant legal challenges to President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan, a public interest lawyer filed a lawsuit Tuesday arguing that the policy is an abuse of executive power. Plaintiff Frank Garrison claims that because of the forthcoming student loan forgiveness, he will be forced to pay … Read more

Zelensky urges Western nations to act before Russia surges troops

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday urged world leaders to take “preventive” action as Russia prepares to annex more territory and send tens of thousands of newly mobilized forces to the front, rather than waiting to “react” to the escalation and risk losing lives and time. Zelensky delivered his remarks in an appearance by video … Read more

Moment of DART asteroid impact captured by Italian satellite

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — History was made Monday night when NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft successfully slammed into the asteroid Dimorphos. DART’s camera shared dramatic images of the asteroid’s surface before it crashed. Now, new images … Read more

The world’s economy is so bad this week that Bitcoin is outperforming major currencies

As currencies including the British pound and Chinese yuan tumble, Bitcoin has bucked the trend, growing 6.3% over the past seven days and flirting with $20,000. Macro conditions, including rising inflation and fiscal uncertainty, have battered global markets. Even though Bitcoin has largely conformed financial swings, its strong performance over the past week has shocked … Read more

Draft papers will be given to all eligible Russian citizens seeking to cross into Georgia, state media says

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during the UN Security Council meeting on March 11 in New York City. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield plans to introduce a resolution condemning Russia over the so-called referendums being carried out in four regions of Ukraine and declaring … Read more

University of Idaho says staff can offer condoms for STDs – not birth control | Idaho

Condoms should only be provided to students to prevent sexually transmitted infections, not as birth control, according to a memo sent by the University of Idaho to staff last week. The memo, first obtained by the Idaho Press and issued to all employees on Friday, laid out the university’s reproductive policies following the enactment of … Read more

Kazakhstan struggles to accommodate Russians fleeing war

ALMATY, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Kazakhstan is struggling to accommodate tens of thousands of Russians who have fled their homeland since Moscow announced a military mobilization last week, officials say, but the Almaty government has no plans to close its border. Russian men, some with families, started crossing the world’s second-longest land border en masse … Read more