A soldier smokes a cigarette while walking next to a destroyed building after a bombing in Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As it continued its barrage of the besieged city of Mariupol, Russia demanded that Ukrainians put down their arms and raise white flags on Monday in exchange for safe passage out of town. ...
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Trump-aligned 'America First' holdouts don't follow GOP in backing Ukraine
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Mariupol rejects Russia's demand to surrender as 5.a.m deadline passes
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Kyiv sees high risk of attack on western Ukraine from Belarus
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Justice Thomas hospitalized with infection, high court says
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Republicans are backing an aggressive policy toward Ukraine, breaking with Trump
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NATO summit: More help for Ukraine, but caution about expanding the conflict with Russia
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Reuters staff raise alarms over partnership with Russian-owned wire service
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Jackson supporters gear up to protect her historic Supreme Court bid from racist, sexist attacks
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Russia and Ukraine approaching agreement on 'critical issues': Turkey
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Germany seals gas deal with Qatar to reduce dependence on Russia
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EU split on Russia oil sanctions, mulls other steps
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Jan. 6 panel will reveal new information about attack, Cheney says
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‘Mosquito in a nudist colony’: Republican Ron Johnson targets Fauci and Hunter Biden
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McConnell says "vast majority" of Republicans "totally behind" Ukraine
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Zelenskyy evokes Holocaust as he appeals to Israel for aid
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‘Don’t be naive’: China refuses to condemn Putin’s invasion of Ukraine
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Russia orders cadets into Ukraine, sends more mercenaries after Zelenskyy: LIVE UPDATES
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US decries ‘disturbing’ accounts of Ukrainians deported to Russia
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Durbin says China’s Xi must decide his place in history
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US and NATO officials struggle to decipher status of negotiations between Russia and Ukraine
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Biden warns Xi against helping Russia as US-China relations face 'crossroads' over Ukraine invasion
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Melenchon, running third in French election race, promises to tame capitalism
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One problem with permanent daylight saving time: Geography
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Zelensky: "I'm ready for negotiations" with Putin, but if they fail, it could mean "a third World War"
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Liz Cheney Says Jan. 6 Committee Exploring ‘Enhanced Criminal Penalties’ For Trump
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Mariupol residents forced to go to Russia, city council alleges
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History-making Jackson set for Senate hearing for high court
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AP PHOTOS: Day 25: Anguish, honoring the dead in Ukraine
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Joe Biden will visit Poland on Friday after NATO summit over Russia's war with Ukraine
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US ambassador ‘can’t imagine’ Biden will visit Ukraine during Europe trip: ‘This is a country at war’
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Sunday said there are no plans for President Biden to stop in the country this week during an expected trip to Europe for a NATO summit.
Ukraine war is backdrop in US push for hypersonic weapons
The U.S. Navy is rushing to field its first hypersonic weapon in a race with Russia and China to develop the new class of weapons
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Eric Adams is daring the left to take him on — and they’re game
In New York, progressives aren’t satisfied with Adams’ law-and-order agenda, but until now they hadn’t figured out how to effectively rebuke him either.
Inside the Kyiv junkyard that recycles Russian weapons for Ukrainian forces | CNN
The sound of rockets launching in the distance breaks the silence of an otherwise quiet morning in Kyiv. In this particular instance, the rockets the Ukrainian military is using to target Moscow's invading troops are actually Russian.
McConnell: Ketanji Brown Jackson declined to oppose court packing
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Pope slams war as ‘sacrilege,’ ‘repugnant’
“There is no justification for this,” he said in an apparent reference to Russia.
Ukraine rejects Russian demand to surrender besieged Mariupol
Ukraine says ‘there can be no question’ of laying down arms after Russia offers safe passage in exchange for surrender.
Liz Cheney does not regret vote against Trump Ukraine impeachment
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Trump says it was his 'personality' that kept US 'out of war' when he was president
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Russian oligarchs drop suit against investigative firm Fusion GPS
The libel suit was related to the now-infamous Steele dossier about then-candidate Donald Trump.
Biden turns to former Trump officials on China competition bill
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Musk’s SpaceX Starlink internet stations are difference-maker in Ukraine: Report
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Tunisian president offers dialogue, but without giving details
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Russian navy commander killed in Mariupol fighting
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Nearly 240 anti-LGBTQ bills filed in 2022 so far, most of them targeting trans people
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Chernobyl staff held hostage by Russian troops for weeks rotated: IAEA
Some 50 staff members who have been held hostage for weeks by Russians at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant have been rotated out and replaced, according to the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog agency.
