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Phil McCausland

Phil McCausland is an NBC News reporter.

Phil McCausland is an NBC News reporter.

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Abortion clinics close immediately, scramble to move up appointments as Roe ends

Melissa Grant was wrapping up a staff meeting on Friday when her phone and other employees’ phones lit up with the news alert: The Supreme Court had overturned

Sanctions force Russia to produce popular car without air bags, other safety features

Russian carmaker Avtovaz is producing its popular Lada Granta sedan without many safety features, showing the effects of sanctions as the Kremlin works to appear resilient.
22d ago

Two states aim to arm teachers despite opposition from educators and experts

Two state legislatures are considering measures that would permit teachers and other school staff to carry arms in the aftermath of the Texas elementary school

Two states aim to arm teachers despite opposition from educators and experts

Two state legislatures are considering measures that would permit teachers and other school staff to carry arms in the aftermath of the Texas elementary school
26d ago

Europe’s lost ‘breadbasket’: How Russia’s war in Ukraine is stoking a global food crisis

Farmers across Ukraine are unable to sow their land while also struggling to ship harvested crops out due to a Russian blockade of the country’s critical Black Sea ports.

Europe's lost 'breadbasket': How Russia's war in Ukraine is stoking a global food crisis

Russia's war has crippled Ukraine's farmers, making it difficult to export grain that is crucial to global supplies. The West accuses Putin of weaponizing food to help fuel a crisis.

Missile strikes push Russian-speaking Odesa’s allegiance toward Ukraine

Missile strikes appear to be a signal of the Kremlin’s fury that Odesa has turned its back on Russia.

Russian missiles bring fresh fear to displaced Ukrainians in Odesa

As Russian forces have attempted to push west along the Black Sea, Odesa is one of Ukraine’s final strongholds on the country’s southern coast.

An empowered Ukraine and an isolated Russia: Putin has little to celebrate on Victory Day

Analysis: As Russia’s Victory Day comes to a close, a reporter in Ukraine shares observations on the toll the war has taken on Ukrainians and how far Russia is from achieving its goals.

He survived Russia’s attack on Kyiv. Now he's a soldier on Ukraine’s front lines.

Many Ukrainians have sought to aid or join the fight in any way they can — their resolve hardened by the atrocities they’ve witnessed.

Odesa locks down over fears of Putin's saboteurs on painful anniversary

Ukraine's Odesa imposed a daylong curfew to guard against potential Russian saboteurs on the anniversary of a May 2 clash in the wake of the Euromaidan protests.