Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Biden signs $40B Ukraine aid bill; Moscow claims control of Azovstal
The aid package deepens the U.S. commitment to Ukraine amid signs of preparations for a longer conflict.
Australia ousts conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Australians, normally among the most optimistic people on the planet, have grown increasingly dissatisfied with their lives and concerned about their future.
Biden’s charm offensive seeks to strengthen ties with South Korea, Indo-Pacific region
Biden began engaging personally with Korea's president on the 10th day of his tenure, part of an effort to exert more influence in the region.
The Black feminist activist who could be Colombia’s vice president
Francia Márquez, a political newcomer, is forcing Colombia to confront its racist, classist and sexist past and present.
Russia tries to rebound in Ukraine as prospects for victory fade
After the deaths of thousands of Russian soldiers and an avalanche of failures since the invasion of Ukraine began, President Vladimir Putin has narrowed his objectives in a campaign increasingly viewed as unsustainable, unrealistic — and likely unwinnable.
Dodging shells, mines and spies: On the front with Ukraine’s snipers
A visit to the town of Maryinka brings a rare close-up look at the nature of the war in eastern Ukraine, described by Ukraine’s president as “hell.”
Russia says it has full control of Mariupol steel plant
Meantime, Russia plans to cut off Finland from natural gas and the war crimes trial of Russian solider Vadim Shishimarin will resume next week in Ukraine.
As the defense of Mariupol ends, fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on
A leader of the far-right Azov Regiment says an order has been issued to cease in their last-ditch defense of Mariupol, which has been gutted by the Russian military.
Biden kicks off Asia trip lauding tech cooperation with South Korea
President Biden's five-day trip to South Korea and Japan is meant to emphasize U.S. commitment to the region in the face of a more assertive China.
What rights do prisoners of war have under international law?
The Geneva Conventions lay out rules for the treatment of captured fighters. Here's what to know.
Biden security officials sent home after incident in South Korea
A member of President Biden’s security personnel has been accused of assaulting a South Korean in Seoul one day before Biden's trip to the country, according to South Korean police.
5 problems behind the global cost-of-living crisis
In some countries, distinct factors are in play, such as Brexit and tax hikes in Britain. But a range of problems that cut across borders are driving inflation globally.
Former German chancellor Schröder resigns from Russian energy firm
German lawmakers had stripped Gerhard Schröder of his office and staff Thursday and called for him to resign from Rosneft.
European countries confirm more than 70 monkeypox cases
Cases have been reported in North America and Australia, too.
Tracking coronavirus in animals takes on new urgency
Inside a global hunt to identify and stop mutations that might lead to more lethal variants.
What extreme heat does to the human body
Deadly heat waves have swept the globe, and the trends are prompting doomsday questions: Will parts of the world soon become too hot to live in?
Pope Francis’s refusal to condemn Putin spurs debate in Catholic Church
He has highlighted suffering while trying to maintain neutrality.
Australia’s election: ScoMo, Albo and everything else you need to know
Polls show a close race between the ruling conservative coalition, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and the center-left Labor Party, led by Anthony Albanese.