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AP Exclusive: US admiral says China fully militarized isles
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U.S. admiral says China has fully militarized islands
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Todd Starnes calls RNC efforts to register voters at gas stations ‘BRILLIANT!’
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Top Senate Republican advises President Joe Biden ahead of NATO summit
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War in Ukraine: Backlash in Russia against anti-war musicians
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Houthis launch ‘barrage of attacks’ on multiple Saudi sites
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How the GOP's dirtiest slur got a new life
An insult once reserved for Republican moderates has been weaponized.
New Zealand to provide Ukraine with non-lethal military assistance
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Twitter flags Texas attorney general’s tweets about Rachel Levine for 'hateful content'
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'It's Putin's war, not [the] Russian people's war': Russian anti-war journalist
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Fact check: Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson child porn sentences 'pretty mainstream'
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In Pa. gov. race, Democrat Josh Shapiro banks on abortion rights as a winning issue
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The Biden administration has formally determined that Myanmar's military committed genocide and crimes against humanity against the Rohingya, a US official told CNN on Sunday.
Major government surveillance revelations fail to make a big splash
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At least 6 people were killed when a driver slammed into Carnival revelers
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From Cuomo to Hochul: Mujica remains a key aide, drawing praise and skepticism
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Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now
Russian forces bombed areas of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Wednesday and U.S. President Biden arrived in Brussels for a series of summit meetings on the war while NATO's chief said the alliance was bolstering battle groups in Eastern Europe.
Ukraine rejects Russian demand to surrender port city of Mariupol in exchange for safe passage
Ukraine angrily rejected the ultimatum from Russia hours after officials said Russian forces had bombed an art school that was sheltering some 400 people.
Criminal justice reformers rally for first public defender on Supreme Court
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Mayrna Sokolovska recounts her devastation as she witnesses the destruction of her native Ukraine as well as her travels to Ukraine to reunite with her family.
Democratic gains in legislative maps might not last long
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Austin vows "significant reaction" if Russia uses chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine
"This is a very serious step and as you heard our president say, we won't take that lightly," Austin said.
Confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson begin Monday. Here's what to expect
Next week the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, the federal judge President Biden has tapped as his Supreme Court nominee.
Live updates: Ammonia leak contaminates area in east Ukraine
LVIV, Ukraine — An ammonia leak at a chemical plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sumy has contaminated an area with a radius of more than 2.5 kilometers (about 1.5 miles), officials said early Monday.
Women make up just 24% of the cyber workforce. CISA wants to fix that.
CISA Director Jen Easterly tells CBS News her "unreasonable goal" of getting women to make up 50% of the cyber workforce is achievable.
Russian journalist who protested war on TV rejects moving to France
“I want to live in Russia. My children want to live in Russia," Marina Ovsyannikova said.
It's 6 a.m in Kyiv. Here's what you need to know
Ukrainian and Mariupol authorities have rejected an ultimatum to surrender the besieged city to Russian forces. Follow here for live news updates.
US to declare Rohingya repression in Myanmar a 'genocide'
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration intends to declare that Myanmar’s years-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population is a “genocide," U.S.
Ukraine conflict: Russia trying to starve Mariupol into surrender - MP
Russia issued an ultimatum offering to open humanitarian corridors in exchange for the surrender of the city.
Top diplomat rules out US role in Ukraine peacekeeping mission
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Ukraine says no question of surrendering city of Mariupol - media
There is no question of Ukraine giving up the city of Mariupol and laying down arms, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said early on Monday.
As school resumes in Afghanistan, will all girls be allowed to go?
Schools in Afghanistan are expected to open for the new semester Wednesday. But despite Taliban assurances that girls will be allowed back, students and teachers are unclear about what will happen.
What to watch as Jackson's Supreme Court hearings begin
WASHINGTON (AP) — After meeting privately with almost half the members of the Senate, it's time for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to testify publicly this week before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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After having initially rejected the trade, Watson is officially a Cleveland quarterback, the team said Sunday.
