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A woman clutching an infant is found in the rubble of Ukraine building after Russian drone strike

By SUSIE BLANN and JOANNA KOZLOWSKA (Associated Press) KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged Western allies to boost Ukraine’s air defenses after a Russian drone strike destroyed an apartment block in the southern port city of Odesa and killed at least 11 people. Officials on Sunday said the bodies of a boy — […]

Today in History: Rodney King beaten by Los Angeles police

Today is Sunday, March 3, the 63rd day of 2024. There are 303 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 3, 1991, motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video. On this date: In 1791, Congress passed a measure taxing distilled […]

Shehbaz Sharif becomes Pakistan’s new premier as Imran Khan’s allies in parliament allege rigging

ISLAMABAD — Lawmakers in Pakistan’s National Assembly elected Sunday Shehbaz Sharif as the country’s new prime minister for the second time as allies of imprisoned former premier Imran Khan in parliament shouted in protest, alleging rigging in last month’s election. Khan is currently serving prison terms in multiple cases and has been barred from seeking […]

In emergency humanitarian aid operation, US military aircraft airdrop thousands of meals into Gaza

WASHINGTON  — U.S. military C-130 cargo planes dropped food in pallets over Gaza on Saturday in the opening stage of an emergency humanitarian assistance authorized by President Joe Biden after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during a chaotic encounter with Israeli troops. Three planes […]

In emergency humanitarian aid operation, US military airdrops thousands of meals into Gaza

WASHINGTON — U.S. military C-130 cargo planes dropped food in pallets over Gaza on Saturday in the opening stage of an emergency humanitarian assistance authorized by President Joe Biden after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during a chaotic encounter with Israeli troops. Three planes […]

In emergency humanitarian aid operation, US military aircraft airdrops thousands of meals into Gaza

WASHINGTON  — U.S. military C-130 cargo planes dropped food in pallets over Gaza on Saturday in the opening stage of an emergency humanitarian assistance authorized by President Joe Biden after more than 100 Palestinians who had surged to pull goods off an aid convoy were killed during a chaotic encounter with Israeli troops. Three planes […]