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Delays in promised Western military aid to Ukraine are costing lives, the defense minister says

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Half of promised Western military support to Ukraine fails to arrive on time, complicatin...

Have a look at the whos, whats and whens of leap year through time

NEW YORK (AP) — Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all...

Israeli media report progress on reaching a temporary truce in Gaza and a hostage-prisoner exchange

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Mediators are making progress on an agreement for a weekslong cease-fire between...

Idaho is set to execute a long-time death row inmate, a serial killer with a penchant for poetry

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — For nearly 50 years, Idaho's prison staffers have been serving Thomas Eugene Creech...

Belarusians vote in tightly controlled election amid opposition calls for its boycott

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Polls opened Sunday in Belarus' tightly controlled parliamentary and local...

Mexico president's son, presidential candidate denounce leak of phone numbers, say threats received

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The eldest son of Mexico’s president and the governing party's presidential candidate...

Georgia university town is shaken by the killing of a nursing student who was out on a run

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The killing of a nursing student in Georgia who was out running has shaken the university...

Caribbean officials search for 2 people who were on yacht allegedly hijacked by 3 escaped prisoners

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in the eastern Caribbean said they were trying to locate two...

Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett credited his longtime partner — the late Charlie Munger — with being...

Forensic police find a 10th body in the charred remnants of a Spanish apartment building

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — The death toll from a dramatic fire that left two residential buildings charred...

Israeli officials to meet on a proposed pause in Gaza while the Cabinet is set to OK a Rafah plan

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli officials will meet Saturday night on the next steps after...

Celebrity owl Flaco dies a year after becoming beloved by New York City for zoo escape

NEW YORK (AP) — Flaco, the Eurasian eagle-owl who escaped from New York City’s Central Park Zoo and...

US and British strikes on Houthi sites in Yemen answer militants’ surge in Red Sea attacks on ships

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Britain struck 18 Houthi targets in Yemen on Saturday, answering...

The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, aide says

The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, a top aide...

Alabama IVF ruling puts spotlight on state plans for tax breaks and child support for fetuses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are legally protected...

Western leaders rally around Kyiv to mark 2 years since Russia's full-scale invasion

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv Saturday to mark...

'Oppenheimer,' Lily Gladstone win at 30th Screen Actors Guild Awards

“Oppenheimer” continued to steamroll through Hollywood’s awards season on Saturday, winning the top...

Police: 7 farmworkers in van, 1 pickup driver killed in head-on crash in California farming region

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — Seven farmworkers traveling in a van and the driver of a pickup truck were killed...

Kayakers paddle in Death Valley after rains replenish lake in one of Earth's driest spots

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kayakers have been paddling in one of the driest places o...

Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — Former talk show host Wendy Williams is thanking well-wishers for their response to...

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