S. Korean slavery victim seeks UN justice as time runs out
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School bombed in Ukraine city; Zelenskyy cites war crimes
“Children, elderly people are dying. The city is destroyed and it is wiped off the face of the earth,” a Mariupol police officer said.
Ambassador says China promotes peace but won’t condemn Russia
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While firefighters grapple with wildfires across Texas, a bit of good news emerged Monday: the Big L Fire is now "under control," Hood County officials said.
State constitutional convention measures stoke partisan fear
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Across Europe, Ukrainian exiles pray for peace back home
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Marines release names of 4 killed in crash in Norway during NATO drill
The annual NATO drills in Norway are unrelated to the war in Ukraine.
Mariupol council says art school housing refugees bombed
The Russian military bombed an art school in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol where hundreds of refugees were sheltering, according to the city’s council.The Mariupol City Counci…
More than 900 civilians have died in Ukraine. The true number is likely much higher
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The work toward equity that awaits a pandemic-weary nation: ANALYSIS
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CNN’s ‘Red Wedding’ continues
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Senate GOP eyes Hunter Biden, Fauci probes after midterms
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Private investigator says drug kingpin targeted David Ortiz in 2019 shooting
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SC deputies shoot and kill man, saying he fought officers
A South Carolina sheriff is defending Saturday's fatal shooting of a Black man who advanced on officers with a wooden stake
Ye, aka Kanye West, is banned from performing at the Grammys
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Yemen rebels launch barrage of strikes on Saudi sites
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Supreme Court’s Clarence Thomas hospitalised with infection
The 73-year-old, who is the longest-serving member of the high court, is being treated for an infection.
Body of woman found in Lake Michigan identified as missing transgender rights advocate | CNN
The body of a woman found in Lake Michigan on Thursday has been identified as missing transgender rights advocate Elise Malary, officials in Illinois say.
Steelworkers poised to strike at Chevron California refinery
More than 500 workers at a Chevron Corp. refinery in the San Francisco Bay area have told the company they will go on strike at 12:01 a.m. Monday
A man was fatally shot by his rescuer after falling in a South Carolina lake. The shooting has been ruled self-defense | CNN
South Carolina prosecutors decided not to file charges in a case where a man who fell off a recreational watercraft was fatally shot by his rescuer, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
Rare snake found in Alabama for just the second time in 60 years | CNN
For only the second time in more than 60 years, the elusive Eastern indigo snake has slithered into Alabama.
'Maury' ends a 30-year-run, marking the closure of an era
For decades, audiences have loved the chair-throwing, bleeped out antics of Maury Povich's guests. But at the end of this season, viewers will have to be satisfied with reruns.
Black store owner reports robbery, gets punched by officer
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Transcript: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on "Face the Nation," March 20, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell that aired Sunday, March 20, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova on "Face the Nation," March 20, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova that aired Sunday, March 20, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on "Face the Nation," March 20, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin that aired Sunday, March 20, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang on "Face the Nation," March 20, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang that aired Sunday, March 20, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Fears of COVID-19 resurgence in the US grow as officials warn of potential upticks
Over the last week, virus-related hospitalizations in the U.S. have plateaued.
US surgeon general worried COVID views being 'shut out' after Biden admin sought to 'flag' disinformation
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said on “Fox News Sunday” that he worries about differing points of view regarding COVID-19 being "shut out" of the national dialogue.
Shanghai Disneyland closes as virus rises, Shenzhen reopens
BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai Disneyland closed Monday as China's most populous city tried to contain its biggest coronavirus flareup in two years, while the southern business center of Shenzhen allowed shops and offices to reopen after a weeklong closure.
Samoa detects scores of COVID cases within days of outbreak
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Hong Kong to ease strict Covid measures amid criticism, frustration
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Fauci says US unlikely to see surge from new COVID-19 variant
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Some states pull back on daily COVID reporting
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Is tinnitus a rare side effect of Covid vaccines?
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Understaffing leaves after-school programs with unmet demand
The return to classrooms for the nation’s schoolchildren has not meant a return to work for many of their parents who, with workdays that outlast school days, are finding crucial after-school programs in short supply.
Transcript: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on "Face the Nation," March 20, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Scott Gottlieb that aired Sunday, March 20, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Biden’s return-to-normal Covid strategy faces a new test as funding stalls
His administration is bracing for a new wave of U.S. Covid infections in the coming weeks without key funding or essential tools in its arsenal.