Tense negotiations at the final meeting on a climate-related loss and damages fund — an international fund to help poor countries hit hard by a warming planet — ended Saturday in Abu Dhabi, with participants agreeing that the World Bank would temporarily oversee the fund for the next four years. The U.S. and several developing countries expressed disappointment in the draft agreement, which will be sent for global leaders to sign at the COP28 climate conference, which begins in Dubai in late November
Oregon Housing and Community Services has announced that Margaret Harris, Erin Meechan, and Kirsty Rodrigues are newly appointed to serve on the Oregon Housing Stability Council. The council works to establish OHCS' strategic direction to meet the housing and services needs of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, as well as reviews and sets policy for the development and financing of affordable housing in the state
Evers stood as a beacon of courage against the entrenched racism of the segregated South. He waged a tireless battle against the oppressive Jim Crow laws, championed the desegregation of education, and boldly probed into the horrific Emmett Till lynching.
A jury has acquitted a Denver-area police officer of manslaughter, following trial testimony that he put Elijah McClain in a neck hold before the Black man was injected with the powerful sedative ketamine by paramedics and died.
Democrats celebrated significant victories in states like New Jersey, where they retain their comfortable majorities in the state legislature, with Republican candidates facing losses even in traditionally conservative areas of the state.