Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine unveils $750 billion recovery plan as Russia sets sights on Donetsk

The loss of Lysychansk means Russia has seized essentially all of Luhansk province and can move its sights toward neighboring Donetsk.

By Bryan Pietsch, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle Timsit, Sammy Westfall and James BikalesJuly 4, 2022

U.S. concludes unintentional Israeli fire likely killed American journalist

The bullet was too badly damaged to reach a definitive conclusion of its origin, but based on the investigations, the State Department said it came from Israeli positions.

By Shira RubinJuly 4, 2022

Ice avalanche kills 6 in Italian Alps, sparks mass rescue effort

Rescuers were searching for at least 19 missing hikers after a glacier collapse during an early heat wave on Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Dolomites.

By Jennifer HassanJuly 4, 2022

Twelve bodies recovered from Chinese ship sunk by typhoon

A fourth sailor was rescued, leaving 14 crew members unaccounted for.

By Theodora YuJuly 4, 2022

Twelve bodies recovered from Chinese ship sunk by typhoon

A fourth sailor was rescued, leaving 14 crew members unaccounted for.

By Theodora YuJuly 4, 2022

3 dead, 4 seriously hurt in Copenhagen mall shooting

The shooting did not appear to be an act of terrorism, said Copenhagen police, who noted the 22-year-old suspect had a history of psychiatric issues.

By Bryan PietschJuly 4, 2022

Ukrainian forces withdraw from Lysychansk; Kyiv says Donbas battle not over

Russian forces have used tactics in Lysychansk that were even more brutal than in nearby Severodonetsk, the Luhansk regional governor said.

By Paulina Villegas, Bryan Pietsch, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle Timsit and James BikalesJuly 4, 2022

Judge asks U.S. if Saudi crown prince should be immune from suit

The order comes days before Biden is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia, a trip that has prompted accusations of Biden reversing his promise to make the country a "pariah" after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

By Kareem Fahim and Amy B WangJuly 3, 2022

Russia claims key city in punishing conquest of eastern Ukraine

Moscow's claim on Ukraine's last major stronghold in Luhansk signaled a turning point in its assault, but Kyiv said the fight for the east “is not over.”

By Annabelle Timsit, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle C. Chapman and Nick MiroffJuly 3, 2022

How green became the color of abortion rights

Activists have worn the color for nearly two decades — but its roots go further back.

By Samantha SchmidtJuly 3, 2022

Wary of China threat, Taiwanese join Ukraine’s fight against Russia

For volunteers from Taiwan, the war in Ukraine is a chance to bring battlefield experience back home — where debate is raging over military readiness.

By Lily Kuo and Vic ChiangJuly 3, 2022

Barriers to abortion in Canada make it an unlikely haven for Americans

The government said the country will not turn away Americans, but it is not so simple.

By Amanda ColettaJuly 3, 2022

On the front lines, Ukrainian women are often the first responders

Women have enlisted in the Ukrainian military in fast-increasing numbers, serving in critical wartime roles.

By Steve Hendrix and Serhii KorolchukJuly 3, 2022

A call to arms: Poland’s military and civilian defenses rethink the future

With the invasion of Ukraine, countries in Russia’s shadow are seeing a surge in military enlistment and survivalist training.

By Anthony FaiolaJuly 3, 2022

Kyiv disputes Russia’s claim that it has ‘completely surrounded’ Lysychansk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky decried “purposeful Russian terror" after missile strikes killed at least 21 people near the Black Sea port of Odessa.

By David L. Stern, Ellen Francis, Amy Cheng, Andrew Jeong, Julian Duplain and Marisa IatiJuly 2, 2022

As Ukraine war bogs down, U.S. assessments face scrutiny

Officials in previous conflicts often eluded concerns whether success was sustainable.

By Dan Lamothe and Karoun DemirjianJuly 2, 2022

She helped get Trump elected. Now she’s raising crypto for Ukraine.

Brittany Kaiser, the provocative Cambridge Analytica veteran, has quietly evolved as crucial to fundraising for the government of Volodymyr Zelensky.

By Steven ZeitchikJuly 2, 2022

London holds vigil for Zara Aleena, another woman slain while walking

Her death, and those of others, including Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, have prompted alarm over women's safety in Britain.

By Adela SulimanJuly 2, 2022

A 10-year-old rape victim sought an abortion. A judge urged: Stay pregnant.

The procedure is legal in Brazil only in cases of rape, incest or severe abnormality. But critics say even women with a permissible reason face resistance.

By Marina LopesJuly 2, 2022

Ukraine war’s collateral damage: Britain’s beloved fish and chip shops

Caught in a price squeeze for both oil and fish, thousands of "chippy" shops could go out of business this year in Britain.

By William BoothJuly 2, 2022