Russian pleads guilty, Ukraine holds first war crimes trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to the cold-blooded murder of a Ukrainian civilian, as Kiev began a court settlement over alleged atrocities after nearly three months of war. Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since the February 24 Russian invasion came as President Vladimir Putin was also forced to reckon with the prospect of … Read more

Biden attacks white supremacist ‘poison’ after racist shooting

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden on Tuesday called what he called the “poison” of the white supremacist ideology behind a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, and said racism was being … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

Biden visits racist shooting site

US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden visit a memorial near a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, where 10 people were shot dead. President Joe Biden laid flowers and prayed on Tuesday at the site of America’s latest mass shooting, warning that the white supremacist ideology that motivates the alleged shooter … Read more

US mourns victims of racist store shooting

Buffalo Police on scene at a Tops Friendly Market on May 14, 2022 in Buffalo, New York Shocked residents of Buffalo, New York, gathered Sunday for vigils and church services to mourn 10 people shot dead by an alleged white supremacist in an act that one official described as “domestic terrorism, pure and simple.” The … Read more

US mourns victims of racist store shooting

Among the dead inside the Buffalo store was a retired police officer who worked as an armed security guard. Shocked residents of Buffalo, New York, gathered Sunday for vigils and church services to mourn 10 people shot and killed by an alleged white supremacist teenager in an act that one official described as “domestic terrorism, … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

Teacher Jill Biden embraces the spotlight on surprise trip to Ukraine

Melania Trump, a former fashion model, has often made statements through her clothes, including the notorious “I don’t really care, do you?” jacket She prefers the classroom to the spotlight, but with a surprise trip to Ukraine, First Lady Jill Biden has embraced her role as the face of her husband’s administration in the biggest … Read more

Putin ‘doesn’t believe he can afford to lose’ in Ukraine, says CIA chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes he cannot lose in Ukraine despite setbacks in the war, according to the US CIA chief. Russian President Vladimir Putin believes he cannot afford to lose in Ukraine and is “doubling down” on the war, but shows no signs of planning to use tactical nuclear weapons, CIA Director Bill Burns … Read more