Some facilities have been abandoned by their owners, with cities saying they cannot afford to tear them down.
While sympathising with the plight of Ukrainians, Afghans also question double standards in the international response.
Thousands of Afghans remain stranded, with few signs of action by US President Joe Biden’s administration.
With few resources available in their native languages, many are finding a lifeline in community organisations.
Battered by the pandemic and crippling debt, New York City medallion owners are demanding more meaningful debt relief.
Firms that provide wildfire risk assessments and home hardening services say demand is rising as wildfires grow fiercer.
Expensive feed and harsh weather have presented challenges for California farmers.
As high temperatures engulf the West Coast of the US, farm workers must often choose between wages and their health.
Palestinian rights advocates in US condemn reports Israel plans to request additional $1bn in military aid.
Palestinian rights groups hope to parlay shifting public opinion to place conditions on $3.8bn annual US aid to Israel.