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US adults fracture along party lines in support for Ukraine military funding, AP-NORC poll finds

Feb. 29, 2024 08:19 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for sending military aid to Kyiv, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. ...

Putin warns that sending Western troops to Ukraine risks a global nuclear war

Feb. 29, 2024 07:14 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed Thursday to fulfill Moscow’s goals in Ukraine and sternly warned the West against deeper involvement in the fighting, saying that such a move is fraught with the risk of a global nuclear conflict. Putin's blunt warning came in...

Russian onslaught targets more Ukrainian towns and villages as Ukraine says it shot down 2 warplanes

Feb. 29, 2024 06:45 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces are pushing hard against more Ukrainian towns and villages in eastern and southeastern Ukraine as Moscow tries to press its current advantage in weapons and troops, Kyiv officials said Thursday. Despite Russia’s apparent offensive momentum on...

McConnell's exit as Senate leader means new uncertainty as GOP falls in line with Trump

Feb. 28, 2024 22:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Sen. Mitch McConnell surprised colleagues Wednesday announcing he would step down as the Republican leader this fall, he knew the time had come. Hard-right Republican senators aligned with Donald Trump wanted to oust him. Trump was easily becoming the...

Ukraine's Zelenskyy pleads for more ammunition at Albania summit of southeastern European nations

Feb. 28, 2024 10:59 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Ukraine’s president pleaded Wednesday for more ammunition to repel Russian advances as he co-hosted a summit with Albania's government to build further support for Kyiv among southeastern European countries while signs of war fatigue grow. Ukrainian...

Today in History: February 28, Pope Benedict XVI becomes first pope in six centuries to resign

Feb. 28, 2024 00:17 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2024. There are 307 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign, ending an eight-year pontificate....

State Dept. screens AP-PBS Ukraine war film days after 2-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion

Feb. 27, 2024 21:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department on Tuesday hosted a screening of the award-winning Associated Press-PBS “Frontline” Ukraine war documentary “20 Days in Mariupol,” days after Ukraine marked the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion. Elizabeth...

Farmers march in Poland's capital, cut off roads in Spain to protest Ukraine imports and EU policies

Feb. 27, 2024 21:28 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of farmers marched in Poland's capital and Spanish farmers cut off traffic on highways near the French border on Tuesday in the latest protests against food imports from Ukraine and the European Union's agricultural policies. The actions follow...

Germany and Poland say they're not sending troops to Ukraine as the Kremlin warns of a wider war

Feb. 27, 2024 19:10 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — European military heavyweights Germany and Poland affirmed Tuesday that they would not be sending troops to Ukraine, after reports that some Western countries may be considering doing so as the war with Russia enters its third year. The head of NATO also said the...

Hunter Biden's years of personal grief and public missteps are focus of House impeachment probe

Feb. 27, 2024 18:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As his father stood in the Rose Garden at the White House in the fall of 2015 and announced he would not run for president, Hunter Biden was facing his own crossroads. It was a deeply emotional and traumatic time for Joe Biden and his close-knit family, still...