Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid bill

Russia should be financially responsible for the destruction it has inflicted during its invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy contends. Speaking on the third anniversary of his inauguration, Zelenskyy said in his nightly address Friday that Russia should be made to pay for every home, school, hospital and business it destroys. Zelenskyy urged allies to seize … Read more

Michigan tornado: Governor declares state of emergency after powerful tornado rips through northern city

The twister also injured more than 40 people as it tore through the town of Gaylord, which sits about 60 miles east of Traverse City in the state’s Lower Peninsula, causing what officials describe as “catastrophic” damages. “It took out an insane amount of buildings and just jeopardized so many lives,” said Jordan Awrey, a … Read more

Newport Beach neighborhood put on alert after mountain lion spotted roaming around; big cat tranquilized, moved from area

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — A mountain lion spotted roaming around a Newport Beach neighborhood Friday afternoon was finally captured by authorities, but not before putting residents on high alert. Newport Beach police set up a perimeter after the mountain lion was spotted around the 1900 block of Port Cardigan Place in the Port Streets … Read more

Virginia Republicans seek to prevent Barnes & Noble from selling ‘Gender Queer’ and ‘A Court of Mist and Fury’

Placeholder while article actions load Two Virginia Republicans have asked a court for restraining orders that would prevent private bookseller Barnes & Noble from selling two books to minors, marking an escalation in the conservative campaign to limit students’ access to literature. The two books are “Gender Queer” by Maia Kobabe, a memoir about identifying … Read more