US & Canada

Evacuations lifted as progress made against fires in US West

Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a major blaze in Northern California and another in Hawaii Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation’s largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near …

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US lawmaker calls plan to evacuate ‘allies’ from Afghanistan ‘complete disaster’

A US lawmaker has described the Biden administration’s plan to evacuate Afghans, who worked with US forces in Afghanistan, a “complete disaster”. The Biden administration decided to grant special visas to Afghan interpreters, drivers, guides, and other locals after US President Joe Biden vowed to withdraw American troops from the country. …

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