Once starved by war, millions of Ethiopians go hungry again as U.S., U.N. pause aid after massive theft

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Cara Anna, Associated Press An Orthodox Christian priest, Tesfa Kiros Meresfa begs door-to-door for food along with countless others recovering from a two-year war in northern Ethiopia that starved his people. To his dismay, urgently needed grain and oil have disappeared again for millions caught in a standoff between Ethiopia’s government


Maryland Governor holds first bipartisan meeting with federal legislators

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com Governor Wes Moore and leaders of Maryland recently met inside of the U.S. Capitol to discuss federal priorities for the 118th Congress, which included transportation, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and climate goals. “We’re excited to be able to work together [on] transportation, regulation and identification. These